Link to this page: https://www.socialistparty.org.uk/issue/939/24868
From The Socialist newspaper, 8 March 2017
TUSC supports Irish MPs' call on Corbyn to fight for socialist Brexit
Anti-Austerity Alliance TDs in the Irish parliament, of the Socialist Party in Ireland, backed Corbyn's anti-austerity stand - now he must take the fight to the establishment internationally (Click to enlarge)
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) has added its support to an appeal to Jeremy Corbyn by socialist members of the Irish parliament (TDs). Both groups see Brexit negotiations as an opportunity for an international anti-austerity campaign.
The TDs, members of the Socialist Party's sister party in Ireland and the Anti-Austerity Alliance, had written to Jeremy Corbyn earlier this year.
TUSC chairperson and former Labour MP Dave Nellist, a member of the Socialist Party and backbench rebel colleague of Jeremy Corbyn in the 1980s, said: "It is fighting socialist policies that are needed to 'fill the gap' and undercut the far right, not efforts to conciliate with establishment politicians.
"Only young people, workers, and middle class people hit by austerity have an interest in ensuring that the Brexit negotiations don't give a new impetus to the pro-market, privatisation and anti-worker policies that have shaped the EU treaties.
"To reach them, Jeremy needs to more decisively break with the failed establishment politicians, here and in Europe."
Why not click here to join the Socialist Party, or click here to donate to the Socialist Party.
In The Socialist 8 March 2017:
Save our NHS!
Demo shows battle to save the NHS can be won
Socialist Party news and analysis
Fight the cuts: Demand no-cuts council budgets
One million workers on zero-hour contracts
Tories to dodge rulings against disability benefit cut
MPs take £1k raise
Aristocrats to hold byelection for one of their 92 reps
TUSC supports Irish MPs' call on Corbyn
Comments and reviews
Struggling to care against a backcloth of cuts
1987 Zeebrugge disaster
The Socialist inbox
International socialist news and analysis
Historic demonstration in Barcelona in support of refugees
Support the Jobstown defendants: Defend the right to public protest
Build a movement to defeat Trump!
Socialist Party workplace news
Second front in battle over driver-only operation opens on Northern Rail
Leaked document threatens jobs and conditions at Ford Bridgend
Bus drivers' strike: Huge anger at bosses' attacks
Deliveroo cedes ground in Brighton dispute
Striking for jobs and union recognition at Fujitsu
EHRC workers walk out
Workplace news in brief
Join the Socialist Party!
Millions protest - now join the Socialist Party to fight to change the world
Why I joined: "I am a Labour Party member and I recently decided to join the Socialist Party"
Why I joined: "In those 16 pages of the Socialist I found more sense and integrity than in the mainstream media"
Why I joined: "I began to feel really exploited and to think about why"
Why I joined: "I hope that more and more people are going to join the Socialist Party and the fight to end inequality"
Socialist Party reports and campaigns
'Anti-union law' charges against trees protesters dropped
Sheffielders call for a no-cuts 'people's budget'
Hands off our Jobcentre!
Greater Manchester: patients are people not guinea pigs!
Bradford: Anti-cuts lobby against poor-bashing budget
Mary Creagh should resign not remain
The Socialist 8 March 2017 |
Join the Socialist
| Audio | PDF | ebook
Phone our national office on 020 8988 8777
Locate your nearest Socialist Party branch Text your name and postcode to 07761 818 206
Regional Socialist Party organisers:
Eastern: 0798 202 1969
East Mids: 0773 797 8057
London: 020 8988 8786
North East: 0191 421 6230
North West 07769 611 320
South East: 020 8988 8777
South West: 07759 796 478
Southern: 07833 681910
Wales: 07935 391 947
West Mids: 02476 555 620
Yorkshire: 0114 264 6551