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Labour, the left and the next General Election

14th October 2012 Socialist Action 0

By Nicky Dempsey and Jane West

The media consensus on the assessment of both the Labour and Tory conferences indicates a growing acceptance of the political consequences of what the polls are showing – that Labour looks set to win the next General Election or at worst be the largest party, and this will occur under Ed Miliband’s leadership.

Student Fightback 2012

13th October 2012 Socialist Action 0

‘Student Fightback 2012’ takes place this coming Saturday, on 13 October at the University College London.

The conference will be a key opportunity for student activists from across the country to come together and plan the next steps in the student fight-back to the Tories, cuts, racism, inequality and war.

Venezuela: Your victory is our victory

12th October 2012 Socialist Action 0

By Jane West

Despite the best efforts of the US and its allies, and the vain hopes of the Western media, Hugo Chávez comprehensively won Sunday’s Venezuelan presidential election with 54.42% of the vote against 44.97% for the opposition.

Chávez gained a record 8.1 million votes compared to 6.5 for the opposition in an election with one of the highest ever turnouts in a Venezuelan election.