CATEGORIES

Tory Infighting Escalates Workers' Action Can Oust Them

Socialist Party executive committee

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The Socialist
Issue 980, 1-7 February 2018

Capita In Crisis: Bring All Outsourcers Back In-House

Shares in outsourcing giant Capita have collapsed following the company’s profit warning to shareholders. This follows shortly after its competitor Carillion sank into liquidation, and underlines further the fragile state of British capitalism.

2 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 981, 8-14 February 2018

Tragic Death Exposes Criminal Understaffing Of NHS

After the tragic death of a six-year-old child, Jack Adcock, a doctor and nurse have been removed from their professional registers and given two-year suspended prison sentences for manslaughter.

2 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 981, 8-14 February 2018

The Socialist Party Is Being Evicted - We Need You!

Building fund finance appeal launched

2 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 981, 8-14 February 2018

Tamil Youth March For Justice: Sack The 'Cut-Throat' Brigadier

Isai Priya National chair, Tamil Solidarity

2 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 982, 15-21 February 2018

Oxfam Scandal: We Need Democratic Aid And Working Class Solidarity

Sarah Sachs -Eldridge Socialist Party national organiser

3 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 982, 15-21 February 2018

Sadiq Khan's Bus Drivers' London Licence Doesn't Go Far Enough

Mo London bus driver

1 min read
The Socialist
Issue 982, 15-21 February 2018

We Can Save Our NHS

Chatsworth nurse and Mansfield Socialist Party

3 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 983, 22-28 February 2018

Usdaw Victory - Socialist Party Member Amy Murphy Wins Presidential Election

Tesco worker and Socialist Party member Amy Murphy has been elected president of the shop workers’ union Usdaw.

2 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 983, 22-28 February 2018

Victory: Pontllanfraith Leisure Centre Saved

Caerphilly Socialist Party

1 min read
The Socialist
Issue 983, 22-28 February 2018

South Africa: ANC President Zuma Ousted Ramaphosa - A Safe Pair Of Hands For Capitalism

Build a mass working class political alternative

4 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 983, 22-28 February 2018

Russia: Ali Feruz, Journalist And Human Rights Activist, Freed From Jail

On 15 February an aircraft left Moscow for Germany.

2 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 983, 22-28 February 2018

Birmingham Bin Workers Score Significant Victory Against Blairite Labour Council Now Prepare For The Next Battle

Birmingham Bin Workers Score Significant Victory Against Blairite Labour Council Now Prepare For The Next Battle

4 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 973, 30 November - 6 December 2017

Walthamstow Save Our Square Occupation: 'This Land Is Our Land!'

“Who is Walthamstow for?” asked David Gardiner, secretary of the Save Our Square campaign, in his opening speech at the campaign’s protest and occupation event in east London on 24 February.

3 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 984, 1-7 March 2018

Three Major West Wales Hospitals Could Close

Corbyn and unions must fight Labour right

2 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 984, 1-7 March 2018

Newham: Teaching Workers And Parents Determined To Halt Academies

Teachers and teaching assistants, with the active support of students and the public, have been taking strike action in the east London borough of Newham against the forced academisation of schools. On 26 February a hundreds-strong noisy and vibrant demonstration, organised by the local National Education Union (NEU) branch, marched to the town hall in East Ham to demand support from the recalcitrant Labour council and mayor.At the full council meeting following the march, Newham Labour council voted to reverse its long-held position of support for academisation. Unfortunately many Labour councillors abstained or refused to accept the anti-academy motion.

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The Socialist
Issue 984, 1-7 March 2018

Socialist Students Conference Highlights Successful Work And International Solidarity

Over 100 students at-tended the annual Socialist Students conference at Bir-mingham University on 24 February.

2 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 984, 1-7 March 2018

Sun 'Commie Spy' Smear Corbyn Didn't Collaborate With Stalinism - But With Trotskyists Against It

Jeremy Corbyn stands accused of collaborating with Czechoslovak Stalinism. But in fact, his public backing of a Trotskyist call for workers’ democracy shows the opposite.

1 min read
The Socialist
Issue 984, 1-7 March 2018

Defuse The Consumer Debt Ticking Time Bomb: Nationalise The Banks!

Still recovering from the last crisis? Hold on to your wallet, Britain’s bankers are storing up another one. The Financial Conduct Authority has urged the government to tackle the explosion in consumer debt, now standing at £200 billion.

1 min read
The Socialist
Issue 963, 21-27 September 2017

Strike To Save Our NHS!

Tories Retreat on Pay Cap - Nurses Demand More 

1 min read
The Socialist
Issue 963, 21-27 September 2017

Worried About Fake News? Start With Labour Councils Budget Lies

‘Fake news’ is in the headlines - and while Trump is the most obvious purveyor of what used to simply be called ‘lies’, the method is alive and well among Bristol’s Labour councillors and mayor.

2 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 937, 23 February - 1 March 2017

Stand With The RMT

Unite against Southern Rail and the Tories.

5 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 935, 9-15 February 2017

Universal Basic Income What Do Socialists Say?

The idea of welfare benefits being replaced by a ‘universal basic income’ (UBI) has resurfaced in recent years - a welcome discussion because it raises the fundamental right of everyone to have an income that meets their basic needs. Exact proposals vary but they are all based on the idea of everyone in society receiving an unconditional, taxfree, regular payment, regardless of whether they are working or the composition of their household (see box).

7 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 935, 9-15 February 2017

Northern Ireland Divisive Election A Warning To The Workers' Movement

Socialist Party (Irish sister party of the Socialist Party in England and Wales)

9 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 941, 23-29 March 2017

Save Our NHS

Save Our NHS

2 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 975, 14 December 2017 - 3 January 2018

Brexit Deal No Solution To Tory Rifts

–  No divorce bill to subsidise capitalist elites of Europe–  For a socialist, internationalist Brexit

4 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 975, 14 December 2017 - 3 January 2018

Labour 'Purge' Furore Really Just Democracy

–  Momentum leadership not put forward strategy to defeat Blairites–  Communities won’t take any more excuses from councillors photo Paul Mattsson

4 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 975, 14 December 2017 - 3 January 2018

Local Government Pay: Fight For The 5% Claim, Fully Funded

Local Government Pay: Fight For The 5% Claim, Fully Funded

3 mins read
The Socialist
Issue 975, 14 December 2017 - 3 January 2018

Totnes MP Uses Coffin Controversy To Distract From Brutal NHS Cuts

Torbay and South Devon Socialist Party and chair Save Our Hospital Services South Devon (personal capacity)

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The Socialist
Issue 975, 14 December 2017 - 3 January 2018

No, Trumpism Is Nothing Like Leninism

Steve Bannon, chief strategist to US President Donald Trump, once called himself “a Leninist” - to the delight of Victor Sebestyen, a journalist for the Times, Spectator and Standard.

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The Socialist
Issue 936, 16-22 February 2017

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