The Socialist

The Socialist 20 August 2014

We can't live on poverty pay!

The Socialist issue 822

We can't live on poverty pay!

Protests, strikes, equality: Women in World War One

Socialist policies needed to answer Project Fear

Scandal of underfunded mental health services

Government's economic mirage as election approaches

Them & Us


Welsh councils have a choice

Why I joined the Socialists


Iraq: Only united action can stop sectarian war

USA: Ferguson erupts over police killing

Jess Spear election success


Capitalism means war: Join the Socialists!

Join the Fast Food Rights day of action on 28 August

Youth services: jobs and centres slashed

Campaign steps up on New Era estate

Re-house Charlie Wort!

Protest camp brings NHS activists together

The People's March for the NHS

Liverpool anger at library closures

Campaigning for genuine equality at Leeds Pride

TUSC byelection reports


Care UK workers to strike for three weeks

North West Fire Service call centre cuts catastrophe

BT pay cuts: we need less surveys, more action!

Surrey council workers look to strike on pay

Royal Mail workers stage unofficial walkout

Support London Taxi drivers' fight against deregulation

 
 
 
 

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The Socialist 20 August 2014, We can't live on poverty pay!

spotWe can't live on poverty pay!

Low pay - now way! photo Elaine Brunskill

Low pay - now way! photo Elaine Brunskill

Tory MP claims he can't live on 300k: Tory MP Mark Simmonds recently announced he was leaving parliament. He claims that his MP's wage and expenses don't give him the life he aspires to for himself and his family

spotProtests, strikes, equality: Women in World War One

spotSocialist policies needed to answer Project Fear

spotScandal of underfunded mental health services

spotGovernment's economic mirage as election approaches

spotThem & Us

The Socialist readers' comments

spotWelsh councils have a choice

Demonstration against closure of day centre in Llandeilo, Wales: Users of Noddfa Teilo Day Club in Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, protest, photo Socialist Party Wales

Demonstration against closure of day centre in Llandeilo, Wales: Users of Noddfa Teilo Day Club in Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, protest, photo Socialist Party Wales

"You can only spend them once." This was Welsh Local Government Association chief executive Steve Thomas' explanation of why Welsh councils plan to cut 7-800 million after it was revealed that they hold reserves of over 700 million

spotWhy I joined the Socialists

spotIraq: Only united action can stop sectarian war

Part of the massive demo against war in Iraq, 15 February 2003, photo Molly Cooper

Part of the massive demo against war in Iraq, 15 February 2003, photo Molly Cooper

Iraqis and Kurds must not trust imperialist 'helpers': Millions of working people around the world have been shocked at the rapid advance of the extreme religious fundamentalists of 'Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant' (ISIS)

spotUSA: Ferguson erupts over police killing

spotJess Spear election success

spotCapitalism means war: Join the Socialists!

London Gaza demo 19 July 2014, photo Paul Mattsson

London Gaza demo 19 July 2014, photo Paul Mattsson

Nato, the war-machine of Western capitalism, will descend on Newport in South Wales for its summit at the beginning of September

spotJoin the Fast Food Rights day of action on 28 August

Fight for real jobs: Iain Duncan Smith may claim his changes to the welfare state are making everyone 'better off'. But the 868,000 16 to 24 year olds who are still unemployed tell a different story

spotYouth services: jobs and centres slashed

spotCampaign steps up on New Era estate

spotRe-house Charlie Wort!

spotProtest camp brings NHS activists together

spotThe People's March for the NHS

spotLiverpool anger at library closures

spotCampaigning for genuine equality at Leeds Pride

spotTUSC byelection reports

Fleetwood: For the second time in eleven months, TUSC has polled a strong third position for Rossall ward of Fleetwood town council in Lancashire, winning 19% of the vote

spotCare UK workers to strike for three weeks

Striking Care UK workers outside the company's Mansion House in Doncaster, 09.08.14, photo Alistair Tice

Striking Care UK workers outside the company's Mansion House in Doncaster, 09.08.14, photo Alistair Tice

"We're Yorkshire folk, we're like a dog with a bone. We won't give up, we'll never surrender."

spotNorth West Fire Service call centre cuts catastrophe

spotBT pay cuts: we need less surveys, more action!

spotSurrey council workers look to strike on pay

spotRoyal Mail workers stage unofficial walkout

spotSupport London Taxi drivers' fight against deregulation