A referendum on Britain’s continued membership of the EU now looks inevitable and all Parliamentary parties seem to say so. Apart from the appalling Paddy Ashdown and poor old Shirley Williams, it is difficult to find anyone who wants us to join the single currency and stay in the EU. It will be essential for the British people this time to recognise the con of the 1975 referendum led us down a path which quickened the pace of industrial and political decline for our country. We should leave the EU and fight for true internationalism and proper inter governmental arrangements. ALBA in Latin America shows the way. national independence to create a world of peacefully co operating and trading nations is a key socialist demand . Out of the EU, out of NATO, out of the international capitalist blocs.