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19 June 2019
Communication Workers Union (CWU) members at courier company Parcelforce set up a picket line on 12 June outside their Swansea depot, writes Alec Thraves, Swansea Socialist Party and vice president, Swansea Trade Union Council.
1 May 2019
A rally by far-right For Britain leader Anne Marie Waters, an openly racist islamophobe and political ally of Tommy Robinson, was held in Swansea on 27 April
2 January 2019
Swansea Labour's cabinet meeting agreed a projected loss this year of 145 teaching posts and 161 council jobs
28 November 2018
Representatives from the GMB trade union, along with Swansea Trade Union Council and Swansea Socialist Party gathered at the entrance of the Amazon warehouse in Swansea at 7am on 23 November.
16 November 2018
14 November 2018
Over the course of the afternoon we discussed the current political landscape
17 July 2018
Swansea postal workers won the reinstatement of Martin Henwood after threatening to strike
4 July 2018
Postal workers in Swansea will ballot for strikes in support of fellow Communication Workers' Union member Rodders, sacked after being accused of not following 'door-to-door' unaddressed mail delivery procedure
30 May 2018
It was Socialist Party members who brought some life to the Wales TUC congress, speaking in numerous debates and appealing for basic democratic rights. This went down well with delegates.
14 March 2018
Swansea's Labour-controlled council has passed a £28 million cuts budget for 2018-19, as well as voting through projected cuts of a further £70 million over the next three years.
17 January 2018
There are many council budget-setting meetings during January and February that are slashing millions more pounds off vital services - and many of these councils are run by Labour
18 October 2017
Theatre: We're Still Here: Under the threat of closure, the steel workers - but not the pensioners - were forced to vote for one of two options, either of which meant a cut in pensions. 'We're Still Here' dramatises the effect of this threat on the workers.
18 October 2017
Socialist Students from across south Wales gathered in Swansea to protest the visit of former American presidential candidate Hillary Clinton
9 August 2017
Colin John, a new member and retired trade union convenor, turns up regularly on our Saturday campaign stall in Swansea despite his mobility problems
14 June 2017
Readers of the Socialist respond to the election results
6 May 2017
Labour held on in the cities but lost some seats in the valleys, not to the Tories, but to independent councillors. The Tories only won new seats in their traditional seats in Wales
19 April 2017
Swansea TUSC activists are spreading their anti-austerity message
8 March 2017
Ford workers' warnings of a rundown of the Bridgend plant have unfortunately proved correct. Ford has leaked documents indicating the rundown of the plant over the next four years. The document projects the loss of 1,160 workers.
22 February 2017
Reports of further nation-wide protests against Donald Trump on 20 February, the day Parliament debated his visit and Day X walkout plans.
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