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SWP conference plans for a year of challenges and opportunities

Issue No. 2083

Student delegates planning their  next moves. The growth of the SWP student groups has been one of last year’s major successes
 (Pic: http://www.guysmallman.com/» Guy Smallman )

Student delegates planning their next moves. The growth of the SWP student groups has been one of last year’s major successes (Pic: » Guy Smallman)


The annual conference of the Socialist Workers Party took place last weekend. Hundreds of delegates assessed the previous year’s work and planned for the future. In the following articles we summarise some of the key discussions

» The scope of the economic crisis – Alex Callinicos introduced the discussion on Economic Crisis, Imperialism and the Left

»  Strong branches are key to building an effective SWP – SWP national secretary Martin Smith opened the session on Building the Party

» ‘Complete disgust’ with Labour provides a space for radicals – Sessions on The Crisis of Labourism & Where Next for Respect were introduced by Chris Bambery and John Rees

» Push for joint action – SWP industrial organiser Charlie Kimber opened the session on Politics in the Workplace

»  Other sessions – Stop the War | Women’s liberation | Anti-racism | Decisions | Conference voices


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