And the biggest socialist group at Sussex University is…….

With the latest allegations of another appallingly handled rape investigation within the SWP, I don’t feel able to satirise my former organisation. The member at the centre speaks for herself. Of course the Party Leadership, and sadly the opposition have had nothing to say.

Instead I will report what I heard was the biggest socialist meeting on campus at Sussex University this year. So big that 5 extra members of the SP turned up as well as the 2 who volunteered to “intervene”. It was held by the group claiming the most members.

Prizes to be won……….

You may guess their identity from the following hilarious almost-self-parodying, cliché-ridden article from their newspaper. I will send a prize via facebook to whoever can name that sect ! You can also win a prize by counting and naming the most linguistic-marxist-leninist-victorian-nonsensical clichés in the article.  Bear in mind that in the last 12 years, the Socialist Workers party, the Socialist Labour party, and the Socialist party have all had the status of being Sussex University’s largest socialist group. A clue – despite “Party Notes” claiming “Sussex University SWSS attracted 36 students to their second meeting of the term” , its not SWSS/SWP.

******* SOCIALIST******** newspaper article

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4 thoughts on “And the biggest socialist group at Sussex University is…….

  1. Socialist Appeal – along with the International Marxist Tendency they stand in “the traditions of Marx, Engels, Lenin, Trotsky and Ted Grant,” according to their website. I cannot believe I wrote that sentence and can anyone read it with a straight face? Yeah, yet more Trotscum.

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