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20 February 2021
Black and Asian people have been disproportionately affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
18 February 2021
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17 February 2021
Low interest rates and the declining profit margins of capitalist production have pushed speculators to find new areas to invest their capital. This has created a massive bubble in cryptocurrencies.
3 February 2021
Fifty years ago, on 4 February 1971, the flagship British engineering company Rolls-Royce collapsed into receivership placing 80,000 workers' jobs at risk
30 December 2020
Too many deaths from the pandemic, job losses, pay cuts and poverty were the experience across the planet.
16 December 2020
The following article is an edited transcript of the speech by Mark Best in a workshop at the Socialism 2020 event organised online by the Socialist Party from 20-23 November (see 'Socialism 2020: Growing search for ideas to change the world' at socialistparty.org.uk)
12 February 2020
Will capitalism save the planet? "The reality is that the big companies rule the roost, and they're only interested in short-term profit," replied the Socialist Party's Martin Powell-Davies on BBC1's 'The Big Questions' on 9 February.
22 January 2020
On one side, the global rich elite wine and dine at their annual shindig in Davos. On the other, millions around the world face poverty, war and environmental destruction
8 January 2020
If visitors from outer space had come to earth for Christmas, they would surely ask: who the hell is in charge here?
11 September 2019
15 May 2019
"There is a real question about whether democratic capitalism is working, when it is only working for part of the population". This was the warning of capitalist economist Angus Deaton launching his review on inequality in Britain.
15 May 2019
A private company is taking the NHS to court, because its contract to run Nottingham University Hospital's outpatient-treatment centre was not renewed.
17 April 2019
After seven years of self-imposed exile in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was dragged from his place of asylum and arrested by the Metropolitan police.
3 April 2019
On 10 March, shortly after take-off, an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max passenger jet slammed into the ground, killing all 157 on board. Months earlier another 737 Max, operated by Lion Air, crashed in similar circumstances, killing 189 passengers and crew.
20 February 2019
Blairite Leslie won't be missed: Nottingham's now ex-Labour MP Chris Leslie has been a problem for a while now, writes A Nottingham East Labour Party member.
17 October 2018
The Socialist Party has launched a podcast! The first three episodes of 'Socialism' are out now, with a new episode to be released every Monday.
10 October 2018
The murky world of accounting is not easy to follow but it certainly reveals a lot about big business
10 October 2018
People in the UK do unpaid domestic labour equivalent to almost half of GDP - and the growing burden still falls mainly on women
26 September 2018
No-deal Brexit, establishment splits, threat of renewed downturn ... : Edited extracts of a speech given by Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary.
12 September 2018
City banker Dame Helena Morrissey has called for "a more responsible and fairer form of capitalism" as part of a new report by the Blairite IPPR thinktank.
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