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General election looms... Capitalists in chaos: fight for socialism

Wed, 2019-08-14 16:37
Despite the historic crisis for British capitalism represented by a looming Brexit with no reliable party to represent it, so far the chaotic farce of a Tory government has rumbled on.

Northern Ireland, August '69: 'Battle of the Bogside' and British troops on the streets

Wed, 2019-08-14 12:05
Fifty years ago this month, troops were deployed on the streets of Derry and Belfast by the British Labour government of Prime Minister Harold Wilson.

Harland and Wolff occupation continues - renationalise to save the shipyard

Wed, 2019-08-14 12:05
The Harland and Wolff shipyard occupation continues. We give our full solidarity and support to the workers in Belfast, in the Unite and GMB trade unions, who are fighting to secure their future.

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

Wed, 2019-08-14 11:44
Friday 16 August will mark the bicentenary of the Peterloo Massacre, perhaps the most significant atrocity carried out by the British authorities against their own people.

Fighting Universal Credit

Wed, 2019-07-31 14:52
The Tories sold Universal Credit as a public money-saving scheme, combining several benefits into a single payment. In reality, the 'savings' were to come from reducing payouts.

Boris, Brexit and British capitalism

Tue, 2019-07-30 15:08
Unpredictable, volatile and unstable. Boris Johnson's victory in this summer's Tory party leadership election will probably turn out to be the most predictable political event of 2019.

CWI re-founded with determination and confidence

Mon, 2019-07-29 15:43
On Sunday 21 July a special conference of the Socialist Party voted overwhelmingly to sponsor an international conference to reconstitute the Committee for a Workers' International

CWI refounded with determination and confidence

Mon, 2019-07-29 11:12
On Sunday 21 July a special conference of the Socialist Party voted overwhelmingly to sponsor an international conference to reconstitute the Committee for a Workers' International