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15 May 2013
Staff at Hollingdean bin depot staged a two day sit-in last week in protest against cuts to their allowances
10 April 2013
The 2012 staff survey results from the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are even worse than the previous year's results, which were grim enough, writes Sharon Mitchell, Brighton.
3 April 2013
After nearly two months, the student occupation at Sussex University has ended in eviction by police at the request of university management
27 March 2013
'Students and workers, unite and fight' reverberated across the campus. [Update added 27.3.13]
25 March 2013
Up to 2,000 students marched across the university campus
20 March 2013
As the occupation against the privatisation of services at Sussex University enters its fifth week, momentum continues to build behind the student campaign, writes Jack Poole, Sussex Socialist Students.
13 March 2013
30 January 2013
Brighton and Hove council's policy and resources committee, on 24 January, proposed a review of allowances received by staff. These allowances frequently make up large parts of workers' wages, writes Jon Redford
30 January 2013
A recent survey of staff in the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust found a high level of dissatisfaction among mental health staff working for the Trust...
10 January 2013
Before being elected, Cameron promised that the Tories would "protect the NHS". If it wasn't clear this was a blatant lie then, it is now
17 December 2012
A petition of 700 signatures opposing cuts to council tax benefit collected from across Brighton and Hove was presented to Brighton and Hove council yesterday...
10 September 2012
Given the weather forecast, Brighton was the obvious destination on Sunday 9 September. But for up to 1,000 trade unionists and anti-cuts activists, the appeal wasn’t just a day in the sun.
7 September 2012
At Thursday’s TUC General Council meeting there was a 16-16 tied vote on whether to support a motion that calls for consideration of a general strike. Join the NSSN lobby of the TUC conference on Sunday!
5 September 2012
Having been a commercial and increasingly de-politicised event for years, Brighton Pride 2012 was run privately after the Pride south east charity faced mounting debts
3 September 2012
As the Brighton Pride parade was setting off, a steward told the anti-cuts bloc to move to the back, despite being scheduled to march behind the National Union of Teachers
30 August 2012
Across the country millions of people are starting to suffer the consequences of Austerity Britain. Over two and a half million are unemployed, with millions only able to get part time work.
8 August 2012
In 2011 Brighton and Hove became the first local authority in Britain to be run by the Greens. The Green manifesto looked forward to "a just and equal city where everybody is treated with kindness, respect and dignity".
6 August 2012
To fire the imagination of the million workers expected on a monster demo on 20 October, the slogan of the TUC is: "A Future that Works". Is that it?
25 July 2012
Lobby the TUC in Brighton on 9 September: Since I finished my training as a social worker in Sheffield I have been out of work. But I am not alone, 40% of newly qualified social workers are unemployed
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