In this week's issue:
The Socialist 8 August 2012, issue Our health, not their wealth!
Our health not their wealth!
Hinchingbrooke hospital is in debt due to costs incurred from a PFI scheme introduced by Labour. Now Circle Healthcare has been brought in to manage and 'save' the hospital.
End the insane cycle of youth joblessness
Council tax benefit cuts
March together on 20 October and then strike together to stop all cuts
Sean Rigg inquest: damning verdict for police
Gove sneaking unqualified teachers into academies
Them & Us
Views on the Olympics and the opening ceremony
London Olympics opening ceremony
The reaction of the right wing to the Olympics opening ceremony says it all. It was attacked in a racist, reactionary, anti-working class article in the Daily Mail (later taken down from the paper's website...
Transport 'customer experience' staff still fighting for Olympics bonus
Vote No in Unison's local government pension scheme ballot
Unison members in local government are being subjected to an avalanche of material from the union leadership, urging us to vote to accept the new pension deal, LGPS 2014, writes a Unison member.
Swansea DVLA staff protest at embarrassment of job cuts
Support Churchill cleaners, Tyne & Wear Metro
Workplace News in brief
Interview with Southampton rebel councillors
'We weren't elected to make cuts': Two Southampton Labour Party councillors for Coxford ward, Keith Morrell and Don Thomas, have been investigated by the party whips
TUSC: Keeping up the pressure on the austerity parties
Socialist Students organise to fight fees and cuts
Workers win Wales Austerity Games despite bosses moving the goalposts!
Growing resistance to NHS cuts shown in Redditch
Portsmouth fans fight to save Fratton Park
Brighton pensioner jailed for non-payment of council tax
Welsh Labour: Red flag or white flag?
Obituary: Frank Mills, 1939 - 2012
Syria: Is there an alternative to the developing civil war?
Devastated communities in Syria
Syria's agony continues unabated. Across the country there are indiscriminate attacks by the Assad regime forces and their militias, bloody sectarian reprisals by the armed opposition, refugee floods and humanitarian disasters.
Markets force savage austerity measures on Spanish workers
Trial resumes of Kazakhstan human rights activist