In this issue:
The Socialist 21 September 2016, #KeepCorbyn: Kick out the Tories and the Blairites
Battle lines drawn: build a real mass party of the 99%
Editorial of the Socialist: As the Socialist goes to press, polls are closing on the Labour leadership election. It is no exaggeration to say that this is a pivotal moment for the Labour, trade union and anti-austerity movements.
All Greater Manchester firefighters face sack
The employment practises of Mike Ashley's Sports Direct are being brought to Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service. All firefighters in Greater Manchester face the sack. One in five permanently, and the other 80% only rehired if they agree to worse contracts.
Hinkley Point C: wasteful, dangerous and polluting
NHS care rationing already rife
Bosses' bonus billions bonanza
Provocateur accusation against Met police spy
Zero-hour zealots: Guardian and Center Parcs
New Tory attacks on Higher Education - a programme to fight back
The Tory government's HE Bill represents one of the most serious attempts at privatising universities. Raising tuition fees, creation of for-profit universities, as well as the widely criticised teaching excellence framework, are all part of making higher education part of the marketplace.
Socialist Students: setting out our stall...
After TUC congress 2016: Mobilise the anger!
This year's TUC Congress came only months after the forced resignation of David Cameron following the Brexit vote, the introduction of the most oppressive anti-trade union laws in the industrial world and the continuation of austerity.
Thousands of Post Office workers strike
Thousands of Communication Workers Union (CWU) and Unite members working in the Post Office took strike action on 15 September against attacks on their job security and pensions.
Film review - 'Blacklisted'
Tube strike over management bullying
Workplace news in brief
Libya: imperialist intervention helped wreck country and revolution
There was nothing for the Libyan people to celebrate in the damning report by a Commons parliamentary committee into the British government's role in the West's contribution to overthrowing the brutal Gaddafi regime in 2011. This was an intervention which helped lead to the almost complete collapse of the country.
#JobstownNotGuilty trials begin
Socialist readers' comments and reviews
Uncovering the class struggle behind the Rebecca Riots
Non-fiction - 'Petticoat Heroes': This is not only a modern, class analysis of the 19th century 'Rebecca riots' - but also looks at the subjects of gender and culture in relation to the riots for the first time, providing fascinating interpretations alongside meticulous research.
Iconic nightclub Fabric closes doors - another victim of austerity?
The Socialist inbox
#KeepCorbyn campaign reports
Some of the mass rallies and meetings backing Jeremy Corbyn for Labour leader.
"I've had enough - it's time to fight back"
Fightback is on to save NHS heart services
Tamil Solidarity demands refugee rights
Sheffield mental health services to lose council funding
Disgraceful decision to close vital Bradford day centre