The Socialist

The Socialist 25 February 2015

Kick out corrupt politicians

The Socialist issue 845

Kick out corrupt politicians

End the housing crisis!

Councils at breaking point: the strategy to fight back

Put the bankers in the stocks!

Defend the right to protest

Them & Us


May Day greetings: Implacable resolve of lowest paid

Nine-fold growth for Grimsby Socialists

Campaign news in brief


Greece: Syriza at a crossroad

Ireland: five anti-water charges protesters jailed


Bristol Greens back 'shocking' austerity policies

Warrington 'vanity project' youth service cuts

With friends like these, who needs enemies?

Election appeal: Funded by you - not by big business


Left scares Usdaw leadership in elections

Unison activists challenge New Labour

Socialists in Unison call for solidarity with PCS

How to strike against privatisation


When women's solidarity won battle for trawlermen

Worse off than our parents

Fight tuition fees - support the TUSC alternative

TV football deal: Reclaim the game for the fans


50 years on: the assassination of Malcolm X

 
 
 
 

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The Socialist 25 February 2015, Kick out corrupt politicians

spotKick out corrupt politicians

photo Peter Symonds

photo Peter Symonds

For workers' MPs on a workers' wage: What has changed in the two decades since parliament's first 'cash for questions' scandal? 'Nothing at all,' is the answer

spotEnd the housing crisis!

spotCouncils at breaking point: the strategy to fight back

spotPut the bankers in the stocks!

spotDefend the right to protest

spotThem & Us

spotMay Day greetings: Implacable resolve of lowest paid

Demonstration against NHS cuts at Whipps Cross hospital, East London 21 September 2013, photo Paul Mattsson

Demonstration against NHS cuts at Whipps Cross hospital, East London 21 September 2013, photo Paul Mattsson

The need for an organised, independent, political expression of the will of the 99% and our demands for health, homes and decent jobs has never been greater

spotNine-fold growth for Grimsby Socialists

spotCampaign news in brief

spotGreece: Syriza at a crossroad

On 20 February, Greek negotiators agreed a four month extension of the current bailout programme with its creditors (the Troika - EU, IMF and European Central Bank), writes Nicos Anastasiades, Xekinima (CWI Greece).

spotIreland: five anti-water charges protesters jailed

2015 elections

spotBristol Greens back 'shocking' austerity policies

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett, photo Paul Mattsson

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett, photo Paul Mattsson

The 2012 Green Party Bristol mayoral manifesto said: "We do not agree with the logic of cutting public spending at a time of recession." Fighting words, but completely at variance with their deeds on Bristol City Council

spotWarrington 'vanity project' youth service cuts

spotWith friends like these, who needs enemies?

spotElection appeal: Funded by you - not by big business

spotLeft scares Usdaw leadership in elections

First time candidate Scott Jones was within 113 seats of winning a seat on the Usdaw exec

First time candidate Scott Jones was within 113 seats of winning a seat on the Usdaw exec

Socialist Party member Amy Murphy wins Southern region seat with 2,263 votes and finishes a close second in presidential election with 45% of the vote

spotUnison activists challenge New Labour

spotSocialists in Unison call for solidarity with PCS

spotHow to strike against privatisation

Reviews and readers' comments

spotWhen women's solidarity won battle for trawlermen

Trawlermen's memorial, St Andrews Dock, Hull, photo G Robinson

Trawlermen's memorial, St Andrews Dock, Hull, photo G Robinson

Review: Turning the Tide: Turning the Tide by local historian Rupert Creed is a true story, detailing the 1968 tragedy that saw the loss of 58 Hull trawlermen's lives

spotWorse off than our parents

spotFight tuition fees - support the TUSC alternative

spotTV football deal: Reclaim the game for the fans

spot50 years on: the assassination of Malcolm X

Malcolm X, 12 March 1964 , photo Library of Congress. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Ed Ford, World Telegram staff photographer

Malcolm X, 12 March 1964 , photo Library of Congress. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Ed Ford, World Telegram staff photographer

21 February this year marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X. As anti-racist protests continue across the US following last year's high profile police killings of two black men - Mike Brown and Eric Garner - the lessons of his life and struggle should be examined