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22 November 2018
As the age of austerity arising from the great crash of 2007-2008 enters its second decade, a new movement of women struggling against their oppression is taking shape
31 October 2018
Around 8,500 working class women in Glasgow made history through their strike.
24 October 2018
Glasgow council workers made history by striking for equal pay
10 October 2018
A historic mass strike for equal pay by 8,000 council workers in Glasgow, 90% of whom are women, will take place on 23 and 24 October
26 September 2018
7,500 low-paid and overwhelmingly women workers employed by Glasgow City Council are to strike for equal pay in October and November
11 April 2018
Figures released by 10,000 large companies reveal what most of us already knew: there is a huge gender pay gap in Britain. The median across the firms is 9.8% - but some had gaps of over 70%
7 March 2018
International Women's Day:
When the twenty first century dawned, young women in the US and much of Europe were being told that equality was within their grasp.
22 January 2018
Over 1,000 women, of all ages and backgrounds but mainly many young women, defied the cold, the rain and the snow and joined this event.
8 November 2017
Arriva bus drivers and engineers in Runcorn were out in force for their fourth one-day strike
10 May 2017
On 15 March, a group of women in the US announced a strike that became headline news across the country
29 March 2017
The Tory government has announced £5 million of investment in 'returnships': internships targeted at women who left work to raise a family
15 March 2017
International Women's Day (8 March) was celebrated with special enthusiasm this year by members of the parties and organisations affiliated to the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI), including the Socialist Party in England and Wales.
1 March 2017
The 1917 Russian revolution was a momentous moment in working class history, in which women played a pivotal and active role
14 December 2016
Derby teaching assistants are to take a further six days of strike action in their dispute with the Labour-led city council. The TAs have already taken several days of strike action over massive cuts to pay.
16 November 2016
Almost 2,000 teaching assistants (TAs), Unison and ATL members, in County Durham struck on 8 and 9 November against the Labour council that is proposing to cut their wages.
31 August 2016
New research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies shows women on average still earn 36% less a week than their male counterparts. This is despite more than four decades of equal pay rights being on the statute books.
15 June 2016
As we approach voting day for the EU referendum, panic has set in for the establishment and 'project fear' has been stepped up. The official campaigns on both sides have bandied about arguments full of lies and misrepresentations. We answer three key questions: Does the EU build international solidarity? Does the EU defend workers' rights? Does the EU keep the peace?
20 April 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Tube stoppage, CCTV workers' strike victory, Welsh museum walkouts.
9 December 2015
It's the quiz of 2015, compiled by the Socialist. The questions are drawn from articles covering events in the UK and internationally during the last year. Good luck and season's greetings.
2 December 2015
It's hard to believe that in the 1990s, articles were appearing asking: "Is the future female?" and "Are we witnessing a genderquake?" Women are still a long way from being liberated.
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