Join the Socialist Party Join us today!

Printable version Printable version

Facebook   Twitter

Link to this page: https://www.socialistparty.org.uk/issue/622/9466

From The Socialist newspaper, 28 April 2010

Debt balloons go up in Brighton Kemptown

Dave Hill, TUSC parliamentary candidate for Brighton Kemptown, released 168 balloons on 24 April, each one representing 1 billion to symbolise the government deficit.

He presented an alternative 'socialist budget' to highlight the billions of pounds wasted every year on tax evasion and avoidance by the rich, wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, PFI deals, nuclear weapons and so on.

Consequently the TUSC alternative of investment in homes, education, health and all public services, under democratic public control, gained a lot of local publicity.

Why not click here to join the Socialist Party, or click here to donate to the Socialist Party.


In The Socialist 28 April 2010:

Vote for a socialist alternative


Socialist Party Marxist analysis

Heading for a coalition government?


Socialist Party news and analysis

Fund a political alternative to the establishment parties

Filthy rich get richer

World's most unequal city

Greek crisis

No trust


Socialist Party election campaign

A 'beacon of hope' in Gateshead

STUSC candidates speak

Press try to gag socialists in Walthamstow campaign

Debt balloons go up in Brighton Kemptown

Cleaning up in Cardiff

Extremes of rich and poor in Swansea

Campaign hots up in Lewisham

"That makes real sense to me"

TUSC: 'Hear your candidate' meetings


Socialist Party feature

Jobs not cuts


Socialist Party election analysis

Can the Greens help provide a left alternative?


Socialist Party feature

Housing in crisis: Bankers rob people


Socialist Party workplace news

Nottingham city council: Shocking new cuts!

Unison health conference

Glasgow CSG workers fight pay freeze

Three years of wage cuts for council workers

Strike at Northumberland College

Workplace news in brief


 

Home   |   The Socialist 28 April 2010   |   Join the Socialist Party

Subscribe   |   Donate  




Related links:

Brighton:

triangleClimate change protest in London on 12.4.19, photo Mary Finch

triangleFirst coordinated catering and courier strike whets workers' appetite for action

triangleHospitality workers coordinate historic strike

triangleHuge but chaotic Brighton Pride needs to be politicised

triangleConference 2018: members ready to fight to end pay misery

Debt:

triangleTheresa May admits tuition fees system is broken - but plans new attacks on students

triangleWhat lies behind the US-China trade war?

triangleCuts drive council tax debt

triangleTop unis threaten cuts if tuition fees

TUSC:

triangleNew twist in Derby TUSC election agent case

triangleTUSC suspends electoral activity

triangleLabour councils should use 14bn reserves to fight all cuts

Budget:

triangleLeicester: No-cuts budget only way forward

triangleValentine school strike against budget cuts and redundancies

Afghanistan:

triangleAssange arrest: US and allied governments seeking revenge for exposing dirty wars

Reports and campaigns

Reports and campaigns

12/6/19

Airport

Scottish airport strikes against attack by "ideological capitalists" - fight for better pay and pensions

12/6/19

Hospital

Southampton hospital workers win

12/6/19

TUC

Socialist Party members make big impact at trades council conference

12/6/19

National Shop Stewards Network

Fight the closures save every job!

12/6/19

Essex

Save Essex libraries protest

12/6/19

Enfield

Edmonton joins Enfield North Labour in supporting 'no cuts' fightback strategy

12/6/19

Trump

D-Day for fighting Trump attack on NHS

12/6/19

South Western Railway

South Western Railway guards to strike again

12/6/19

Unison

Socialists in Unison hold positions in elections despite ban on campaigning

10/6/19

Barking

Fire tears through flats - cladding off now!

6/6/19

Lancashire

Stagecoach strike - bus workers show how it's done

6/6/19

Bridgend

Ford closure announcement must be met with united response of defiance

5/6/19

National Shop Stewards Network

Strike together to kick out the Tories!

5/6/19

Wales

Welsh train fleet workers' victory

5/6/19

UCU

UCU conference 2019: Preparing for struggle

triangleMore Reports and campaigns articles...


Join the Socialist Party
Subscribe to Socialist Party publications
Donate to the Socialist Party
Socialist Party Facebook page
Socialist Party on Twitter
Visit us on Youtube

LATEST POSTS

CONTACT US

Phone our national office on 020 8988 8777

Email: info@socialistparty.org.uk

Locate your nearest Socialist Party branch Text your name and postcode to 07761 818 206

Regional Socialist Party organisers:

Eastern: 0798 202 1969

East Mids: 0773 797 8057

London: 020 8988 8786

North East: 0784 114 4890

North West 07769 611 320

South East: 020 8988 8777

South West: 07759 796 478

Southern: 07833 681910

Wales: 07935 391 947

West Mids: 02476 555 620

Yorkshire: 0114 264 6551

ABOUT US

ARCHIVE

Alphabetical listing


June 2019

May 2019

April 2019

March 2019

February 2019

January 2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999