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The only living SPGBer in New York City.
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Branch News (1964)
Party News from the February 1964 issue of the Socialist Standard Lewisham Branch , in anticipation of the General Election, have a full programme of meetings and activity arranged for the next few months. Their first meeting is at the Bromley Library Lectu...

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Branch News (1964)
Party News from the January 1964 issue of the Socialist Standard Readers of the December issue who ordered a year’s subscription for the Socialist Standard should be feeling justified on seeing the first issue for 1964. Those who did not send in their subsc...

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The Price of a Home (2017)
The Cooking the Books column from the May 2017 issue of the Socialist Standard Everybody is supposed to aspire to owning their home. It is true that, in the insecure world that capitalism is, owning where you live does give you a measure of security. But it...

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The Silent Conspiracy (1993)
Book Review from the August 1993 issue of the Socialist Standard The Silent Conspiracy: Inside the Intelligence Services in the 1990s by Stephen Dorril. (Heinemann, London, £16.99.) The existence, and function, of the modern state is accepted and not questi...

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Modern Political Ideologies (1993)
Book Review from the August 1993 issue of the Socialist Standard Modern Political Ideologies . By Andrew Vincent. (Blackwell.) Starting with the origin and history of the concept of ideology, through Marx’s and Engels’s differing uses of the term, Vincent g...

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Going private (1983)
From the February 1983 issue of the Socialist Standard There is a simple belief among electors that the Labour Party is for nationalisation and the Tories are against it. While it is true that there are elements holding such views in the two Parties the rea...

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Socialists and Parliament (1992)
Letters to the Editors from the May 1992 issue of the Socialist Standard Dear Editors, Having listened to many of your SPGB discussion tapes I think I broadly understand the Socialist Party perspective. However I still feel very unclear about the vexed ques...

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Not Piffle but Propaganda for Capitalism (1974)
Book Review from the October 1974 issue of the Socialist Standard “ Why We Need a Wealth Tax ”, J. S. Fleming and I. M. D. Little; Methuen & Co. 34 pages, 45p. The authors are described as two leading Oxford economists. Another economist, Mr. Patrick Hutber...

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A not very secret service (2000)
Book Review from the July 2000 issue of the Socialist Standard 'MI6: Fifty Years of Special Operations' , by Stephen Dorril. (Fourth Estate, London 2000. 907 pages) Even before this book had been put on sale in bookshops, review copies had given rise to con...

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Housing: An Anarchist Approach (1976)
Book Review from the September 1976 issue of the Socialist Standard Housing: An Anarchist Approach by Colin Ward. Freedom Press, £1.25. This is a collection of articles by the former editor of Anarchy , published between 1945 and 1957: some in anarchist jou...
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