The Socialist

The Socialist 16 April 2014

Profit vultures out of NHS

The Socialist issue 807

Help TUSC offer a no-cuts alternative on 22 May

Election appeal: help us make history

More cuts and another resignation in Southampton


Profit vultures out of NHS

Ending MPs' expenses scandal requires socialist change

Con-Dems escalate housing crisis

Tamiflu scandal exposes bloodsucking big pharma

Pit closures: Final act of Tory vandalism

Them & Us


40 years of the Committee for a Workers' International

India: massive election process could end in turmoil


Gains for left on NUT executive

Stop the education catastrophe!

Health workers vote to fight government pay cuts

Strikers shut cinema in battle for living wage

Let down by Welsh Labour

RMT: Put the tube strike back on and escalate

Workplace news in brief


Beating Bedroom Tax evictions

NUS conference: sip tea or put up a serious fight?

Goldthorpe: Anger at Thatcher's destruction of mining

Anti-austerity demonstration called in Salford

May Day greetings with the Socialist


Hard loads - and a fightback - on the bins

Working on zero-hour contracts

Disgusted at politicians' big business links

 
 
 
 

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In this issue:

The Socialist 16 April 2014, Profit vultures out of NHS

spotHelp TUSC offer a no-cuts alternative on 22 May

TUSC against cuts

TUSC against cuts

The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition national steering committee has approved a further swathe of no-cuts candidates to stand under the TUSC umbrella in the 22 May local elections

spotElection appeal: help us make history

spotMore cuts and another resignation in Southampton

spotProfit vultures out of NHS

The Socialist issue 807: Profit Vultures out of the NHS! Support the striking Doncaster Care UK workers, photo Socialist Party

The Socialist issue 807: Profit Vultures out of the NHS! Support the striking Doncaster Care UK workers, photo Socialist Party

Support striking Doncaster Care UK workers: "I'm proud to say I was born in Edlo. I was a teenager in the miners' strike and I can remember the hardship a lot of people suffered because of it. But I also remember how everyone stuck together

spotEnding MPs' expenses scandal requires socialist change

House of thieves, photo Peter Symonds

House of thieves, photo Peter Symonds

To anyone living outside the Westminster bubble it seems incredible that David Cameron actually believed he could save the career of the Tory MP and now ex-cabinet minister Maria Miller by offering her his 'warm support'

spotCon-Dems escalate housing crisis

spotTamiflu scandal exposes bloodsucking big pharma

spotPit closures: Final act of Tory vandalism

spotThem & Us

spot40 years of the Committee for a Workers' International

Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) logo

Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) logo

Socialism and internationalism: Since the beginning of the 20th century every decade has witnessed revolutions as the working and poor masses attempt to end the oppression and exploitation they suffer under capitalism

spotIndia: massive election process could end in turmoil

New party expresses, but cannot solve, major discontent: India is halfway through its five week general election process. There are half a million candidates and more than 800 million potential voters. Nearly a million polling stations will have been opened

spotGains for left on NUT executive

Members of the teachers' union NUT on the 26 March TUC demonstration , photo Suzanne Beishon

Members of the teachers' union NUT on the 26 March TUC demonstration , photo Suzanne Beishon

The election results for the NUT national executive for 2014-16 have seen a further loss of support for the 'Broadly Speaking' group on the right of the union

spotStop the education catastrophe!

spotHealth workers vote to fight government pay cuts

spotStrikers shut cinema in battle for living wage

spotLet down by Welsh Labour

spotRMT: Put the tube strike back on and escalate

spotWorkplace news in brief

spotBeating Bedroom Tax evictions

One of the mass protests in the campaign to defeat the bedroom tax in Scotland, photo Socialist Party Scotland

One of the mass protests in the campaign to defeat the bedroom tax in Scotland, photo Socialist Party Scotland

In a clear signal that the bedroom tax is more trouble than it's worth, even mean-spirited Basildon Tory council withdrew 35 out of the 36 possession orders it had listed at the court

spotNUS conference: sip tea or put up a serious fight?

spotGoldthorpe: Anger at Thatcher's destruction of mining

spotAnti-austerity demonstration called in Salford

spotMay Day greetings with the Socialist

Readers' comments

spotHard loads - and a fightback - on the bins

Widespread support for the Brighton bin workers shown on some bins in the area, photo Support Brighton Council workers Facebook page

Widespread support for the Brighton bin workers shown on some bins in the area, photo Support Brighton Council workers Facebook page

I first became a union rep for Unite about a year ago but I have worked for the council on the bins for two and a half years. My job as a loader is hard physical work and can be very stressful, writes a bin worker.

spotWorking on zero-hour contracts

spotDisgusted at politicians' big business links