Britain: Shouting Out For Marxism

Labor's radical voices resound with stridency—and division

We are facing the worst economic crisis in living memory," roared Marxist Union Leader Arthur Scargill. "Young people are being thrown on the scrap heap. We have to take the fight for jobs into the streets!" As Scargill stepped back from the podium, his audience of 2,000 Young Socialists jumped to their feet and broke into wild applause. Assembled at the seaside resort of Bridlington for their annual conference, the young foot soldiers of the Marxist left spent three days berating the established order. They joined...

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