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From The Socialist newspaper, 20 September 2007
Issue 5 out now!
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Coronavirus crisis - Finance appeal
The coronavirus crisis has laid bare the class character of society in numerous ways. It is making clear to many that it is the working class that keeps society running, not the CEOs of major corporations.
The results of austerity have been graphically demonstrated as public services strain to cope with the crisis.
The government has now ripped up its 'austerity' mantra and turned to policies that not long ago were denounced as socialist. But after the corona crisis, it will try to make the working class pay for it, by trying to claw back what has been given.
- The Socialist Party's material is more vital than ever, so we can continue to report from workers who are fighting for better health and safety measures, against layoffs, for adequate staffing levels, etc.
- Our 'fighting coronavirus workers' charter', outlines a programme to combat the virus and protect workers' living conditions.
- When the health crisis subsides, we must be ready for the stormy events ahead and the need to arm workers' movements with a socialist programme - one which puts the health and needs of humanity before the profits of a few.
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We therefore urgently appeal to all our viewers to donate to our special coronavirus appeal.
In The Socialist 20 September 2007:
Nationalise the banks
Economy hits a rock
Crisis will hit north east jobs
Time for a new party
Fight for a living grant
What do youth think?
Student Socialist: Issue 5 out now!
Studying on a low wage
Flexible hours? Suits you sir!
Socialist Party NHS campaign
NHS: Our message to Labour
Swansea - no more cuts for cash
Socialist Party news
Victory! Campaign saves nursery
Lobby demands asylum for Sadiq
Make Socialism 2007 an unforgettable weekend
TUC conference: Workers defy Brown
Linking the struggles together
International socialist news and analysis
Egypt: Worker militancy shows pressing need for political voice
Socialist Party review
Consumed: How markets corrupt children, infantilise adults and swallow citizens whole
Workplace news and analysis
Remploy workers fight for jobs
Defend the Burslem 12
CWU: Further national action discussed
The Socialist 20 September 2007 |
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