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CPGB and revolutionary defeatism

09 Nov 2000

Mark Fischer has developed an interesting analysis of revolutionary defeatism (Weekly Worker October 12). Unfortunately, his approach seems to be that there is only one principled and monolithic approach to the question. In actuality the Marxist approach has undergone constant change and modification. Crucially there has been a continual tension between the possibly competing conceptions of defeatism and defencism.

Socialist Alliances

09 Nov 2000

Hackney Council bankrupt

From poll tax glory to sectarian oblivion

02 Nov 2000

Why has the Socialist Party in England and Wales lost 95% of its membership? Why has Scotland declared UDI and the Liverpool organisation liquidated itself? Why is the SP behaving in such an irrational and self-destructive manner towards the Socialist Alliance? Harry Paterson, who is currently appealing against his expulsion from the Socialist Party, looks at the reasons behind the SP's crisis

One step forward, two steps back

02 Nov 2000

The annual general meeting of the Republican Communist Network, held in Edinburgh on October 28, unanimously agreed to "oppose all forms of nationalism" - and then went on to elect an effective nationalist majority onto the editorial board of its quarterly journal, Republican Communist.

SA roundup

02 Nov 2000

Bedfordshire First step taken

Republican Communist Network

02 Nov 2000

Armstrong tactics Steve Freeman of the Revolutionary Democratic Group gives his view of the October 28 conference

Nellist hides as SWP is purged

26 Oct 2000

The leadership of the Leeds Left Alliance - an affiliate of the Socialist Alliance - has won its rigged postal ballot banning the Socialist Workers Party.

Chameleon Ken's union-basher

26 Oct 2000

Sixty-day deadline nears

26 Oct 2000

Petty bourgeois revolt and the politics of Blairism

SA roundup

26 Oct 2000

Greater Manchester Rally call

Socialist Party sabotage

19 Oct 2000

Call for unity

19 Oct 2000

Andy Holder is England's first self-declared Socialist Alliance councillor, representing a ward in Burnley, Lancashire. He spoke to Peter Manson What is your background in politics?

Conference cancelled

19 Oct 2000

Socialist Alliances roundup

19 Oct 2000

Leeds Rigged plebiscite

United election fight

19 Oct 2000

General election protocol, as agreed at the Socialist Alliance national conference on September 30