Post Tagged with: "Britain"

Britain: Thatcher – A class warrior for capitalism

Britain: Thatcher – A class warrior for capitalism

Alistair Tice, Socialist Party regional secretary, Yorkshire “I would suggest as a memorial to Mrs Thatcher that instead of the usual headstone or statue, a dance floor should be erected over her grave”. This was proposed by a writer to the Observer paper from Durham, a former mining area, on […]

Campaign in Britain “Rape is No Joke”

Campaign in Britain “Rape is No Joke”

Following high profile cases such as those of Julian Assange and Dominique Strauss Kahn, there has been much debate recently about rape and sexual assault.  Sarah Wrack, first published in “Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales) On the Slutwalks and other protests, anger on these […]

Britain: Big business and the London Olympics

Britain: Big business and the London Olympics

The greatest sporting, and money-making, show on earth Manny Thain, from an edited version of an article in Socialism Today (monthly magazine of the Socialist Party, CWI England and Wales) The 2012 Olympic Games, held in London, will start with the ‘Opening Ceremony’ on Friday 27 July, watched by an […]

Riots: Who broke Britain?

Riots: Who broke Britain?

August’s explosive events revealed a class society in crisis Sarah Sachs-Eldridge, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales), first published in Socialism Today On Thursday 4 August police shot dead Mark Duggan on the streets of Tottenham. Local outrage at the killing was the spark for what followed in north London […]