Category "Unity Projects"

The Corbyn Phenomenon

The Corbyn Phenomenon

In the single most significant development in the labour movement since the miners' strike of 1984/5, Jeremy Corbyn's campaign for Labour Party leader looks set to transform the rules of the game for socialist and working class politics in Britain. Corbyn's [...]

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Corbyn – Marxist Party still a necessity

Corbyn – Marxist Party still a necessity

Nick Rogers’ excellent article in this issue describes the massive and unexpected impact that Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign for leader of the Labour Party has had. From only getting onto the ballot paper with the nominations of some of his political opponents [...]

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Negotiating a difficult path

Negotiating a difficult path

We publish in this issue a document presented by the Independent Socialist Network (ISN) to the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) national steering committee on 17 June 2015, to discuss the question of how to develop TUSC. The document [...]

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Building a mass socialist party

Building a mass socialist party

This is an edited and revised version of a talk Nick Wrack gave at a meeting of the Independent Socialist Network in January of this year. This discussion is about building a mass socialist party. It is really trying to set [...]

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What electoral strategy for Left Unity?

What electoral strategy for Left Unity?

The March 2014 Left Unity (LU) Conference agreed that the party should open discussions with other left groups, coalitions and parties to avoid electoral clashes and move towards electoral pacts – with the initial aim of creating the largest ever [...]

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The working class as the desperate class?

The working class as the desperate class?

Review of "Revolt on the Right: Explaining Support for the Radical Right in Britain" by Robert Ford and Matthew Goodwin. 2014. Abingdon: Routledge. This meticulous study of UKIP’s rise provides something that until now has been lacking: an academic yet accessible [...]

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