Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
15 November 2017
Nationalise the energy firms: The market has failed and will go on failing to provide the basics of food, heat and shelter to millions
25 October 2017
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors
18 October 2017
At any given time nearly a billion people on the planet are hungry, and a third are malnourished. And yet a new report says the growing obesity crisis is set to cost $1.2 trillion a year worldwide from 2025.
27 September 2017
Leicester Socialist Party and the National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) attended an emergency branch meeting for workers from Tulip, a food processing plant in Coalville. The members present on 24 September voted unanimously to ballot for industrial action due to a series of abuses by their employers.
6 September 2017
It was during a BBC Question Time election special that the public was first informed of the fact that a "magic money tree" did not exist by Theresa May
14 June 2017
Tories out! Corbyn in! Take the wealth off the 1%!: While working class people across Britain go hungry, directors of massive corporations continue to rake in obscene bonuses, writes Geraint Thomas, Nottingham Socialist party.
10 May 2017
Jeremy Corbyn has also pledged to curtail the rights of big businesses to push unhealthy food on children
5 April 2017
How to feed the world? That is a question that capitalism has never been able to solve, with one-third of the world's total population suffering malnutrition. Even in the economically advanced capitalist countries like Britain growing numbers are reliant on food banks.
29 March 2017
From April 2017 NHS charges for prescriptions and dental treatment in England are set to rise yet again, writes Bea Gardner, Southampton Socialist Party.
22 March 2017
Reader's comment: I'm still here, I'm still fighting for what I rightfully deserve. And I'm writing this to tell you about the plight of disabled people all over the country. We're not on the news separated from you, we're among you
8 March 2017
Fight for secure jobs for all: 910,000 workers in Britain are on zero-hour contracts - a six-fold increase since 2008 - according to analysis by the Resolution Foundation think-tank.
22 February 2017
The title 'Cooked' doesn't exactly sound like essential political viewing. But in this adaptation of Michael Pollan's 2013 bestselling book of the same title, the author examines the contribution of cooking to human development and progress.
8 February 2017
Non-fiction review: Lenin on the Train: When the February revolution broke out in Russia in 1917 and the Tsar was overthrown, Vladimir Lenin was living in exile in Switzerland.
7 December 2016
Hundreds of thousands of people are surviving and feeding themselves by using foodbanks in Britain today
30 November 2016
Resist Victorian living standards!: Hospitals have come under a new wave of pressure as the number of patients admitted with malnutrition has drastically increased.
23 November 2016
The Tories' Autumn Statement can find money to give tax breaks to corporations, while ensuring our billionaire queen retains a life of extreme luxury. So why can't it find money to invest in secure jobs, our chronically underfunded NHS, or the desperate housing situation?
16 November 2016
Film review: 'A Street Cat Named Bob' is the heart-warming story of a man trying to beat addiction and homelessness with the support of his pet cat.
14 September 2016
The scale of the obesity crisis in the UK is vast. The 2014 official Health Survey for England showed that 61.7% of adults were overweight or obese. 31.2% of children aged two to 15 were also either overweight or obese.
31 August 2016
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us.
25 July 2016
New figures that half of all food produced in the US is thrown away brings the question of the wastefulness of capitalism into sharp relief.
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