2000s

Privatisation and Gentrification, Reaction and Resistance, in Hackney's 'Regeneration State' – Black Flag

Article on gentrification in the London Borough of Hackney, from Black Flag #222 2002.

Splits of the Socialist Workers Party (Britain)

Esme Choonara, Amy Leather, Candy Udwin, Maxine Bowler, 2013 Disputes Committee

We do not agree with their politics but reproduce this for reference.

Notable splits and departures from the Socialist Workers Party in Britain (and some notable international splits) in chronological order including key figures. The list shows a history of active members' serious complaints about the organisation and how it is organised. The issues are repeated since the formation of the SWP which should raise questions about the much-vaunted SWP model of ‘building the party’ especially for those unfamiliar with the party and its history.

SPGB Conference and delegate meeting reports

SPGB 1949 delegate meeting cover

The Socialist Party of Great Britain (SPGB) conference and Autumn delegate meeting (ADM) reports archive.

Marx's Critique of Utopian Socialists

New Harmony by F. Bate 1838 Robert Owen's utopian community

Marx's Critique of Utopian Socialists
Roger Paden
2002
Journal of Utopian Studies

Marx at the Millennium - Cyril Smith

Marx at the Millennium

Cyril Smith reinstates Marx's work as a relevant and vital source of inspiration, arguing that the Marxist tradition has essentially ignored the fundamental ideas of the man himself.

Imagine - Socialist Party of Canada

Imagine - Socialist Party of Canada

Imagine is the publication of the Socialist Party of Canada since 2002

Discussion Bulletin

Discussion Bulletin 1995 70 Mar Apr

Discussion Bulletin edited by Frank Girard was published quarterly from 1983 to 2003. See also the publication titled The Libertarian Communist Discussion Bulletin (2009-2015).

2008: Sit Down Strike at Republic Windows and Doors

A history of the sit down strike at Republic Windows and Doors at the beginning of the 2008 financial crisis.

The making of an organizer: A history and analysis of the Chicago Couriers Union 2003-2006

A personal account of an organiser's time in the Chicago Couriers Union (CCU)

Growing up during the ‘War on Terror’

The second part of Recomposition's ‘How were you radicalized?’ series brings us to the 2000s. Starting with his family roots in the South African anti-apartheid and American civil rights movements, the author takes us through the post-9/11 and Iraq War era, a time when many of us found the radical left.