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The Socialist 3 March 2009

Bosses get pay-offs, workers get layoffs

Bosses get pay-offs, workers get layoffs

RBS pension scandal: Not a penny for these fat cats!

Hands off our post!

Stop Labour's mail sell-off


Marx was right all along


Has globalisation gone into reverse?

Our democratic rights under attack by Labour


Anti-fees demo success - despite NUS leaders' obstructions

Cardiff student occupation: University divests from arms trade


Youth Fight for Jobs

The route


Construction workers plan more action

Message from strike leader


Stop bullying at BT

Fight the cuts in Nottingham!

Sogefi workers demand strike

NUJ action

Cover supervisors: Teaching on the cheap

National Shop Stewards Network: Brighton launch meeting


International Women's Day 8 March: Don't make women pay for the bosses' crisis

Make all women's issues trade union issues

Solidarity with Constantina Kuneva


Ireland: Scrap the 'pension levy': Organise a one-day general strike

Kashmir: Health workers win demands


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The Socialist 3 March 2009, Bosses get pay-offs, workers get layoffs

spotBosses get pay-offs, workers get layoffs

Unison Local Government strike 16-17 July in London, photo Paul Mattsson

Unison Local Government strike 16-17 July in London, photo Paul Mattsson

THE CAPITALIST economy is going deeper into recession. 320,000 jobs could be destroyed in Britain in the next three months, 'business advisers' now predict. Over two million people are already out of...


spotRBS pension scandal: Not a penny for these fat cats!

RESEMBLING SOME kind of feudal payment in perpetuity, sacked Royal Bank of Scotland boss Sir Fred Goodwin's 693,000 annual pension is absolutely outrageous, writes Pete Mason.


spotHands off our post!

Communication Workers Union lobby of parliament Feb 09, photo Paul Mattsson

Communication Workers Union lobby of parliament Feb 09, photo Paul Mattsson

BUSINESS SECRETARY Peter Mandelson, like a creature from the lagoon, is pressing ahead with Labour's Postal Services Bill, claiming that only the 'expertise' of the private sector can 'modernise' Britain's postal services, writes Chris Moore, Save Our Post Offices organiser.


spotStop Labour's mail sell-off

Editorial: Even Thatcher opposed the privatisation of the Royal Mail, the state-owned postal service. Yet now the Labour government is determined to push through part-privatisation, selling off a third of the business...

Socialist Party Marxist analysis

Karl Marx

Karl Marx

spot Marx was right all along

Socialist Party feature

The Committee for a Workers International protesting at the G8 summit 2005, photo Paul Mattsson

The Committee for a Workers International protesting at the G8 summit 2005, photo Paul Mattsson

spot Has globalisation gone into reverse?

spot Our democratic rights under attack by Labour

Socialist Students

Fighting fees  - student demonstration in central London, photo Rob Sutton

Fighting fees - student demonstration in central London, photo Rob Sutton

spot Anti-fees demo success - despite NUS leaders' obstructions

spot Cardiff student occupation: University divests from arms trade

Youth fight for jobs

spot Youth Fight for Jobs

spot The route

Construction workers

After a mass picket at Staythorpe power station contruction workers marched into Newark town centre, photo Steve Score

After a mass picket at Staythorpe power station contruction workers marched into Newark town centre, photo Steve Score

spot Construction workers plan more action

spot Message from strike leader

Socialist Party workplace news

spot Stop bullying at BT

spot Fight the cuts in Nottingham!

spot Sogefi workers demand strike

spot NUJ action

spot Cover supervisors: Teaching on the cheap

spot National Shop Stewards Network: Brighton launch meeting

Socialist Party women

PCS Passport workers on strike in Belfast, photo Peter Hadden

PCS Passport workers on strike in Belfast, photo Peter Hadden

spot International Women's Day 8 March: Don't make women pay for the bosses' crisis

spot Make all women's issues trade union issues

spot Solidarity with Constantina Kuneva

International socialist news and analysis

spot Ireland: Scrap the 'pension levy': Organise a one-day general strike

spot Kashmir: Health workers win demands

May Day

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