The Socialist

The Socialist 19 November 2014

Workers unite to defend the NHS

The Socialist issue 834

Workers unite to defend the NHS

Solidarity vital to defend trade union rights

Leaked document reveals union busting plan

Toxic mix in Rochester and Strood byelection

Rotten to the Greencore

Fraudster bankers couldn't give a Forex

The beautiful game looking ugly

Them & Us


Unreported Nigeria: Class struggle and inequality

Israel/Palestine: Wave of rage answers new repression


We can defeat low pay and zero-hours!

Fighting for decent working conditions


Labour councils attack organised workers

Campaigning against rail cuts and profiteering

Power station builders walkout over blacklisting

Local government unions accept shabby pay deal

Unison Wales FE strike ballot


Raging tenants evict rich landlord

'We will not move!'

Students' victory in housing battle

Bedroom farce


Teacher and health worker take fight to Oxford council

Bitterne walk-in's bitter win

NHS is going to the dogs


Owen Jones: no answers

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The Socialist 19 November 2014, Workers unite to defend the NHS

spotWorkers unite to defend the NHS

The People's March for the NHS, London, September 2014, photo Bob Severn

The People's March for the NHS, London, September 2014, photo Bob Severn

NHS workers in England will once again be striking for four hours on Monday 24 November from 7am. This time the action has been stepped up as more health unions - eleven in total - will be taking part

spotSolidarity vital to defend trade union rights

Thirty years after the Miners' Strike, the government has launched the biggest single attack on a trade union since Tory Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher set her sights on the NUM

spotLeaked document reveals union busting plan

spotToxic mix in Rochester and Strood byelection

spotRotten to the Greencore

spotFraudster bankers couldn't give a Forex

spotThe beautiful game looking ugly

spotThem & Us

spotUnreported Nigeria: Class struggle and inequality

A general strike against fuel price hikes in Nigeria

A general strike against fuel price hikes in Nigeria

When Nigeria is mentioned in the British press it is usually to report the horrors of Boko Haramís latest terrorist attack or the - at least for now - successful battle against Ebola. However, there is another side to Nigeria - the magnificent history of struggle by the working class

spotIsrael/Palestine: Wave of rage answers new repression

spotWe can defeat low pay and zero-hours!

Sick of Your Boss? Youth Fight for Jobs campaigning, photo Nancy Taaffe

Sick of Your Boss? Youth Fight for Jobs campaigning, photo Nancy Taaffe

Protest 21 November: The Fast Food Rights campaign, organised by the bakers' union BFAWU, Youth Fight for Jobs and others, has been causing a stir with our protests outside McDonalds, KFCs and Burger Kings across the country

spotFighting for decent working conditions

spotLabour councils attack organised workers

Hull rally, public sector strike 10.7.14, photo Hull SP

Hull rally, public sector strike 10.7.14, photo Hull SP

Hull: A year after determined Hull council trade unions stopped the worst attacks of a Labour-led council on it workforce, the council leadership is now preparing the way for a fresh onslaught

spotCampaigning against rail cuts and profiteering

spotPower station builders walkout over blacklisting

spotLocal government unions accept shabby pay deal

spotUnison Wales FE strike ballot

spotRaging tenants evict rich landlord

New Era estate campaign

New Era estate campaign

When a 200 strong march of London's New Era estate and their supporters posted a massive eviction notice on management's door, no one believed it would happen five days later

spot'We will not move!'

spotStudents' victory in housing battle

spotBedroom farce

spotTeacher and health worker take fight to Oxford council

Women hit by Oxfordshire's housing support cuts lobby the Tory council, January 2014

Women hit by Oxfordshire's housing support cuts lobby the Tory council, January 2014

Teacher Stella Collier and health worker James Morbin are standing for TUSC on the Blackbird Leys estate in city and county council by-elections on 27 November

spotBitterne walk-in's bitter win

spotNHS is going to the dogs

Readers' comments

spotOwen Jones: no answers

Owen Jones, photo Senan

Owen Jones, photo Senan

Owen Jones, the celebrity, journalist and Labour member, spoke to a packed lecture theatre on 15 November

spotSocialism 2014