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A broad, European Left Party? No thanks!

The Left Party Platform in Left Unity has called a public meeting on 17 October “to present the case for a broad left party”. Dave Stockton argues why this should…

Building a revolutionary youth organisation in Britain

  By KD Tait The Revolutionary Socialists, formed around a core of former Socialist Worker Student Societies (SWSS) groups, have hit the ground running with successful interventions during Freshers’ Fairs…

Labour’s left turn and what to do about it

    By Jeremy Dewar   Ed Miliband surprised supporters and opponents at the Labour Party conference this year. If they were expecting a copying of the Coalition’s policies, and…

We don’t want the crumbs, we want the bakery

  By James Copley A crucial victory was won this month in Wigan, with workers in bakers’ union BFAWU forcing bosses at the Hovis factory to employ workers on full…

Golden Dawn: can the Left seize the initiative?

To the surprise of many, the conservative Greek government has launched a crackdown on the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn. KD Tait looks at the reasons for this and what it means…

Time for action

The TUC’s recent call for a mid-week day of action was a response to pressure from the rank and file – and pressure from the rank and file is needed…

Recovery or not, workers have to fight

  As the economy shows signs of growth, the bosses are determined to take the lion’s share George Osborne boasts that Britain’s economy is “turning a corner” and that “those…

Daily Mail launches hateful attack on Miliband

By Jeremy Dewar The Daily Mail is a rabid, racist and reactionary paper. It has history. So it was no surprise to see it fighting against Labour’s left turn. But…

From civil rights to Black Power

By Richard Brenner On 1 February 1960, an impulsive and practically unplanned act of bravery by four black college students sparked the great civil rights’ revolt in the USA. The…

Beyond the Fragments?

Review: by Joy Macready 2013 edition Authors: Sheila Rowbotham, Lynne Segal, Hilary Wainwright Beyond the Fragments: Feminism and the Making of Socialism was a seminal book in the 1980s. It…