In this week's issue:
The Socialist 14 June 2007, issue Fight for a living wage
Fight for a living wage
77% 'yes' for action: Defend the postal service COMMUNICATION WORKERS' Union (CWU) members across the country have massively voted in favour of strike action to defend terms and conditions and the postal service...
No to attacks on pay and conditions: leaflet
Come to the National Shop Stewards Network Founding Conference
Founding Conference of the National Shop Stewards Network
Saturday 7 July, 11am-5pm, South Camden Community School, Carrington Street, London NW11RG
Mark Serwotka, general secretary Public and Commercial Services union (PCS), Janice Godrich, president PCS, Bob Crow general secretary RMT
For more details see www.shopstewards.net or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Send £5 per delegate to NSSN c/o Unity House, 39 Chalton Street, London NW1 1JD.
Stoke: Anger at postal privatisation
Unison national conference
Fight attacks on the public sector
Wherever you look in the public sector today, workers are under attack. The very concept of public service is being eroded by a Labour government whose...
Unsion workers in blood processing on the NHS demonstration March 3rd 2007, photo Paul Mattsson
Members' discontent strengthens left in UNISON elections
CNWP meeting Cardiff
Campaign For A New Workers' Party public meeting
Thursday 28 June 7pm
Sandringham Hotel, St. Mary Street, Cardiff
Dave Nellist, leader of Socialist Group on Coventry City council
Katrine Williams, chair, Public and Commercial Services union, Wales
Mark Evans, assistant secretary, Carmarthenshire County UNISON
Chair: Ramon Corria, secretary, Cardiff TUC
All in a personal capacity
Swansea workers fight privatisation
Merger with GMB?
What we think
United public sector struggle needed
What we think: ROYAL MAIL management has declared that it will not return to negotiations with the post workers' union, the CWU, over their pay claim, unless they call off the threatened national strike...
Socialist Party NHS campaign
Fresh wave of protest in NHS
"POLITICAL MEDDLING has brought the NHS to its knees... give us back the health service and we will rebuild it," said Jonathan Fielden of the British...
NHS demonstration March 3rd 2007, photo Paul Mattsson
Labour climbs down in Wales - but for how long?
Coventry - Anger at NHS redundancy threat
Durham hospitals jobs threat
Prescription for profit
Stem cell potential to break medicine bottleneck
War and terrorism
Stop The War Coalition - demonstration
Sunday 24 June. Assemble 12 noon.
Albert Square, central Manchester.
Join the protests at Gordon Brown's 'coronation' as prime minister.
Protest against the continuing occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan.
Anti-Bush day in Italy - A tale of two protests
GEORGE BUSH'S visit to Italy generated a huge protest by the anti-war and anti-globalisation movement...
G8 Summit protests
What did the G8 summit achieve?
NERO'S FIDDLING comes to mind as the US faces its worst drought since the Great Depression and Bush dodges making a concrete commitment for carbon emission reduction...
G8 demonstration in Rostock, Germany, photo Sarah Sachs-Eldridge
G8 protests: Determination wins through
International socialist news and analysis
Boycotts of Israel: Will they help the Palestinians?
THE UK National Union of Journalists (NUJ) conference recently passed a resolution calling for a boycott of Israeli goods...
Western hypocrisy over 'democracy' utilised by Putin
Socialist Party news and analysis
Oil, profits, sleaze and hypocrisy
Saudi arms contract: THE FINANCIAL Times called it 'An arms deal that stinks of hypocrisy'. The FT does not normally rail against commercial deals that make super-profits...
How Mittal makes millions
Amicus conference: Unite and New Labour