The Socialist Equality Party (UK)

Capitalism has failed in Britain and the entire world. The Socialist Equality Party is organizing the working class in the fight for socialism: the reorganization of all of economic life to serve social needs, not private profit.

Socialism means the abolition of all forms of inequality and exploitation. The fight for socialism is at the same time a fight against war, authoritarianism, environmental degradation and all the consequences of capitalist society.

Socialism must be fought for and won by the working class itself. It will be achieved only through a revolutionary movement that has as its aim the establishment of workers' power.

Socialism, moreover, cannot be realized in one country. All the great problems confronting mankind are global problems that require global solutions.

The fight for socialism, therefore, requires the unity and collaboration of workers in every country on the basis of a common program and perspective. The Socialist Equality Party works is the British section of the International Committee of the Fourth International, the World Party of Socialist Revolution founded by Leon Trotsky in 1938.

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For the United Socialist States of Europe!

Workers in Britain must reject all forms of racism and nationalism and link their struggles with workers in Europe and throughout the world. Against the European Union and its pro-business governments, we stand for workers’ rule across the continent.

From the beginning of the Brexit referendum campaign in 2016, the SEP called for an active boycott, opposing both the nationalist calls for an 'independent' Britain and the capitalist European Union, which has dictated savage austerity, militarism and attacks on refugees across the continent.

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Oppose militarism and war!

Almost two decades after the United States launched the “war on terror,” the entire world is being dragged into an ever-expanding maelstrom of imperialist violence. Millions have been killed by the wars of US imperialism and its allies in the Middle East and Africa, and tens of millions maimed or turned into refugees. A century after the end of World War I, these conflicts are once again metastasizing toward a catastrophic global conflagration.

The ICFI and SEP are fighting to build a new international anti-war movement of the working class. The fight against war is the fight against its source, the capitalist profit system.

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Trotskyism is the Marxism of the 21st Century

Leon Trotsky founded the Fourth International as the World Party of Socialist Revolution in 1938, to oppose the Stalinist degeneration of the Communist (Third) International.

The Socialist Equality Party (SEP) is the British section of the Fourth International, the world party of socialist revolution founded by Leon Trotsky in 1938 and led today by the International Committee. The International Committee of the Fourth International (ICFI) represents the continuity of the struggle waged by Marx, Engels, Lenin and Trotsky to forge an independent revolutionary party of the working class for the overthrow of the capitalist profit system.

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Free Julian Assange!

The Biden administration is seeking to extradite Julian Assange, an award-winning Australian journalist, to face charges of espionage that carry a life sentence and possible death penalty. His only “crime” is the publication of document exposing the war crimes and diplomatic intrigues of US imperialism and its allies.

We urge all defenders of democratic rights and opponents of imperialist war to get involved and join the fight to free Julian Assange!

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No to Internet Censorship!

In virtually every country, governments are seeking to crack down on the internet, prevent the spread of socialist and left-wing views, and stop workers from being able to communicate and organize online. They are collaborating with the giant social media and technology corporations including Facebook, Google and Twitter to engage in censorship.

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The fight against fascism

Unprecedented levels of social inequality, continuous wars and the drive to great-power conflict are incompatible with the maintenance of democratic forms of rule. Around the world, capitalist governments are building up the state apparatus, surveillance and censorship directed at the population.

From the United States to Germany, fascist forces are being systematically promoted by the ruling class. Their elevation is part of preparations to violently suppress mass opposition in the working class to social inequality and war.

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Build the International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE)!

The International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE) is the student and youth movement of the Socialist Equality Party. It fights to unite students and young people for peace, equality, the rights of the working class and socialism.

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