The Socialist Correspondent exposes capitalism and promotes socialism. Supporters of capitalism said that the end of the Cold War would mean peace and growing prosperity but the opposite has happened. The world is now a much more dangerous place since the defeat of the Soviet Union, leaving the US and other capitalist countries relatively free to exert their power. Following western wars of aggression, regime change and the so-called ‘War on Terror’ there has been an increase in instability, terrorism, human migration, hunger and poverty. The economic crash was a result of Bankers' greed and now a decade later nothing has changed. Working people were made to pay for the crash and are now worse off - capitalism intends to keep making them pay.

The mainstream capitalist media do everything to hide the truth about history and current events. They claim to be impartial reporters but the view of the world they present is always in the interests of their paymasters. The Socialist Correspondent attempts to get to the truth behind events. Using Marxist principles, it shines a light on those responsible for war, terrorism and exploitation and reports and analyses the struggles of working people across the globe. The Socialist Correspondent is partisan. It unashamedly supports those fighting for peace, justice and socialism.    

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The end of the unipolar US order in the Middle East – Meeting Sunday 7th March 2.00 pm
The Socialist Correspondent invites you to an analysis and discussion meeting Sunday 7th March at 2.00pm: THE END OF THE UNIPOLAR US ORDER IN THE MIDDLE EAST Power is shifting in the Middle East – the region where so many of the world’s fault-lines meet. While the Syrian war subsides, the war in Yemen continues and the threat of war against Iran grows. Russia has re-asserted itself militarily and China is involved economically – both countering a weaker but increasingly dangerous, USA. As US hegemony begins to wane, the rival regional players are staking their claims. How will Biden try to use these expansionist powers in America’s interest? Simon Korner examines the complex situation Chair Frieda Park You are invited to a Zoom Meeting. When: Mar 7, 2021 02.00PM London Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZckfuyqqTItH9xKr5bXN8_xt-VyKGwGCLpg After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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British capitalism's crisis
Brexit will leave British capital weaker and marks another significant step in Britain’s decline relative to other imperial powers over the last 100 years. Britain always had an uneasy relationship with the EU, with different allegiances and ambitions from France and Germany. Having said that the dominant sectors of British capital, whose interests were tied up with the EU, were not in favour of Brexit. However it did happen due to the continued tensions within the British ruling-class about its world role, the incompetence of its political representatives and alienation in communities which had suffered neglect over decades. The full impact of Brexit remains to be seen, but there is bound to be a hit on the financial sector which dominates the economy. There is also the prospect of the break-up of the UK with majority support currently for Scottish independence and the reshaping of Northern Ireland’s relationship to the UK and Ireland by the Brexit process. All this is happening against the backdrop of a long term decline in British capital’s share of the world economy, an increasingly parasitic domestic economy and the disastrous handling of the coronavirus pandemic by the UK government and the devolved administrations.
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Brexit is done - or is it?
Britain has left the European Union and exited from the year-long transition period on 31st December 2020. This is four and a half years after the vote to Leave and it is not over yet. The agreement between the UK and the EU leaves many issues unresolved and constructs a web of committees which will keep them in permanent negotiating mode. Although the UK has gained some formal autonomy from the EU in this agreement, nevertheless it is founded on neo-liberal assumptions and keeping both parties in alignment, precluding progressive intervention in the economy.
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