In this week's issue:
The Socialist 5 October 2011, issue Fight for jobs!
As BAE threatens cuts... Fight for Jobs!
BAE workers protest at the Tory party conference, photo by Paul Mattsson
BAE Systems intends to cut 3,000 of its 40,000 UK jobs. Apparently this is necessary for BAE to "ensure its long-term future", while the futures of the estimated 5,700 affected workers look bleak...
Miliband's fruitless dreams of a 'better capitalism'
Labour Party conference - No way forward given by 'reclaim Labour' speakers
Tory conference farce - Carry on cutting!
Manchester: Thousands say no to cuts
Tories gathering for conference faced large demonstration: 35,000 people travelled to Manchester on 2nd October to march against the anti-working class policies of the Tories
Glasgow: Prepare for 30 November strike
London union leaders call for electoral challenge
Poplar and Liverpool: 'If you fight, you can win'
Right to protest under attack
Police on student demonstration - hundreds of protesters have been injured by police violence, photo Senan
What is happening to the democratic and civil liberties won over generations by working class people? In Britain, governments have used some of the repressive methods of totalitarian states
North-west construction electricians meet
The sixth London protest, photo Paul Mattsson
Getting organised for action: Up to 100 construction electricians from across the north and north-west met in Manchester on 1 October to organise in defence of pay and conditions, writes Hugh Caffrey.
Construction electricians invade Kings Cross station
Fighting library closures
Extract from Jarrow Marchers Blog: Day 1 & 2
Youth Fight for Jobs Jarrow March 2011 launch demonstration in Jarrow, photo Paul Mattsson
Solidarity, support and blisters: I'm writing this at one in the morning in a kitchen in St Clare's in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham...
Danger: young people's futures at risk
Campaigners learn the ropes
Students join the socialists as fury grows over cuts and fees
'Chav hate is class hate'
Book review: Jacqui Berry reviews 'Chavs - The demonization of the working class' by Owen Jones...
USA: Occupy Wall Street struggle spreads
Corporate greed and banks domination challenged: An anti-capitalist protest movement has sprung up in New York, occupying central plazas, inspired by the North African protests earlier in the year dubbed the 'Arab Spring' and similar actions in Spain, Portugal and Greece...
Irish trade unionists meet to launch Activists Network
Chilean students in fifth month of protests
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