The Socialist

The Socialist 19 July 2007

Build a new workers' party

Build a new workers' party


Fight cuts threat to London hospitals


'Strategic failure' in Iraq and Afghanistan


Can flood relief get Hull back on its feet?

Bolivian oil workers request solidarity

Visteon workers walk out

Metronet - bankrupt firm, bankrupt PPP


Postal workers - fighting low pay, against privatisation and job cuts


Lewisham schools: defending 'outdated' equality

Building resistance to schools closures in Cardiff


Education - not safe in Brown's hands

Boost our pay: Organising for our rights at work


USA: The case for socialised medicine

Living in the GDR: Balancing between two different worlds

'War crimes' accusations by mine workers


Glasgow social workers vote for indefinite strike

Defend democracy - stop the witch-hunt in UNISON

School dinners saved... for now


Socialism 2007

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The Socialist 19 July 2007, Build a new workers' party

spotBuild a new workers' party

PCS workers on strike 1 May 2007. Workers need a party to represent their needs. Photo Paul Mattsson

PCS workers on strike 1 May 2007. Workers need a party that will defend their interests. Photo Paul Mattsson

Trade unions - break with New Labour: Rail workers' union (RMT) general secretary Bob Crow broadened the debate about the need for a new workers' party when he addressed the National Shop Stewards Network recently...

Socialist Party NHS campaign

spotFight cuts threat to London hospitals

Health workers demonstrate at Whipps Cross hospital in East London, photo Paul Mattsson

Health workers demonstrate at Whipps Cross hospital in East London, photo Paul Mattsson

ANYONE HOPING that Gordon Brown becoming prime minister might mean fewer attacks on the NHS and less privatisation, will be shocked by the latest proposals for massive cuts to London's hospitals...

War and terrorism

spot'Strategic failure' in Iraq and Afghanistan

Editorial: Bush still claims that Iraq under US and British military occupation is making progress towards a stable, democratic society...

Socialist Party news and analysis

spotCan flood relief get Hull back on its feet?

Flooded with Debt, cartoon by Suz at www.squashdonkey.co.uk

Flooded with Debt, cartoon by Suz at www.squashdonkey.co.uk

"IT'S A drop in the ocean," was how one woman responded to the announcement that Hull would receive 2.1 million in immediate flood relief from the government...

spotBolivian oil workers request solidarity

spotVisteon workers walk out

spotMetronet - bankrupt firm, bankrupt PPP

Postal workers' strike

spotPostal workers - fighting low pay, against privatisation and job cuts

Postal workers on strike, photo Socialist Party

Postal workers on strike, photo Socialist Party

Royal Mail postal workers held a second successful 24-hour strike, that started at 7pm on Thursday 12 July. Delivery and sorting offices throughout the country were brought to a halt, as the workers' anger against low pay, job losses and other cuts made itself felt.

Council cuts threaten schools

spotLewisham schools: defending 'outdated' equality

Council cuts threaten schools: VOTERS IN Lewisham, south London thought they were electing their council to run local schools and services...

spotBuilding resistance to schools closures in Cardiff

Socialist Party youth and students

spotEducation - not safe in Brown's hands

MANY UNIVERSITIES are in financial crisis, student debt has risen to over 3 billion and there is massive pressure on students and their families...

spotBoost our pay: Organising for our rights at work

International socialist news and analysis

spotUSA: The case for socialised medicine

THE FOLLOWING articles appear in Justice, the newspaper of Socialist Alternative -the Socialist Party's counterpart in the USA...

spotLiving in the GDR: Balancing between two different worlds

spot'War crimes' accusations by mine workers

Socialist Party workplace news

spotGlasgow social workers vote for indefinite strike

Six hundred social care workers (SCW), employees of social work services in Glasgow city council and members of UNISON, are due to begin all-out indefinite strike action from Tuesday 24 July...

spotDefend democracy - stop the witch-hunt in UNISON

spotSchool dinners saved... for now

Socialist Party events

spotSocialism 2007

Socialism 2007 is a weekend of discussion and debate hosted by the Socialist Party, taking place on 17-18 November 2007....

spotCome to Socialist Party summer camp