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But is the platform republican?

12 Nov 2003

The Socialist Alliance minority that gathered for Saturday's meeting is by no means as united as the debates and votes appeared to show. Steve Freeman was there

Democrats form platform

12 Nov 2003

Some 30 people - varying over the course of the day - met in Birmingham on Saturday November 8 to form a Democracy platform in the Socialist Alliance. Mike Macnair reports

In the full glare of secrecy

06 Nov 2003

Amidst little fanfare and some secrecy, Welsh assembly member John Marek will formally launch a new party in Wrexham on Saturday November 8. Cameron Richards reports

Communist Party ducks the question

06 Nov 2003

The SA's 2001 general election manifesto, People before profit, is a republican socialist programme, argues the RDG's Dave Craig. Militant republicanism should be the basis of the alliance's opposition pro-party democracy platform

At the crossroads

30 Oct 2003

Sooner or later the Socialist Workers Party faces a choice between strategically counterposed perspectives which have developed within the ranks of its leadership, argues Mike Macnair

Alliance or party?

30 Oct 2003

Phil Kent reports about the school organised byt the newspaper 'Resistance'

Democracy not 'justice'

23 Oct 2003

Do Salma Yaqoob's and George Monbiot's 'Principles of unity' provide a solid basis for a common political programme? Mike Macnair thinks not

Party notes

23 Oct 2003

Jack Conrad takes a closer look at the new Peace and justice campaign

Allure of centrism

16 Oct 2003

Dave Craig of the Revolutionary Democratic Group calls for a republican workers' party

Agreeing to disagree

16 Oct 2003

Sean Matgamna of the Alliance for Workers' Liberty demands to know the politics on which a new workers' party would be based. Is ideological consensus a requirement for unity? Manny Neira argues not

Opening up to the left

07 Jun 2001

The Peoples Press Printing Society, the cooperative which owns the Morning Star, holds its annual general meeting this weekend. Ivan Beavis, circulation manager (and Communist Party of Britain parliamentary candidate for Hackney South and Shoreditch), spoke to Stan Keable about the Morning Star?s prospects

SWP confusion

10 May 2001

Looking ahead

What we need ... not what capital can afford

26 Apr 2001

Low pay - pay below what is required to maintain and reproduce yourself as a cultured human being in today's conditions - remains a heavy burden for many workers and their families. Affecting in particular women, part-time employees, unskilled routine workers, and migrant labour (legal and illegal), the scrimping, penny-pinching life on below-subsistence incomes is a daily reality for millions in Britain - and hundreds of millions across the planet. It is unacceptable. It is an abomination.

Chinese scapegoats

12 Apr 2001

Socialist Alliance Liaison Committee

29 Mar 2001

Call for SA paper