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28 March 2013
9. British capitalism, and therefore the working class, faces a bleak future. Five years into the crisis, UK gross domestic product (GDP) is still 12-15% below the pre-crisis trend...
7 March 2012
Marching to recession: Remember chancellor George Osborne's prediction of a "march of the makers" where manufacturing would bring growth back to Britain's economy?...
22 February 2012
In response to the growing opposition to this profit-hungry capitalist system, many of its proponents have argued that not all capitalism is bad. Lynn Walsh exposes the myths proposed by prime minister Cameron as he tries to sell us the idea of 'popular' capitalism.
5 October 2011
BAE Systems intends to cut 3,000 of its 40,000 UK jobs. Apparently this is necessary for BAE to "ensure its long-term future", while the futures of the estimated 5,700 affected workers look bleak.
28 September 2011
BAE jobs massacre: BAE Systems has announced that it intends to axe 3,000 manufacturing jobs in the UK. The main brunt of the job losses will hit plants in Brough, East Yorkshire, and at Warton and Samlesbury in Lancashire...
14 September 2011
Pawn shops are booming, pound stores are multiplying. But spending on services and retail (apart from food) has slowed to a standstill. Socialism Today editor Lynn Walsh looks at the effects of Con-Dem cuts on the UK economy.
18 July 2011
Thousands will march in Derby on Saturday 23 July in protest at the threatened 1,400 job losses at the train building firm Bombardier
7 July 2011
Derby has been rocked by the announcement of the loss of more than 1,400 jobs by the train manufacturer Bombardier
2 February 2011
"Dire", "terrible", "shockingly bad", "horrendous... an absolute disaster for the economy"! These were some of the terms used by City and media analysts to describe economic figures for the last three months, writes Lynn Walsh, Socialist Party executive committee...
15 September 2010
This week pharmaceutical giant Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK), a company that makes over £8 billion profit a year announced another 206 redundancies at its manufacturing site in Ware, Hertfordshire...
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