Socialism versus Tariff Reform

Socalism versus Tariff Reform PDF Version Socalism versus Tariff Reform Being a Report of a debate between J. FITZGERALD, Representing the Socialist Party of Great Britain, and Mr SAMUEL SAMUELS, Prospective Conservative Candidate for Wandsworth, on Tuesday, May 21st, 1912, held at Tooting Graveney Schools, Tooting, S.W. Chairman: Rev. C. Williams. THE CHAIRMAN. Ladies and …

Sylvia Pankhurst on Socialism

‘Sylvia Pankhurst on Socialism’ – Available from store at £1.50 (+£1.50 p+p) Sylvia Pankhurst PDF file. Contents Sylvia Pankhurst on Socialism Published by The Socialist Party of Great Britain 52 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7UN October 2018 ISBN 978-1-909891-16-6 Estelle Sylvia Pankhurst Sylvia Pankhurst and Socialism The Pankhurst name is mainly associated with the …

‘Why the Russian Revolution Wasn’t a 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, …

What’s Wrong With Using Parliament?

PDF Version What’s Wrong With Using Parliament The cases for and against the revolutionary use of parliament Contents Introduction Capitalist limited democracy Majority action Reformist parliamentarism Participatory revolution Anti-Parliamentarian and Anarchist Objections Unconstitutional “Power corrupts” Conspiracy Coup Unrealistic alternatives Introduction What distinguishes us, amongst those who want a classless, stateless, wageless, moneyless society based on …

Are We Prisoners of Our Genes?

PDF Version Are We Prisoners of Our Genes? Introduction It may seem out of place that a political party should publish a pamphlet on an essentially scientific subject. What significance, it may be asked, have advances in our understanding of how heredity works got to do with a political programme aimed at changing the basis …

An Inconvenient Question-Socialism and the Environment

PDF version An Inconvenient Question – Socialism and the Environment Contents    Introduction 1:What is ecology? 2:Earth under threat 3:Profit wins, the environment also ran 4:The waste of capitalism 5:Earth Summits – a record of failure 6:Green reformism 7:Socialism – an inconvenient question?     Introduction In recent years the environment has become a major …

The Market System Most Go!

PDF Version The Market System Must Go! Introduction This pamphlet, on the subject of ‘reform or revolution’, is intended to explain why the Socialist Party advocates a revolutionary transformation of existing society rather than piecemeal reform, like the Labour Party or the Conservatives. It is primarily intended to be a detailed back-up to our more …

Socialist Principles Explained

  PDF Version Socialist Principles Explained The reason for this pamphlet We are open Very few political parties these days are willing to tell you what they are aiming for and how they are prepared to achieve it. The Socialist Party  and our Companion Parties overseas have always done so. Our monthly journal, The Socialist …

Historical Materialism

PDF Version Historical Materialism Preface Most people know that in past centuries the world was very different from what it is now – different methods of production and means of transport, different ideas and behaviour, different political systems, and different social classes – slave owners and slaves, feudal lords and serfs, and now employers and …

Marxism Revisited

Since the break-up of the USSR and its eastern European empire, with the consequent collapse of Leninist ideas of revolution, it has become the accepted wisdom that Marxism is outdated. In this series of public forums The Socialist Party examined that body of thought known as Marxism and reassessed its relevance to modern conditions and …

Socialism

PREFACE TO THIRD EDITION THE first edition of this pamphlet, which amounted to 20,000 copies, was sold out some time ago. The delay in bringing out the second edition has been due to that bugbear of working-class organisations— lack of funds. Perhaps those who are interested in seeing more pamphlets produced by us and who …