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1 July 2015

Osborne's budget cuts will devastate low-income households

The Tory chancellor's budget of 12 billion extra welfare spending cuts will have a terrible impact on low-income households.

1 July 2015

Severely disabled funding hit by Tories

Disability rights campaigners, furious at the government's spending cuts, took their protest into the House of Commons on 24 June during Prime Minister's Questions. They were stopped from entering the chamber by police.

1 July 2015

The corporate welfare state

Chancellor Osborne's savage attack on welfare benefits has been accompanied by accusing low-income families of a 'something-for-nothing' culture. But how then does the government explain the 'corporate welfare bill'?

1 July 2015

Government reneges on rail modernisation pledge

Last week transport secretary Patrick Mcloughlin announced that Network Rail's 38.5 billion modernisation plan for Britain's railways has been postponed. This underscores the government's intentions of yet more savage cuts in public spending.

1 July 2015

Victory for anti-fracking movement

Anti-fracking campaigners were celebrating after Lancashire County Council on 29 June voted down a planning application to extract shale gas - 'fracking' - at Little Plumpton, between Preston and Blackpool.

1 July 2015

Them & Us

Short dispatches on the utter hypocrisy of the bosses and their politicians.

1 July 2015

Shirebrook: united campaign against danger of division

A stabbing of a man walking his dog in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, the second in a month, has increased tensions in the ex-mining town.

1 July 2015

Warrington TUSC councillor slams 'undemocratic' Labour administration

The Labour administration at Warrington Council has tried to stifle democratic debate.

30 June 2015

Solidarity with Greek workers! Reject EU austerity

Events in Greece have thrown the entire eurozone into crisis and threaten its very existence. Workers in the beleaguered country must reject the austerity dictates of European money lenders.

24 June 2015

After huge anti-austerity demos: Organise the fightback!

Photo by Paul Mattsson

The Tories are determined to bulldoze through welfare cuts of 12 billion, alongside billions of cuts in services

24 June 2015

Them & Us

Short dispatches on the utter hypocrisy of the bosses and their politicians.

24 June 2015

What next for the NHS?

photo Paul Mattsson

A new Tory government spells disaster for our already-beleaguered NHS. Socialist Party health workers and service users pick apart the problems the NHS faces - and what needs to happen to save it.

24 June 2015

Child poverty soars

By 2020, almost a quarter of UK children will lack the basic necessities needed to keep body and soul together.

19 June 2015

Can Jeremy Corbyn's Labour leadership challenge help to develop the socialist left?

The entry of Jeremy Corbyn, a long-standing Labour left, into the Labour leadership contest has generated interest in an otherwise moribund 'pro-business', mostly Blairite-dominated contest, writes Peter Taaffe

17 June 2015

Stop Osborne's cruel cuts

Having cut the taxes of the super-rich and giant corporations, Tory millionaire Chancellor George Osborne is planning to slash 5 billion from Child Tax Credit as part of the governments extra 12 billion cut in welfare spending.

17 June 2015

Fight the snoopers' charter!

"We kill people based on metadata." General Michael Hayden, former director of the US National Security Agency and the CIA. Now our government wants to make gathering personal data easier still.

17 June 2015

Them & Us

Short dispatches on the incredible hypocrisy of the super-rich and their politicians.

17 June 2015

How can we stop austerity?

Just six weeks after the general election - on 20 June - people are flocking to London to show opposition to austerity. But after marching - what next? The question in everyone's mind will be how can we stop it?

10 June 2015

7K rise for MPs... Peanuts for us!

For workers' MPs on an average worker's wage: "The pay 'rise' I had this year amounts to 10 a month after deductions", says a low-paid worker

10 June 2015

Strikes and bold campaigning can beat academy plans

Sedgehill school students protest against academies in Lewisham, photo Lewisham SP

Martin Powell-Davies, secretary of Lewisham National Union of Teachers (NUT) branch and national executive member, explains how Lewisham's teachers, students and parents beat plans to make local schools into academies


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