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20 June 2018
To mark the 1000th issue of the Socialist, which was launched in 1997, we interviewed Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary and former editor of Militant, the predecessor of the Socialist.
20 June 2018
On 10 and 17 June Socialist Party branch organisers' schools were held in Leeds and Cardiff. Sofia Wiking of Leicester West Socialist Party reports on the Leeds event.
6 June 2018
Three decades since the House of Lords surcharged the Liverpool 47 councillors, the Liverpool 47 group organised this event on 25 May in Liverpool city centre to remember the heroic anti-cuts struggle
30 May 2018
Delegates massively voted to proceed to a strike ballot
30 May 2018
France '68 anniversary meeting: There was a great atmosphere at London Socialist Party's meeting to discuss the world-shaking events of France '68.
2 May 2018
Marx was born 200 years ago on 5 May. Together with Engels, he formulated the ideas of scientific socialism which were to shake the world
24 January 2018
It is with great sorrow that we report the death of Maureen Mulhearn, lifelong partner of Tony Mulhearn
18 October 2017
The October revolution showed countless millions that workers have the power to stop exploitation and oppression. It's no surprise these events inspired marvellous documentary and artistic works. The Socialist revisits some of the classic accounts of 1917 - and comments on some more recent efforts to smear it...
31 August 2017
Rob Sewell's second article in answer to our reply to him on the question of the RMT union's position on affiliation to the Labour Party is simply lamentable, from a Marxist standpoint, writes Peter Taaffe
21 August 2017
Rob Sewell, from the IMT group, recently attacked the Socialist Party on the question of trade union affiliations to Labour
26 July 2017
A congress at the end of the CWI summer school - held in Barcelona - confirmed the unification of the CWI with Izquierda Revolucionaria (IR)
26 July 2017
On 4 July Birmingham South East Socialist Party branch discussed the new book From Militant to the Socialist Party by Peter Taaffe.
28 June 2017
"Well I have finished it! I have completed reading the marvellous book From Militant to the Socialist Party. What an absolutely brilliant read, remembering some of the events I was involved in, writes Jimmy Haddow.
14 June 2017
The general election was a choice for those opposed to Tory austerity, writes By Peter Taaffe general secretary Socialist Party.
27 May 2017
Over 100 people gathered for the launch of Peter Taaffe's new book
24 May 2017
'From Militant to the Socialist Party' covers developments from the New Labour takeover to the first rumblings of the world economic crisis of 2007-8, and is the sequel to 'The Rise of Militant'
17 May 2017
This month marks the 80th anniversary of the 'May Days' in Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War in 1937. Below is a reply to an article in the Observer on 7 May (both this and a shorter version were unpublished) by Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe.
26 April 2017
2nd May, as well as being in the midst of preparations for the upcoming snap election, marks 20 years since another general election - the one in 1997 which brought Tony Blair and New Labour to power.
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