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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!

Donate to the global fight against capitalism!

We aim to raise £9,000 over the next two months to go towards the work of building the forces of Marxism internationally and to pay for comrades from Pakistan and elsewhere to be able to attend the World Congress of the International Marxist Tendency this summer. But we can’t do this without your help! Please donate generously today!

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