The Socialist

The Socialist 24 September 2014

We need 10 an hour now!

The Socialist issue 826

We need 10 an hour now!

Labour to continue austerity offensive

Climate change: Summit for nothing

Academies lead to nepotism and profit making

Them & Us


1.6 million vote Yes in revolt against austerity

After Scotland revolt: all capitalist parties in crisis

Scotland Poll: Electric mood among YES supporters


Millions on streets for Catalan independence

Sweden: Conservatives collapse, extreme-right gains


United strike action can win

NHS workers vote to strike

College lecturers join 14 October strike

Care UK: 'We'll fight them all the way'

Croydon leisure centre strike for decent wages

West Midlands fire engine cuts

Workplace news in brief


Tenants threatened by 'feudal lord'

Global day of eco action

Round up: Socialist Students at the freshers fairs


The struggle for decent social care - a personal account

Tony Benn: Will and testament

Obvious Child

Skylight

Front row fury

 
 
 
 

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The Socialist 24 September 2014, We need 10 an hour now!

spotWe need 10 an hour now!

Demonstrating outside Labour's national conference in Manchester to demand a 10 minimum wage,  photo Hugh Caffrey

Demonstrating outside Labour's national conference in Manchester to demand a 10 minimum wage, photo Hugh Caffrey

Ed Miliband has pledged that Labour will increase the minimum wage to 8 an hour. But you'll have to wait till 2020!

spotLabour to continue austerity offensive

spotClimate change: Summit for nothing

spotAcademies lead to nepotism and profit making

The Socialist (issue 782) previously reported on a campaign to stop Rushey Mead in Leicester becoming an academy

spotThem & Us

Scottish referendum

spot1.6 million vote Yes in revolt against austerity

Scotland Referendum, photo SP Scotland

Scotland Referendum, photo SP Scotland

In the teeth of a ferocious campaign from the British capitalist establishment the independence campaign in Scotland won the support of more than 1.6 million people, overwhelmingly from the working class, securing 45%, writes Philip Stott Secretary, Socialist Party Scotland.

spotAfter Scotland revolt: all capitalist parties in crisis

spotScotland Poll: Electric mood among YES supporters

spotMillions on streets for Catalan independence

On 11 September an estimated 1.8 million people took to the streets of Barcelona in the annual demonstration for Catalan independence, writes Rob MacDonald, Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI Spain).

spotSweden: Conservatives collapse, extreme-right gains

spotUnited strike action can win

Hackney council workers striking for better pay on 10 July 2014, photo Paul Mattsson

Hackney council workers striking for better pay on 10 July 2014, photo Paul Mattsson

Support the October pay walkouts: The image of a homeless person rummaging through a bin for food is sadly quite common. But now many low paid workers are also being forced into that situation, writes Jean Thorpe, Nottingham City Unison rep, personal capacity.

spotNHS workers vote to strike

spotCollege lecturers join 14 October strike

spotCare UK: 'We'll fight them all the way'

spotCroydon leisure centre strike for decent wages

spotWest Midlands fire engine cuts

spotWorkplace news in brief

spotTenants threatened by 'feudal lord'

Russel Brand is actively supporting the campaign to defend New Era estate tenants, photo Paul Mattsson

Russel Brand is actively supporting the campaign to defend New Era estate tenants, photo Paul Mattsson

Tenants on the New Era estate in Hackney are faced by an unholy alliance of predatory property speculation

spotGlobal day of eco action

spotRound up: Socialist Students at the freshers fairs

Socialist Party comments and reviews

spotThe struggle for decent social care - a personal account

TUSC NHS 'credit card': The Health & Social Care Act Means: NHS Privatisation

TUSC NHS 'credit card': The Health & Social Care Act Means: NHS Privatisation

Much of the social care system has been sold off to the private sector. Ann Parkes describes her desperate struggle to gain decent care for her husband

spotTony Benn: Will and testament

spotObvious Child

spotSkylight

spotFront row fury