In this week's issue:
The Socialist 3 October 2012, issue Let's get a million on the streets, then a 24-hour general strike
Education news & analysis
Tory education policy: 'This is just about making cuts isn't it?'
NUT protest outside the Department of Education by teachers and parents opposed to the GCSE regrading in August 2012, photo Neil Cafferky
Interview with a trade unionist: The Con-Dem government's agenda for education is being revealed more starkly. On top of cuts in resources and the privatisation of education, teachers are under attack
Building the fightback in the universities
Suspended student union president continues fight for reinstatement
NUT activists prepare for action
Barnfield College, Luton: Kick private profit out of education
Partial victory for international students at London Metropolitan
No to slave labour in universities
Europe: Class struggle returns with a bang
Striking Greek workers express their opinion of the Troika - the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund (EC, ECB and IMF)
Huge response to general strike in Greece: The Greek working class has put up an incredible struggle against the vicious austerity measures raining down on them...
South Africa: Solidarity with miners
Algerian war of independence 1954-1962
Action against Profit From Illness!
Death stalks NHS market reforms, photo by Paul Mattsson
Defend the NHS - Stop Sherwood Forest cuts: A Private Finance Initiative is like a long-term, high-interest mortgage. But, in this case, when you've finished paying the mortgage, the house belongs to the bank!...
South West NHS workers want action against 'pay cartel'
Save Greater Manchester mental healthcare
Cut the Con-Dems - not our NHS!
Bin workers calling indefinite strike brought results
Mass meeting of Sita UK bin workers in Doncaster discussing pay offer, photo Alistair Tice
This morning, Doncaster bin-workers, employed by Sita UK, voted 70-50 to accept a revised pay offer and return to work
Day of Action to save HMRC nurseries
Crossrail flashmob blocks London's Oxford Street
Arts and culture workers need to fight back
The fight of all our lives - For a 24-hour general strike
NSSN lobby of the TUC Congress 2012 in Brighton, photo Socialist Party
London meeting against austerity: On 27 September, London Socialist Party and Socialist Students members met to discuss the cuts and austerity which we are currently experiencing...
Councillors must resist all Tory cuts
Thousands march for an independent Scotland
March for Jobs in Scotland
Rape is No Joke campaign discussed
Scotland: Lamont throws Labour Party into crisis
On the eve of the UK Labour Party conference, Scottish Labour leader, Johann Lamont, threw the party north of the border into a crisis after calling for an end to the "something for nothing culture" in Scotland, writes Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland.
Sickened by Labour conference? Build the anti-cuts alternative!
Council tax benefit - new and not improved
Squatting conviction paves way for rise in homelessness
Them & Us