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The Party: Volume I: The Sixties, A Political Memoir: The Socialist Workers Party 1960-1988 - Barry Sheppard (2005)

GoodReads: “An engaging and insightful account of the anti-Vietnam War movement, the Civil Rights movement, Students for a Democratic Society, and the Socialist Workers Party, including personal reflections on Malcolm X.” 8 more words


In the Balance of Power: Independent Black Politics and Third-Party Movements in the United States - Omar H. Ali (2008)

From Amazon: “With the presidential election looming, the “black vote” has been deemed a crucial portion of the electorate. Historically, most black voters have aligned themselves with one of the two major parties—the Republican Party from the time of the Civil War to the New Deal; and, since the New Deal, and especially since the height of the modern civil rights movement, the Democratic Party. 151 more words


Tennessee Accepts Five Independent Presidential Petitions

(Via Richard Winger @ Ballot Access News)

The Tennessee Secretary of State says that five independent presidential petitions have enough valid signatures:

1. Gary Johnson… 145 more words

Preaching to the Choir - Jeremy Corbyn in Highbury Fields

The few hundred people who gathered in Highbury Fields to hear Jeremy Corbyn speak yesterday evening carried many banners and placards. Both the Socialist Party and Socialist Workers Party were well represented; Momentum – Corbyn’s personal shock troops – clustered around the old fire engine that served as a stage; one man waved a UNISON flag. 452 more words

Jeremy Corbyn

Towards a Revolutionary Party in Ireland?

A friend sent me a link to an article he thought was dreadful saying it might be worth me replying to.  By coincidence I had looked at the site on Sunday to see the latest on what the Socialist Workers Party was saying and thought I would read one of the articles.  1,505 more words

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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