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22 August 2012
Privatised railways don't work. Britain's rail fares - already up to ten times more than those in Italy where the service is state owned - are being increased by between 6% and 11% in January. The First...
16 August 2012
Privatisation is a Tory con! Since the railways were privatised they have been subsidised by £3 billion a year more than when they were state-owned. The collapse of Railtrack cost a further £20 billion...
11 January 2012
Prime minister David Cameron now tells us that he is determined to announce action in this spring's Queen's speech on the phenomenally high pay of 'fat cat' company executives, writes Roger Shrives.
27 April 2011
On Saturday 23 May the Socialist Party in Swansea held a public ballot in the city centre that asked who should be responsible for paying for the financial crisis: banks and big business, or public sector workers such as teachers, nurses, and civil servants?, writes Claire Job, Secretary, Swansea Socialist Party.
18 April 2010
For fighting, democratic trade unions: The Socialist Party does not expect to be able to persuade the fat cats and the pro-big business politicians of the error of their ways...
18 April 2010
The top politicians and fat cats would have us believe that socialist policies are unrealistic and unaffordable...
31 March 2009
THERE HAS been a tidal wave of outrage generated by the bonus payments paid to top bankers after their bankrupt corporations were bailed out with public funds...
4 March 2009
RESEMBLING SOME kind of feudal payment in perpetuity, sacked Royal Bank of Scotland boss Sir Fred Goodwin's £693,000 annual pension is absolutely outrageous, writes Pete Mason.
17 September 2008
To chants of 'Robbing Fat Cats' a hundred privateers were met by around 50 trade unionists and community activists who oppose privatisation plans for the Newcastle Metro, writes Elaine Brunskill.
28 May 2008
CREDIT CRUNCH hitting wages and prices? Not true for City of London fat cats who have been awarded bonuses totalling £13.2 billion so far this year.
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