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Britain

The crisis in the Socialist Workers Party in Britain

The British SWP is in crisis with a faction fight, expulsions and a major dispute on tactics for the period ahead. Richard Brenner surveys the dispute and examines the linked issues of party democracy, the united front, industrial policy and the fight for a new workers’ party Read more...

Deadly homophobic violence on the rise in Britain

Recent months have seen an increase in the number of homophobic attacks across the country. Alex Kelby and Jim Parker argue for a militant campaign of resistance Read more...

Britain: The case for a new anticapitalist party

Since the European elections, a discussion has begun on building a powerful alternative to the Labour Party. Luke Cooper argues for a new party to have a class struggle policy against capitalism Read more...

Lockerbie: who really blew up Pan Am Flight 103?

Marcus Hallaby looks at the controversy surrounding the Abdelbaset Ali al-Mergahi case Read more...

Britain: Vestas workers call on Labour to nationalise plant

A fight to save 600 jobs at a wind turbine plant threatened with closure exposes Labour’s green fakery. Andy Yorke and Jeremy Dewar back the workers’ demand for nationalisation Read more...

The legacy of Jack Jones 1913-2009

Jack Jones, who has died at the age of 96, cut a very different figure from many of today's union leaders, writes Dave Stockton. Read more...

Rotten to the core: allowances crisis exposes the British political elite

The British political system has been thrown into its most serious crisis for a generation. Leaked figures over MPs allowances claims reveal the most appalling corruption, leading to an explosion in public anger Read more...

No2EU and the fight for a workers' party

The European elections in Britain have traditionally been the stomping ground of the political right, who use them to whip up jingoistic and nationalist feeling against "Brussels bureaucrats", cheered on by the tabloid media. Luke Cooper asks whether a new trade union led platform will change things this year. Read more...

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