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Martin Smith, SWP: look back with Bolus

Back in the days when Martin Smith of the Socialist Workers Party was just a mildly creepy arsehole who shouted at people with a megaphone, Vivian Bolus was rudely interrupted by Mr Smith and upbraided for his choice in jazz music. 40 more words

"How Sanders Made Clinton’s Win Illegitimate": Simple Math, Clinton Has Been Inevitable Democratic Nominee Since April

OK, so the fix is in. In one sense, it’s too bad the Associated Press and the TV networks called the Democratic race for Hillary Clinton before New Jersey, California and four smaller states voted on June 7. 802 more words


California Primary Election, Part 1


A quick note: California’s primary features all candidates of all parties on the same ballot.  The top two winners will go on to the general election, regardless of party.   19,555 more words


Kent socialist activists target removal of £9,000 tuition fee cap

Tuition fees are set to soar as top-performing universities will be able to raise fees above the current £9,000 threshold from next year.

Under major higher education reforms announced earlier this month, universities which show they provide high quality teaching will be able to increase their fees every year — with no upper limit. 25 more words

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Socialist Workers Party v Tories 

Yesterday I saw the protest in Holborn where the Tories were holding their Spring conference and the Socialist Workers Party turned up.

Lots of shouts of “Tory scum” and “Tories out” but in the main was a trouble-free protest from what I saw. 43 more words


Remembering women revolutionaries: Antoinette Konikow

This is the first in a new series of posts on under-remembered radical women. Today we focus on Antoinette F. Konikow. Konikow has a very good quality Wikipedia article, so I’ll start with that, although… 2,487 more words