In this week's issue:
The Socialist 31 October 2012, issue Solidarity with Ford workers - Defend every job
Solidarity with Ford workers - Defend every job
Fords: Our jobs - here to stay
News of Ford's plans to close the Transit plant in Southampton has hit workers and the city like a bombshell, writes Nick Chaffey, Socialist Party southern region secretary.
Prepare for a 24-hour general strike
Savile case: How bullies and predators thrived
Tory cuts will increase child poverty
Gas prices - All companies join price hike
Scores of trains cancelled in west midlands
Them & Us
Spain: Autumn heats up as general strike approaches
Ten million took part in a general strike in Spain 29 September 2010 that shook Spanish capitalism , photo by Sarah Wrack
On 14 November a general strike called by Spanish, Portuguese, Greek and Cypriot trade union federations will take place against government austerity measures - part of a "day of action and solidarity" called by the European Trade Union Confederation...
South African miners: the struggle continues
Socialist MEP obstructed by Kazakh authorities
Housing: How the market has failed
Glasgow 1915 Rent Strike, photo by Unknown
When strikes and protests won reforms: Five million people in Britain - two million households - are desperate for decent, affordable housing...
Birmingham cuts: council workers must lead a fightback
TUC demo 20 October 2012, photo by Senan
The Labour council is cooperating with the millionaires' government to punish the poorest and most vulnerable people
Birmingham council threatens 1,000 jobs ... national Unison leadership responds meekly
Teachers at Stratford Academy strike against scandalous pay cuts
Bromley council: Drop your plans or face a strike!
Glasgow Unison's fighting strategy
Workplace news in brief
Stop cuts at Dewsbury hospital
200 protestors march to stop cuts at Dewsbury hospital, photo Yorkshire Socialist Party
Fight to save our NHS!: Undeterred by the biting cold, 200 protesters took to the streets of Dewsbury in West Yorkshire on Saturday 28 October
South London NHS debt funds Tories!
EDL fails in second attempt to rally in Waltham Forest
Rotherham workers and youth unite against the National Front
University of East London - scrap the unfair attendance policy!
Student demonstration must be just the beginning
Stop deaths in police custody
Socialism 2012 appeal
FBU remembers Joe Strummer