In this week's issue:
The Socialist 2 November 2011, issue Bosses prosper, workers suffer... join the 30 Nov strike
Building anti-cuts action
Bosses prosper, workers suffer...
Manchester: 30 June coordinated strike action by the PCS civil service union and NUT, ATL and UCU teaching unions, photo Hugh Caffrey
Join the 30 Nov strike: A recent survey of top 100 FTSE chief executives has shown that in the last year these bosses have received, on average, 50% pay rises
30 November and beyond
Workers can show their power in 30 November strike
An interview with Mick Dooley
Mick Dooley, barred from standing for UCATT general secretary after he exposed previous election to be illegal, photo by Paul Mattsson
Defending building workers' rights: The election for the general secretary of the building workers' union Ucatt starts on 11 November. This election has been called after the 2009 general secretary election was found to be illegal
'Virgin' on the outrageous
Workplace news in brief
Why you should join the Socialist Party
Half-million strong TUC demo, central London, 26 March 2011, against the government's cuts, photo Paul Mattsson
The 'Occupy' movement has rapidly spread across the world. Support for it is huge. Why? Because of the growing understanding that we, the vast majority of humanity, are being forced to pay for a crisis that is not of our making
Read the Socialist - the paper that fights all the cuts
Bradford joins the 'Occupy' movement
Anti-capitalist protest outside St Pauls in London following the Wall Street protests - We are the 99%, photo Paul Mattsson
Following Occupy London Stock Exchange (LSX), and similar protests in Glasgow, Nottingham, Bristol and Newcastle, among others, a group has established Occupy Bradford outside the city hall
Jarrow marchers in solidarity action at Northampton university
Liverpool council 'does its best' for the bankers
Lansley closes another hospital A&E department
As the Jarrow March for Jobs arrives in London... Youth demand their future!
Youth Demand a Future, photo The Socialist
On 5 November thousands will join the Jarrow marchers to take their message right to the government's door. We don't accept that 'there's no money'. FTSE bosses have seen their earnings go up 49%. Billions of pounds have been committed to renew Trident nuclear weapons...
No return to hire and fire - Tories consider abolishing more workers' rights
Tunisia: Elections mask the growing anger from below
Following the revolutionary events at the start of 2011 in Tunisia, in which the country's youth, unemployed and workers overthrew the 24-year long dictatorship of president Ben Ali, elections have recently taken place for a constituent assembly...
Ireland: Spectacular election result for socialists
Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party Ireland, with the Irish Socialist Party's Joe Higgins TD, photo Socialist Party Ireland
Along with the Irish presidential election, a parliamentary by-election took place in Dublin West on 27 October which Ruth Coppinger of the Socialist Party Ireland contested...
Tony Blair advises Kazakhstan's dictatorial regime
Battle for Bexley Square
Review: Salford Socialist Party member Paul Gerrard has produced a new pamphlet on Salford's 1931 'Battle for Bexley Square'...
The World's Biggest Bomb
1985 school strike exhibit shows how young people can organise to fight back