Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
18 October 2017
72,877 CWU members had voted to strike over pensions, pay and other issues
6 October 2017
A trade dispute is threatening thousands of Bombardier jobs in Northern Ireland.
13 September 2017
Twenty-five deaths and nearly 12,000 injuries have been caused by buses on the capital's streets in just two years
6 September 2017
The European Single Market is a major barrier to any incoming socialist or anti-austerity government
6 September 2017
In the following article Socialist Alternative members (US co-thinkers of the Socialist Party) report on the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey and the failure of establishment politicians and capitalism to prepare for such increasing extreme weather events
30 August 2017
Jeremy Corbyn has confirmed his May pledge to inject £1 billion into the arts
9 August 2017
The escalating civil strife and economic crisis in Venezuela is being used by western governments and the establishment media as a stick to beat socialists with. However, as Marxists in Venezuela explain in the following article, the Maduro state bureaucracy is incapable of mobilising the working class to defeat the capitalist counterrevolution.
5 July 2017
Corbyn had to sack three shadow ministers who voted to remain in the EU Single Market
4 July 2017
The Labour-run 'Liverpool city region transport committee' still intends to take guards off the trains and introduce 'driver-only operation'. We support the RMT, taking 24-hour strike action against this on 8, 10 and 23 of July.
31 May 2017
Theresa May-hem attacks Jeremy Corbyn for his "nonsensical economic... mismanagement." Yet Tory work and pensions secretary Damian Green admitted: "Our manifesto is not un-costed, we just haven't costed it yet"!
17 May 2017
Jeremy Corbyn has launched his manifesto by declaring Labour is the "party for the many" while the Tories are the "party of the rich".
17 May 2017
Privatising Royal Mail was a privatisation too far for Margaret Thatcher. So how did it come to pass that 499 years of public ownership ended in 2015 with the remaining 30% of shares being floated on the London Stock Exchange, following the majority being sold two years earlier?
17 May 2017
Corbyn's £8bn for a 'National Care Service' would start to reverse this: Over 31,400 more children were at risk of neglect or abuse in 2015-16 compared to 2010-11, according to a parliamentary report by the National Children's Bureau.
26 April 2017
2nd May, as well as being in the midst of preparations for the upcoming snap election, marks 20 years since another general election - the one in 1997 which brought Tony Blair and New Labour to power.
12 April 2017
What kind of people would build a hospital children's ward with a firewall which stopped just above a false ceiling, allowing smoke and flames to spread? And keep these and other dangers hidden from the staff, patients and even management of the hospital?
5 April 2017
How to feed the world? That is a question that capitalism has never been able to solve, with one-third of the world's total population suffering malnutrition. Even in the economically advanced capitalist countries like Britain growing numbers are reliant on food banks.
15 March 2017
The Scottish parliament will vote next week in favour of triggering a second independence referendum. With a pro-independence majority in the parliament, the vote itself is a formality.
28 February 2017
The important national demo in London on Saturday 4th March to save the NHS needs to be a springboard to build a massive movement that can defeat the government's attempt to finish it.
3 February 2017
Derek Hatton's criticism of Jeremy Corbyn's proposed support for triggering Brexit is off the mark (FT 1/2/17), writes Tony Mulhearn
25 January 2017
Capitalist myth-buster! Human beings have always striven to understand more about our world, to test ourselves and to improve our lives
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