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From The Socialist newspaper, 12 February 2020

Solidarity with Turkish workers

Turkish solidarity demo

Turkish solidarity demo   (Click to enlarge)

Socialist Party members joined a protest on 8 February called by the campaign Solidarity with the People of Turkey (SPOT - the Socialist Party and the National Shop Stewards Network are both on its committee).

The protest, outside the Mulberry store in Covent Garden, central London, targeted the retailer because it is one of the companies making a profit from the labour of exploited workers in Turkey at the SF Leather factory in Izmir. Women workers have been sacked for the basic right of joining a trade union. Our protest also stood in support of workers at Mulberry in Britain, and against anti-trade union laws here.

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Them & Us

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Westex workers win increased pay offer in 11th week of strike

University strikers walk out for better pay and pensions

East London school strikes against academisation continue

Foreign Office workers' strike

Solidarity with Turkish workers

Lambeth Unison letter

London NSSN meeting

Solidarity with victimised bus rep Moe

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Lebanon - mass protests cut across sectarian division


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Building a working-class movement for Tamil rights

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20 years of housing failure

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Nottingham: death of vulnerable claimant

UC stopped without warning


 

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