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Significant step forward in the struggle for a living wage for all Workers’ and Socialist Party (WASP) statement: The Workers’ and Socialist Party today hails the resolution of the five-month-long strike in the platinum sector...

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The African National Congress has been re-elected with 62% of the vote. This represents a marginal decline with the shedding of a few hundred thousand votes in absolute terms and the loss of 3.5%. Given...

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In the video above, Kshama Sawant appeals for socialists and labor activists around the world to support the Workers and Socialist Party (WASP) in South Africa. There is a colossal opportunity to rebuild the workers’...

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After striking miners were killed in what is known as the “Marikana massacre” of April 16, 2012, tremendous working-class indignation, organization and political consciousness has emerged. The article below was produced in December of 2013...

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Peter Taaffe, General Secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales), reviews the developments and events of 2013 in Britain and worldwide, and discusses further struggles in 2014 and the development of the workers’...

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As part of a new generation of young leaders in the 1940s, inspired by the colonial revo­lution that shook imperialism at the end of the second world war...

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On August 16, the anniversary of the police massacre of striking workers at the Lonmin platinum mine in Marikana, over 5000 mineworkers gathered on ‘the mountain’ where their comrades had been shot down one year...

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