Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
20 September 2017
Still recovering from the last crisis? Hold on to your wallet, Britain's bankers are storing up another one - £200 billion of consumer debt
17 May 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors including property fat cats, a foodbank poem, election mail and an Aire Valley incinerator.
11 January 2017
After gloating about the decline in strikes to record levels in 2015, just months later, the right-wing Tory press is frothing at the mouth as workers take action on the tube, railways and at airports.
4 January 2017
Chief executives' pay in Britain's top 250 companies increased by an average of 82% between 2003 and 2014. We need to kick out the fat cats who are creaming money off the backs of workers.
10 August 2016
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us including a massive boost for bosses pay and unclaimed benefits.
13 January 2016
Fat Cat Tuesday: By the first Tuesday of 2016, chief executives at the UK's top 'FTSE 100' firms were sitting happily on earnings it will take the average full-time worker a year to make.
6 January 2016
Reader's letter: When water was privatised, a lot of venture capitalists found that you can't actually run a public utility at a profit unless you dump some expensive, but vital, functions - like maintenance.
5 August 2015
The trial and conviction of former UBS and Citigroup trader, Tom Hayes, has revealed the huge scale of the 2012 Libor rate-fixing scandal perpetrated by the major banks.
8 April 2015
On 1 April the Tory-supporting Daily Telegraph splashed its front page with the names of 103 senior business leaders, issuing a dire warning that deviating from the Tories' economic plan would spell an end to Britain's 'recovery' and threaten thousands of jobs
18 February 2015
Fight for decent pay, jobs and benefits: Feeling the pinch? Cutting back on spending? Wondering how you'll make it to the end of the month? You're not alone. Workers everywhere are struggling with stagnating wages and rising prices
15 January 2014
City bonuses: Finance chiefs in the Square Mile will scoop £10 billion out of a total bonus pay-out of £19 billion
22 May 2013
Make the corporate fat cats pay! We've been robbed! Every day big corporations are stealing millions from us; millions that could be used to employ doctors and nurses, to build desperately needed houses and to reverse the massive cuts
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.
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