In this week's issue:
The Socialist 29 August 2012, issue Con-Dems win gold for hypocrisy!
Paralympics, Atos scandal, Remploy closures... Con-Dems win gold for hypocrisy!
London Olympics opening ceremony, photo Alison Hill
Millions are watching the 2012 Paralympics. The Games aim to inspire young disabled people to take up sport and compete at the highest level
Build for a 24-hour general strike!
The Julian Assange case
Galloway's ignorant comments
Gove stole our exam grades!
Crisis services handed over to charity food banks
Them & Us
Building workers fight pay cut threat
Building workers fight pay cut: at Cardiff's Royal Infirmary 24 August, fighting Besna 2, led by electrician and TUSC candidate Andrew Wilkes, photo Sarah Mayo
Dozens gathered at Cardiff's Royal Infirmary on 24 August to support electricians taking action against "Besna 2"...
Sparks protest at London Crown House site
Local government pension scheme
Sheffield recycling workers to resume strike action
Lobby the TUC for a 24-hour general strike
26 March 2011 TUC demonstration against the government's austerity programme, photo Suzanne Beishon
Time to rise up!: Britain's self-appointed 'elite' has declared war on the ordinary people of this country. From self-serving politicians seeking office for their own gain, to greedy bankers wrecking homes, jobs and lives
Jobs and homes, not racism
East Midlands: Save our ambulance service
NHS: Unions must defend national pay bargaining
TUSC councillor rejects Walsall cuts 'consultation'
Prison work - £3 a day is exploitation for profit
Prison Officers Association National Chairman PJ McParlin addresses National Shop Stewards Network conference, 9 June 2012, photo Suzanne Beishon
Dozens of inmates at Prescoed prison in Monmouthshire are being bussed out to a call centre to work for just £3 a day. PJ McParlin gives the POA's response
Women's prisons - Con-Dems' 'reforms' mean cuts and privatisation
Norway: Mass murderer Anders Breivik gets life sentence
Far-right terrorist Anders Behring Breivik was found guilty of mass murders which he committed on 22 July 2011 in Oslo and at a youth camp of the governing Labour Party on the small island of Utøya
Kazakhstan: Human rights campaigner Vadim Kuramshin freed
Leon Trotsky: A revolutionary's life
Leon Trotsky reading The Militant newspaper in 1931
Book review: The 72nd anniversary of the assassination of the great Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky was commemorated even within Britain's capitalist press...
Fight council tax benefit cuts
The 'madness' of building homes
Notting Hill carnival-goers support Lonmin miners
Socialist Party members joined thousands of Londoners at the Notting Hill carnival on Bank Holiday Monday, campaigning for solidarity with South African Lonmin mineworkers, writes Neil Cafferky.
Socialist Party summer camp
Why I joined the Socialist Party
Save our computer server!