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5 October 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Virgin Trains strike; Ritzy cinema strike; Newsquest journalists' strike.
28 September 2016
Bosses in the public sector have spent £46 million suspending workers over the past three years.
26 August 2016
Domestic, catering and security workers protested
10 August 2016
Five years on from the wave of riots that swept across cities in England, many of the underlying social problems are still there or have got worse. There is a real possibility of new upheavals breaking out today.
28 July 2016
Over 60 people, mostly from the local black community, squeezed into a public meeting on 27 July to support and discuss the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States. The leading guest speaker was Ryan Watson, an activist in Black Lives Matter in Chicago, who is also a member of Socialist Alternative - co-thinkers of the England and Wales Socialist Party.
17 February 2016
In Tower Hamlets on 17 February a second People's Budget meeting is being held jointly between the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition and the Tower Hamlets Independent group of councillors.
27 January 2016
A lack of school places, teacher shortage and cuts are compounding existing issues related to workload.
20 January 2016
In Hackney, around 50 people - from left organisations, the Labour Party and some individuals - attended the first two meetings of the local Momentum group
13 January 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors. Letwin's poll tax guinea pigs; poll tax agents provocateurs.
14 October 2015
The five day strike by traffic wardens in Hackney, a bid to get proper sick pay, has been suspended to allow talks.
7 October 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Traffic wardens' sick pay, victimised CWU rep John Vasey, 'Kill the Bill' lobby, junior doctors protest.
5 August 2015
With union banners waving, traffic wardens in Hackney, east London, began day one of a 48-hour walkout on 3 August. Members of general union Unite working for APCOA Parking are striking for proper sick pay and a decent raise.
5 August 2015
For many young people buying a house, or even leaving their parents' home, is an impossible dream. Insufficient council housing and inflated house prices force people looking for somewhere to live into private rented accommodation.
8 April 2015
Smurfit Kappa: Unite the Union members working for Smurfit Kappa packaging in Northampton, took 48 hours of strike action from 1 April in support of two sacked senior shop stewards who have stood up to the company over 'race to the bottom' contracts
1 April 2015
Food workers' victory: Two hundred and seventy workers at the giant multinational Refresco-Gerber in Bridgwater, Somerset have won a victory against reductions in terms and conditions after a series of strikes from January to March
21 January 2015
"Before I heard about TUSC, I was thinking I wouldn't vote in the elections. Now I have a reason to." That was the reaction of one attendee at a Christian women's community meeting in Hackney.
20 December 2014
Below is an extract from a message sent by Hackney & Islington Socialist Party to the New Era estate tenants in Hackney, London, on news of their victory over their profiteering, vampire landlord...
3 December 2014
500 march from Westbrook headquarters to hand in petition
19 November 2014
When a 200 strong march of London's New Era estate and their supporters posted a massive eviction notice on management's door, no one believed it would happen five days later
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