Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
19 February 2016
GMB members gathered to picket and protest outside United Utilities' Warrington HQ at Lingley Mere, Great Sankey, in a protest over pensions
10 February 2016
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us. Tory MP 'doesn't notice' £400,000 income, 16 million workers worse off with new pensions. Cameron's mum fights the cuts.
10 February 2016
Tory work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith has appointed Doug Gurr, president of Amazon China, to his department's board of directors.
27 January 2016
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us. Pensioners freeze as energy firms profit; sicko bosses sicken sick workers; worker told to pay boss!
6 January 2016
The SNP government continues to orientate its taskforce towards finding a private buyer rather than using the option of nationalisation.
9 December 2015
It's the quiz of 2015, compiled by the Socialist. The questions are drawn from articles covering events in the UK and internationally during the last year. Good luck and season's greetings.
2 December 2015
GMB members from United Utilities, Northumbrian Water, Yorkshire Water and Hartlepool Water are angry at rampant profiteering. Debt levels and consumer prices have risen, and two of the companies are attacking workers' pensions.
18 November 2015
A facility called Oakdene, used by adults with learning difficulties, is in need of refurbishment. But the council is considering finding a new place for them by closing an elderly care home and moving the facility there instead!
29 October 2015
What better way to communicate with adults about pensions than with a multi-million-pound computer-generated soft toy?
21 October 2015
Older people are hard hit by the bosses' cuts and sell-offs. Sue Powell spoke to Claude Mickleson, National Pensioners Convention activist and member of Gloucestershire Socialist Party.
7 October 2015
Smug Tories discussed letting pensioners die of cold to save cash at their Manchester conference.
29 July 2015
Millionaire health minister Jeremy Hunt has reneged on the Tories' election promise to cap social care costs for over 65s, writes Simon Carter.
8 July 2015
"David Cameron claims that he wants a high wage, low tax economy. If that's the case, he has a funny way of showing it," writes bakers' union BFAWU president Ian Hodson.
17 June 2015
Short dispatches on the incredible hypocrisy of the super-rich and their politicians.
20 May 2015
Delegates respond to Tory majority, further austerity and attacks on trade union rights
8 April 2015
Easy money: Should Tony Blair's "education, education, education" mantra be replaced by "money, money, money"?
1 April 2015
NUT conference delegates are discussing how to fight attacks on pensions, pay and workload
25 March 2015
Profits from illness: A Unite union report has revealed that many of the big private healthcare companies aiming to get lucrative contracts from the NHS budget operate through offshore tax havens
18 March 2015
Just weeks from the elections, council budget cuts are hammering communities and workers
16 March 2015
In this week's budget, chancellor Osborne is set to allow existing pensioners to cash in their pensions
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