In this issue:
The Socialist 15 December 2010, Workers and students unite!
Workers and students unite!
Students, joined by trade unionists, protest outside parliament on Day X as tuition fees debated, photo Suzanne Beishon
The student protests against fees and cuts have marked a watershed. On 9 December the atmosphere was electric. Rough and ready placards pulled no punches. The chants were exhilarating. While students dared...
National Shop Stewards Network anti-cuts conference
Prepare to build the fight against all cuts in 2011
Fighting back against council cuts
Swansea: Council cuts must be fought
Hands off the Forest of Dean!
Workplace news in brief
Salford Against Cuts gets organised
Come to the TUSC conference
Europe: Working class enters the struggle
Demonstrations in France against attacks on pension rights, photo Judy Beishon
The tenth world congress of the socialist international to which the Socialist Party is affiliated, the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI), took place in Belgium between 1 and 9 December...
Socialist Party news and analysis
US government turns the screws on WikiLeaks
THE CONTINUING publication of leaked US diplomatic cables by WikiLeaks highlights the role US imperialism plays in every corner of the world, writes John Sharpe.
Tommy Sheridan trial: Cameron's spin doctor let off the hook
Raking in the cash
Garment workers demand a living wage in Bangladesh
Condemn brutal policing of students
Brutal policing faced the students protest outside parliament on Day X as tuition fees debated, photo Suzanne Beishon
As parliament prepared to vote on Thursday 9 December on the trebling of tuition fees, 35,000 marched to defend their futures...
Tories to legalise tax cheating
Interview with 24 November protesters
London students vote to coordinate with workers
Reports of 'Day X' fees protests
Save EMA day!
Youth democratic rights campaign: defend all victimised protesters
No more the 'apathetic generation'
Medirest workers on strike
Education white paper: A threat to schools and teachers
300 students from the newly renamed Gower (Further Education) College in Gorseinon, a few miles west of Swansea, joined the national day of action against tuition fee rises and the cutting of the EMA grant, photo Rob Williams
The Con-Dem government is not only attacking higher education. MARTIN POWELL DAVIES says that their recent new education white paper 'The Importance of Teaching' is a poisonous amalgam of twisted logic and dangerous threats to teachers and the future of education in schools.