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10 December 2014
Paul Callanan's article on football financing (issue 834) was illuminating. The almost complete dominance of big business (often from very shady business people) is only part of the problem
19 November 2014
Just two years after the exposure of a series of fraudulent actions in the banking sector connected to the fixing of the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor), five banks have been collectively fined £2 billion by UK and US regulators for rogue traders' successful manipulation of the foreign exchange market
22 October 2014
All over Britain the clamour for a living wage rise is growing. Queues form at our Socialist Party stalls when we demand £10 an hour now
20 August 2014
Mind the gap: The fall in average earnings in the last economic quarter didn't affect Britain's fat cat executives
6 August 2014
The next Chief Executive of Centrica, the parent company of British Gas, will be the aptly named Mr Conn, formerly of oil giant BP, writes Matt Gordon.
25 June 2014
In March Sainsbury's posted the first drop in like-for-like sales in nine years, the Co-operative group went into meltdown, and Morrisons announced £176 million in pre-tax losses for 2013
30 January 2014
Watch this video by Socialist Alternative Seattle City Councilor Kshama Sawant, a real fighter for the 99%, responding to Obama's state of the union speech
26 September 2013
A Labour government would temporarily freeze energy prices, Ed Miliband announced at Labour Party conference, writes Pete Mason.
25 September 2013
With £200 million profit, a company valued at almost £4 billion, and 90% of staff on zero-hour contracts, many in Britain's ruling class see Sports Direct as a modern success story, writes A zero-hour contract worker.
20 February 2013
Belt tightening: Farewell Woolworths, so long HMV, sayanara Peacocks. We've said goodbye to a whole host of high street chains over the last five years as shoppers have had to tighten their belts.
30 January 2013
Tory Chancellor Gideon Osborne still tells us austerity is working, but the government managed to take economic growth below 0% not once, not twice but now into a 'triple dip', writes Dave Griffiths, West Midlands Socialist Party.
31 October 2012
When strikes and protests won reforms: Five million people in Britain - two million households - are desperate for decent, affordable housing...
6 June 2012
Wonga windfall: £1 billion. That's the estimated value of pay-day loan company Wonga if it decides to go ahead with floating on the stock market.
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.
12 October 2011
When the Jarrow March for Jobs leaves Leicester, not only will it be following in the footsteps of the 1936 Jarrow Crusade, but also Leicester's 1905 Unemployed March, writes Dan Fahey.
28 September 2011
16-year old Ryan Woolams was electrocuted this July trying to steal copper cable from the disused Skelton Grange power station in Leeds, writes Paul Gerrard.
1 June 2011
The Swiss based multibillion dollar mining, energy and food trader Glencore was listed on the London and Hong Kong stock markets on 24 May, writes Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info.
6 April 2011
ISTC rip-off: Private health firms ripped off the NHS in London by £22 million between 2007 and 2010. This sum equates to the cost of employing 600 nurses...
19 January 2011
Government health bill spells disaster for patients and workers: THE GOVERNMENT is planning a massive assault on the NHS in England in its latest health bill. This is on top of billions of pounds of 'efficiency savings' ie cuts, in the NHS budget, a London health workers explains...
1 December 2010
YOUR HEALTH care is being privatised. Your body's ailments may worry you but to someone else they will be soon be a commodity to be bartered for, bought and sold on the free market, writes By an NHS healthworker.
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