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The Socialist issue 704

8 February 2012

Save the NHS!

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The Socialist issue 704

Socialist Party NHS campaigning

spotSave the NHS!

The NHS is being broken apart by the hammer blows raining down on it from the Con-Dem government. Huge job cuts and closures of hospital wards and departments, including A&E, are wreaking havoc.

NHS protest against Lansley's bill in London May 2011, photo by Paul Mattsson

NHS protest against Lansley’s bill in London May 2011, photo by Paul Mattsson


spotPrince Philip Hospital Llanelli: We can defeat cuts plans

The proposals for Prince Philip Hospital are scandalous. The closure of the A&E unit in Llanelli, south west Wales, will mean patients having to travel to Carmarthen, Swansea or even Haverfordwest

spotKingston Hospital: Save all NHS jobs

Kingston Hospital in south west London has announced the closure of Derwent Ward, part of the Esher wing, which deals with rheumatology and haematology

Socialist Party news and analysis

spotLondon – a tale of two cities

Jarrow March 2011: Jarrow March for Jobs arrives in London, photo Paul Mattsson

Jarrow March 2011: Jarrow March for Jobs arrives in London, photo Paul Mattsson


spotExploiting the unemployed to line the pockets of big business

spotSafe railways, not shopping malls

spotThem & Us

Clever clogs: How many of you have had ‘the look’? ‘The look’ from Tories who pity socialists for ‘not understanding’ how the world ‘really’ works. A trait no doubt picked up from the Eton-Oxbridge clique

Socialist Party youth and students

spotStudents drop out of college without EMA

November 24th student demonstrations against tuition fees rises and the abolition of the EMA, photo Senan

November 24th student demonstrations against tuition fees rises and the abolition of the EMA, photo Senan


spotLeeds Trinity students fight canteen cuts

spotNew society at Leeds College

Leeds City College Socialist Students (LCCSS) recently held its first meeting, writes Molly Allen

Socialist Party reports and campaigns

spotScrap the Welfare Reform Bill

Like many disabled people, I have followed the course of the Con-Dems’ Welfare Reform Bill (WRB) with dread, writes Mark Wright, Harlow Socialist Party.

Anti-cuts and disabled activists protesting against Welfare Reform Bill, London 28.1.12 , pic Ben Robinson

Anti-cuts and disabled activists protesting against Welfare Reform Bill, London 28.1.12 , pic Ben Robinson


spotTactics to stop racist EDL

spotManchester Sure Starts saved!

All 39 Sure Start centres in Manchester have been saved following a mammoth year-long battle by parents and staff against the council

Sure Start protest in Manchester, photo Hugh Caffrey


spotTower Hamlets: Save Rushmead one stop shop – fight all cuts

spotSalford campaign saves day care centres

After several weeks of protest, two adult day care centres in Salford have been reprieved from closure by the council for 12 months

spotDefend care services in Medway

Up to 100 disabled service users, staff, carers and anti-cuts campaigners marched through Chatham on Saturday 4 February

Marching in Chatham against closure of Balfour Centre, 4.2.12 , photo by P. Walker


International socialist news and analysis

spotMubarak’s state machine blamed for football massacre

Seventy-four football fans were killed and hundreds injured after the final whistle blew at the al-Masry versus al-Ahly match in Port Said on 1 February, writes David Johnson

Socialist Party workplace news

spotUCU special conference

Waltham Forest teachers and lecturers on the 30 June coordinated strike action by the PCS civil service union and NUT, ATL and UCU teaching unions, photo Senan

Waltham Forest teachers and lecturers on the 30 June coordinated strike action by the PCS civil service union and NUT, ATL and UCU teaching unions, photo Senan


spotReinstate sacked PCS steward, John Brookes!

spotThe scandalous role of London Unison – Demand that it defends Len Hockey!

spotStriking oil tanker drivers demand meaningful talks

spotWorkplace news in brief

The Socialist – reviews & readers’ comments

spotTory policies hit women hardest

spotWe need fighting trade unions

spotReview: Borgen – politics and crime in Denmark

The Killing, a Danish TV series interweaving crime drama with political drama was a great success on BBC 4, writes Derek McMillan.

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