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Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay (VI): The Art of Self-Defence

November 18, 2013 1:11 pm0 comments
Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay (VI): The Art of Self-Defence

In Part Five of ‘Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay’ with no political party willing to seriously oppose Thatcher’s poll tax, millions of ordinary people begin to organise themselves at grassroots level, often inspired by the historic revolutionary events in the former Stalinist countries of Eastern Europe. The town of Northwich was typical of […]

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A Party of Our Own (Part IV): A Socialist Alternative

February 4, 2013 12:00 pm3 comments
A Party of Our Own (Part IV): A Socialist Alternative

After forty years of work within Labour, by 1991 the Marxists of the Militant Tendency were virtually emptied out of the party for fighting Thatcher’s unpopular poll tax.

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Why I Marched, Why I Shouldn’t Have And Why I Would Again

November 25, 2012 6:00 pm3 comments
Why I Marched, Why I Shouldn’t Have  And Why I Would Again

Before the NUS demo in London on the 21st of November, across the internet, people popped up on basically every media outlet, describing why they wouldn’t march/didn’t think we should. Among the most wide-spread of these was the parody twitter hashtag #Deluded2012 (as supposed to the NUS official hashtag #demo2012). […]

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