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5 August 2020

Cuba: Covid-19 and the 60-year-old embargo

Cuba has one of the lowest Covid-19 death rates in the world - 0.8 per 100,000, compared to 67 in the UK and 44.1 in the US

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5 August 2020

Anniversary of nuclear destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Can the slide toward a new arms race be halted?: 75 years ago, as World War Two was drawing to a close, United States forces dropped two atomic bombs above the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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22 July 2020

100 years since the foundation of the Communist Party of Great Britain

World War One - the result of capitalist nations' rivalry - led to the slaughter, on an industrial scale, of the working classes internationally

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16 July 2020

West London Socialist Party: The Vietnam war

The meeting will be held on Zoom. If you would like to take part, email westlondonsp@gmail.com by Wednesday midday to request details.

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17 June 2020

Film: Da 5 Bloods - entertaining but politically constrained

Spike Lee's new film 'Da 5 Bloods', featuring four black American army veterans of the Vietnam War who meet up again in modern-day Ho Chi Minh City, has been released on Netflix just as racism and the class system that ferments it are in the forefront of the minds of millions of people

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17 June 2020

The Socialist inbox

These young black footballers telling their truths - of mums struggling to make ends meet; of estates that feel like open prisons and the police beating you back in; of hunger, real hunger through the summer holidays, and a desperation to escape the cycle of poverty and deprivation.

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15 April 2020

How the catastrophe of WW1 sparked revolution

In the third of a series of articles on 'war, global crises and working class struggle', Philip Stott - secretary, Socialist Party Scotland - describes how the horrors and privatiations of WW1 provoked revolutionary working class uprisings

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25 March 2020

30 years since the huge anti-poll tax demo... And how mass non-payment of the tax was built

On 31 March 1990, a massive demonstration surged into central London. It was the culmination of months of organisation and defiance of the Tory government's hated poll tax by millions of overwhelmingly working-class people.

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19 February 2020

Couldn't pay, wouldn't pay, didn't pay: the battle to defeat the poll tax

30 years ago the historic struggle against the hated poll tax was reaching its peak.

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30 October 2019

The 1929 Wall Street Crash: When the capitalist system was on its knees

Ninety years ago the world was tipped into the 'Great Depression'. The Wall Street Crash saw stock markets descend into free-fall while banks failed. The capitalist economy slumped and the nightmare of mass unemployment for the working class became a reality.

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9 October 2019

Chinese revolution of 1944-49: 'The second greatest event in human history'

On 1 October 1949 the leader of the Stalinist Chinese Communist Party (CCP), Mao Zedong, declared the formation of the People's Republic of China.

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18 September 2019

Peterloo - fighting for democracy and a better life

Non-Fiction - Peterloo: The English Uprising: This new work is crammed with detail on the economic, social and political circumstances behind the massacre

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14 August 2019

The Peterloo Massacre 1819: When a fearful ruling class tried to crush working-class political aspirations

The Peterloo Massacre was perhaps the most significant atrocity carried out by the British authorities against their own people.

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17 July 2019

The 45th anniversary of the strike

How oppressed workers fought back against racist 'divide and rule': This year marks the 45th anniversary of the 14-week Imperial Typewriters strike which had national repercussions.

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17 July 2019

Durham Miners' Gala

An estimated 200,000 people attended the 135th Durham Miners' Gala on 13 July, one of Europe's biggest celebrations of trade unionism and the labour movement.

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26 June 2019

35th anniversary of the Battle of Orgreave

The Great Miners' Strike 1984-85: The Battle of Orgreave on 18 June 1984 involved nearly 10,000 pickets. 4,000 police, including mounted police, attacked them

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19 June 2019

Orgreave injustice - 35th anniversary march and rally

The 35th anniversary of the "Battle of Orgreave" was marked on Saturday 15 June with the biggest turnout yet of around 500 demonstrators, on what has become an annual march for "Truth and Justice", writes Alistair Tice, Yorkshire Socialist Party secretary.

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2 May 2019

The significance of the anti-poll tax movement

Following an article in the Guardian by Matthew Taylor titled 'Extinction Rebellion protesters to stand in European elections', Coventry Socialist Party member Dave Nellist responded with a letter to the Guardian

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1 May 2019

The Socialist Inbox

Letters to the Socialist's editors including the Notre Dame disaster and civil disobedience.

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