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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

Tactic or strategy

12 Oct 2000

Notes of the May 3 meeting between the CPGB and the Alliance for Workers' Liberty, which continued our discussion on 'tradition' and the 'official communist' movement. Martin Thomas (MT) and Paul Hampton (PH) represented the AWL, while Mark Fischer (MF) and John Bridge (JB) spoke for the CPGB

'Official communist' opposition

12 Oct 2000

Pathology of 'revolutionary' reformism

Theoretically disabled polemic

14 Sep 2000

Peter Taaffe Cuba - socialism and democracy CWI Publications, London 2000, pp124, £4.99

Zimbabwe and socialism

15 Jun 2000

Internationalist or transnationalist? Andrew Cutting responds to Ian Donovan's criticism