In this issue:
The Socialist 24 August 2016, Kick out the Blairites
Kick out the Blairites
#KeepCorbyn: The establishment media, the fat-cat bosses, both wings of the Tories, and the Labour right have formed an axis. An axis against Corbyn's anti-austerity call.
#KeepCorbyn: Answer right's attacks with firm socialist programme
Corbyn union nominations round-up and view from the workplace
#KeepCorbyn: huge support at rallies and among Labour rank and file
Black footballer's taser death: stop police racism now
Ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson was repeatedly tasered by police at his home in Telford, Shropshire on 15 August. His death follows those of many other black people at the hands of police.
Pay still below pre-crisis levels
Train fares to rise again - nationalise railways now!
£500m on civil service redundancies in two years
Them & Us
Trump in trouble - political polarisation deepens
The US presidential election campaign is heading into its final phase now the Democratic and Republican conventions are over. The result was the anointing of the two most unpopular major party nominees in living memory, although Donald Trump is winning the unpopularity competition.
International news in brief
Socialist readers' comments
Readers respond to Trotskyist red scare smears by capitalist media
The renewed interest in socialist ideas has shaken cosy Westminster politicians, leading to fresh attacks on Militant, now the Socialist Party, and Trotskyism. Members of the Socialist Party defend our achievements against the lies and distortions of the capitalist media.
Would you call G4S for help over discrimination?
The Socialist inbox
Deliveroo strike action forces bosses to back down
Striking driver talks to the Socialist: The six-day strike by Deliveroo drivers in London, organised by the IWGB union, has forced the bosses to back down and won concessions.
Junior doctors set for further strike action
A day in the life of a call centre worker
Workplace news in brief
Save our NHS!
Beginning under the Margaret Thatcher governments of the 1980s, the NHS has been hit by decades of worsening privatisation and attacks. Now, even the mainstream media can no longer hide the continuous, vicious cuts that this government is making to our health service.
The threat of private health insurance
Organise against secretive NHS cuts plans
Greenwich council tenants: We won't pay! We won't move!
Greenwich council is threatening 22,000 council residents with a rent increase in April 2017. The council has indicated that it will implement the housing act, including 'pay to stay'.
Local estate agents back Butterfields tenants
Nottinghamshire Pride makes history
Immingham residents' housing battle