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Building the Revolutionary Party? - Geoff Foote

An article by Geoff Foote critically examining the idea of a "revolutionary party". This article was first published by the Organisation of Revolutionary Anarchists in Libertarian Communist Review #1, and then made available online by the Struggle.ws website.

Democracy and the SWP

Democracy and the SWP

We do not agree with their politics but reproduce this for reference.

Splits of the Socialist Workers Party (Britain)

Esme Choonara Amy Leather Candy Udwin Maxine Bowler SWP Disputes Committee

We do not agree with their politics but reproduce this for reference.

Notable splits and departures from the Socialist Workers Party in Britain (and some notable international splits) in chronological order including key figures. The list shows a history of active members' serious complaints about the organisation and how it is organised. The issues are repeated since the formation of the SWP which should raise questions about the much-vaunted SWP model of ‘building the party’ especially for those unfamiliar with the party and its history.

A Class Analysis? AFA Review of “The Nazis, Capitalism and the Working Class" by Donny Gluckstein

Book review by Tom Cord, from Fighting Talk magazine issue 23 (1999).

Left Luggage: AFA on the conservative left

From issue 17 of Anti-Fascist Action's Fighting Talk magazine (1997)

Flabby Pacifism: review of "Fascism - Theory and Practice" by Dave Renton

Anti-Fascist Action's review of the Socialist Worker Party member Dave Renton's "Fascism - Theory and Practice" published by Pluto Press in 1999. The review appeared in issue 22 of Fighting Talk magazine.

Revolutionary organisation

Pamphlet published by Solidarity containing two texts: Revolutionary Organisation, and "Open letter to IS" (the International Socialists, now the Socialist Workers Party), on how we as revolutionaries should organise ourselves.

Carnival of the Oppressed, The Angry Brigade and the Gay Liberation Front

Gay News rally

An article investigating the relationship between Gay Liberationist groups and the British New Left.

Before the 'unity' of Grunwick: 40 years since the Imperial Typewriters strike - Evan Smith

Imperial Typewriters strikers, 1974

Article written 40 years on about the strike of predominantly East African Asian women in Leicester, with information about the relationships of the unions and the left to the strikers.

Crass protest or class struggle

From Socialist Studies 78 Winter 2010