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11 March 2020
Following a very successful Socialist Party national congress the newly elected Socialist Party executive committee has unanimously agreed that Peter Taaffe will become political secretary, while Hannah Sell will become general secretary
23 October 2019
Hundreds of people packed the pews and aisles of the Unitarian Church in Liverpool's Sefton Park on 21 October to pay their respects to Tony Mulhearn.
1 May 2019
"Don't let them do to Wirral what Derek Hatton and Militant did to Liverpool last time" was the warning of the Wirral Conservative Group's outrageous and desperate front page advertising wrap, printed for the Wirral Globe on 20 March.
20 February 2019
Peter Taaffe responds to the Guardian's Hannah Jane Parkinson on the record of Liverpool City Council and the Militant Tendency in the 1980s.
20 February 2019
The re-admittance of Derek Hatton, Liverpool deputy council leader 1983-86, to the Labour Party poses the need to transform the Labour Party into a 100% anti-austerity party
29 January 2019
On 24th January Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe was interviewed on LBC radio on the recent events in Venezuela
26 September 2018
No-deal Brexit, establishment splits, threat of renewed downturn ... : Edited extracts of a speech given by Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary.
19 September 2018
Correspondence between Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe and Labour general secretary Jennie Formby: It is urgent that the Labour Party is transformed so it can bring together all those who want to fight in the interests of the working and middle class majority
29 August 2018
Each year, the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) - the international organisation to which the Socialist Party is affiliated - hosts a summer school bringing together its members based throughout Europe and the world. Here, we carry a report written by Kevin Parslow, outlining the opening discussion on the worldwide crisis of capitalism and the development of the workers' and socialist movement internationally
20 August 2018
The dispute within the left of Britain's largest civil service union raises key issues for the whole labour movement. Above all, the need for democratic, lay-member control of fighting trade unions.
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...
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