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Britain's drystone wall

02 Mar 2006

Can the British constitution be reformed? Not without mass political action by the working class, argues Dave Craig of the Revolutionary Democratic Group

Hidden controversy

23 Feb 2006

Dave Landau, a representative of the Jewish Socialist Group, attended the Unite Against Fascism conference on February 18

Banning bad ideas

23 Feb 2006

David Irving's conviction for holocaust denial and three-year sentence in an Austrian prison is not good news for communists and democrats, say Tina Becker and Eddie Ford. It is in our own self-interest to oppose anti-free speech laws and proscriptions, as sooner or later they will be used against us

SWP and freedom of speech

16 Feb 2006

Michelle Euston reports on the Socialist Workers Party's rally 'Socialists and the Movement' in London, while Ted North attended the event in Sheffield

Oppose all blasphemy laws

16 Feb 2006

Communists fight for the complete separation of church and state, says Eddie Ford

Islamophobia: no! Free speech: yes!

16 Feb 2006

Peter Manson analyses the furore over the Danish cartoon controversy

Marching towards self-organisation

09 Feb 2006

Emily Bransom reports on a new website set up by disgruntled soldiers

Democracy in the dock

09 Feb 2006

Fight the BNP but defend freedom of speech too - Eddie Ford comments

Fight for soldiers' rights

02 Feb 2006

Emily Bransom comments on demands by disgruntled British soldiers to form their own 'armed forces federation'

Learn military art

02 Feb 2006

From VI Lenin, 'The military programme of the proletarian revolution' (1916 -

Freedom of speech still in danger

02 Feb 2006

While Blair's defeat over religious incitement is to be welcomed, the new law could still be wielded against the working class, writes Peter Manson. That is why it is appalling that George Galloway and Respect were New Labour's only allies in the Commons

Festival of Labourism?

19 Jan 2006

The working class movement needs its own republican socialist party, argues Dave Craig of the Revolutionary Democratic Group

Defend free speech

19 Jan 2006

Abu Hamza and Nick Griffin have more in common than they would like to admit: both are being prosecuted for their views and speeches - rather than their actions. Communists must take a firm stand against the chipping away of our civil liberties, because left critics of the government might be next in line, says Tina Becker

Don't dare read this!

24 Nov 2005

Even possession of this article could see you prosecuted, warns Eddie Ford

For a Sixth Republic

10 Nov 2005