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The Socialist 23 September 2015

Organise to fight cuts

The Socialist issue 871

Corbyn under fire .... Organise to fight cuts!

Cameron must go

Refugees brutalised by thug EU governments

Liverpool's Labour mayor took pay for job he no longer did

Prying Conservatives demand yet more powers to invade our privacy

Them & Us

What we saw


Fight for a real living wage for all!


Greece: Widespread abstention dominates election

Australia: Turnbull deposes Abbot to become PM

International news in brief


TUC debates action to defeat anti-trade union bill

Nominate Roger Bannister for Unison general secretary

Traffic wardens strike for better pay

Workplace news in brief


TV review: This is England '90


1985: police murder sparks Brixton riot


Organise the student fightback!

Good response to Nottingham Socialist Students


London protesters demand affordable housing

Socialism back on the agenda in Wolverhampton

Tower Hamlets housing campaign lobbies council

North Kent TUSC meeting

 
 
 
 
 

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Workplace news in brief

NSSN public meetings

The National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) encourages all union branches and trades councils to organise #KillTheBill rallies, public meetings and protests to help build opposition to the Tory Trade Union Bill - email us the details of your events and we'll publicise them online and in the Socialist.

Kill the Bill meetings:

Manchester

3 November, 7pm, at the Britons Protection, 50 Great Bridgewater Street, M1 5LE

Liverpool

3 November, 7.30pm, at the Casa pub, 29 Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BQ

Pay strike first

900 PCS and Prospect members working at the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) took strike action for the first time ever on 14 September, staging a half day walkout as part of a dispute over pay. Members at the NERC, which funds and carries out impartial environmental science research, have been given the choice of either accepting an inadequate buyout or remaining on their current contract but with no future pay increases. PCS members and their colleagues in Prospect walked out at 17 sites.

Open Uni attack

500 jobs are at risk as Open University plans to close regional centres. The jobs could disappear from seven Open University centres in England under controversial plans described as 'catastrophic' by UCU. Thousands of current and potential students could be affected by the move, which would see the removal of vital services such as careers counselling, study advice and support for disabled students.

Reinstate John

John Vasey, a CWU postal rep in Wakefield, West Yorkshire has been sacked on what his work colleagues recognise as stitched-up charges. The Socialist Party calls on all our members and supporters to join John's campaign for reinstatement:

Please send messages of protest to Jon Millidge, Royal Mail Group HR Director, c/o Tallents House, South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9PB.

In this issue


Socialist Party news and analysis

Corbyn under fire .... Organise to fight cuts!

Cameron must go

Refugees brutalised by thug EU governments

Liverpool's Labour mayor took pay for job he no longer did

Prying Conservatives demand yet more powers to invade our privacy

Them & Us

What we saw


Socialist Party feature

Fight for a real living wage for all!


International socialist news and analysis

Greece: Widespread abstention dominates election

Australia: Turnbull deposes Abbot to become PM

International news in brief


Workplace news and analysis

TUC debates action to defeat anti-trade union bill

Nominate Roger Bannister for Unison general secretary

Traffic wardens strike for better pay

Workplace news in brief


Socialist Party review

TV review: This is England '90


Socialist history

1985: police murder sparks Brixton riot


Socialist Party youth and students

Organise the student fightback!

Good response to Nottingham Socialist Students


Socialist Party reports and campaigns

London protesters demand affordable housing

Socialism back on the agenda in Wolverhampton

Tower Hamlets housing campaign lobbies council

North Kent TUSC meeting


 

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Related links:

NSSN:

triangleSupport Clive Walder

triangleLondon NSSN meeting

triangleLondon NSSN meeting: Fight the anti-trade union laws, support the strikes!

triangleDefend the right to strike! RMT and NSSN lobby parliament

triangleLondon demo: Protect the right to strike

Pay:

trianglePeterborough food workers picket and protest

triangleKeele university UCU picket line: Striking UCU members supported by students, Stoke Socialist Party members and NSSN supporters, 21.2.20, photo by Andy Bentley

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Strike:

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PCS:

triangleForeign Office workers' strike

trianglePCS union: Uniting the left around a leadership that can win for members

Liverpool:

triangleLiverpool council: "No more cuts" - Is Joe Anderson serious?

University:

triangle14 more days of university strikes over pensions, pay and conditions

Jobs:

triangle500 BBC journalists' jobs under threat

Union:

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Edinburgh:

triangleEdinburgh: Socialist Party Scotland general election public meeting

CWU:

triangleCWU: Build for a massive Yes vote in Royal Mail

Yorkshire:

triangleWestex workers win increased pay offer in 11th week of strike

Wakefield:

triangleWakefield Socialist Party: Election analysis - the fight against Tory austerity continues

National Shop Stewards Network:

triangleSupport Clive Walder

UCU:

triangleUniversity and College Union: Pensions, pay and conditions dispute reach a crucial stage

Shop Stewards:

triangleNSSN conference 2019: at the heart of trade union struggle

Royal Mail:

triangleWorkers to reballot for strike action

Manchester:

triangleManchester & Salford Socialist Party: What does the general election result mean for 2020?