The leadership can no longer lead – but a positive outcome to the crisis requires more than the removal of the entire CC, argues Paul Demarty
The Socialist Workers Party has been waiting a long time for a revolutionary situation. On some occasions, as with the fatuous ‘All out, stay out’ slogan it advanced to striking public sector workers … read this post
As the constitutional monarchy state proclaims its commitment to privilege and the status quo, Michael Copestake looks back to a rather different tradition
(for a classic Marxist take on the monarchy and republicanism, see the bottom of this article for links to Karl Kautsky’s ‘Republic and social democracy’)
There were many who doubted whether or not the monarchy of the … read this post
The wooden spoon goes to the Alliance for Workers’ Liberty, writes James Turley
Ryan Giggs: own goal
He has played for a single football club over 600 times in the last 20 years; he quickly became iconic of Manchester United’s ‘golden generation’, of which he is almost the last survivor; and as such has seen more success on the football … read this post
Over 800 people gathered outside the BBC in Manchester in what was an angry and determined protest. Everyone gathered was outraged by the massacre committed by the Israeli military against aid workers bound for Gaza aboard a humanitarian flotilla organised by activists, MEP’s, trade unionists and journalists from across the world.
Protesters marched through the city centre bringing traffic to … read this post
Scandals involving Jacqui Smith, Tony Macnulty, and Geoff Hoon are just the tip of an iceberg, says Ben Lewis
Against a backdrop of popular outrage over ‘greedy bankers’, there has been a rash of scandals over MPs’ expenses.
Whereas it was the Conservatives who came under fire in January 2008 when it was revealed that Tory MP Derek Conway had … read this post
Manchester Metropolitan University Students Union has for a very long time been a safe seat for careerists, the student union has been run essentially under the leadership of Labour Students who trick, manipulate and fool students to a point where the students of MMU have no control and no influence over a body which is supposed to represent them. The … read this post
Communist Students have recently been in contact with comrades from the Socialist Student Movement in South Africa. They have asked us to publicise their struggle for democratic rights. Please read their article ‘Don’t let the SRCs turn UKZN into a Banana Republic’. We will keep in touch with our comrades from the SSM and hope to bring you an update … read this post