In this week's issue:
The Socialist 29 February 2012, issue We won't work for free!
We won't work for free!
Youth Fight for Jobs protest against Workfare in Stratford's Westfield shopping centre in London 25 February 2012, photo Senan
Workfare? Fair it's certainly not! The bankers help cause the biggest economic crisis in generations and get rewarded with billions. Yet ordinary people are now being told to work for free.
Working class needs real political opposition to Con-Dem millionaires
A4e: workfare vultures in crisis
'We want jobs - not slave labour!'
Interview with a jobcentre worker
Stop the Health Bill
Public Health not private wealth - protest against privatisation in the NHS 2011, photo Paul Mattsson
We can save our public services!: Tory Andrew Lansley's infamous Health and Social Care bill has been described as a "great mistake", "a mess", "unnecessary in many ways" and "setting the NHS back"
Solidarity with Occupy London protesters
Unison leadership found guilty of "unjustifiable discipline" against four Socialist Party activists
Sun launch can't hide corrupt practices
It's bonuses for bankers
Them & Us
Why I'm standing for the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition in the London Assembly election
Alex Gordon, President, RMT and TUSC candidate, GLA elections, photo by Paul Mattsson
I am pleased to be leading the excellent list of candidates standing as TUSC in elections for the Greater London Assembly (GLA) in May 2012, writes Alex Gordon, RMT President (personal capacity).
Student walkout - build mass action
Kirklees Sure Start children centres
Voluntary sector cuts expose Big Society lies
Stop North East NHS childcare cuts
Sheffield housing - failed by privatisation
Campaign news in brief
The battle against internet censorship
May Day Greetings in the Socialist
Iran: Tensions with the US and its allies are ratcheted-up
Workers and poor must rely on their own strength to resist: War clouds are gathering, once again, over the Middle East. Heightening tensions over the last months between the US and its allies and Iran have seen covert assassinations of Iranian nuclear scientists,...
Europe - Young people fight ACTA
'Priceless victory' of sparks against the Dirty Seven
Construction electricians gained a tremendous victory against the multinational Balfour Beatty and six other building contractors, photo by SP Wales
The tremendous victory of construction electricians against the multinational Balfour Beatty and six other building contractors, confirmed yesterday, is a hugely significant moment for these workers and the rest of the union movement
Continuing the pensions battle: PCS consultative ballot
Continuing the pensions battle - Universities
Three-year pay freeze hits hard
Workplace news in brief