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From The Socialist newspaper, 30 June 2021

Young Socialists march in London

Young Socialists on the March 26 June 2021

Young Socialists on the March 26 June 2021   (Click to enlarge)

"You can't trust Starmer's Labour Party - we need a new mass workers' party". Young members of the Socialist Party in London led a loud and colourful contingent at the People's Assembly demo on Saturday 26 June.

We called for jobs and homes for young people, industrial action for a 15% rise in the NHS, and a new party of the working class to draw all the struggles together. Young people on the protest left their contact details with the Socialist Party, and some joined our end-of-protest discussion in St James's Park.

Called on a myriad of issues, the central London march lacked a unifying slogan and next steps. Placards and rally speakers demanding a 'new normal' and 'Tories out' left mostly open what is needed and how to win it.

Unfortunately, this, and a lack of union mobilisation, led to a modest turnout for a national event - perhaps a few thousand. This underlines the point we took part to make.

Workers and young people need fighting trade union leaderships, and clear demands for a working-class political alternative. Our members campaigned energetically for those ideas on the march. If you agree and want to help - join the Socialist Party.

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In The Socialist 30 June 2021:


What we think

NHS after 3 July protests Trade unions must organise serious action


NHS

Fight to save our NHS

Royal London Hospital

Fight the health and care bill

Keep private hands off NHS patient data

We don't want a USA-style healthcare system


Railways

Post-pandemic railway battles loom

East Mids train guards strike


News

Stop the Channel 4 sell-off!

Hopeless Hancock replaced

Millionaires multiply during pandemic

Dalian Atkinson - police found guilty of killing ex-footballer


Biden police reform

Can Biden reform the police?


Workplace news

Socialist candidate wins NIPSA general secretary election

Gateshead: Sacked electricians reinstated

Support Gary Clark for CWU executive

Support Sharon Graham for Unite general secretary

End bullying and victimisation at Oaks Park school

Unite members step up action against bullying Mungo's managers

Sandwell Leisure workers: No to 'fire and rehire'


International

The Israeli working class

German Greens: The image and reality


Campaigns

Protesters halt Nadia's eviction

Brighton: Moulsecoomb strike against academisation

York residents demand land for local community needs

Young Socialists march in London

Pride is a campaign, not a business opportunity


Readers' opinion

TV Review: GB News

Readers' comments


 

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