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  Socialist Review - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In its last years it lost its central importance to the SRG due to the launch in 1960 of a newspaper, Industrial Worker that eventually became the weekly Socialist Worker.
Socialist Review and was discontinued in 1962 the year in which the SRG became the International Socialists.
In January 2006 a plan was put forward to radically change the format of Socialist Review turning it into a monthly supliment for Socialist Worker, though retaining the cover price so it could continue to be sold seperatly.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Socialist_Review   (342 words)

  
 Socialist Solidarity Network - Articles
The Militant/Socialist Party is important to analyse because in the late 1970s and 1980s it became the biggest far left group in Britain, during its period of entrism in the Labour Party.
Socialist revolution was not seen primarily as the activity of the working class itself; and the nature of the bourgeois state apparatus, and the need to smash it, was downplayed.
Isolation from the workers movement is the seed-bed of propagandism and sectarianism.
www.socialistsolidarity.com /docs_mil_ph.htm   (6728 words)

  
 RED GROUPS OF THE UK
Socialist Campaign Group: The SCG is the chief organizational base of the democratic socialist wing of the Labour Party.
Socialist Party of Great Britain: Founded in 1904, the Socialist Party of GB is one of the oldest political parties in the UK, even older than the Labour Party.
Socialist Party: The SP was originally founded by a former member of the Trotskyist Revolutionary Communist Party, Ted Grant, in the 1970’s around the publication Militant.
reds.linefeed.org /ukgroups.html   (3213 words)

  
 THE SMALLEST MASS PARTY IN THE WORLD
At the Scarborough Labour Party Conference in 1960 a resolution for unilateral disarmament was carried against the resistance of the Party leader, Gaitskell, and the right-wing platform.
More workers were being recruited to IS, though they were being recruited as individuals on the basis of general politics rather than on the basis of an industrial strategy, and most of them were too young to have any decisive influence at their place of work.
The Party was not prepared to defend shop-floor organisation to the extent of offending its friends in the bureaucracy.
www.revolutionary-history.co.uk /otherdox/SMP/Smp1.html   (9651 words)

  
 Socialist Workers Party (USA)
The Socialist Workers Party is a small political party in the United States.
The party has run candidates for President since 1948; it received its greatest number of votes in 1976, when its candidate, Peter Camejo, received 90,310 votes.
In 1976, the party won a lawsuit against the FBI as a result of years of spying by the FBI.
www.fastload.org /so/Socialist_Workers_Party_(USA).html   (157 words)

  
 Socialist Workers Party (UK) - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Socialist Workers Party (SWP) is a left wing organisation in the UK.
In 1962, Tony Cliff founded the International Socialists, and in 1977 the group became known as the Socialist Workers Party.
In Scotland the SWP is part of the Scottish Socialist Party with which it merged in 2001.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Socialist_Workers_Party_(UK)   (377 words)

  
 Socialist Party Election Campaigns - Socialist Alliances
It was only the intervention of a Socialist Party member on the organising committee in the face of SWP opposition that enabled each of these organisations to have one speaker each in a four way debate.
The Socialist Alliance, he argued, was now a different organisation to the one that the Socialist Party had helped to found nine years ago, and the Socialist Party couldn’t participate in the business of an organisation they were no longer members of.
The Socialist Party in Ireland, which has a TD (MP), Joe Higgins, in the Irish parliament, consistently attempted to establish a broader unity on the left as a step towards the formation of a mass workers’ party.
www.socialistparty.org.uk /CampaignsSocialistAlliances.htm   (4324 words)

  
 Nazi Party (NSDAP)
Adolf Hitler knew that the growth in the party was mainly due to his skills as an orator and in the autumn of 1921 he challenged Anton Drexler for the leadership of the party.
Whereas the German Social Democrat Party was funded by the trade unions and the pro-capitalist parties by industrialists, the NSDAP had to rely on contributions from party members.
The German Social Democrat Party was the largest party in the Reichstag, it did not have a majority over all the other parties, and the SPD leader, Hermann Mueller, had to rely on the support of others to rule Germany.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /GERnazi.htm   (5951 words)

  
 The Poll Tax: The battle that brought down Thatcher
The Socialist Party website is updated weekly with the latest news, policies and Marxist analysis selected from features carried in the weekly The Socialist newspaper, and other Socialist Party publications.
The Socialist Workers Party initially argued that only industrial action by council unions could win and that mass non-payment was a non-starter.
Politicians from all parties, journalists and academics, some on the Left including the Socialist Workers Party who later wrongly tried to claim credit for beating the poll tax, all said that non-payment would be a non-starter but by 1990 there were 18 million non-payers.
www.militant.org.uk /PollTax.html   (2266 words)

  
 Whistle Stopper Political Forums - Does the 2 party system work?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Having only 2 dominant parties in the US could be to blame for the fixation on winning elections rather than serving and representing the people.
I am for merging the repubs and the dems and adding other parties dropping the cost of campaigning by a variety of means one being just a flat campaign cost cap that is at the lowest range of the meter with media time offered for regular debates between ALL party nominees.
Even though the libertarians were the deciding party in the 1st 2 issues, 3rd parties couldnt necessarily hijack Congress and push through their biggest issues, like abolishing the income tax.
www.whistlestopper.com /forum/showthread.php?t=4794   (1212 words)

  
 International Worker No. 238: The evolution of the Socialist Workers Party
Their leader, Tony Cliff, said that reformist-minded workers agreed with 40 or 50% of what the SWP stands for and the experience of the class struggle should be used to convince them of the rest.
During the General Election they did eventually call for a vote for the "socialist candidate" of your choice in areas where the SLP or Militant's Socialist Party (SP) were standing, in response to pressure from their own members and supporters.
Given the former Militant Tendency's 35 year strategy of deep entryism into the social democratic parties, there is no small irony in the fact that this defection was sparked by opposition to the SWP's insistence that their Belgian section pursue its own entrist tactic in the Parti Socialiste, the Belgian equivalent of the Labour Party.
www.socialequality.org.uk /iw/238/13a238.htm   (1987 words)

  
 Socialist Workers Party (Britain) - anti-capitalism, liberation and socialism
The success of the 1,500 strong International Peace conference in London during December has given a boost to the anti-war movement and launched a mobilisation for demonstrations around the world on March 18 and 19.
Join the rallies around the country, organised by Socialist Worker.
Lively debates and discussions were held at the annual SWP conference on how socialists relate to the movements of the 21st century, including the Iraq war, Respect and the neo-liberal offensive.
www.swp.org.uk   (452 words)

  
 Linkswende - TheBestLinks.com - Austria, Vienna, Trotskyist, Socialist Workers Party (UK), ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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It is part of the International Socialist Tendency, led by the British Socialist Workers Party.
www.thebestlinks.com /Linkswende.html   (92 words)

  
 Socialist Party
A socialist world is necessary: Socialist Students is a national student organisation with active members in over 70 universities and colleges in England and Wales.
The Rise of Militant 1964 - 1994, forerunner of the Socialist Party
We campaign for a socialist society free from the horrors of war and poverty.
www.socialistparty.org.uk   (1653 words)

  
 The Militant - a socialist newspaper - January 30, 2006 -- front page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
According to the Associated Press, EU officials are now drafting a resolution for that gathering to refer Tehran to the UN Security Council for possible sanctions.
NEW YORK—Nearly 1,000 home health aide workers and their supporters demonstrated in Harlem here January 16 to demand “a living wage” and to mark the Martin Luther King Day holiday.
Since late 2003 the EU Three have been pressing Tehran to give up its research and development of nuclear fuel for its energy plants because the same process can be used to produce material for nuclear weapons.
www.themilitant.com   (994 words)

  
 Oliver Kamm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Norman Thomas, six times Socialist Party candidate for President of the United States between 1928 and 1948, and an absolute pacifist, would never attend an anti-war rally in the 1930s that included members of the German-American Bund, or a Vietnam protest in the 1960s that included Communists.
The party was so proud of its participation that it published names and photographs of its parliamentarians who had taken part, along with a link to the Stop the War Coalition.
I am a disinterested observer of the internal wranglings of a regional party whose location on the political spectrum may be discerned only with the use of a stepladder and field-glasses.
oliverkamm.blogspot.com /2003_07_06_oliverkamm_archive.html   (5349 words)

  
 UK: Leftists Plaster London With Anti-White Hate Posters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The British National Party, a pro-White organization -- wiped the floor with the far-left, especially the SWP's so-called R.E.S.P.E.C.T. coalition, in the last elections.
The SWP is an especially unpleasant anti-White organization, with few real workers and a plethora of (largely White, well-off) students.
Their leader, Gluckstein, met with the UK equivalent of the Anti-Defamation League in the 1970s to set up the Anti-Nazi League -- quickly known as ANAL -- to counter recent growth in the pro-White National Front.
www.nationalvanguard.org /story.php?id=3247   (538 words)

  
 Communism Research Wiki: Socialist Equality Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Led by Tim Wohlforth, the Workers League was a split from the Socialist Workers Party (SWP), one of two to develop around SWP evaluations of the Cuban Revolution.
By the mid-1970s, the Socialist Labor League / Workers Revolutionary Party and the United States' Socialist Workers Party were enemies.
As the Workers Revolutionary Party's American affiliate, the Workers League attacked the SWP at every opportunity, claiming that SWP leader Joe Hansen had helped kill Trotsky in 1940 and that many of the SWP's leadership were CIA agents, including national secretary Jack Barnes.
www.yardley.ca /cgi-bin/wiki.pl?Socialist_Equality_Party   (267 words)

  
 Socialist Party Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
An on going debate has been taking place in the workers movement as to which is the best way forward towards building a new workers party.
Socialist Party members will be in attendence at this conference and Dave Nellist, ex MP and currently Socialist Party Councillor in Coventry, will be speaking from the platform.
In 2006 SP will continue to be involved in workers’ struggles and also pledge to cover all of the important political developments both in Australia and across the world on this website.
www.socialistpartyaustralia.org   (1740 words)

  
 Militant
The Militant began building a worker's international in 1975, and today the Socialist Party is affiliated to the Committee for a Workers International (CWI), which fights for socialism in 35 countries world wide.
It was also the name of the newspaper of the American Socialist Workers Party, which worked closely with Trotsky in the 1930s.
Among those who joined Walton Labour Party in 1957, thereby coming into contact with the ideas of Marxism, was Keith Dickinson, one of the five Militant Editorial Board members expelled from the Labour Party in 1983.
www.militant.org.uk   (2773 words)

  
 Marxist.org.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
the oldest Marxist organisation in Britain, and therefore probably one of the oldest in the world, the SPGB (or “Small Party of Good Boys”) has been preaching its fundamentalist gospel since 1904, but it does it with some style and wit, and even its crankiest displays of hyperabstract tub-thumping can be thought-provoking.
an alphabetical guide to, and partial archive of, two longrunning publications of the (UK) Socialist Workers Party, which recently signalled its desperation by nosediving into supporting Serbian and Iraqi fascism, but used to provide space for such excellent and much-missed thinkers as Tony Cliff, Nigel Harris, Mike Kidron, Peter Sedgwick and David Widgery.
Marx wrote for the New York Tribune, so there’s no purity to be claimed by preaching only to the converted, and Marxists who venture outside the sects into the (slightly) wider world of nonsectarian Marxism/leftism usually have a lot of interesting things to say.
www.marxist.org.uk /htm_docs/links.htm   (1121 words)

  
 Swans Commentary: The Democratic Dilemma, by Stephen Gowans - gowans01
The Wobblies, members of the IWW, the Industrial Workers of the World, a union that flourished in the first two decades of the last century, argued that there was no point in voting, if control of the economy, and by extension, of a country's politics, rested in the hands of a privileged elite.
The Socialist Party of Serbia, Milosevic's party, calls Western promises of aid for their beleaguered country sucker's bait, and for good reason.
As to the choice between Blair and William Hague, his Tory opponent, or Bush and Gore, the choice is illusory, and the illusion, judging from the growth of the Abstention Party, has begun to lose its power to deceive.
www.swans.com /library/art7/gowans01.html   (2275 words)

  
 FEC Lawyers Back Socialist Workers Party - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The party asked the commission to extend its exemption from FEC reporting requirements that other political parties face, including identifying its contributors, the candidates it supports and the businesses it buys from.
The exemption, given for six years at a time, was first granted by a court in 1979 and last renewed by the commission in 1996.
The Socialist Workers Party advocates a Marxist revolution to overthrow the U.S. government.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=62837   (481 words)

  
 ICQ.com - Search Results
The party elected Tommy Sheridan to the Scottish Parliament in 1999.
Party made up of people who have joined together because they want to get rid of
Workers' Revolutionary Party from which it split in the 1980s.
www.icq.com /search/welcome_results.php?q=related:http://www.swp.org.uk   (159 words)

  
 York Socialist Workers Party - Marxist Forums
The Socialist Workers Party has been at the heart of the anti-capitalist and anti-war movements.
But we also have a distinct analysis of the world system and how we need to organise to change the world.
Socialist Worker Meetings are held every month at the Priory Street Centre at 7:30pm.
uk.geocities.com /mr_andy_c/YorkSWP/marx.html   (90 words)

  
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 Socialist Worker (Britain) - an anticapitalist, revolutionary weekly
Opposition political parties in Nepal have called a general strike, set for Thursday of this week, to protest against direct rule by King Gyanendra
Laing O’Rourke workers at Terminal 5 at Heathrow airport struck from Friday of last week to Tuesday of this week in their dispute over bonus pay and are planning a new strike for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of next week
Three thousand First Bus workers in Glasgow are set to ballot for strike action in support of a driver who was sacked
www.socialistworker.co.uk   (1003 words)

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