Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
9 November 2016
Only socialist planning can stop toxic air: It's supposed to be safe but it kills more people than obesity or alcohol - the air we breathe.
2 November 2016
For an integrated, environmentally sound, socialist transport system: The recent decision by the cabinet to go ahead with building a third runway at Heathrow has enormous implications for workers at Heathrow and for the local communities. What view should socialists take?
2 November 2016
Tory Home Secretary Amber Rudd has ruled out an inquiry into the violent police assault on striking miners picketing Orgreave coking plant, South Yorkshire, in June 1984. She justified blocking an inquiry on the grounds that "ultimately there were no deaths or wrongful convictions"
18 October 2016
Deepwater Horizon is a disaster pic for real. The film dramatises the BP-leased oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, killing eleven crew members. Only by nationalising these corporate giants safe and sustainable energy be possible.
12 October 2016
Tory minister Sajid Javid is permitting Caudrilla to drill wells to frack for gas at Preston New Road, Little Plumpton
28 September 2016
Bosses in the public sector have spent £46 million suspending workers over the past three years.
22 September 2016
Theresa May has given the go-ahead to the £18 billion 'Hinkley Point C' in Somerset
21 September 2016
There was nothing for the Libyan people to celebrate in the damning report by a Commons parliamentary committee into the British government's role in the West's contribution to overthrowing the brutal Gaddafi regime in 2011. This was an intervention which helped lead to the almost complete collapse of the country.
8 September 2016
Jeremy Corbyn received a fantastic reception from 2,500 people at an open air rally in Nottingham.
25 July 2016
New figures that half of all food produced in the US is thrown away brings the question of the wastefulness of capitalism into sharp relief.
22 June 2016
Carbon dioxide (CO2) levels are due to pass a major milestone this year. Avoiding a calamitous 2°C temperature rise will need a 40 to 70% emissions cut by 2050.
1 June 2016
A Yorkshire council has permitted the UK's first fracking operation since 2011. The Socialist Party opposes fracking, and fights for public ownership of energy and mass investment in green technology. Fracking is destructive wherever it happens. Anti-fracking campaigners must call for a ban on it everywhere - not just, as some prominent activists are demanding, in places of scenic beauty.
25 May 2016
Capitalism equals environmental destruction: On the evening of 3 May the entire 94,000 population of Fort McMurray was ordered to leave as an out-of-control wildfire swept towards it.
25 May 2016
It was recently revealed that the Boris Johnson administration buried a report on London's air pollution problem. It showed that 433 primary schools in London are in places where levels of nitrogen oxides, gases that may cause acute respiratory illnesses, surpassed EU safety limits.
18 May 2016
Despite the success of vaccine trials, the Tories are to extend the badger cull again in 2016. There will be new cull zones in Herefordshire, Dorset, Cornwall and Gloucestershire, writes Indira Prasad, Leicester.
27 April 2016
Councillor Kevin Bennett and the TUSC team have been out every day in Warrington discussing with Fairfield and Howley residents about the upcoming elections. We having been getting a tremendous response on the doors for Kevin and our other five candidates in the town.
20 April 2016
On 26 April 1986, an explosion destroyed the nuclear power station in Chernobyl. This explosion, the worst 'nuclear incident' in history, set back confidence in 'clean' nuclear energy for a generation.
20 April 2016
The Treasury's former chief civil servant has attacked the call to nationalise Tata Steel. Meanwhile, it turns out that Tata has taken over £700 million in European Union carbon subsidies.
13 April 2016
The world's largest mangrove forest lies on the deltas of three rivers: the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers on the Bay of Bengal. In this area of outstanding natural beauty called the Sundarbans, the Bangladeshi government plans to site a coal-fired power plant.
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