The Socialist

The Socialist 2 September 2015

Killed by benefit cuts

The Socialist issue 868

Killed by benefit cuts

Made-up benefit sanction quotes: Tory lies no surprise to us

Two million bailiff calls as councils brutalise poor

Bin crash tragedy shows pressure on sick to work

Greed: bosses hike rail fares three times faster than wages

Them & Us

"Unapologetic attack on austerity" at Southampton Corbyn rally


Nottinghamshire: don't close our mental health unit

Lincolnshire: save our schools!

Anger as promised women's museum becomes Ripper museum


Thailand plagued by military junta and downturn

International news in brief


Corbyn campaign: surges, purges and preparation

Youth Fight Austerity

Students attacked from all sides


Zimmerwald Conference 1915: lessons for the socialist movement


Join the NSSN lobby of TUC Congress

Rail and PCS strikers rally together

London tube workers force bosses to move

Royal Mail union rep sacked - reinstate John now!

'Pay the rate' construction protests continue on Teesside

Bioscientists' strike forces management's climbdown

Indesit strikers determined to press on for acceptable deal

Workplace news in brief


Rejected by Labour bureaucrats

Nuclear Secrets: a dangerous dead end

Obituary: Anne Ullah Khan

 
 
 
 

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In this issue:

The Socialist 2 September 2015, Killed by benefit cuts

spotKilled by benefit cuts

2,380 dead after Tory attacks on disabled: The full horror of Iain Duncan Smith's bullying of the sick and disabled off benefits is now clear. We say: scrap 'work capability assessments' and reverse welfare cuts!

spotMade-up benefit sanction quotes: Tory lies no surprise to us

spotTwo million bailiff calls as councils brutalise poor

spotBin crash tragedy shows pressure on sick to work

spotGreed: bosses hike rail fares three times faster than wages

spotThem & Us

spot"Unapologetic attack on austerity" at Southampton Corbyn rally

spotNottinghamshire: don't close our mental health unit

Broomhill Mental Health rehabilitation is a vital bridge between acute wards and community living.

spotLincolnshire: save our schools!

spotAnger as promised women's museum becomes Ripper museum

spotThailand plagued by military junta and downturn

The horrific bombing in Thailand's capital Bangkok on 17 August killed 20 people and seriously injured 125. Meanwhile, workers are crushed between the country's dictatorial government and the global economic crisis.

spotInternational news in brief

Socialist Party features

spotCorbyn campaign: surges, purges and preparation

'Corbynmania' saw no let up throughout August. Thousands thronged to hear the left-wing candidate for Labour leader across the land. Meanwhile, the party's Blairite bureaucracy is trying to purge new supporters and skew the election.

spotYouth Fight Austerity

spotStudents attacked from all sides

spotZimmerwald Conference 1915: lessons for the socialist movement

100 years ago, during the carnage of World War One, a small number of socialist delegates assembled at an anti-war conference in Zimmerwald, Switzerland.

spotJoin the NSSN lobby of TUC Congress

Kill the bill!: National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) national chair Rob Williams explains why all trade unionists should come to the NSSN lobby of TUC Congress on 13 September to build the pressure for mass action to defeat the Tories planned new anti-union laws.

spotRail and PCS strikers rally together

spotLondon tube workers force bosses to move

spotRoyal Mail union rep sacked - reinstate John now!

spot'Pay the rate' construction protests continue on Teesside

spotBioscientists' strike forces management's climbdown

spotIndesit strikers determined to press on for acceptable deal

spotWorkplace news in brief

Socialist Party comments and reviews

spotRejected by Labour bureaucrats

When Mansfield resident Roy Bainton sent 3 and applied to register as a Labour supporter, a Labour Party official turned him down. The official explained why prospective party members could be rejected.

spotNuclear Secrets: a dangerous dead end

spotObituary: Anne Ullah Khan