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1 January 2018
The capitalist press regales us daily with a blizzard of facts which unconsciously indict their profit-driven system and their callous political representatives, the Tory government of Theresa May.
13 December 2017
For a while Theresa May's divided government seemed unable even to obtain a deal on the 'first stage' of Brexit negotiations
15 December 2016
Athens bus cleaners are once again out in struggle.
7 December 2016
"A tsunami of opposition to the establishment has travelled the world." This description was used by a BBC presenter after the referendum result in Italy on 4 December that forced out their prime minister, Renzi.
9 November 2016
The decision of the High Court that the government must allow Parliament a say in the issue of Brexit is a bombshell with wide, and perhaps even unforeseen, effects. It could lead to a general election next year which in turn will widen even further the endemic splits within the Tory Party. As shown by the resignation of Tory MP Stephen Phillips over the government's handling of Brexit and of Zac Goldsmith over the third runway at Heathrow, these splits are already of Grand Canyon proportions!
15 August 2016
Jeremy Corbyn appears to be on course to be re-elected as Labour leader. But the bitter right-wing struggle against him shows there can be no compromise with the representatives of capitalism in Labour.
10 August 2016
Workers in the UK have suffered the biggest fall in real wages among advanced capitalist countries, according to new analysis published by the Trade Union Congress (TUC). Meanwhile, bosses are cutting more jobs.
27 July 2016
Europe - Britain in particular - is now at the forefront of political developments. Because of the 'weight' of British capitalism, Brexit represents a giant boulder dropped into a lake.
29 June 2016
Letters to the editors: Reactions from some working class communities after Brexit.
22 June 2016
A convoy of 250 vehicles set off to deliver solidarity and aid to refugees
22 June 2016
A letter from Tony Mulhearn, Liverpool Socialist Party and Liverpool 47
25 May 2016
Featured letter - EU referendum: Last summer my mum was on holiday on a Greek island and had the misfortune to be bitten by a poisonous snake. The doctors she spoke to hadn't been paid in six weeks. Patients relied on friends and family to wash, change and toilet them, as well as bring them water.
11 May 2016
Public transport was brought to a halt on 6 May as Greek workers began a 48-hour general strike against austerity.
6 April 2016
The first European Union (EU) boats deporting refugees arrived in Turkey from Greece on 4 April. The Socialist condemns the deportations.
30 March 2016
Hannah Sell, Socialist Party deputy general secretary, answers some common questions about the socialist case for exit
23 March 2016
A serious, thoughtful, optimistic and lively national congress of the Socialist Party took place on 19-21 March.
23 March 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors. Rape, women and victim blaming; McDonnell boosts Blairite mayor; healthcare insurance headache; errors of the pro-EU left; global economy gripes.
9 March 2016
The majority of trade unions support the idea of a so-called 'social Europe', but have often opposed, at least on paper, the reality of EU policies
9 March 2016
In the EU referendum campaign the issue of migration has been put centre stage by the pro-big business campaigns on both sides of the debate
2 December 2015
On 12 November, the first 24-hour general strike in a long time took place - this time against the policies of the ex-left Syriza government. Syriza has transformed itself into a pro-bailout party and introduced a new austerity package.
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