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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)
28 October 2020
Frustration, disappointment, poverty, and anger exploded into a mighty mass movement
14 October 2020
It seems all wings of the labour and trade union movement have renewed interest in cooperatives. During Jeremy Corbyn's leadership of the Labour Party, cooperatives were given considerable emphasis
16 March 2020
Coronavirus reveals the capitalist system in crisis
Workers mustnít pay the price
Party document 16 March 2020
30 October 2019
Ninety years ago the world was tipped into the 'Great Depression'. The Wall Street Crash saw stock markets descend into free-fall while banks failed. The capitalist economy slumped and the nightmare of mass unemployment for the working class became a reality.
23 October 2019
Thousands took to the streets against government repression in the face of the social explosion which has rocked the country
22 May 2019
The stakes have been raised in the increasingly ill-tempered and rapidly escalating trade war
31 October 2018
Billionaire boss Philip Green has spent millions of pounds attempting to hide multiple allegations of sexual harassment, bullying and racism towards his employees.
11 July 2018
5 reasons to walk out on 13 July: As we go to press, Donald Trump is on his way to Britain. This billionaire bigot is hoping for a red carpet reception. But the most important 'welcome' he will receive will be on the streets.
9 July 2018
Donald Trump - the racist, sexist billionaire who currently occupies the White House - will be in the UK on Friday 13 July.
He is not welcome. He must be met with protest on an unprecedented scale.
2 May 2018
Protests rocked Spain on 26 April and for a further two days following the sentencing of 'La Manada' - five men accused of raping an 18-year-old woman during the Pamplona bull-running festival in 2016.
31 January 2018
Representatives of the world's ruling class again gathered for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum at the Davos mountain resort in Switzerland.
13 December 2017
Committee for a Workers' International document: The world crisis of capitalism - despite the surface impression of 'recovery' - has only got worse since the meeting of last year's IEC.
7 November 2017
Fight for socialism! The Paradise Papers have reignited working class anger at massive inequality under capitalism
18 October 2017
At any given time nearly a billion people on the planet are hungry, and a third are malnourished. And yet a new report says the growing obesity crisis is set to cost $1.2 trillion a year worldwide from 2025.
18 October 2017
The centenary of the Russian revolution has led to an outpouring of bile - not mainly aimed at the February revolution, but at October
9 August 2017
The Daily Mail reacted with predictable hysteria when, in May 2017, John McDonnell stated: "You can't understand the capitalist system without reading Marx's Das Kapital."
26 April 2017
2nd May, as well as being in the midst of preparations for the upcoming snap election, marks 20 years since another general election - the one in 1997 which brought Tony Blair and New Labour to power.
8 March 2017
It's only March and already 2017 has been dominated by protests. Millions of people have taken to the streets against the establishment and the status quo.
11 January 2017
Join international day of protest on 20 January: As Donald Trump is sworn in as US President, Socialist Alternative, our US co-thinkers, have put out a call for people to take to the streets in protest against his racist and sexist ideas.
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