Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
11 August 2017
NHS England currently has 89,000 staff vacancies, 40,000 of which are nursing posts. After 27 years as a nurse I can see a 'perfect storm' of political decisions that are forcing so many nurses away from
2 August 2017
The Socialist Party condemns Labour MP Vicky Foxcroft for reporting a student to the police, over an art project
26 July 2017
Jeremy Corbyn's election pledge to abolish tuition fees was one of the most attractive and popular offers in Labour's manifesto.
His hint that he might also support writing off existing student debt was also warmly received.
26 July 2017
Young people in the UK have faced brutal attacks from successive governments on our living standards and our futures.
28 June 2017
In Exeter, some male students protested their school's 'no shorts' policy by wearing skirts
31 May 2017
University management rethinks restructure: Eight fine art research staff have been made redundant, and university management has been emailing all staff offering 'voluntary redundancies'
31 May 2017
As someone who was new to politics it was intriguing to see a party fighting against the never-ending fee hikes and cuts to student loans and grants
12 April 2017
Schools are under the greatest threat for more than a generation and an equally powerful response is needed. In the next couple of months, the scale of the cuts will be evident
12 April 2017
King's College London Socialist Students held a 'wall of shame' at the university about the terrible conditions faced by students both in halls of residence and renting privately in London.
15 March 2017
The Socialist Party's national congress 2017 took was attended by delegates and visitors from Socialist Party branches all over England and Wales, as well as international guests
1 March 2017
This event is an example of why it's always important to contest the presence of the far right: especially when they threaten to spread hate on university campuses
28 February 2017
The Tories' scrapping of nursing training bursaries has already led to a 23% decline in university applications for this coming year for all nursing courses
22 February 2017
The Tories are once again trying to privatise student debt.
15 February 2017
Socialist Students conference showcased a growing organisation
8 February 2017
A victory was won by the international movement when a judge in Seattle temporarily halted the travel ban for people from seven Muslim countries and Trump's suspension of the US refugee programme.
1 February 2017
Socialist Students conference is now less than two weeks away. This promises to be a hugely exciting event. Socialist Students will be hosting Monica Caballero - the deputy general secretary of the Sindicato de Estudiantes (student union in Spain) and a leader of the mass movement against education attacks in Spain. The Sunday morning session will include a debate with Conservative Future.
18 January 2017
The case for a united and ongoing mass mobilisation: Inauguration protests can serve as a launching pad for a massive grassroots resistance to Donald Trump's new administration, which can push back his agenda. But this will require an active ongoing mobilisation linked to a strategy of independent grassroots struggle.
11 January 2017
Join international day of protest on 20 January: As Donald Trump is sworn in as US President, Socialist Alternative, our US co-thinkers, have put out a call for people to take to the streets in protest against his racist and sexist ideas.
14 December 2016
Teacher trade unionists have been engaged in a bitter struggle to defend education. As socialists, though, we don't simply see our role as a defensive one, but to offer a way out of the chaos: a socialist education programme.
7 December 2016
John died of heart disease very suddenly, at a too early age.
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