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Revolution 2015: this weekend!

This weekend, Socialist Appeal and the Marxist Student Federation invite our activists, supporters, and readers to REVOLUTION 2015: a weekend of talks, discussions, and debates about revolutionary ideas and socialist alternatives. Come along and join in with the discussion about the Marxist ideas and revolutionary action needed to change society.

Revolution 2015: full schedule announced - book your ticket today!

On 26-28th June, revolutionary youth, students, and workers from across Britain will be gathering for a weekend of discussions about Marxist ideas and socialist alternatives at REVOLUTION 2015, hosted by the UCLU Marxist society. We publish here the full schedule for the weekend, including discussions, debates, and socials. Book your ticket today!

Letter from an NHS worker: Tory victory is "a punch in the stomach"

We publish here a letter from a mental health services worker in the NHS, who outlines the reality of what the Tory election victory, austerity and cuts, and the crisis of capitalism mean for the lives of ordinary people who rely on NHS services.

Tories stay in power: Let's beat the bastards!

We publish here a letter from Ben Curry, a Socialist Appeal supporter in Leeds, who provides a concise explanation for how the Tories, despite all expectations, have managed to win the election and take power with a majority in parliament. As Ben writes, it is not ordinary workers and youth who are to blame for this outcome, but the leaders of the Labour movement. 

The death of comrade Camilo Cahis

The movement has lost a great fighter. Camilo Cahis - a leading comrade of Fightback, the Canadian section of the International Marxist Tendency - succumbed to mental illness on the night of Saturday 25th April, 2015. We, his comrades, are forever in his debt. We publish here a tribute to this outstanding revolutionary by Alex Grant of Fightback.

Video blog

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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
Brexit crisis: The status quo has failed Brexit crisis: The status quo has failed
Duration: 00:58:56
Date: 29 Jun 2016