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Workers Summit: The SWP, the rank & file and the revolutionary party

Under pressure from rank and file activity most of the revolutionary socialist groups turned left, workers power argues now is the time to unite all who want to develop a rank and file strategy.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  14 September 2023

The problem with ‘Just Stop Oil’

4 July 2023 was the hottest day since records began, since then wildfires and extreme heat has scorched several countries around the world.

Alex Rutherford  ·  27 July 2023

Why Russia is an imperialist power

An analysis of the specific features of Russian imperialism

Markus Lehner  ·  03 July 2023

Nothing new on offer in Momentum leadership elections

By Urte March VOTING IS open until 6 July in the Momentum leadership elections, with two slates—Your Momentum and Momentum Organisers—competing in a lifeless re-run of the 2020 contest. Your Momentum is a rebrand of the incumbent Forward Momentum grouping orienting itself towards social movements and community campaigns, while Momentum Organisers emphasises the need to […]

Urte March  ·  02 July 2022

The Young Communist League and the rehabilitation of Joseph Stalin

Amid growing tensions between the CPB and the YCL, Tim Nailsea explains the nature of Stalinist politics.

Tim Nailsea  ·  20 November 2021

AWL blames Stalinism for Corbyn defeat

Urte March reviews Corbynism: What Went Wrong by Martin Thomas (AWL)

Urte March  ·  02 November 2021

What’s behind the split in the NPA?

The Revolutionary Communist Current claims it has been expelled from the New Anticapitalist Party in France. What's really going on?

Martin Suchanek  ·  21 June 2021

Red Flag & AWL debate Israel-Palestine: one state or two?

Red Flag's opening statement.

Marcel Rajecky  ·  03 June 2021

The Communist Party of Britain’s reformist road to socialism

Tim Nailsea reviews the 2020 edition of Britain's Road to Socialism

Tim Nailsea  ·  30 November 2020

The AWL and ‘regroupment’: programme first

IN THE face of the Tories’ overwhelming parliamentary majority, it is to be hoped that Hegel’s dictum, “victory divides the victors” will quickly be confirmed. At present, however, it is the divisions on the Left that are more obvious. Perhaps in anticipation of this, the Alliance for Workers’ Liberty, AWL, presented a call for “Left […]

Workers Power  ·  12 January 2020

‘Antisemitic’ Labour: a Jewish socialist writes

Jewish people face casual discrimination on a day-to-day basis within capitalist society. This continues a long-standing historical trend; we were forced to become money-lenders in Europe during the Middle Ages, leading to harmful stereotypes which persist to this day, such as that the Jews are a duplicitous people who are only interested in money and […]

Dave Brody  ·  10 December 2019

CLR James: From Trotskyism to Pan-Africanism

Over 80 years ago, CLR James’ remarkable work, The Black Jacobins was published in London. Its author openly intended his book to “stimulate the coming emancipation of Africa”. And indeed it did, playing a part in developing a movement of young black intellectuals in London, who were paralleled by similar figures in Paris and New […]

Dave Stockton  ·  14 October 2019

We need an internationalist alternative to Brexit

The internationalist left need to outline an alternative to Corbyn's nationalist Brexit project

Urte March  ·  14 February 2019

The anti-cuts movement and the united front

By Jeremy Dewar TORY CHANCELLOR George Osborne has told the BBC that, “storm clouds are clearly gathering in the world economy and that has a consequence for lots of countries including Britain”. At the same time, the Office of National Statistics revealed that the UK economy is 1 per cent smaller than previously calculated: a […]

Jeremy Dewar  ·  06 March 2016

Was I at Left Unity's first National Meeting?

By Richard Brenner IT’S ONE week since the first national meeting of Left Unity, and after reading some of the more hostile reports and comments I wonder if I was at the same meeting. A shambles, one report called it. What? 100 delegates assembled from more than 80 local branches, more than half of them elected […]

Workers Power  ·  19 May 2013

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