Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
6 December 2017
If you're very wealthy you can buy your way in - but for ordinary people, visa applications don't have many fairy-tale endings
11 October 2017
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us including Lords' expenses and young workers' debt.
30 August 2017
One of Theresa May's racist immigration myths has been exposed
29 August 2017
"The Labour Party's announcement that it wants the UK to remain within all the EU's structures ... is the best news to come out of British politics in a long time", said a FT editorial.
5 July 2017
One of the important debates at the 2017 Unison conference was about Brexit. One year on from the referendum, there were a number of motions and amendments about what form Brexit should take and what role the union should play.
5 July 2017
Corbyn had to sack three shadow ministers who voted to remain in the EU Single Market
24 May 2017
As the general election draws nearer and people become more aware of what Jeremy Corbyn stands for, the gap between Tories and Labour in the polls has started to close
29 March 2017
Homelessness agencies, including St Mungos, are identified as complicit in immigration raids and a process that results in some of London's most vulnerable people "disappearing into a nightmare of indefinite detention and deportation."
15 March 2017
Trump's vile racist ban on people travelling to the US from six Muslim-majority countries and his ban on refugees has been met with a mighty movement of opposition from US workers and young people.
15 February 2017
There was widespread disgust after a written statement from the Home Office announced it was to end a vital rehoming scheme for refugee children
30 November 2016
Hunger strikes and suicides have increased dramatically in British detention centres. A Freedom of Information request showed that out of an estimated 7,500 detainees over three months, 218 were on hunger strike. 109 had attempted suicide, with 649 on suicide watch.
9 November 2016
The decision of the High Court that the government must allow Parliament a say in the issue of Brexit is a bombshell with wide, and perhaps even unforeseen, effects. It could lead to a general election next year which in turn will widen even further the endemic splits within the Tory Party. As shown by the resignation of Tory MP Stephen Phillips over the government's handling of Brexit and of Zac Goldsmith over the third runway at Heathrow, these splits are already of Grand Canyon proportions!
2 November 2016
The refugee crisis in Europe is one of many examples of the brutal, cruel character of Theresa May's Tory government and the profit-driven capitalist system
26 October 2016
"We're all three pay cheques away from being homeless": "We can't facilitate" the "wellbeing of the most vulnerable," says Barking and Dagenham council leader Daren Rodwell. This was a frank admission to 'No Place to Call Home', the BBC's distressing account of homelessness in the east London borough.
26 October 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors including the Ched Evans case, Marmite brexit, NHS 'savings' and homelessness.
12 October 2016
Fight for a socialist, internationalist exit: The Brexit vote was a democratic uprising - a rejection by millions of working class people of the establishment.
31 August 2016
International outrage has resulted from the decision of over 20 town mayors in the south of France to ban from beaches the wearing of 'burkini' swimsuits, on the grounds of 'inciting terrorism' and 'threatening public safety'. Despite a court decree rejecting the ban as unconstitutional, the mayors say they will ignore the ruling. Judy Beishon reports on how the issue has become the focus of an ugly backlash to the recent terrorist attacks in France.
27 July 2016
On 22 July Sheffield's first Black Lives Matter demo took place
27 July 2016
The Socialist Party campaigned in the June referendum against the bosses' EU on a principled socialist and internationalist basis.
13 July 2016
Reader's comment: Online reports of hate crime were five times higher than an average week in the seven days from the EU referendum polling day. The media and establishment want to suggest that anti-migrant abuse surged overnight purely because of the result.
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