Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
16 November 2016
Struggle, internationalism and socialism, these ideas - and how powerful they can be in action - electrified the magnificent rallies and workshops at Socialism 2016
19 October 2016
We have set an ambitious target to raise £30,000 at the Socialism 2016 rally so we have the finance we need to help build the developing movement against austerity - for example to defend Jeremy Corbyn in the fight to reclaim the Labour Party.
12 October 2016
HSBC shut down the main Yorkshire Socialist Party membership subs account on 12 September without notice and without telling any of the signatories! We only found out the account was shut when members contacted us asking why their subs had been paid back into their account!
14 September 2016
The coming to power of populist president Rodrigo Duterte on 9 May marked a sharp turn in Philippines politics. He has a reputation as a 'strongman' who as Mayor of Davao city ruled with an iron fist.
13 September 2016
Butterfields tenants have been fighting eviction since January 2016. They have put up spirited resistance. But now the new landlords are bringing possession summonses. The courts are stacked against tenants
12 August 2016
Three Appeal Court judges weighed into the Labour Party leadership election today on the side of the capitalist establishment candidate Owen Smith, by upholding the disgraceful exclusion of 130,000 members from having a vote in the contest
10 March 2016
Dave Nellist remembers the campaign that led to the release of the Birmingham Six
2 March 2016
Fighting austerity is expensive. We have a fantastic opportunity to raise fighting fund at this year's national congress on 19-21 March. If every branch approaches its supporters and members for a donation to give to the fighting fund appeal then we could confidently reach our target.
24 February 2016
Socialist Party regional conferences in the North West and Wales discuss last year's tumultuous events and look ahead to the year to come.
29 January 2016
Haringey Labour group suspended a councillor for voting against cuts
6 January 2016
Last year, Socialist Party members smashed all 21st century records for raising fighting fund! Following a record Socialism 2015 appeal, our members and supporters have donated and raised over £39,000 in the final quarter of the year.
9 December 2015
The 14th congress of the Socialist Party's sister party in Belgium was held recently. Some 130 delegates present discussed among other issues how to end this sick system of capitalism which creates mass poverty, endless wars and the conditions in which terrorism flourishes.
2 December 2015
We are appealing to all our readers and supporters to help the Socialist Party hit our target of £35,000 for the final quarter of the year, enabling us to achieve a record fighting fund total for 2015.
25 November 2015
Supporters of the National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) protested on 23 November outside the final appeal hearing of sacked CWU postal union rep John Vasey.
18 November 2015
As reported in the Socialist last week, Clive Walder, a longstanding Socialist Party member in the Communication Workers' Union (CWU) has had an appeal against unfair dismissal rejected. Also John Vasey, a CWU postal rep, has been sacked on what his work colleagues recognise as stitched up charges.
11 November 2015
Clive Walder, a long-standing Socialist Party member in the CWU had an appeal against unfair dismissal rejected by British Telecom on 9 November, confirming his sacking after 38 years of service.
29 October 2015
Can you make a donation to the Socialism 2015 finance appeal? We are aiming to raise £25,000 and set a record total for our annual fighting fund.
14 October 2015
Socialist Party members worked tirelessly to raise over £15,000 in September to smash our quarterly fighting fund target, reaching 110%.
5 August 2015
Jeremy Corbyn's nomination for Labour leadership has transformed the contest. In contrast to the three varieties of Blairite 'austerity lite' on offer, he has captured a mood.
15 July 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles.
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