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Shutting out reality

09 Nov 2017

The SWP has been dragged into the sexual harassment scandal. Paul Demarty revisits the case

Enough wishful thinking

03 Nov 2017

The left must do better than acting as Puigdemont’s PR department, argues Paul Demarty

First Corbyn, then us

19 Oct 2017

As the first Pre-conference bulletin shows, Labour presents a huge dilemma for the SWP. Peter Manson wonders if it has any answers

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