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The Socialist 12 September 2012, issue Build a 24-hour general strike
Build a 24-hour general strike
Build a 24-hour general strike
We can stop this austerity: What a fantastic moment. Chants for a 24-hour general strike rang out along the Brighton seafront, as sun-seeking families lined the route of the National Shop Stewards Network march and applauded
TUC passes general strike motion
NSSN lobby demands a 24-hour general strike
Teachers must unite against Tories
Nationalise the banks
DWP group president Fran Heathcote (with flag) at Leeds Remploy picket line, 26.7.12, photo by K Williams
This is an extract of the speech at the TUC congress given by Fran Heathcote, group president of PCS in the Department for Work and Pensions, in support of a motion from the Fire Brigades Union on nationalising the banks
Con-Dem housing measures - in 'the thick of it'?
After the Paralympics... Stop the Con-Dems' assault on disabled
Cable attacks health and safety
'Red tape' bonfire puts workers at more risk
More bad news from media mogul Murdoch
Quebec Solidaire's electoral gains show potential for left
On 4 September, Quebec voters elected the Parti Québecois (PQ) to lead a minority government, with Pauline Marois as the first female prime minister in Quebec's history
Honduras: Privatised cities in the global economy
Socialist Party feature: TUSC
We need a political voice to fight austerity
TUSC on the 28 March 2012 NUT London strike and demonstration, photo Socialist Party
Next steps in filling the vacuum: A conference of Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) supporters meets in London on 22 September...
Socialist students: Fighting for education
Student protest 29 January 2011, photo Senan
Fees tripled, EMA scrapped, youth unemployment skyrocketing. This government will leave behind a brutal legacy
Bristol YFJ: "We're not lazy - we're fighting back"
Global youth unemployment rises
Youth Fight for Jobs in action! Coming events
Workers' unity against brutal bosses at Cranswick Foods
Striking workers at the Cranswick Foods meat processing factory at Preston near Hull have won a temporary reprieve from brutal new working conditions
East Coast train cleaners on strike
RMT assistant secretary arrested on picket line
NHS under attack - Stop the closures, stop the cuts
March to save the NHS, 17 May 2011, photo Paul Mattsson
Two Bristol health trusts are pursuing a 'money-saving' merger, it has been revealed. One of the most startling proposals would be the closure of the central A&E unit in the Bristol Royal Infirmary (BRI),...
Bromsgrove meeting opposes A&E closure
Demo against heart unit closure in Leicester
Sheffield Socialist Party pickets strike-breaking facility
So Mr Scott, councillor responsible for waste (mis) management, how much council taxpayers' money did you waste this weekend on your strike breaking operation?
Brent Labour: Making families homeless
Young tenants to lobby Leeds council over housing crisis
The Reunion rewrites history: the Poll Tax
Militant: Scrap the Poll Tax, photo Dave Sinclair
BBC radio review BBC Radio 4's The Reunion recently had a programme on the anti-poll tax movement of the late-1980s and early 1990s, Britain's biggest mass movement of civil disobedience for centuries...
The shame of sexism in sport
How we stopped the racist EDL