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25 September 2013
Between 1983 and 1987 Liverpool's Labour council, then led by socialists, refused to transfer the burden of Tory government cuts, introduced by Margaret Thatcher, onto the backs of Liverpool's working people
14 August 2013
Present day Labour councillors who are carrying out Tory government cuts are still haunted by calls to emulate the example of the Liverpool 47 councillors who refused to carry out Margaret Thatcher's cuts in the 1980s, writes Tony Mulhearn, Former Liverpool 47 councillor.
5 August 2013
Present day Labour councillors are bedevilled by calls to emulate the 1980s Liverpool 47 surcharged councillors who refused to carry out Thatcher’s cuts
1 May 2013
"LIVERPOOL - a Socialist council", said the signs that were once tacked to the sides of city public buildings or hung from the fences surrounding the recreation grounds, writes From the Liverpool Echo.
17 April 2013
Saturday 27 April, 10.30am
Adelphi Hotel, Lime Street, Liverpool
Speakers include: Unite general secretary Len McCluskey, PCS president Janice Godrich, Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe, Liverpool Labour Party president (1980-85) and 'Liverpool 47' surcharged councillor Tony Mulhearn, former Labour MP Tony Benn and 'Liverpool 47' surcharged counc...
10 April 2013
This BBC4 programme Hillsborough - Never Forgotten on 3 April was a powerful reminder of events leading up to the recent Independent Panel's findings on the 1989 Hillsborough catastrophe
21 March 2013
More budget waffle from Osborne and his alter ego Ed Balls. No mention by Balls of the £750 billion lying in the banks being used, not to invest, but to line the pockets of the spivs who control the banks...
13 February 2013
Patrick Ayers and Eljeer Hawkins gave a penetrating analysis of the Spielberg film 'Lincoln' (the Socialist 7-13 February)...
12 February 2013
I took a double-take at William Keegan's description of Neil Kinnock as possessing 'courage and clout' to 'detoxify' his party (Observer 10.2.13), writes Tony Mulhearn
13 September 2012
The report of the Hillsborough Independent Panel has ripped aside the tangled web of lies and cover-up woven by the South Yorkshire police, the government and the army of lickspittles in the press who denigrated Liverpool and the victims of the man-made catastrophe in 1989 that was Hillsborough, writes Tony Mulhearn
20 June 2012
World in crisis - make the super-rich pay: As the G20 leaders meet in Mexico, once again it's clear that none of them has a clue about how to end the spiralling crisis of capitalism.
12 June 2012
Tony Mulhearn, from the Liverpool 47 councillors who stood up to the Tory government in the 1980s, spoke today as an invited guest at the GMB manufacturing conference and received a standing ovation...
6 June 2012
Following Tony Mulhearn's campaign for mayor, activists in Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) are continuing to push their anti-cuts policies in Liverpool, standing in two 5 July council byelections, writes Alec Price.
4 May 2012
For TUSC results see: tusc.org.uk
TUSC candidates won victories in Preston and Walsall and ran many hard-fought campaigns elsewhere. Click 'more' below for reports from Coventry, Liverpool, Salford, Swansea, Lincoln, Stroud, London and Gateshead
2 May 2012
Round-up across the country: All together in Liverpool to support TUSC mayoral stand: 300 people attended the Liverpool pre-election rally for mayoral candidate Tony Mulhearn and other Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) candidates across Merseyside, writes Dave Walsh.
27 April 2012
Three hundred people braved the rain to attend a rally for Liverpool mayoral candidate Tony Mulhearn and other TUSC candidates across Merseyside
25 April 2012
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is a new electoral coalition that was set up by leading trade unionists including RMT general secretary Bob Crow, and socialists, including the Socialist Party, to provide a political voice to the millions who oppose the cuts.
23 April 2012
Liverpool Sure Start parents and children came together to demand that Liverpool City Council hear their reaction to the proposed 53% cuts to children centre services
6 April 2012
After a hectic week preparing the ground for the upcoming mayoral and council elections, the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) in Liverpool entered the campaign with a bang
4 April 2012
Tony4Mayor has shaken up Liverpool's mayoral race after only a few days! The campaign is making headway in the media, gaining great support in the trade unions and from individuals
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