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1 February 2017
As part of the Tory offensive against the public sector, the chancellor has announced a 20% reduction in Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) offices, and more jobcentres to share sites in local authority premises, to deliver 30% savings on estates costs. This fits in with the approaching end of the contract with the company which owns the DWP estate.
11 January 2017
A letter published in the South Wales Evening Post about Swansea Council's public budget consultation process.
19 October 2016
50th anniversary: It's a name as resonant with tragedy for working class people in South Wales as Hillsborough is for Liverpool.
19 October 2016
Fighting racism and capitalism with solidarity, socialism and song: An actor who starred on Broadway, a talented college American football player, a brilliant singer - and a socialist and civil rights campaigner at a time when Malcom X and Martin Luther King were just children.
28 September 2016
Just weeks after Jeremy Corbyn was taken to task by the media for highlighting overcrowding on trains under privatisation, more evidence has emerged of its effects.
31 August 2016
Owen Smith, the right-wing Labour leadership contender, falsely claimed refugees are overcrowding his local schools.
1 August 2016
We are very pleased to learn that the South Wales NUM (National Union of Mineworkers) has come out in support of Jeremy Corbyn in the current Labour leadership contest. The NUM has a long history of working class struggle, with the South Wales NUM an example of combativity before, during and after, the 1980s miners' strike.
22 June 2016
Music review: Stay Voiceless: 'Those kids have no idea whatsoever of what went on at Stalingrad' is a song title that leaves you as curious as the name is long. You certainly take away more from it than the three minutes 32 seconds dose of punk rock you get.
1 June 2016
"More for less" is the slogan of 2 Sisters Food Group. That means more for billionaire owner and chief executive Ranjit Singh Boparan, and less, much less, for the workers.
11 May 2016
On the surface there has not been a huge change in the political complexion of the Welsh government - Welsh Labour lost just one seat and will be able to hold on as a minority government. But under the surface the election showed how much things have changed in Welsh politics.
27 April 2016
TUSC is standing widely across Wales in these elections to present working class people with a real alternative to austerity politics and in an attempt to stop Ukip from gaining in Wales with their false anti-establishment rhetoric.
27 April 2016
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) challenge in the Welsh Assembly elections on 5 May has centred on the campaign to save Welsh steel. TUSC has campaigned for the immediate nationalisation of the industry, which is supported by a large majority.
20 April 2016
If Tata can't find a buyer it will sack 15,000 workers. Three times as many support workers will also lose their jobs. Reports have surfaced that the company will set 28 May as the deadline date, meaning workers have just over a month to save their jobs and communities.
13 April 2016
Tata Steel's UK assets are officially up for sale. Vulture capitalists are eyeing up any profitable pickings while willing to throw workers on the dole
6 April 2016
March, strike, occupy: 15,000 steel jobs are on the line, but the call to nationalise Tata is growing louder and the political pressure on Cameron to act is building! On 2 April hundreds demonstrated in Port Talbot, organised by the NSSN
31 March 2016
The jobs of 15,000 steelworkers directly employed by Tata are on the line. But when all those who depend on the plants are included, three times as many workers could be facing the dole. This is a national emergency that needs emergency measures.
16 March 2016
Ukip has selected right- wing ex-Tories Mark Reckless and Neil Hamilton to head regional lists for the Welsh Assembly elections this year, writes Dave Reid.
7 March 2016
Over 500 people heard Jeremy Corbyn at the Trade Union Pride rally in Cardiff.
24 February 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. National FE college strike; construction workers protest against employers breaking pay agreements; Independent newspaper to close.
24 February 2016
Theatre review: Iphigenia in Splott: Tremendous. That is the only way to describe Gary Owens' one-woman play "Iphigenia in Splott", directed by Rachel O'Riordan and starring Sophie Melville.
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