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The Socialist, issue 581: Protest at MPs' sleaze

Articles from the Socialist, issue 581

27 May 2009

spotProtest at MPs’ sleaze: Vote No2EU – Yes to Democracy

spotNo2EU – yes to Democracy: Who’s standing and why you should vote for them

spotFight for real democracy!

spotHear No2EU – Yes to Democracy speakers

spotFiddling Tory MP Mackay resigns

spotUKIP – yet another establishment party

spotBNP fail to win Salford election

Youth fight for jobs

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

Youth Fight For Jobs demonstration, photo Paul Mattsson

The economic crisis continues to decimate young people’s hope of a decent future. Whether looking for work, or applying for education, opportunities are drying up everywhere, writes Sean Figg, YFJ national organiser.

spotSchool students organised strikes

Construction workers feature

spotConstruction workers: battle won but war not over

Workers strike at South Hook construction site near Milford Haven, Wales , photo Dave Reid

Construction workers at the South Hook LNG (Liquified Natural Gas) terminal construction site near Milford Haven in South Wales have won a big victory over employers by taking unofficial action in defiance of anti-union laws, writes Dave Reid, Socialist Party Wales.

spotStrike success at Lindsey Oil Refinery and Conoco

spotAn action plan for all construction sites

spotDiary of a Lindsey Oil Refinery shop steward

International socialist news and analysis

spotSouthampton protest: Stop the slaughter of Tamils

A SMALL but militant group of Southampton University students took their protest against the genocide of the Tamil people in the north of Sri Lanka to the local civic centre and regional BBC building on Monday 18 May, writes Rosie Isaac, Southampton Socialist Students.

spotLatvia: ‘A capitalist inferno’

spotKashmir health workers’ victory

spotNanjing college students in clashes with police

PCS conference and workplace news

spotPCS conference: Preparing for future battles

In a really excellent conference, the civil service union PCS, under its socialist leadership which was re-elected for the seventh time in succession, mapped out its strategy for the next 12 months, writes Bill Mullins.

spotDelegates’ anger at Public and Commercial Services union conference

spotYoung members’ voices heard at PCS conference

spotWales TUC conference – no good news for New Labour

spotNational Shop Stewards Network conference

Socialist Party campaigning news

spotAnger at council school closures

Parents temporarily occupied Charlotte Turner school in Greenwich, photo C Newby

PARENTS FIGHTING to save Charlotte Turner School reacted angrily to Greenwich council’s decision to close their school, writes Onay Kasab, Greenwich Unison secretary (pc).

spotLewisham Bridge primary school

spotWhy we must Stop the Strip!

spot“Dump cuts not elderly”


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