The Socialist

The Socialist 11 January 2017

NHS in meltdown

The Socialist issue 931

NHS in meltdown

NHS in meltdown from spending cuts - demonstrate on 4 March!

Sustainability and Transformation plans - a repackaging of cuts

Worcestershire hospital deaths expose NHS crisis


Football abuse scandal: Reclaim the game for justice and accountability

Book review: Spy drama gives insight into capitalist coup plot


Strikes show workers' power


'Cash for ash' scandal set to bring down Northern Ireland government

May slams 'economic inequalities' Tory policies created

Blair's multimillion plans to fight 'populism'

Bosses earn average salary in under three days

What we saw

Them & Us: 500k house party... 50p for rent


Haringey: pressure grows as Labour council cuts

Sick of sham consultations - give us a real fightback

Khan should attack bosses, not workers


Tube strike solid in fight for jobs and safety

Support BA cabin crews' strike for fair pay

Sham Royal Mail pensions consultation - action needed

Unison legal battle looks into allegations 'Team Dave' broke rules during general secretary election

Workplace news in brief


Build the resistance against Trump

Socialist Party national women's meeting

2016: A record-breaking fighting fund year!

Closing of the children's centres could cost lives


Palestine/Israel: Everyday life under occupation

 
 
 
 

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In this issue:

The Socialist 11 January 2017, NHS in meltdown

NHS in meltdown

spotNHS in meltdown

End cuts and privatisation: Hospitals are under massive pressure. What shall we do? Let's build more hospitals, train and employ more medical staff, devote more resources to providing a good service...

spotNHS in meltdown from spending cuts - demonstrate on 4 March!

spotSustainability and Transformation plans - a repackaging of cuts

spotWorcestershire hospital deaths expose NHS crisis

Socialist Party comments and reviews

spotFootball abuse scandal: Reclaim the game for justice and accountability

Former football player Andy Woodward waived his right to anonymity on 16 November. His story of being sexually abused as a youth player by convicted paedophile Barry Bennell at Crewe Alexandra FC came out in the Guardian.

spotBook review: Spy drama gives insight into capitalist coup plot

spotStrikes show workers' power

What we think: After gloating about the decline in strikes to record levels in 2015, just months later, the right-wing Tory press is now frothing at the mouth as workers take action in on the tube, railways and at airports.

spot'Cash for ash' scandal set to bring down Northern Ireland government

The 'renewable heat incentive' scandal has prompted Martin McGuinness's resignation as Northern Ireland's deputy first minister, which looks set to trigger a fresh assembly election.

spotMay slams 'economic inequalities' Tory policies created

spotBlair's multimillion plans to fight 'populism'

spotBosses earn average salary in under three days

spotWhat we saw

spotThem & Us: 500k house party... 50p for rent

Labour Party

spotHaringey: pressure grows as Labour council cuts

Haringey council's 'scrutiny committee' will apparently recommend a delay to a massive social cleansing regeneration scheme. This is a victory for local campaigners and a blow to the local right-wing Labour leadership, who face increasing opposition.

spotSick of sham consultations - give us a real fightback

spotKhan should attack bosses, not workers

spotTube strike solid in fight for jobs and safety

The strike of 4,000 station staff stopped up to 4.8 million passenger journeys in the capital.

spotSupport BA cabin crews' strike for fair pay

spotSham Royal Mail pensions consultation - action needed

spotUnison legal battle looks into allegations 'Team Dave' broke rules during general secretary election

spotWorkplace news in brief

spotBuild the resistance against Trump

Join international day of protest on 20 January: As Donald Trump is sworn in as US President, Socialist Alternative, our US co-thinkers, have put out a call for people to take to the streets in protest against his racist and sexist ideas.

spotSocialist Party national women's meeting

spot2016: A record-breaking fighting fund year!

spotClosing of the children's centres could cost lives

spotPalestine/Israel: Everyday life under occupation

Discussion at Socialism conference in Tel Aviv: Just before Christmas the United Nations security council symbolically voted 14-0 declaring Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank as illegal. A week earlier, Socialist Struggle Movement - the Israel/Palestine section of the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) - hosted its annual Socialism conference in Tel Aviv.