Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
2 November 2010
Firefighters hospitalised in brutal strikebreaking: London firefighters picketed Southwark fire station as AssetCo driven appliances returned after the second day of strike action on 1st November...
27 October 2010
ON 20 October Alan Clough, a retired corporation gardener from Bury and Unison member, was due in Bolton Magistrates' Court charged with assaulting a police officer during the rally against the far right English Defence League in Bolton in March, writes Paul Gerrard, Bury NUT.
18 August 2010
TWENTY MILLION people affected, over 1,600 dead and thousands face starvation, but the Pakistan government's incompetence has made the disaster worse.
The Trade Union Rights Campaign - Pakistan initiated the Workers' Relief Committee to coordinate aid to workers and activists.
29 July 2010
Demonstration in London 5 June 2010 after Israeli state killings on Gaza bound aid flotilla
17 June 2010
Refugee and Migrant Justice (RMJ), the largest provider of specialist legal advice for asylum seekers and other vulnerable migrants in England and Wales, went into administration on June 16 2010...
1 June 2010
End the siege of Gaza: National demonstration Saturday 5 June
Assemble Downing Street 1.30
March to the Israeli Embassy
Called by Stop the War, CND, BMI and Viva Palestina against the attack on the Gaza aid flotilla and the siege of Gaza
31 May 2010
From www.socialistworld.net, website of the committee for a workers' international, CWI, posted 31/05/2010, writes Irish Socialist Party MEP calls for solidarity demonstrations with activists and Gaza.
31 May 2010
Ed: this is a rough translation of a initial article posted on http://maavak.org.il, which is the website of the sister party of the Socialist Party in Israel, the Socialist Struggle Movement, (the Committee for a Workers' International in Israel)...
10 March 2010
ON 27 February a powerful earthquake and the tsunami which followed, devastated the Chilean city of Concepcion and the surrounding area...
19 January 2010
Fight for a socialist world While desperate survivors in Haiti's destroyed capital of Port-au-Prince tried to find food, water and shelter, US secretary of state Hillary Clinton breezed into the main airport for a photo opportunity, diverting aid relief flights which included a field hospital from the charity Médecins Sans Frontières, writes Dave Carr.
19 January 2010
The humanitarian catastrophe that has befallen Haiti beggars belief. The powerful earthquake that struck on 12 January left many thousands dead, with estimates running to 200,000 and more. The flimsy slum...
7 October 2009
AS SRI Lanka's Tamil population fled from the bloody and bitter fighting after the recent civil war, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband promised Britain would send aid, writes Ben Norman.
19 March 2009
SINCE LAST summer five law centres have closed down, and a specialist welfare benefit appeals service has closed its doors after 24 years serving many of London's most vulnerable people, writes Paul Heron.
18 February 2009
GORDON BROWN carelessly managed to lose two key banking advisers last week. Sir James Crosby, former chief executive of HBOS bank, (which together with its merger partner Lloyds got £37 billion-plus emergency...
5 February 2009
CAR WORKERS in Britain face job cuts, long lay-offs and increased short-time working. Nissan, Jaguar Land Rover and other car manufacturers have all cut jobs. The recession-hit 'British' car industry...
28 January 2009
A FIGHTING socialist solution to the growing capitalist threat to workers' jobs and living standards is the only way forward for the trade union movement, writes Bill Mullins.
7 September 2006
A RECENT international donors' conference in Sweden pledged $940 million to help reconstruct Lebanon's shattered infrastructure. The total cost to Lebanon's economy probably runs into billions of dollars...
29 June 2006
LAST JULY, members of the Socialist Party and our counterpart organisations in Europe took part in the week-long protests at the 'Make Poverty History' summit of the G8 (rich) countries...
27 October 2005
Asian earthquake disaster: THERE HAS been a vigorous response by working class people in Pakistan and Kashmir to help the victims and those affected by the devastating earthquake in these regions...
20 October 2005
Asian Earthquake disaster: I HAVE been in Bagh, a city in Jammu and Kashmir. I arrived with a truckload of aid from workers and trade unionists in Lahore. This is just one of five...
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