• Explosive situation developing in Britain

    The coming to power of a new Tory government opens a new stormy chapter in Britain. Rob Sewell looks at the turbulent period that lies ahead in the wake of the election and in the context of the world capitalist crisis. Read More +
  • Greek default approaching – what next?

    A stand-off is taking place between the Greek government and the country’s creditors that could end up with Greece defaulting on its debt, leaving the euro and even the EU itself. Read More +
  • Kick out the Blairites! Fight the Tories with socialist policies!

    The Blairites have resurfaced, claiming that Labour lost the election because it was "too left wing". But is a move towards the so-called political “centre-ground” really the panacea to all of Labour’s problems? Read More +
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  • The death agony of the Liberals and the crisis of reformism

    In the past five years a fundamental transformation has taken place in British politics. The capitalist economic base of society has become exhausted. In its turn, the old British political establishment finds itself out of step with the new economic reality. This is stirring up powerful forces deep in the bowels of society.

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  • Irish referendum – revolutionary implications

    Irish voters have decisively voted in favour of marriage equality, making Ireland the first country to do so through the ballot box. This was a victory of the future against the past, of the young against the old, of reason against ignorance, of the forward-looking urban areas against the old backward rural Ireland.

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  • Spanish elections, PODEMOS, and ruling class hysteria

    Only a few days ahead of the local and regional elections in Spain, the ruling class have used all the dirty tricks in the book. Both Popular Unity lists for municipal elections and Podemos (standing in the regions) have been slandered. The ruling class is increasingly worried by the rise of PODEMOS and the rhetoric of its leaders.

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  • UCU members strike at London Met in defence of jobs and courses

    Staff at London Metropolitan University were out on strike today in protest against plans by management to cut courses, with an associated loss of 165 jobs. The demands of the union members taking action today were clear: not one course to be closed; not one job to be cut - an injury to one is an injury to all!

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  • Protests erupting across the country as workers and youth fight back

    Since the election, semi-spontaneous protests have erupted and large meetings have been organised in cities across the country, as ordinary people begin to fight back against this government of the rich, for the rich, by the rich. We publish here reports of such demonstrations and meetings from Socialist Appeal supporters in Bristol, Sheffield, Wales, and London.

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