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26 April 2017
The origins of May Day lie in the great struggles in America by working people for shorter working hours at the end of the 19th century, and the martyrdom of union leaders executed 130 years ago.
5 April 2017
May Day greetings final push: We're really pleased we achieved our regional target this year for May Day greetings from trade union bodies, student groups and local campaigns. If you haven't yet, you still can!
29 March 2017
Discount for advanced payment coming up fast - pay by 5pm on Friday 31 March for 25% off! Help fund the best workers' newspaper in England and Wales by placing a May Day greeting in the Socialist
15 March 2017
The Socialist Party's national congress 2017 took was attended by delegates and visitors from Socialist Party branches all over England and Wales, as well as international guests
1 March 2017
Help fund the best workers' newspaper in England and Wales by placing a May Day greeting in the Socialist
22 February 2017
What we saw including an appalling Tory attack on the homeless, an NHS tale, refugee solidarity and a train robbery.
15 February 2017
May Day greetings help fund the best workers' newspaper in England and Wales.
1 February 2017
Help the Socialist get May Day greetings this year. Because to puncture Trump, and end the billionaires' world austerity barrage, workers and young people need solidarity and socialist ideas.
11 May 2016
"No ifs, no buts, no children's centre cuts" was the rallying cry at the largest Chesterfield May Day demonstration for many years on 2 May.
4 May 2016
Saving steel jobs and fighting council cuts was the focus for over 50 trade unionists, socialists and political activists who attended Llanelli Trades Council and Carmarthenshire Unison's May Day rally on 30 April, writes Rob Owen.
4 May 2016
Striking workers from the railways, car factories, supermarkets, hospitals, offices and banks joined students and youth in mass demonstrations across France on 28 April. Led by lycée (further education) students, the Paris march was 60,000 strong, according to the CGT union federation.
16 March 2016
International Workers' Day is a time when we express solidarity with all sections of our movement. The Socialist newspaper consistently champions trade union struggle, covering the stories the mainstream
9 March 2016
Support the paper that supports struggle: International Workers' Day is a time when we express solidarity with all parts of the movement. Central to this is approaching fellow trade unionists in your workplace to build support for a May Day greeting.
2 March 2016
International Workers' Day is a time when we express solidarity with all sections of our movement. The Socialist newspaper consistently champions trade union struggle, covering the stories the mainstream press ignores.
30 April 2015
This year marks the 125th International Workers' Day, or 'May Day'. The original call for workers' demonstrations around the world on 1 May was made in July 1889 at the International Socialist Workers Congress in Paris
21 April 2015
Shiva Mahbobi reports on the plight of labour activists in Iran
18 March 2015
A guide to fundraising and sales of the Socialist: Selling the Socialist and raising Fighting Fund is always at the forefront of our party branch activities, writes Val O'Flynn, Socialist Party Grimsby.
4 March 2015
The Socialist reports the victories that show that if you fight back you can win - from housing workers' disputes in Britain, to cleaners in Greece
25 February 2015
The need for an organised, independent, political expression of the will of the 99% and our demands for health, homes and decent jobs has never been greater
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