The Socialist

The Socialist 22 October 2014

Priced out? Strike Back!

The Socialist issue 830

Priced out? Strike back!

100,000 march against cuts and for a wage rise

The unions' pay battle must continue


50 years of socialist ideas and workers' struggle

Where's our recovery?

Socialist change to halt climate change

A Freudian slip?

Undercover cops report - a whitewash

Them & Us


Ebola outbreak: one face of austerity

International day of action for abortion rights in Ireland


PCS members again show anti-austerity determination

"No Raise - No Rays!" - say radiographers

POA hospital workers join public sector strike wave

St Mungo's Broadway strikers stage 19 pickets

Care UK strikers lobby Miliband for public support

Sheffield green workers' unofficial walkout

WEA tutors' victory


Leicester council hits homeless hostel

Reckless Ukip circus

Anti-eviction success!

Save Bitterne walk-in centre!

Socialist Party "part of political landscape"


Local services suffer under Welsh Labour

Hedge fund owners will never blush

Private companies hold NHS to ransom

 
 
 
 
 

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Socialist Party "part of political landscape"

On 11 October seven members of Salford Socialist Party took part in a campaign stall in Eccles on Church Street.

We used a petition calling for an independent inquiry into the Salford Mayor's decision to make a controversial loan of 164,000 to Salford Red Devils Rugby league club. We sold seven papers and raised over 70.

The petition, which got 500 signatures in four weeks, is supported by TUSC and Salford Against the Cuts (SAC). It calls for local trade unionists, service users groups and community leaders to investigate this decision.

Through our weekly stalls, Salford Socialist Party is a consistent, accessible and vocal part of the Salford political landscape. Our stall is a platform for TUSC and SAC activists to share ideas and information.

Over the years our stalls (which alternate between Eccles and Salford precinct) have acted as a bridge between the public and campaigning groups fighting against cuts to public services, fracking and privatisation of council housing.

We are able to link the anger of working class people against the attacks raining down on us, to a political and electoral strategy via TUSC, to campaigning tactics via SAC, and to an overarching socialist alternative via the Socialist Party.

Kevin Corran, Salford Socialist Party

In this issue


Britain needs a pay rise

Priced out? Strike back!

100,000 march against cuts and for a wage rise

The unions' pay battle must continue


Socialist Party news and analysis

50 years of socialist ideas and workers' struggle

Where's our recovery?

Socialist change to halt climate change

A Freudian slip?

Undercover cops report - a whitewash

Them & Us


International socialist news and analysis

Ebola outbreak: one face of austerity

International day of action for abortion rights in Ireland


Socialist Party workplace news

PCS members again show anti-austerity determination

"No Raise - No Rays!" - say radiographers

POA hospital workers join public sector strike wave

St Mungo's Broadway strikers stage 19 pickets

Care UK strikers lobby Miliband for public support

Sheffield green workers' unofficial walkout

WEA tutors' victory


Socialist Party reports and campaigns

Leicester council hits homeless hostel

Reckless Ukip circus

Anti-eviction success!

Save Bitterne walk-in centre!

Socialist Party "part of political landscape"


Readers' comments

Local services suffer under Welsh Labour

Hedge fund owners will never blush

Private companies hold NHS to ransom


 

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