In this week's issue:
The Socialist 7 September 2011, issue Strike together to defend pensions
Action to defeat the cuts!
Strike together to defend pensions
Newcastle: 30 June coordinated strike action by the PCS civil service union and NUT, ATL and UCU teaching unions , photo Elaine Brunskill
If there is one phrase that should hang around this government like a concrete necklace, it is Tory chancellor George Osborne's "We're all in this together", writes Dave Nellist, Socialist Party councillor, Coventry.
Mobilise the power of the working class
Mass workers' movement - the only way to make the super-rich pay
Half-million strong TUC demo, central London, 26 March 2011, against the government's cuts, photo Senan
It is a sign of the bankrupt nature of modern capitalism and its political representatives that taxation of the rich is so low some of them are asking to pay more
Tory bribes to promote socially divisive 'Free Schools' agenda
School students and teachers protest against academies at Tile Hill Wood school in Coventry, photo Coventry Socialist Party
Students in England and Wales returned to school this week. If Tory education secretary Michael Gove could give one piece of advice to them what would it be? asks James Kerr
NHS reaches a tipping point
Reject health bill attacks on abortion
The riots, Clarke and the "broken penal system"
New pamphlet - The Rise and Fall of the Scottish Socialist Party
Miliband to bury Labour
Consequences of 9/11: a world turned upside down
Ten years after the twin towers came crashing down in New York, Peter Taaffe assesses the changed world situation. In the aftermath of that terrorist attack, US imperialism unleashed mass slaughter in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Bristol marches against home care sell-off
'Main political cliques all support privatisation': "Thank you, you are bloody marvellous," ended Bob Taylor's emotional speech at a Bristol rally on Saturday 3 September against the selling off of home care in the city
EDL kept out of Tower Hamlets by thousands protesting
Stop the Dale Farm evictions
Confronting a Labour cutter
Scotland - Unison calls for pensions strike
Unison Social care workers on strike in Scotland, photo Duncan Brown
The mood among Unison members for strike action on being forced to pay more for a worse pension was driven home at the Scottish local government Unison conference on 2 September, writes a Glasgow Unison member.
Picket lines at police stations
Workplace News in brief
Youth March For Jobs
Youth Fight for Jobs :: March for Jobs :: Jarrow to London :: October 2011
75 years ago 200 unemployed men from Jarrow marched from their home in the North East to London to demand jobs and an end to their poverty conditions. Youth Fight for Jobs is marching their route again
One in a million...fighting back!
NEET figures still rising
Local Housing Allowance
£36,000 for a degree
Them and Us by Will Hutton
Book review: 'Them and Us' by former Observer editor Will Hutton, originally published in 2010, is now available in paperback. Bob Severn reviews the book...
Libya after Gaddafi - Independent workers' action needed
Almost every day there are warning signs of the dark shadows that Nato's intervention has thrown over the Libyan revolution, writes Robert Bechert, Committee for a Workers' International (CWI).
Indian high commission protest over Tamil death sentences