The Socialist

The Socialist 13 July 2016

Organise the resistance: fight the Tories and the Blairites

The Socialist issue 910

Child poverty rises by 200,000 in a year

Welsh Assembly to scrap 'right to buy'

Nine-month prison sentence for fleeing ethnic cleansing

HSBC jailbreak

Rail fail

What we saw: Angela Eagle Facebook meme

Them & Us


Fight racism: for jobs, homes and services for all

Police racism still lethal in Britain

Majority support migrants staying - fight hate crime


Step up the campaign to back Corbyn's fight

Tory coronation is attempt at stability that can't work


Chilcot Iraq report: More piles of evidence against the blood-soaked war for oil


Angry prison officers walk out over reforms

New threat to impose junior doctors contract must be met with strike action

Vote Chas Berry for Napo national chair

Unite policy conference 2016: Blairite coup, Trident and cuts dominate opening days

Workplace news in brief


Spain: Disappointment for left in re-run general election

CWI in brief


Thousands mobilising to #KeepCorbyn

Why I joined: "I no longer felt isolated from politics"

Fight back is on to save NHS heart services

Sales of the Socialist through the roof since the referendum

 
 
 
 
 

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Sales of the Socialist through the roof since the referendum

Since the EU referendum sellers of the Socialist have been hitting the streets providing analysis of the rash of resignations and political crisis hitting the establishment parties, with hundreds snapping up copies. The Socialist spoke to Martin Reynolds in Waltham Forest:

Martin selling the Socialist photo Sarah Sachs-Eldridge

Martin selling the Socialist photo Sarah Sachs-Eldridge   (Click to enlarge)

Following the vote to leave the EU establishment politicians have panicked, leading to a number of resignations and a coup against Jeremy Corbyn. The EU vote saw a number of protests organised by pro-EU supporters who were mainly young people repulsed at the racist policies and media propaganda. I've joined them on the streets including outside Downing Street the day after the EU vote. I spoke to a number of the 200 or so people there and explained the socialist case for exit and sold eight papers. These youth had never heard the socialist case for exit.

Streets

I then went to Parliament Square on 27 June following the announcement of Hillary Benn being removed from the shadow cabinet to a rally in support of Corbyn. I sold 34 copies of the Socialist contributing to 90 sales since the EU referendum.

Most of these are sales based on supporting Corbyn against the attacks from the right-wing Blairites in his own party and the media, who have been relentlessly attacking him since his election as Labour Party leader ten months ago.


In this issue


Socialist Party news and analysis

Child poverty rises by 200,000 in a year

Welsh Assembly to scrap 'right to buy'

Nine-month prison sentence for fleeing ethnic cleansing

HSBC jailbreak

Rail fail

What we saw: Angela Eagle Facebook meme

Them & Us


Fighting racism

Fight racism: for jobs, homes and services for all

Police racism still lethal in Britain

Majority support migrants staying - fight hate crime


What we think

Step up the campaign to back Corbyn's fight

Tory coronation is attempt at stability that can't work


Chilcot report

Chilcot Iraq report: More piles of evidence against the blood-soaked war for oil


Socialist Party workplace news

Angry prison officers walk out over reforms

New threat to impose junior doctors contract must be met with strike action

Vote Chas Berry for Napo national chair

Unite policy conference 2016: Blairite coup, Trident and cuts dominate opening days

Workplace news in brief


International socialist news and analysis

Spain: Disappointment for left in re-run general election

CWI in brief


Socialist Party reports and campaigns

Thousands mobilising to #KeepCorbyn

Why I joined: "I no longer felt isolated from politics"

Fight back is on to save NHS heart services

Sales of the Socialist through the roof since the referendum


 

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