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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
On 12 November, the first 24-hour general strike in a long time took place - this time against the policies of the ex-left Syriza government. Syriza has transformed itself into a pro-bailout party and introduced a new austerity package.
11 November 2015
The Tories' anti-trade union bill could be law as early as January or even December.
4 November 2015
Cameron and Co are rushing their anti-union legislation through parliament ahead of the next wave of vicious cuts that would see £12 billion cut from welfare and a further £20 billion slashed from public services.
4 November 2015
The recent Turkish election took place against a backcloth of deepening economic and political insecurity in the country - a situation engineered by the ruling class.
29 October 2015
The TUC lobby of Parliament on 2 November needs to mark a major change in the fight against the Tory anti-trade union bill.
7 October 2015
In this year's election, Portsmouth RMT member and TUSC supporter Sean Hoyle has emerged as the strongest left candidate, receiving 37 branch nominations, making him best placed to continue building a fighting, democratic, socialist trade union.
30 September 2015
On 4 October thousands will throng through the streets of Manchester to demonstrate against a vicious government of the rich. As the popularity of Jeremy Corbyn's Labour leadership campaign has shown, big numbers of people want an alternative to austerity.
23 September 2015
The potential difficulty for the Trade Union Congress in developing a serious strategy to defeat the anti-union bill could be seen by the leaders' reservations to call strikes against it.
9 September 2015
The Trade Union Congress meets in Brighton from 13-16 September in the most important Congress since 1984.
2 September 2015
Kill the bill!: Rob Williams explains why all trade unionists should come to the NSSN lobby of TUC Congress to build the pressure for mass action to defeat the Tories' planned anti-union laws.
5 August 2015
If the many strikes and protests taking place were coordinated into a colossal movement against the anti-union laws and cuts, they couldn't be implemented. That would threaten the ability of the Tories to govern at all.
15 July 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles.
8 July 2015
Militant trade unionists from across the country gave inspiring accounts of strikes and struggles against austerity. Britain needs a 24-hour general strike.
1 July 2015
Britain's anti-union laws, already among the most restrictive in Europe, are set to get even harsher. Unions must be ready to defy them - and to call a general strike in defence of any union punished for doing so
1 July 2015
On the back of their shock general election win, the Tories think they are untouchable. In one borough in south-east London, they plan to outsource more than 90% of staff.
24 June 2015
Delegates to public sector union Unison's national conference on 16 to 19 June underlined the need for a fighting strategy.
17 June 2015
Just six weeks after the general election - on 20 June - people are flocking to London to show opposition to austerity. But after marching - what next? The question in everyone's mind will be how can we stop it?
13 May 2015
Public sector workers will be at the sharp end of more austerity but also at the centre of the opposition against it, writes Rob Williams, National Shop Stewards Network.
15 April 2015
50. There are multiple issues over which struggle could develop in the next period. When there is a seemingly immovable blockage at the top, workers search for a way round it. Explosions can take place
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