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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

Simon Harvey of the SLP

22 Mar 2001

Defeat failed ideas

AK47s and calculators

22 Mar 2001

Sect primitivism and a Socialist Alliance party

15 Mar 2001

Inevitably the main underlying theme of the Socialist Alliance's March 10 conference concerned the period after the general election. Each and every debate at Birmingham was haunted by its attendant ghost of things to come.

Fight for what we need

08 Mar 2001

How should the Socialist Alliance determine the level of the minimum wage it proposes? Not by meekly tailing the 'European decency level', argues Tom May

Playing chancellor

08 Mar 2001

We cannot replace New Labour by becoming old Labour

08 Mar 2001

Over recent months Weekly Worker reporters and correspondents have repeatedly shown how the Socialist Alliance majority - in particular the Socialist Workers Party - have fallen in behind the separatist agenda of Scottish and Welsh left nationalists. Whereas our main enemy is tightly, effectively and malevolently organised across the whole of the United Kingdom state, we have irresponsibly divided and thereby weakened our fragile and meagre forces. A self-inflicted disunity that will do more than rob us of an all-Britain joint political broadcast. The wound runs far deeper...

Prioritise democracy

01 Mar 2001

Examining the 'priority pledge' submissions to the Socialist Alliance's March 10 Birmingham conference is sadly instructive. Before us we have on parade economism lined up in neat regimented rows. An army of misguided innocence (see 'Our principles' Weekly Worker February 22).

SWP changes

22 Feb 2001

Our principles

22 Feb 2001

Policy paper for March 10 Socialist Alliance conference, drafted on behalf of the executive committee by Mark Hoskisson Every local Socialist Alliance is entitled to submit one majority and one minority amendment. Supporting organisations are allowed two amendments