The Socialist

The Socialist 21 January 2015

Take the wealth off the super-rich

The Socialist issue 840

Take the wealth off the super-rich!

Labour Party won't protect our NHS

Youth unemployment: anxiety and anger

Oil price crashes as world economy slows

Care home scandal: When profit comes first...

Them & Us


Greece: Syriza victory would raise workers' hopes


Opposing establishment parties is not 'wasted vote'

Don't just boo - help fund the fightback!


Striking NHS workers say: 'Give us pay we can live on'

Safeguarding PCS against vicious Tory attacks

Unison activists discuss reclaiming the union

UCU: Clear strategy needed to reignite pensions action

Barbour workers accept improved offer

Essex FBU fight lockout


Cardiff happy to get the blues

Hackney women give TUSC their blessing

5,000 residents force council debate on pool closure


Tesco: every little cut helps

Halt the cutbacks in hearing aid provision

Privatisation worsens NHS crisis

TTIP it into the Atlantic

Why I joined the Socialist Party

 
 
 
 

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The Socialist 21 January 2015, Take the wealth off the super-rich

spotTake the wealth off the super-rich!

photo Paul Mattsson

photo Paul Mattsson

80 billionaires own half the world: The charity Oxfam has produced a report showing that the richest 1% of people on this planet are on course to own more than 50% of the world's wealth by 2016 - a testament to the inherent greed and inequality of the capitalist system

spotLabour Party won't protect our NHS

spotYouth unemployment: anxiety and anger

spotOil price crashes as world economy slows

spotCare home scandal: When profit comes first...

spotThem & Us

spotGreece: Syriza victory would raise workers' hopes

Andros Payiatsos, photo Xekinima

Andros Payiatsos, photo Xekinima

On 19 January, 6 days before the Greek general election, the Socialist spoke to Andros Payiatsos from Xekinima (CWI in Greece

spotOpposing establishment parties is not 'wasted vote'

TUSC campaigners calling for rent caps instead of benefit caps, photo Paul Mattsson

TUSC campaigners calling for rent caps instead of benefit caps, photo Paul Mattsson

On 24 January, the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is meeting to discuss the 2015 elections. Clive Heemskerk, TUSC national election agent, puts the case for the biggest possible challenge in both the general election and local council contests on 7 May

spotDon't just boo - help fund the fightback!

spotStriking NHS workers say: 'Give us pay we can live on'

At the St Leonard's hospital picket line in Hackney, north London, November 2014, photo Paul Mattsson

At the St Leonard's hospital picket line in Hackney, north London, November 2014, photo Paul Mattsson

Angry NHS workers are due to take a further 12 hours strike action on 29 January and go out again for a full 24 hours in February, writes a London mental health worker.

spotSafeguarding PCS against vicious Tory attacks

spotUnison activists discuss reclaiming the union

spotUCU: Clear strategy needed to reignite pensions action

spotBarbour workers accept improved offer

spotEssex FBU fight lockout

spotCardiff happy to get the blues

Cardiff City fans are celebrating their club's return to blue. Billionaire owner Vincent Tan, who changed the strip to red in June 2012, was forced to back down by a mass campaign of supporters

spotHackney women give TUSC their blessing

spot5,000 residents force council debate on pool closure

Readers' comments

spotTesco: every little cut helps

Tesco: every little cut helps

In a small store such as ours, managers often end up working side by side with ordinary staff, all doing the same job. It's called "rumble", and can be a fun activity, joking and chatting, writes a Tesco worker.

spotHalt the cutbacks in hearing aid provision

spotPrivatisation worsens NHS crisis

spotTTIP it into the Atlantic

spotWhy I joined the Socialist Party