An introduction to the World Socialist Movement and The Socialist Party of Great Britain
We believe that socialism will be a wage-free, money-free, free-access society.
We believe that leaders are inherently undemocratic; socialists oppose leadership.
We believe that socialists shouldn't work for reforms to capitalism, because only a movement for socialism itself can establish socialism.
We believe that socialism will be a cooperative, worldwide system, and it has clearly not yet been established.
We believe that a scientific approach and understanding by the working class are necessary to establish socialism.
We believe that democratically capturing the state through parliamentary elections is the safest, surest method for the working class to enable itself to establish socialism.
We claim that socialism will be a sharp break with capitalism with no "transition period" or gradual implementation of socialism (although socialism will be a dynamic, changing society once it is established).
We claim that there can be no state in a socialist society.
We claim that there can be no classes in a socialist society.
We claim that only the vast majority, acting consciously in its own interests, for itself, by itself, can create socialism.
We claim that there is one working class, worldwide.
We claim that religion is a social, not personal, matter and that religion is incompatible with socialist understanding.
We claim that Leninism/Maoism/Trotskyism is a distortion of Marxian analysis.
We claim a very accurate, consistent analysis since 1904 when the first Companion Party was founded.