SEP European Election Campaign 2014

Germany: Ver.di union delegates re-elect chairman despite sellouts

By Dietmar Henning, 29 September 2015

The Ver.di leadership is haunted by the prospect of younger layers of workers turning away from the unions and escaping their control.

UK SEP National Secretary interviewed on BBC Daily Politics

By our reporter, 4 June 2014

Marsden explained that a previous interview demonstrated bias and trivialised “something which is quite serious.”

Ireland’s governing parties punished in local and European elections

By Jordan Shilton, 31 May 2014

The most significant result was the collapse of support for the Labour Party and the resignation of its leader.

The European elections and the crisis of the EU

By Peter Schwarz, 29 May 2014

The SEP and PSG participated in the European elections in order to provide a perspective for the coming class battles and build sections of the International Committee of the Fourth International throughout Europe.

Participants speak at PSG’s eve of poll election meeting

By our correspondents, 29 May 2014

The PSG were the only ones “who focused their election campaign on the danger of war,” a participant told the WSWS.

European election results for the Socialist Equality Party (UK) and Partei für Soziale Gleichheit (Germany)

By our correspondent, 29 May 2014

The PSG of Germany received 9,852 votes nationwide, while the SEP (UK) obtained 5,067 votes in Britain’s northwest region.

UK foodbank organizer says most recipients are working poor

By Robert Stevens, 28 May 2014

The World Socialist Web Site spoke to Scott Tulloch, who runs a foodbank at Lower Broughton in central Salford about the growth in emergency food aid.

French neo-fascist victory in European elections exposes bankruptcy of ruling elite

By Alex Lantier, 27 May 2014

The vote does not indicate broad support for the neo-fascists’ anti-immigrant agenda, but the absence of any organization opposed to the ruling Socialist Party from the left.

PSG holds successful final election meeting

By our correspondents, 27 May 2014

The Partei für Soziale Gleichheit concluded its European election campaign on Saturday with a well attended meeting in Berlin Tempelhof.

Major losses for ruling parties, gains for anti-EU parties in European elections

By Chris Marsden, 26 May 2014

Amidst low turnout in European Parliament elections, parties opposed to the EU, nominally on the right and left, benefited from hostility to the austerity measures.

Lively discussions at SEP European election meetings in North West England

By our reporter, 26 May 2014

German socialist Johannes Stern spoke at both of the Socialist Equality Party’s Eve of Poll meetings in Liverpool and Manchester.

“No more war”

Video: PSG member speaks in Voices Against War

By Werner Siepmann, 24 May 2014

In this video, long-time Socialist Equality Party (PSG) member Werner Siepmann, 83, recounts his memories of the Second World War and calls on workers and young people to take up the fight against militarism.

European Elections: SEP candidate Robert Skelton speaks at candidates meeting

By our reporters, 24 May 2014

Skelton spoke alongside candidates from the Green Party, Liberal Democrats, Pirate Party, UK Independence Party, English Democrats, Independence from Europe and the fascist British National Party.

Residents in North West England speak to SEP election campaign teams

SEP candidate Ajitha Gunaratne, 24 May 2014

The SEP received a warm reception for its campaign against the European Union and for the United Socialist States of Europe.

SEP European election candidate Chris Marsden interviewed on BBC 2’s “Daily Politics ”

By our reporter, 23 May 2014

Marsden explained that the SEP “advances a perspective that defends the working class.”

Vote SEP and PSG in the European elections!

By Ulrich Rippert, 22 May 2014

At the heart of the election campaign of the PSG and the SEP is the fight for a socialist perspective and the construction of a new party of the working class.

European elections: PSG campaigns in Leipzig

By our correspondents, 21 May 2014

Discussions with workers and young people in Leipzig quickly revealed that the threat of war is an issue of great concern to many.

SEP candidate Chris Marsden speaks to BBC Radio Stoke and Radio Cumbria

By our reporter, 20 May 2014

Marsden responds to interviewer Stuart George’s questions regarding what the Socialist Equality Party was born out of and what it stood for.

Osram workers in Berlin support PSG election campaign

By Verena Nees, 20 May 2014

PSG candidates distributed the party’s European election statement “Fight against war” at the Osram plant in Berlin during a shift change on May 15.

SEP campaign in Liverpool: “I think we need a real left wing party, an alternative to the three main parties”

By our reporters, 19 May 2014

Workers expressed disgust with the right-wing policies of the major parties and concern over events in Ukraine.

Video report: PSG holds antiwar rally in Berlin

By our correspondents, 16 May 2014

The Socialist Equality Party has organized rallies across Berlin under the slogan: “Vote against war—vote PSG!”

German PSG and British SEP present their European election programme at Paris meeting

By our correspondent, 15 May 2014

The main speaker, Peter Schwarz, secretary of the ICFI, said, “While we are standing candidates in Germany and Britain, our campaign is aimed at all European workers.”

Participants at Paris meeting speak on SEP European election campaign

By our reporter, 15 May 2014

Workers and students at the Paris meeting spoke on the danger of war and the need to unite the working class.

SEP candidates interviewed on BBC Radio Merseyside

By our reporter, 15 May 2014

The working class faces major corporations that operate on a European and indeed global scale, and the only way to combat them is through a united offensive of the working class.

PSG holds European election rally at Alexanderplatz in Berlin

By our correspondents, 14 May 2014

Last Saturday, the PSG’s European election campaign held a rally at Alexanderplatz in Berlin, attracting many passersby.

SEP European election campaign: Manchester and Salford residents speak out

By Robert Stevens, 14 May 2014

The Socialist Equality Party’s campaign in the North West of England has met a warm response from workers and young people.

European Elections: SEP candidate Robert Skelton speaks at hustings in Manchester, UK

By our reporters, 12 May 2014

In light of the criminal drive to war against Russia by US and European imperialism, Skelton called for an end to militarism.

PSG election campaign gains significant support in Berlin

By our correspondents, 12 May 2014

Workers in the German capital discussed the issues in the European elections with Partei für Soziale Gleichheit candidates and supporters.

European election: Hessian Rundfunk interviews PSG candidate

By our correspondents, 9 May 2014

The PSG is campaigning against the revival of German militarism with street meetings, information stands and election posters.

ICFI meeting in Paris on May 11 for the European elections

No to war against Russia! No to austerity! Support the ICFI in the European elections!

8 May 2014

SEP (UK) candidate: Oppose attacks on National Health Service workers’ pay

Ajitha Gunaratne—candidate of the SEP (UK) for the European elections, 6 May 2014

The following statement has been issued by Ajitha Gunaratne, candidate of the Socialist Equality Party for the North West England constituency in the upcoming European elections.

PSG campaign: “It is not true that the Western powers stand for democracy and human rights”

By our reporters, 5 May 2014

The Partei für Soziale Gleichheit has won an important response from workers and young people in its campaign against war and militarism.

Fight job losses at Liverpool museums

Danny Dickinson—SEP (UK) candidate in the European elections, 2 May 2014

The following appeal for a struggle in defence of Liverpool’s art and culture has been issued by Danny Dickinson, one of the Socialist Equality Party’s candidates for the North West England constituency in the upcoming elections for the European Parliament.

PSG campaigns in Cologne: “It is unacceptable that fascists are in power in Kiev”

By our correspondents, 30 April 2014

Over the past two weeks, members and supporters of the Partei für Soziale Gleichheit spoke with workers, the unemployed and students in Cologne.

Partei für Soziale Gleichheit launches European election campaign in Berlin

By our correspondent, 29 April 2014

The Socialist Equality Party enters the European election campaign as the only party in Germany opposing the warmongering of the country’s politicians, academics and media.

German PSG releases European election broadcast

By our correspondents, 28 April 2014

The Socialist Equality Party in Germany (Partei für Soziale Gleichheit-PSG) released its broadcast for the European elections on Friday.

Oppose the fracking operation at Barton Moss

SEP candidate Robert Skelton, 24 April 2014

The following statement has been issued by Robert Skelton, candidate of the Socialist Equality Party for the North West England constituency in the upcoming European elections.

Socialist Equality Party (UK) speaks to workers about attacks on welfare in Manchester

SEP candidate Ajitha Gunaratne, 23 April 2014

SEP candidate Ajitha Gunaratne spoke to workers and youth in Manchester, a city devastated by de-industrialisation and the austerity policies of successive Conservative and Labour governments.

SEP European Election campaign: Oppose the assault on immigrants and asylum seekers

SEP candidate Danny Dickinson, 21 April 2014

The Socialist Equality Party (UK), together with the Partei für Soziale Gleichheit in Germany, is standing candidates for the elections to the European Parliament.

No to war! Vote PSG!

European election statement of the Partei für Soziale Gleichheit (Socialist Equality Party of Germany)

18 April 2014

The PSG is the only party that opposes the revival of German militarism. All other parties are conspiring against the population, which is broadly opposed to militaristic great-power politics.

SEP holds first European election meeting in North West England constituency

By Paul Mitchell, 17 April 2014

SEP National Secretary Chris Marsden told the first European election meeting, “Our programme has stood the test of time. We ask you not just to vote for us, but to join and help build the SEP.”

Manchester meeting: “It’s like a blindfold being taken off”

By our reporters, 17 April 2014

The World Socialist Web Site spoke to several members of the audience at the SEP European election meeting in the North West England constituency.

Socialist Equality Party stands in UK’s North West constituency in European Elections

By Julie Hyland, 3 April 2014

Covering the birthplace of the industrial revolution, the North West has been decimated by the de-industrialisation and austerity policies of successive Conservative and Labour governments.

Socialist Equality Party European election campaign finds support in German state of North Rhine-Westphalia

By Elisabeth Zimmermann, 13 February 2014

In recent weeks, some 900 registered voters have signed up to support the participation of the German Trotskyists in the European elections.

European election: SEP (Germany) collects signatures in Leipzig and Halle

By our correspondents, 27 January 2014

Those who spoke to the SEP said there was no one in the establishment parties who represented them.

The Socialist Equality Party candidates for the European election

By our correspondent, 16 January 2014

The Socialist Equality Party-Germany (Partei für Soziale Gleichheit, PSG) is standing candidates in the European election due to take place on May 25, 2014.

German Socialist Equality Party members collect signatures for European elections

By our correspondent, 15 January 2014

In Berlin and Leipzig, campaign teams spoke to workers and youth at job centers, shopping centers and universities, discussing a socialist and internationalist program in the European elections.

Against the European Union, for the United Socialist States of Europe!

Statement by the Partei für Soziale Gleichheit and Socialist Equality Party (UK) on the 2014 European Elections

10 January 2014

The Partei für Soziale Gleichheit and Socialist Equality Party (UK) seek to mobilise a mass political and social movement of the European working class against big business, its parties and its governments.