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19 August 2015
Tory Cabinet minister Michael Hancock has announced punitive plans to force unemployed youth to attend military-style boot camps.
19 August 2015
On 20 August, Polish workers in Britain are striking
19 August 2015
Among the Tories' vicious attacks on working class people is further deregulation of Sunday trading.
5 August 2015
China's stock market crash has shaken the image of a 'strong' regime.
15 July 2015
In effect, Greece will come under the neo-colonial rule of the EU and Germany, its strongest economy. EU officials will dictate policy and expect the Greek parliament to rubber stamp draconian austerity measures.
8 July 2015
"David Cameron claims that he wants a high wage, low tax economy. If that's the case, he has a funny way of showing it," writes bakers' union BFAWU president Ian Hodson.
24 June 2015
The outlines of a possible deal between the Greek government and the Troika (the EU, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund) were being put together as the Socialist went to press.
27 May 2015
Things are officially getting cheaper! Figures released last week show prices fell in the UK in April. Negative inflation hasn't happened in over 50 years
15 April 2015
Socialist Party congress, 14-15 February 2015: This document was produced on 5th January 2015 and subsequently some amendments were incorporated during and following the 14th February congress discussion on Britain, writes Socialist Party executive committee, January 2015.
1 April 2015
Brutal Tory axe to fall on poor: The Tories plan to savagely cut £12 billion from welfare benefits. This brutal axe will fall on disabled people and carers, among many low-income and vulnerable households
25 March 2015
Join the socialist fightback! The Socialist Party's central message in the 2015 elections is this: austerity is not necessary and there is an alternative - a socialist alternative
11 March 2015
Austerity works - unemployment is falling and wages are rising: that is the pre-election mantra of the Tory Party. Of course, if it were true, millions of workers would be breathing a sigh of relief
25 February 2015
21 February this year marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X. As anti-racist protests continue across the US following last year's high profile police killings of two black men - Mike Brown and Eric Garner - the lessons of his life and struggle should be examined
18 February 2015
On 14-15 February, branch delegates and visitors gathered at 2015 Socialist Party congress to discuss and debate the key political developments internationally and in Britain, and to map out the party's tasks over the next 12 months
11 February 2015
'This is not negotiation, it's war': Not a single step back - statement by the editorial board of Xekinima (Greek sister party of the Socialist Party)
4 February 2015
Diplomatic relations with USA restored, embargo eased: As 2014 drew to a close, 2015 was ushered in by US President Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro announcing a series of historic agreements
21 January 2015
World capitalism faces a gloomy future according to recent reports issued by the International Monetary Fund and World Bank
14 January 2015
In the presidential election held on 8 January in Sri Lanka the incumbent, Mahinda Rajapaksa, suffered a fatal blow. The opposition candidate, Maithripala Sirisena, won with 51.3% against Rajapaksa's 47.6%.
7 January 2015
At the end of last year a constitutional crisis arose in austerity-ridden Greece with the failure to elect a president. An early general election to be called for 25 January with Syriza (a left party) leading the polls. The Socialist spoke to Andros Payiatsos from Xekinima (CWI in Greece)
3 December 2014
£50 billion cuts still to come: Budget statements are about party politics as much as economics. Especially this one: six months before the general election. But this time there have been few 'election sweeteners', because the government’s own strategy of ‘eliminating the deficit’ is failing
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