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From The Socialist newspaper, 11 February 2015

Campaigns news in brief

East Mids conference

Socialist Party members held their annual regional conference on 31 January. We discussed events in Greece and Britain's coming election, as well as women's, young people's and workplace campaign work. New, young members were elected to our regional committee. We added pledges of 280 to the 2,700 already paid towards the national election appeal.

Becci Heagney

Swansea TUSC

Swansea TUSC held a 'street ballot' of 188 people on 7 February. The poll returned a 0% result for "Labour councillors making Tory cuts", as compared to 100% for "representatives who will fight the cuts".

Ronnie Job

Nottingham eviction

Almost 300 people gathered on an estate near Nottingham to prevent the eviction of a local family on 23 January. Many travelled across the country to support their dispute with Bradford and Bingley over whether the mortgage had been paid. Protesters crowded the cul-de-sac's corner to stop bailiffs getting in. But as bailiffs had parked further in, they actually got trapped by the crowd!

Geraint Thomas

Liverpool TUSC

The Church of England has named five Liverpool neighbourhoods as among the country's most deprived. Labour business spokesman Chuka Umunna has described Mayor Joe Anderson as "enterprising" and "creative". In what - bankrolling the rich while butchering the services of the needy? In any case Chuka is acting as a great recruiting sergeant for TUSC.

Tony Mulhearn

Socialist Students

Socialist Students is disgusted that Swansea University gave a platform to Tommy Robinson, ex-leader of the far-right English Defence League. We call on students and our student union to loudly condemn the decision to invite him onto campus. We call on the student union to organise an anti-racism protest on campus to show that far-right and racist ideas are not welcome here. If they won't, Swansea Socialist Students will.

Ben Golightly

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In The Socialist 11 February 2015:


Socialist Party news and analysis

Take the wealth off the super-rich!

Is Labour anti-big business?

Welfare cuts kill!

Azure Card: isolation and stigmatisation of asylum

Them & Us


International socialist news and analysis

Conflict between Syriza and EU escalates

Is Podemos the Spanish Syriza?

Political vendetta against water charges activists


2015 elections

"I've taken off the shackles" of the Labour Party

'TUSC has my values and principles'

A working class party needed

Appeal: Back the real opposition to brutal austerity


Socialist Party workplace news

London buses: Same job - We want the same pay

National Gallery strikers march down Whitehall

ICO staff take strike action over pay

Lewisham: support anti-academy dispute

Wales FE workers accept 1% offer

Unite: elect fighting socialist reps

Workplace news in brief


Socialist Party reports and campaigns

Campaign saves Bury Sure Start centres

Rotherham: Farage humiliated by protesters

Give tax avoidance the Boots!

Gateshead: Pensioner 'bundled off' by bureaucrats

Campaigns news in brief


Socialist history

1918: When German workers entered history


 

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