The Socialist

The Socialist 15 July 2015

Living wage lie

The Socialist issue 864

Living wage lie

Fightback essential following Osborne's hatchet budget

Labour's austerity 'me too-ism' continues

Them & Us


EU revenge against Greek workers

Greece: Tsipras crosses the Rubicon

The Marikana report - a whitewash

International news in brief


2005: Jean Charles de Menezes shooting


Labour council axes union facility time

Cardiff teachers strike against 'death wish' workload

Transport workers shut down tube and railway

Biggest union clings to Labour, but considers law-busting strikes

Workplace news in brief


Reverse social care sell-offs


Orphan Black - refreshing take on sci-fi story


Angry coordinated protests and solidarity

Osborne attacks youth... we take to the streets!

Record attendance at Durham Miners' Gala

200 march against closure of Longton Cottage Hospital

Bromley Unite members stop council tax bailiffs

Road accident highlights need to save school crossings

 
 
 
 

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The Socialist 15 July 2015, Living wage lie

spotLiving wage lie

When Iain Duncan Smith cheers the budget speech, we know it's bad news for working class people. Their headline promise of a new 'living wage' is no such thing.

spotFightback essential following Osborne's hatchet budget

spotLabour's austerity 'me too-ism' continues

spotThem & Us

spotEU revenge against Greek workers

In effect, Greece will come under the neo-colonial rule of the EU and Germany, its strongest economy. EU officials will dictate policy and expect the Greek parliament to rubber stamp draconian austerity measures.

spotGreece: Tsipras crosses the Rubicon

spotThe Marikana report - a whitewash

spotInternational news in brief

spot2005: Jean Charles de Menezes shooting

On 22 July 2005 an innocent man was brutally shot to death by police at Stockwell tube station in south London. Ten years later and his family, and the Socialist Party, are still fighting for justice.

spotLabour council axes union facility time

Coventry council, a Labour-controlled authority, is planning draconian cuts to facility time - union reps' time for trade union duties.

spotCardiff teachers strike against 'death wish' workload

spotTransport workers shut down tube and railway

spotBiggest union clings to Labour, but considers law-busting strikes

spotWorkplace news in brief

Socialist Party feature

spotReverse social care sell-offs

As people live longer, more and more are likely to need care services when they get older, writes Jean Thorpe, Nottingham Socialist Party.

Socialist Party review

spotOrphan Black - refreshing take on sci-fi story

TV review: Orphan Black is brilliantly written television. It's a refreshing, intelligent, feminist take on the sci-fi genre.

spotAngry coordinated protests and solidarity

Four disabled activists were arrested on budget day as protesters were manhandled by police

spotOsborne attacks youth... we take to the streets!

spotRecord attendance at Durham Miners' Gala

spot200 march against closure of Longton Cottage Hospital

spotBromley Unite members stop council tax bailiffs

spotRoad accident highlights need to save school crossings