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IMT World Congress 2016 - the most successful yet

In the final week of July, nearly 300 delegates and visitors from around 30 different countries attended the 2016 World Congress of the International Marxist Tendency. Meeting in the midst of huge mass movements, class struggles, and revolutionary developments across the world, this year’s congress was undoubtedly the most exciting and successful yet.

RIP Davey Hopper: a working class hero

Last Saturday, Davey Hopper - the General Secretary of the Durham Miners Association sadly passed away, only one week after overseeing his 32nd Durham Miners' Gala. We publish here a tribute to Davey by a Socialist Appeal reader in Durham.

Durham Miners Gala: Corbyn receives raptuous response

This year’s Durham Miners Gala on Saturday 9th July was the most politically charged Gala in many decades. The highlight was the speech by Jeremy Corbyn, who was greeted with an enormous amount of support from the large crowd of over 100,000.

"Beyond Caring": a harrowing portrayal of zero-hours Britain

Beyond Caring, a modern play that portrays the conditions of workers in modern day, zero-hour Britain, begins a new UK tour today, starting in Birmingham. We are republishing our review of this powerful and poignant play, along with a recent interview with the director, Alexander Zeldin.

The story of Trotsky's unfinished biography of Stalin

Wellred Books proudly presents a work eighty years in the making: Leon Trotsky's unfinished biography of Stalin. We publish here the story behind the publication of this book - the most extensive edition of the book ever, completed from the original archive material - as told by Rob Sewell, editor of Socialist Appeal. Make a pledge today and help raise the money needed to finish this project!

Video blog

The French elections: a collapse of the status quo The French elections: a collapse of the status quo
Duration: 00:26:44
Date: 27 Apr 2017
Latin America: from Revolution to Counter-Revolution? Latin America: from Revolution to Counter-Revolution?
Duration: 00:50:03
Date: 27 Mar 2017
Capitalism’s global political crisis Capitalism's global political crisis
Duration: 00:01:07
Date: 24 Mar 2017
The fall of Aleppo and the fog of war The fall of Aleppo and the fog of war
Duration: 00:08:30
Date: 15 Dec 2016
Trump’s win: the status quo has failed Trump's win: the status quo has failed
Duration: 00:01:04
Date: 14 Nov 2016
Trump victory: America’s Brexit Trump victory: America's Brexit
Duration: 00:23:58
Date: 9 Nov 2016
Britain after Brexit: the crisis and the Corbyn revolution Britain after Brexit: the crisis and the Corbyn revolution
Duration: 00:53:27
Date: 28 Oct 2016
Perspectives for World Revolution Perspectives for World Revolution
Duration: 00:01:56
Date: 2 Aug 2016
Vote for Corbyn! Fight for Socialism! Vote for Corbyn! Fight for Socialism!
Duration: 00:36:10
Date: 20 Jul 2016
Labour’s Civil War: Defend Corbyn! Fight for Socialism! Labour's Civil War: Defend Corbyn! Fight for Socialism!
Duration: 00:21:45
Date: 15 Jul 2016
Bernie or Bust? The way forward for the US revolution Bernie or Bust? The way forward for the US revolution
Duration: 00:12:30
Date: 15 Jul 2016