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From The Socialist newspaper, 28 July 2021

Barnsley 'Big Green Space' protest

Socialist Party joined the protest in Barnsley

Socialist Party joined the protest in Barnsley   (Click to enlarge)

Angie Waller, South Yorkshire Socialist Party

50 people marched behind a samba band on the 'Big Green Space' protest, calling for our local green spaces not to be destroyed by housing and warehouse developments. The giant Hermes warehouse is all but built in Hoyland, but the residents are angry at the lack of consultation from the council.

When we did get to talk to the councillors, they just said it would bring jobs. We all know what type of jobs they will be - low-paid and very long hours. Campaigners are not only worried about jobs, they are concerned about the loss of recreation space and the effects on the natural habitat of wildlife. We have found a new strength in campaigning together, and are now talking about standing in next year's council elections.

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In The Socialist 28 July 2021:


News

Labour expulsions confirm need for new mass workers' party

'Pingdemic' exemptions

Tories and Labour fail on child poverty

Nationality and borders bill

London floods: Privatisation and heavy rain are a dangerous mix

Jobs and homes for all


International

Cuban protests - what do they represent?

Flood devastation in Europe

Israel: Hospital ancillary workers' strike suspended

In brief: News, reports & analysis from the CWI


Public sector pay

Public sector pay - Prepare for action!

Unite to fight Tory pay insults

New left NEC meets - Organise the fight back now

Government departments move to impose pay cuts

Further education set for industrial action over pay


Trade union

Sheffield Uni UCU fights archaeological dept closure

Bexley bin workers strike for better pay

Fight Freeports to stop bonfire of workers' rights


Campaigns

Thousands march to Reclaim Pride

Tower Hamlets Labour backs Tory cuts

East London resident fighting eviction again

Barnsley 'Big Green Space' protest

Youth Fight for Jobs is officially relaunched

Selling the Socialist

Scottish socialist breaks running record


Readers' Opinion

TV Review: Stateless blames mismanagement rather than system


 

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