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Socialism: the transition to communism

Socialism: the transition to communism

Karl Marx was not the first to condemn capitalism for the poverty and inequality that it creates, neither was he the first to fight for a society in which poverty…

The credit crunch: a marxist analysis

What caused the credit crunch? Some said lenders got “too greedy”. Others blamed the regulators. Yet more denied it was even happening. The Credit Crunch – A Marxist Analysis offers…

Brixton riots 1981: the fight against racism

From the Workers Power archive – April 1981. Mark Hoskisson explains the causes of the Brixton riots, poverty, alienation and systematic racist abuse from the police…

Royal Family: affront to democracy

THE FORTHCOMING marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton on 29 April is being paraded as a “feel good” moment for the whole country. Yet it has already cost £20…

Introducing Workers Power

WORKERS POWER is a Marxist organisation committed to building the strongest possible resistance to cuts, imperialist occupation in the Middle East, racism, sexism, environmental destruction and war. We fight for solidarity…

2011 YEAR OF REVOLUTION

From credit crunch to global crisis The fightback begins WHAT STARTED as a credit crunch became a worldwide recession. The banks demanded public money to keep their system afloat –…

A working class solution to the crisis

  The Con-Dem Coalition aims to destroy the welfare state. The bosses, police chiefs, top civil servants and most of the media back them. The 26 March demonstration can launch…

Labour Party: with us or against us?

IN THE MONTHS after the Con-Dem coalition was formed, 30,000 people – fearful for their future – signed up to join the Labour Party. Brown’s departure meant a party leadership contest and…

UK food price rises spark riot fears

HSBC’s Karen Ward, a senior economist at the bank, said that rapidly rising food prices were occurring at a time of “very, very low wage growth”. In fact, living standards…

The fight for a general strike today

Dave Stockton looks in depth at the call for a general strike in Britain today…