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Theresa May has called a general election for one reason – not the reason she gave – but because of the government’s weakness in face of a rising tide of anger in British society. Workers...

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Up to 250,000 March in National Protest, Organized from Below For hours they poured off coaches and out of Euston and other stations as over 100,000 people – some estimates were as high as 250,000...

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Margaret Thatcher, the so called “Iron Lady,” resigned as British Tory prime minister on November 22, 1990. She had been in power for eleven years, winning three general elections, and yet was forced out before...

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The IMF now calls for state intervention to stimulate the ailing global economy. And many on the left also propose Keynesian-style policies. So, does this mean the IMF would welcome a Corbyn-led government in Britain?...

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Now let’s finish the job Hannah Sell, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) Jeremy Corbyn appears to be on course to be re-elected as Labour leader in September. But the bitter right-wing struggle against...

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Michael Barker, Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) Originally published at CounterPunch.org The mainstream media and Blairite elites in the Labour movement continue to paint socialists who support the ideas of Leon Trotsky as...

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Report from the CWI School Brexit provided the dramatic backdrop to the discussion on Europe at the 2016 Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) School. Three hundred and twenty comrades from Socialist Alternative and its...

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Fight for a 24-Hour General Strike Originally published by the Socialist Party of England and Wales (CWI). “The referendum result may well go down in history asthe pitchfork moment,” declared the Financial Times (FT), wailing...

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When workers tasted power The 1926 general strike – whose 90th anniversary we celebrate this month – was, alongside the movement of the Chartists in the 19th century, the most important event in the history...

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Britain: Socialism is Back!

September 30, 2015

Socialist ideas have been developed over centuries in the course of humanity’s fight for a better life. Today they remain the only viable alternative in an increasingly unstable and brutal, capitalist world....

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