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The Socialist issue 720

30 May 2012

Fight back against austerity

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The Socialist issue 720

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Socialist Party features

spotNeeded: a socialist plan for the environment

Global warming: threat critical: Global warming is the overriding environmental issue facing the world. 20 years have passed since the UN ‘Earth Summit’ in Rio de Janeiro highlighted the problem, yet emissions have rocketed

Polar bear on sea ice, photo NASA

Polar bear on sea ice, photo NASA


spotMonarchy – not just a ‘harmless relic’

Socialist Party news and analysis

spotFight back against austerity – Come to NSSN conference!

The barrage of government attacks on living standards is relentless, with rich Tory boys leading the charge, writes Linda Taaffe, NSSN secretary

Fight back against austerity, photo Paul Mattsson


spotDismal prospects for Britain’s economy

A few weeks ago the Bank of England was still insisting that the UK economy would not go into a ‘double dip’ recession. Then came the news of the second dip.

spotLeveson inquiry – the offer the ‘Godfather’ couldn’t refuse?

This week the Leveson inquiry called the godfather of Rupert Murdoch’s daughter to give testimony. In the stand sat Tony Blair, the man who occupied Downing Street for ten years

Tony Blair, bosses' puppet. Cartoon by Alan Hardman, photo Alan Hardman

Cartoon by Alan Hardman


spotRajapaksa visit to UK

spotThem & Us

Socialist Party reports and campaigns

spotNHS under the Con-Dem cosh

The National Health Service (NHS) is at a tipping point. Massive government cutbacks – ‘efficiency savings’ – have led to a haemorrhage of health workers’ jobs, A&E and ward closures

Fight for our NHS, photo Senan

Fight for our NHS, photo Senan


spotKeep the profiteers off our schools

On 23 May, NUT members were on strike to stop Kingsthorpe College in Northampton becoming an academy. Socialist Party member Nick Doyle spoke to Gordon White, NUT county secretary

16 February 2011 teachers at Chestnut Grove School in Balham, Wandsworth, south London, went on strike to show their opposition to the school becoming an academy.

16 February 2011 teachers at Chestnut Grove School in Balham, Wandsworth, south London, went on strike to show their opposition to the school becoming an academy.


Socialist Party workplace news

spotFight the bosses’ Beecroft report

Adrian Beecroft is a ‘venture capitalist’, investing money where he thinks he can make huge profits, writes Kevin Parslow.

The RMT and POA call on parliament to unshackle the unions, photo by Paul Mattsson

The RMT and POA call on parliament to unshackle the unions, photo by Paul Mattsson


spotPCS shows real unity for fighting the cuts

spotWales TUC conference censures Unison’s critics

spotWorkplace news in brief

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