Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
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
21 October 2015
More than 800,000 refugees are officially expected to come to Germany this year. The government has announced budget cuts 'because of the refugees' and commentators demand scrapping the minimum wage of €8.50 an hour for refugees.
15 September 2015
There was standing room only as hundreds of trade union activists attended the National Shop Stewards Network rally and lobby of the TUC in Brighton on 13 September
9 September 2015
The Tories have announced new measures to supposedly combat companies paying below the new £7.20 minimum wage. But in reality the measures are paltry.
8 September 2015
The contrast between the callous cruelty of Cameron and the support for refugees shown by ordinary people could not be starker
8 July 2015
For the rich there are very few obstacles to migrating to Britain. It is altogether another story for the majority of those currently fleeing war, dictatorship and conflict in the Middle East and Africa.
3 June 2015
The promised EU referendum has the potential to split the government and the Tory party itself from top to bottom
7 April 2015
In election hustings Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) candidates will be asked what their attitude is to immigration. How should Socialist Party members respond?
18 June 2014
The Tories' much vaunted economic recovery failed to impress the voters in the recent elections. Now, a Guardian opinion poll has found that only 18% of the public believe they are benefiting
12 February 2014
It is now ten years since the horrific tragedy of the 23 Chinese cockle pickers who drowned in Morecambe Bay
8 January 2014
Much of the right-wing media whipped up hostility and alarm in the run up to the 1 January end of restrictions on entry to Britain for people from Romania and Bulgaria
2 October 2013
Fifa, the world football authority, has expressed concerns about players enduring temperatures of 50°C in the 2022 World Cup finals in Qatar, but already the extreme heat and appalling 'slave labour' working conditions have killed many migrant workers building the country's stadiums and infrastru, writes Dave Carr.
28 March 2013
62. We dealt with the question of migration in more depth in last year's perspectives document. The census results give a picture of the changed makeup of Britain's population...
25 July 2012
Slum living: One toilet between 25, one shower between 75, overcrowding and leaking roofs - these are the conditions facing the cleaners employed at the Olympic site...
23 July 2012
To the sounds of the Pompey chimes, over 40 trade unionists and socialists protested against exploitation of seafarers by Condor Ferries
27 June 2012
"I have heard stories from my Doncaster constituency where East European migrants arrived to work in a local chicken factory for long hours at less than the minimum wage while sleeping 19 to 20 to a house...
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