The row in the Socialist Workers Party is heading for a split. The opposition, which now has a public website, internationalsocialismuk.blogspot.co.uk, is calling for an SWP special conference and the removal of the current Central Committee and Disputes Committee.
A new dimension has been added to the crisis in the SWP by Gilad Atzmon declaring that charges of sexual harassment and rape against leading SWP organiser Martin Smith are a "tribal" (read: Jewish) conspiracy.
I was expelled from the Socialist Workers Party (SWP, then called IS) on 4 December 1971. IS then was different from, and more open than, the SWP today. But there are links between then and now.
The Socialist Workers’ Party (SWP) should arrange a further investigation into the charges brought by a woman member of rape by its former national secretary, and still leading organiser, Martin Smith.
Click here to hear the recording. Joan Smith, former editor of the SWP women’s magazine Women’s Voice, spoke alongside Cathy Nugent from Workers’ Liberty at the AWL London forum on 27 February 2013.
At the annual conference of the Socialist Workers Party (SWP, the largest of the would-be Trotskyist groups in Britain) on 4-6 January, the Central Committee was almost defeated in a vote on whether to endorse its handling of an investigation into allegations of serious misconduct against a prominent member.
There is currently a faction fight underway in the Socialist Workers Party (SWP), Britain's largest far-left group.
At the National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts conference at Birmingham Uni on 8-9 December, Workers' Liberty students voted for a proposal from t
The attack on the Egyptian Revolutionary Socialists member Taha Magdy poses in a most brutal fashion the failure of the strategic orientation over many years of the SWP, which has influenced the Revolutionary Socialists.
Last year I was 'elected', along with fellow National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts activist Edd Bauer, onto the national committee of the Education Activist Network, which is run by the Socialist Wo