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From The Socialist newspaper, 28 April 2021

To get Socialist ideas out there, we need to have the funds

Fighting fund helps pay for leaflets and other campaigning material photo Samantha Smith, photo Samantha Smith

Fighting fund helps pay for leaflets and other campaigning material photo Samantha Smith, photo Samantha Smith   (Click to enlarge)

Congratulations to members of the South West region of the Socialist Party who have already smashed through their fighting fund target thanks to over 2,000 already paid in from the 3,500 pledged at their regional conference. Socialist Party members' in the Northern region are also very close to reaching their target having raised over 700 at a regional public meeting.

With the easing of lockdown, more and more Socialist Party activists are starting up their regular campaign stalls and getting a really good response. We are the only ones putting forward a real alternative. The Socialist Party is confident that we've got the ideas and the programme to fight austerity, cuts and the misery of capitalism.

But for us to get our ideas out there, we need to have the funds. The Socialist Party branch in Stevenage raised 12.55 campaigning for a decent pay rise for NHS and care workers. Campaigning on the same issue in Pontypridd raised 37.40. Socialist Party members in Mansfield raised 17.60 on their public stall while campaigning in the elections as part of the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition.

These are just a few of the reports we have received from recent Socialist Party campaigning activity.

Surrey Socialist Party is continuing to get a good response to the Socialist Party election appeal, sending in a further 100. We also received a 10 donation from Mick Clarks who says: "I have something to vote for now."

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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 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.
  • 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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In The Socialist 28 April 2021:


Elections

Vote TUSC to oppose sleazy capitalism

Why you should vote for TUSC

Campaigning for a no-cuts, socialist Liverpool mayor


International news

India's health system in meltdown under Modi's misrule


Campaigns news

Socialist Student action marks the way for a national student movement for free education

South West regional conference shows that socialist ideas can grow

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News

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No trust in billionaire football owners - kick them out and reclaim the game

Private sector is stealing the NHS

39 'postmasters' cleared - now clear the rest

Generation eviction


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PCS ballots members in Jobcentres over safety

Goodlord strikers fight fire and rehire as part of day of action

Devonport tugboat crews strike against rota changes

St Mungo's workers walkout

Thurrock bin strike in third week


Ireland

How partition of Ireland derailed a revolutionary struggle for national and social liberation

Irish police aid strike-breaking at Debenhams store in Dublin


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Environment

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Readers' opinion

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