In this week's issue:
The Socialist 6 June 2012, issue NHS cuts... Pension cuts... RESIST CUTS!
NHS cuts... Pension cuts... RESIST CUTS!
Build for a 24-hour general strike: The coalition government is looking increasingly lonely in its insistence on austerity. Doctors are the latest section of workers voting to strike
National Shops Stewards Network
Liverpool TUSC: Standing against Labour's cuts
Tory leader chauffeur driven while slashing services
Children still getting raw deal
Energy bill puts profits before the planet
Profit at all cost, cartoon by Alan Hardman
Socialist planning needed: A recent poll has shown 68% support - 80% among 18-44 year olds - for building wind farms across Britain...
Andy Coulson charged with lying
Youth unemployment sky-rocketing
Them & Us
Syria: Is there a way to avoid a bloody civil war?
The killing of 108 people near the Syrian town of Houla shocked and appalled people everywhere. Particularly abhorrent was the cold blooded murder of 49 children, many of them shot at close range.
Ireland: Austerity Treaty
Fighting cuts and sexism at Newcastle's Slutwalk
Second annual Newcastle SlutWalk , photo by Elaine Brunskill
Seventy men and women of all ages took part in the second annual Newcastle SlutWalk on 2 June, writes Lizi Gray, Newcastle Socialist Party.
Heathrow protest against warmonger Rajapaksa
We won't be a lost generation - Fight for jobs and education!
Campaigning for EMA and youth services
Disabled people's organisations condemn views of Tory minister IDS
A royal debate in Lincoln
DVLA workers strike to defend services
DVLA strike, Leeds, photo by Iain Dalton
Members of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) took strike action on 1 June against government plans to close all 39 of the DVLA local offices, ten enforcement centres and three processing centres
Solid strikes show that Veolia privatisation is rubbish
Support Churchill cleaners on Tyne & Wear Metro
Leeds university Unison - Save our pensions!
Privateers not welcome at Sussex University
Workplace news in brief
Britain's hidden homeless
On 28 May, BBC3 broadcast Britain's Hidden Homeless, presented by rap artist Speech Debelle. The programme follows "sofa surfers", who aren't included on homeless counts
Why I joined the Socialist Party