Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
27 September 2017
At the start of the summer women's football was riding high. In the build up to the European Championships, England, for the first time in a very long time (in men's or women's football), were one of the favourites.
24 May 2017
About 6,000 people descended on West Kirby, on the Wirral, to hear Jeremy Corbyn on 20 May - then 20,000 chanted his name after he spoke ahead of The Libertines at a music festival
10 May 2017
On 15 March, a group of women in the US announced a strike that became headline news across the country
26 April 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors including the general election, Militant in Liverpool, the Holocaust and football.
22 February 2017
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18 January 2017
Millwall's ground, the Den, could be forced from Lewisham, south London, to Kent. A major new development around the ground is being built by Renewal - a company registered in a tax haven, run by a former council officer, and which used to count the former mayor of Lewisham as a director.
11 January 2017
Former football player Andy Woodward waived his right to anonymity on 16 November. His story of being sexually abused as a youth player by convicted paedophile Barry Bennell at Crewe Alexandra FC came out in the Guardian.
2 November 2016
The Guardian, house newsletter of the Labour right and hypocritical zero-hour-contract employer, has been trying to attract 'members' again
26 October 2016
Non-fiction: Pitch Black: Raph Parkinson's letter in the Socialist issue 920 on racism in football highlights an issue which has sadly been long present in the game. A recent book by Emy Onuora - 'Pitch Black: the story of black British footballers' - looks at the history of racism in football, and the effect this has had on the footballers themselves.
12 October 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors. Liverpool FC and the fight against racism; Guardian's hypocrisy over Corbyn.
5 October 2016
"Big Sam likes a bung," or so the chant goes - seemingly with good reason, if the latest reports of corruption are anything to go by. Kick out the money men ruining football!
7 September 2016
For the second year running, London Socialist Party held a successful BBQ social raising over £150 for the fighting fund - partly through the 'Great Socialist Bake-off'. The South London Reds won the five-a-side tournament.
24 August 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors. SDP splitters, no to nukes, Brexit's bullying bosses, mammoth pay, PLP panic.
4 May 2016
Fans of relegated Premier League football club Aston Villa will have been pleased the club's end-of-season awards were scrapped - after a woeful season on and off the pitch. But many will be dismayed by management's announcement that 500 jobs will go.
13 April 2016
The last Fifa corruption revelations were hardly out of the headlines when a new scandal has struck the damaged organisation - this time from the Panama Papers.
2 March 2016
Fifa, football's corruption-ridden international governing body, elected its new president on 26 February.
17 February 2016
Liverpool Football Club has backed down over ticket price hikes after thousands of fans walked out during a match.
10 February 2016
15,000 Liverpool fans walked out of the team's game with Sunderland in protest against owners' extortionate price hikes.
15 January 2016
National Stop Stewards Network supporters in Newcastle displayed a banner in St James's Park stadium in Newcastle at a Manchester United match
2 December 2015
What does a Socialist Party member buy their loved ones at Christmas? Certainly not rolling in money; unlikely to have loads of time to go shopping...
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