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Pathfinders: Space Oddity

A dummy dressed as an astronaut rides a red Tesla Roadster into space (with Bowie’s Space Oddity playing on a loop on the in-car stereo), courtesy of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket, and leaves a...

For Whom the Carillion Tolls

The collapse of Carillion has brought the Private Finance Initiative (PFI) into the headlines once more, much to the delight of the Corbynite crowd in the Labour Party.  PFI was, essentially...

Turkey: What's Going On?

‘What on earth is going on in Turkey these days?’ It’s a good question. What indeed is going on in Turkey.

There are no simple answers because there is usually no clear grasp of the...

Rear View

Global misery

'There must be something rotten in the very core of a social system which increases its wealth without diminishing its misery...' This comment is as valid today, quite...

Editorial: Privatisation No Better

The recent collapse of the construction company, Carillion, has put the government's Private Finance Initiative (PFI) policy under the spotlight. Under this policy, private companies are contracted to finance and manage public sector projects, such as building and maintaining schools and hospitals. On completion, the building or service is leased back to the government, which then must make an annual payment for a period of 25 or more years. The main advantage for the government is that much of the costs can be kept off the government balance sheets.

The Biggest Festival of the 19th Century: Life in the Paris Commune

'The Biggest Festival of the 19th Century: Life in the Paris Commune'
West London Branch meeting
Venue: Chiswick Town Hall

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

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The Socialist Party's latest pamphlet

The State and the Socialist Revolution

'Why the Russian Revolution Wasn't a Socialist Revolution'

A reprint of Russian Marxist Julius Martov’s pamphlet 'The State and the Socialist Revolution'.
With an introduction by the Socialist Party, on the occasion of the one hundredth anniversary of the Bolshevik coup in Russia.

Cover price £2.00.

Copies from the Socialist Party, 52 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7UN for £3.50 including P & P. Cheques payable to ‘The Socialist Party of Great Britain’.

Price: £3.50