In this issue:
The Socialist 4 January 2017, Nationalise rail now!
2017: Upheaval and fightback will continue
In 2016 the pent-up anger of the masses worldwide finally spilled over in a series of political earthquakes - a delayed reaction to the devastating economic crisis of 2007-08
Nationalise rail now!
Support the strikes! Christmas has come late as far as Britain's rail providers are concerned. Rail fares are set for yet another increase, this time by an average of 2.3%
Resist Trump: protest on 20 January
Bosses' pay goes up by 82% for nothing
Make Harrods give back stolen tips!
Northern Ireland: 'Cash for ash' scam shows need for non-sectarian, socialist politics
Tories want donors to 'defeat rise of socialism'
12,000% NHS drug price hike: nationalise big pharma!
No to 'Ceta' privatisation treaty stitch-up
Them & Us
Unite general secretary election
Unite general secretary election - fight the Blairites, vote Len McCluskey
The Unite general secretary election has been brought forward. The Socialist Party is supporting Len McCluskey. Under his leadership, the union has taken a more militant stance.
Post Office workers striking against cuts
Up to 3,500 Communication Workers Union members across 300 Post Offices took five days of strike action over Christmas.
Why prison officers rejected pay and pensions deal
Support mounts for Picturehouse strikers
CWU strike against closures and pension cuts
Socialist readers' comments and reviews
Film review: Rogue One
It's clear from the off that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, a spin-off from the main saga, is a little bit different. The whole scenario is an allegory for American imperialism and intervention in the Middle East, and the insurgency it has created.
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