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6 October 2021
In 1936, 200 unemployed workers marched from their homes in Jarrow in north-east England to London against mass unemployment, demanding the government re-establish the shipbuilding industry in their town
14 April 2021
Lessons from history: "Realising only by the abolition of this hideous capitalist system can the horror of unemployment be removed from our midst, I here and now take upon myself a binding oath, to never cease from active strife against this system until capitalism is abolished and our country and its resources truly be
5 July 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors including Grenfell, Qatar, Corbyn and magic money trees.
26 October 2016
Five years ago, marking the 75th anniversary of 200 unemployed workers marching from Jarrow to London, Youth Fight for Jobs followed in their footsteps
2 September 2015
Young and angry? Whether you are studying, working or unemployed in Britain today, you come up against the Tories' agenda.
18 September 2013
When they let their guard down, politicians can reveal their true colours...
12 September 2012
Since the end of the Youth Fight for Jobs 2011 Jarrow March, youth unemployment figures have continued to rise internationally, currently standing at 13% overall; the highest rate in Europe is Spain at 52%, writes Lizi Gray, 2011 Jarrow marcher.
11 January 2012
"Thanks but no thanks": In October, Youth Fight for Jobs (YFJ) activists, marched over 300 miles from Jarrow to London to hand a petition into Downing Street demanding job creation instead of workfare, bringing back EMA student payments, scrapping tuition fees, saving youth services and building affordable housing...
30 November 2011
Preparing the ground for a mass movement of young people: On 1 October a group of young people from every corner of the country - mostly strangers to each other - gathered in Jarrow, just south east of Newcastle, writes Sean Figg, Jarrow marcher.
23 November 2011
Unemployment is now 2.62 million in the UK, and youth unemployment stands at 1.2 million - the highest number since records began, writes Alex Moore, Jarrow marcher.
23 November 2011
Minimum wage not to blame: On the day that the latest unemployment figures were announced I was asked to debate with Mark Littlewood of the Insititute of Economic Affairs (IEA) on the Tony Livesy show on BBC Radio 5Live, writes Paul Callanan, Youth Fight for Jobs national organiser.
17 November 2011
Socialism 2011: Crucial preparation for the fightback
16 November 2011
"Decent jobs and decent pay!" That was the modest demand of the young people on the Jarrow Youth March for Jobs, writes Sarah Sachs-Eldridge.
9 November 2011
On Saturday 5 November the Jarrow March for Jobs came to an end with a demonstration of thousands in central London, writes Ollie Fournier, Cambridge.
5 November 2011
Jarrow marchers march into history
3 November 2011
On Friday 4 November six Jarrow marchers (who are part of the recreation of the Jarrow March of 75 years ago) will meet work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith in his Chingford constituency...
2 November 2011
On Saturday 5 November join the final leg of the Jarrow march! 12 noon at Temple tube on the Embankment to march to a rally in Trafalgar Square
31 October 2011
Northampton students and staff were joined by Jarrow marchers as they protested against cuts
26 October 2011
Capitalism IS crisis. These are the words sewn on a huge green banner stretching over the tents outside St Paul's Cathedral in London, writes Paula Mitchell.
26 October 2011
NATIONAL DEMONSTRATION: Assemble 12 noon at Embankment - march to Trafalgar Square
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