Peter Taaffe, leader of the Socialist Party, writes another polemic against AWL.
The three left-of-Labour sitting councillors up for election on 5 May all lost.
Calling for a Labour vote, combined with rebuilding the left and pushing the unions to assert themselves politically, is the only serious left policy in Scottish Parliamentary elections on 5 May.
There were hundreds of placards on the TUC anti-cuts demonstration with the words “General strike” — produced by the SWP and, in a new development, the Socialist Party.
Socialist Worker’s coverage of the Egyptian uprising is useful because their comrade, Judith Orr, is on the ground and thus able to paint a vivid and often moving picture of the burgeoning movement.
The conference of the National Shop Stewards' Network in London on 22 January, voted 305 to 89 for a Socialist Party motion to set up a third national anti-cuts coordination to compete with Coalition of Resistance and Right to Work.
Dave Chapple, chair of the National Shop Stewards’ Network (NSSN), spoke to Solidarity about the NSSN conference on 22 January which will discuss proposals from the Socialist Party to set up another anti-cuts centre in rivalry with CoR and Right To Work.
“I lived in Kabul for two years as a child, right before the Russians invaded in 1979,”
National Shop Stewards Network committee members have objected to moves by the Socialist Party towards presenting the NSSN as the sole coordination of the anti-cuts battle, and maybe as an electoral vehicle.