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4 May 2016
Bristol and Liverpool councils have carried out what can only be described as political censorship of socialists contesting mayoral elections on 5 May. The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) national steering committee has agreed to formally complain to the cities' returning officers.
29 April 2016
The recent verdict of the inquests into the Hillsborough football stadium disaster of 1989, which killed 96 people vindicates the 27-year campaign for the truth, which battled against establishment lies and slurs on the victims. Tony Mulhearn, who was an anti-cuts, socialist city councillor in Liverpool from 1984 to 1987, responds.
27 April 2016
TUSC has candidates on 5 May for the Scottish Parliament, Welsh Assembly, and 60 English councils
27 April 2016
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition national steering committee has agreed to formally complain to the Returning Officers of Bristol and Liverpool councils for what can only be described as political censorship of the TUSC candidates contesting the Mayoral elections
20 April 2016
Merseyside Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition is recording its opposition to a Liverpool City Council election office decision to veto a section in Roger Bannister's election address which refers to "Liverpool Labour".
8 April 2016
Merseyside TUSC is recording its opposition to a Liverpool City Council election office decision to veto a section in Roger Bannister's election address which refers to 'Liverpool Labour'
23 March 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors. Rape, women and victim blaming; McDonnell boosts Blairite mayor; healthcare insurance headache; errors of the pro-EU left; global economy gripes.
9 March 2016
'Tinned Goods' is a new drama set in the summer of 1984 during the lead-up to the largest women's march ever to take place on British soil. It is visiting theatres around Britain from 11 March.
9 March 2016
The TUSC steering committee has approved the first batch of candidates for 5th May.
24 February 2016
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Heseltine's Liverpool lies; nurse on class war; Tories versus law and order.
17 February 2016
Liverpool Football Club has backed down over ticket price hikes after thousands of fans walked out during a match.
10 February 2016
15,000 Liverpool fans walked out of the team's game with Sunderland in protest against owners' extortionate price hikes.
3 February 2016
Renter's rant: Beth Sutcliffe is spot on when she comments on the conditions private sector tenants have to live in.
13 January 2016
For a mass programme of council house building: Cameron has announced plans to demolish around 100 decrepit tower block estates. He is subsiding private developers to build homes to buy on public land - no doubt mostly luxury flats.
6 January 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Prison officers' conference to discuss attacks at work; junior doctors' strike back on; fighting the anti-union bill in Lancashire.
18 December 2015
The following letter was sent to the Liverpool Echo this week by Tony Mulhearn, in response to an attack by Mayor Joe Anderson
18 December 2015
Right-wing Labour councillors across the country are regarding a letter from Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell as a licence to make cuts
18 November 2015
The cat is out of the bag. As the Financial Times reported: "Chancellor George Osborne is considering a radical multibillion-pound plan to privatise the government's stake in housing associations".
30 September 2015
From 1983 to 1987 Liverpool was led by supporters of Militant (predecessor of the Socialist), who at the time were members of the Labour Party. When faced with cuts from central government, they refused to pass them on.
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