Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
25 January 2017
Mass action across the USA: These were the largest simultaneous protests ever recorded in US history, with millions taking to the streets
16 December 2016
The Unite general secretary election has been brought forward. The Socialist Party is supporting Len McCluskey. Under his leadership, the union has taken a more militant stance.
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
I am working as an interpreter for the NHS. I see Poles in hospitals and clinics who have problems with health. There are thousands of cases and there is no way to describe everything that I see every day.
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
28 September 2016
Theresa May's speech at the United Nations, trying to blame destitute migrants for eroding support for refugees, is part of a cynical attack on the right to asylum.
10 August 2016
This month marks the 40th anniversary of the start of the two-year strike for union recognition and reinstatement at Grunwick's film processing factory in North London - which became a struggle of national importance.
3 August 2016
Striking Unite members working for contractors NICO at the massive Fawley refinery in Hampshire have won an important victory for trade unionists against the bosses' race to the bottom.
27 July 2016
Crowds took to the streets of Huntingdon on 16 July to march in solidarity with the Polish community and embrace the diverse culture of the town.
18 July 2016
On 14 July workers from contractors NICO at the Fawley refinery, members of Unite, took strike action against the super-exploitation of migrant workers from Italy and Bulgaria, being paid £48 for a 10 hour shift, instead of £125.
13 July 2016
Solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter: Eljeer Hawkins of the Socialist Party's US co-thinkers reports on the anti-racist struggle there.
29 June 2016
The appalling racist abuse and physical attacks reported since the EU referendum must be condemned and opposed.
22 June 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors including comment on the EU referendum and London mayor Sadiq Khan.
11 May 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Lecturers and Topshop cleaners plan strikes over pay.
11 April 2016
All work was stopped at Templeborough Waste to Energy power station
23 March 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors. Rape, women and victim blaming; McDonnell boosts Blairite mayor; healthcare insurance headache; errors of the pro-EU left; global economy gripes.
9 March 2016
The majority of trade unions support the idea of a so-called 'social Europe', but have often opposed, at least on paper, the reality of EU policies
9 March 2016
"Pay the rate, pay the rate!" chanted 200 engineering construction workers protesting outside the new biomass power station being built in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. The blockade by trade unionists stopped work on the site for the day.
9 March 2016
In the EU referendum campaign the issue of migration has been put centre stage by the pro-big business campaigns on both sides of the debate
2 March 2016
"Pay the rate, Pay the rate!" was the chant
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