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Paul Foot

Paul Foot is a British radical investigative journalist and long time member of the Socialist Workers' Party. He first joined the International Socialists, organisational forerunner of the SWP, as a cub reporter in Glasgow in the early 1960s. He regularly wrote for the Daily Mirror for many years and is associated with Private Eye; he also currently (2004) writes for The Guardian. He has been a Socialist Alliance candidate for several offices from 2001 onwards.

Paul foot is the nephew of former leader of the Labour Party Michael Foot.