Month: December 2021

World Without Borders 3/3

9th December 2021

To escape capitalist exploitation, class solidarity needs to take precedence over any national allegiances. Our case is that the new social system we advocate must be worldwide. The world must be regarded as one country and humanity as one people. We reject borders and frontiers in world socialism. In the World Socialist Movement, we do not accept the view that things will always stay […]

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World Without Borders 2/3

8th December 2021

Paul Lincoln, the outgoing head of the UK Border Force,  quoted Shane MacGowan of The Pogues, saying: ‘People are talking about immigration, emigration and the rest of the bloody thing. It’s all bloody crap.’  Lincoln concluded his speech with ‘We’re all human beings, we’re all mammals, we’re all rocks, plants, rivers. Bloody borders are just such a pain in the bloody […]

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World Without Borders 1/3

5th December 2021

Just as capitalism is a world system of society, so too must socialism be. There never has been, and never can be, socialism in just one country. Socialism will be one worldwide community without national boundaries, united humanity, sharing a world of common interests, would also share world administration. This is the socialist alternative to […]

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The Revolutionary Vote 6/6

2nd December 2021

The Vote as Weapon People who come into contact with the World Socialist Movement and learn that we advocate revolution are often surprised that the revolution we urge is one that can be brought about by parliamentary means. To many, the word “revolution” conjures up images of barricades and street fighting. People associate revolution with the violent overthrow of governments, […]

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The Revolutionary Vote 5/6

1st December 2021

The World Socialist Movement seeks a revolution but one involving much more than a change of political master. We want a social revolution, a revolution in the basis of society. A sweeping, fundamental change in political and economic organisation. The key task of the working class is to capture control of the political machinery of society for the […]

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