Party & Programme Democratic centralism
11 Jul 2002
"Through the fullest, most open debate we seek to achieve unity in action and a common world outlook." This statement appears in the third paragraph of the revised 'What we fight for' column. John Pearson disagrees with the party majority.
07 Feb 2002
The SWP's main problem is that it is "not big enough", says Paul Foot. Size isn't everything, reckons Mark Fischer
29 Nov 2001
Communists has always argued that within the Socialist Alliance there lies a compelling logic towards the formation of a party.
25 Jan 2001
'Damaged' by principled criticism As previously reported, long-standing Socialist Party member Harry Paterson lost his appeal against expulsion (see Weekly Worker November 16). The SP's appeals board has finally produced this report of its November 11 hearing
23 Nov 2000
Rebel signal This protest letter has been sent to the Socialist Party executive committee and, as a courtesy, to Harry Paterson, who emailed it to the Weekly Worker
16 Nov 2000
Harry Paterson, a long-standing member of the Socialist Party/Militant, has had his appeal against expulsion turned down. He spoke to Peter Manson of the Weekly Worker
23 Mar 2000
Harry Paterson, member of Peter Taaffe's Socialist Party in England and Wales, calls for real democracy and revolutionary centralism