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Stumbling over Labour

13 Jul 2017

The SWP’s movementism leaves it politically adrift where it really counts, writes Peter Manson

Aim to be a party of extreme opposition

18 May 2017

That a Corbyn-led Labour Party would trail way behind in the polls was always eminently predictable. Nevertheless, says James Marshall of Labour Party Marxists, too many on the left are in a panic, are clutching at straws and are sadly deluding themselves about Labour’s manifesto

Total intellectual collapse

27 Apr 2017

Theresa May’s snap election exposes the political bankruptcy of the far left, argues Paul Demarty

Divisions over unity

09 Mar 2017

Squabbles in the British anti-Trump campaign say much about the forces involved, reckons Paul Demarty - and little of it good

Don’t be a fan club

09 Mar 2017

William Sarsfield of Labour Party Marxists calls for a serious fight to transform Labour

We live in hope

17 Nov 2016

Peter Manson reviews the SWP’s second Pre-Conference Bulletin and finds it wanting

Fake democracy, bad theory

27 Oct 2016

Peter Manson looks at the contents of the Socialist Workers Party's first pre-conference bulletin.

Boris Johnson’s useful idiots

13 Oct 2016

The Stop the War conference was marked by a pro-imperialist stunt, reports Simon Wells

Going into overdrive

06 Oct 2016

On the one hand, the Morning Star is supporting Jeremy Corbyn completely uncritically, writes Peter Manson. On the other, it claims the real action is ‘on the streets’

Front-line dispatch

29 Sep 2016

The rift between the Corbynistas and the right is irreconcilable. Simon Wells reports from Liverpool

After the Brexit vote

25 Aug 2016

Mike Macnair argues that very little has become clearer since late June

Unique and historic opportunity

28 Jul 2016

There is no reason to be pessimistic about the struggle in the Labour Party. Peter Manson replies to Ian Birchall

Defend Corbyn where it really matters

14 Jul 2016

Why do sections of the left refuse to call for people join the Labour Party? Peter Manson looks at the contradictions of the SWP and SPEW

Missing from the story

07 Jul 2016

The story of prehistoric human communism was missing from the SWP's Marxism reports Stan Keable

Parroting the ‘party’ line

07 Jul 2016

A genuine exchange of ideas is the last thing the SWP leadership wants, writes Peter Manson