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The Socialist, issue 582: Action to defend union rights

Articles from the Socialist, issue 582

5 June 2009

spotAction to defend union rights

spotVisteon pensioners battle on

spotVauxhall jobs threat – unions must organise a fightback

Workplace news and analysis

spotRoyal Mail sell-off – Time for action!

Communication Workers Union, CWU, lobby of parliament over the privatisation of Royal Mail postal services Feb 09, photo Paul Mattsson

The Postal Services Bill has its first reading in the House of Commons on 9 June and the privateer sharks are circling, writes A Bristol postal worker.

spotFast news

spotTube workers vote to strike

spotBristol refuse workers strike

spotBattling against the blacklist

spotGlasgow care workers’ success

Socialist Party election campaign

spotPrepare now for next election challenge

Bob Crow, RMT general secretary, speaking at the London No2EU election rally, photo Paul Mattsson

ANALYSIS AND comment on the local and European election results will be carried in next week’s issue of The Socialist…

spotEuropean elections: Putting forward a workers’ alternative

spotA Question Time carve up

spotChallenge these disgraced MPs

spotA Parliament of celebrities and a speaker of integrity


spotAston University socialists fight for student democracy

Campaigning at Aston University, photo Socialist Students

The students union, or ‘guild’ as it now calls itself, at Aston University faced attacks on its, already limited, democratic structures last week, writes Stephen Burrell, Aston Socialist Students.

spotSussex University: Save Linguistics campaign

spotSocialist youth conference and protest

spotYouth Fight for Jobs: Fortnight of action 27 June to 10 July

Socialist Party feature

spotNATO anniversary: 60 years of aggression and terror

THE NORTH Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) marked 60 years of its existence at the start of April in Strasbourg, France…

Socialist Party review

spotThe Frock-Coated Communist: the revolutionary life of Friedrich Engels

Review FRIEDRICH ENGELS wrote The Condition of the Working Class in England when he was just 24 years old. Tristram Hunt says: “The power, incisiveness and prescience of Engels’ polemic remains undiminished…

Marxist analysis: history

spotTiananmen Square 1989: Counter-revolution crushes China’s democracy movement

ON 3-4 June 1989, Deng Xiaoping and other aged leaders of China’s so-called ‘communist’ party, ordered 200,000 troops to crush a two-month long movement of workers and students against bureaucratic rule and for workers’ democracy…


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