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Britain

Socialist Workers Party Left Platform resigns: now get to the root of the matter

The resignation from the Socialist Workers Party of 42 members of the Left Platform, including leading figures such as Lindsey German and John Rees, delivers an important opportunity for SWP and Left Platform members alike to reconsider critical elements of their political tradition. Richard Brenner explains Read more...

Britain facing slow, painful economic recovery – massive cuts on way

Both Labour and the Tories are playing a game of smoke and mirrors with the electorate, covering up the huge cuts they will introduce in office argues Keith Spencer Read more...

The crisis in the Socialist Workers Party in Britain

The British SWP is in crisis with a faction fight, expulsions and a major dispute on tactics for the period ahead. Richard Brenner surveys the dispute and examines the linked issues of party democracy, the united front, industrial policy and the fight for a new workers’ party Read more...

Deadly homophobic violence on the rise in Britain

Recent months have seen an increase in the number of homophobic attacks across the country. Alex Kelby and Jim Parker argue for a militant campaign of resistance Read more...

Britain: The case for a new anticapitalist party

Since the European elections, a discussion has begun on building a powerful alternative to the Labour Party. Luke Cooper argues for a new party to have a class struggle policy against capitalism Read more...

Lockerbie: who really blew up Pan Am Flight 103?

Marcus Hallaby looks at the controversy surrounding the Abdelbaset Ali al-Mergahi case Read more...

Britain: Vestas workers call on Labour to nationalise plant

A fight to save 600 jobs at a wind turbine plant threatened with closure exposes Labour’s green fakery. Andy Yorke and Jeremy Dewar back the workers’ demand for nationalisation Read more...

The legacy of Jack Jones 1913-2009

Jack Jones, who has died at the age of 96, cut a very different figure from many of today's union leaders, writes Dave Stockton. Read more...

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