Socialist Economics

21st June 2021

 1: Commodities It is impossible to understand the way in which the Capitalist system works without some knowledge of basic Marxian economics. Such knowledge is invaluable to the Socialist because he can use it to expose the myth that the capitalist is the lynch-pin of society and without him, civilization would perish. The Marxist theory […]

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The Ideas of the WSM

31st May 2021

Socialists know that it is difficult for our fellow-workers to recognise and acknowledge their servile status because wage-slavery is cloaked with many disguises. The absence of legal forms of slavery and serfdom serve to hide the true nature of modern slavery. And because the capitalist class with their media of indoctrination, it is indeed difficult to find the truth. […]

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New Spanish translation of the Rosa Luxembourg and Socialism Pamphlet

26th July 2023

The SPGB pamphlet on Rosa Luxembourg and Socialism has been translated into Spanish and is available here:

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Edgar Hardcastle in Dutch

17th July 2023

The Dutch-language section of the Marxist Internet Archive has started a section on Edgar Hardcastle (“Hardy” as he was known in the Party) with his articles translated from the Socialist Standard.

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New Translation into Spanish – The Role of the Soviets in the Russian Bourgeois Revolution

4th July 2023

There is a new translation of the English article, The Role of the Soviets in the Russian Bourgeois Revolution: The Point of View of Julius Martov, into Spanish is available:

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Socialist Standard – July 2023

1st July 2023

The July issue of the Socialist Standard, the journal of the Socialist Party of Great Britain, has just hit the shelves of reputable newsagents, doormats and online. This is issue sees socialists take on the electric kettle giant Russell Hobbs, deal with the concepts of Political Instinct, DIY Politics, Biodiversity and interview a Half Earth […]

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Socialist Activity around WWI

15th June 2023

For English language readers the Socialist Party of Great Britain now has a complete run of articles from the Party Journal from 1910 – 1919. The period covers the mass slaughter of workers in WWI, strikes, the early Labour Party, the Suffragettes, and the Bolshevik’s taking power in Russia. This now means every issue of […]

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Socialist Standard – June 2023

1st June 2023

The June issue of the Socialist Standard, the journal of the Socialist Party of Great Britain, has just hit the shelves of reputable newsagents, doormats and online. This is issue covers a range of current topics in the UK, such as Greedflation and the NHS Strikes, David Attenborough, The Coronation and two articles looking at […]

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New Times

16th March 2023

It is true that humanity is indeed confronted with the problem of survival on this planet. But the human race will survive. And in order to survive, it will do away with the social system which threatens its survival. Socialism will win the world and change the world, and make it safe for peace and freedom. There is […]

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A Global Administration

15th March 2023

From the August 1970 issue of the Socialist Standard World government is an idea most people understand. Indeed, if science fiction books and comics are anything to go by, most people expect it to come sooner or later. Even though people expect world organisation to take the form either of a world dictatorship or of a federation […]

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13th March 2023

Prefacio La mayoría de la gente sabe que en siglos pasados el mundo era muy diferente de lo que es ahora: diferentes métodos de producción y medios de transporte, diferentes ideas y comportamientos, diferentes sistemas políticos y diferentes clases sociales: dueños de esclavos y esclavos, señores feudales y siervos, y ahora empleadores y asalariados. Lo que es menos conocido es qué causó estos cambios y cómo se produjeron. El propósito de este folleto es refutar las explicaciones ofrecidas por escritores que […]

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10th March 2023

Un corresponsal nos ha pedido que definamos nuestra actitud hacia el materialismo dialéctico. Esta frase se ha convertido en el caldo de cultivo de quienes tratan de defender la tortuosa política de aquel gigante de patas de barro del Este —Rusia— y le ha deseado las características místicas de un solvente de todos los puntos de vista, incluso los más flagrantemente contradictorios, como un país “socialista” en el que existen salarios y unos pocos privilegiados disfrutan del lujo a costa de la […]

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