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15 May 2013
We've been hearing this rubbish for years - British workers are lazy - and now Eton-educated Tory London mayor Boris 'the bankers' friend' Johnson has stepped in, accusing British workers of sloth
17 April 2013
Unemployment: We're told that Thatcher 'saved the country'. But unemployment skyrocketed under her governments - from 1.09 million in May 1979 to 3.13 million in July 1986. And these figures were probably an underestimate...
27 March 2013
Con-Dems have no solutions to unemployment: On budget day, the latest unemployment figures were published and showed yet another increase in the number of people out of work, writes Dan Crowter, Coventry Socialist Party.
20 February 2013
After months of illegal shift patterns and being expected to work without breaks under a bullying management at my workplace (as previously reported in the Socialist), things are looking up, writes Hannah Parker.
1 January 2013
The coming year, like 2012, will be one of intense working class struggles, writes Peter Taaffe
12 December 2012
United Socialists of America: A recent poll by Gallup in the US has shown that 39% of Americans now view socialism positively.
26 September 2012
"Protect us from Provectus!" chanted a 200-strong march in North Derbyshire on Saturday 22 September...
12 September 2012
Since the end of the Youth Fight for Jobs 2011 Jarrow March, youth unemployment figures have continued to rise internationally, currently standing at 13% overall; the highest rate in Europe is Spain at 52%, writes Lizi Gray, 2011 Jarrow marcher.
8 August 2012
In a dazzling display of talent a new generation of Olympians is breaking records. By brutal contrast, 75 million 16 - 24 year olds globally have been thrown on the scrapheap of unemployment
13 June 2012
240 hours' work for no pay - then back on the unemployment scrapheap: After being unemployed for over eight months in Hull, one of the worst areas for unemployment in the country, I was put onto a 'voluntary' work experience scheme
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