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The Socialist issue 742

14 November 2012

Make the corporate tax dodgers pay up!

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The Socialist issue 742

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Socialist Party news and analysis

spotMake the corporate tax dodgers pay up!

Nationalise gas, water and other utility companies: Starbucks, Google, Amazon, Pfizer – the list of corporate tax dodgers grows. Also it has emerged that gas companies have allegedly been fixing the price of wholesale gas

National Shop Stewards Network lobby of the TUC congress in Manchester September 2010, photo by Paul Mattsson

National Shop Stewards Network lobby of the TUC congress in Manchester September 2010, photo by Paul Mattsson


spotNorth Wales child abuse scandal

spotAttacks on BBC reach fever pitch

Any sympathy for George Entwistle following his resignation as BBC director general after just eight weeks in the job was tempered by anger at his £450,000 pay-off and estimated £877,000 pension

BBC NUJ strikers, 1.8.11 Sheffield , photo by Andy Kershaw

BBC NUJ strikers, 1.8.11 Sheffield , photo by Andy Kershaw


spotThem & Us

International socialist news and analysis

spotUSA elections: Voters reject right-wing agenda

Prepare to fight the bipartisan policies of the ‘1%’: Tens of millions of people breathed an enormous sigh of relief upon hearing that Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan wouldn’t be entering the White House

US President Barack Obama, photo NASA

US President Barack Obama, photo NASA


spotGreece: Another 48-hour general strike paralyses society

spotFor a European-wide 24-hour general strike

spotGreedy capitalists threaten ship

Socialist Party youth and students

spotStudent demonstration: Escalate the struggle to fight fees, cuts and privatisation

The government’s higher education reforms will “put students at the heart of the system”, claimed universities minister David Willetts in 2011

Student protest 29 January 2011, photo Senan

Student protest 29 January 2011, photo Senan


spotJoin the NUS demo on 21 November

Socialist history

spotChe Guevara – Symbol of fashion or symbol of struggle?

Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara is perhaps the most recognisable revolutionary icon, his image having graced countless posters and t-shirts, writes Tom Baldwin, South West Socialist Party.

Che Guevara, photo Alberto Korda

Che Guevara, photo Alberto Korda


Socialist Party reports and campaigns

spotFighting to defend the NHS

Around England and Wales, anger is growing at plans being revealed for the future of the NHS. The most furious reaction is against cuts and closures in hospital services.

Admin staff strike, Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust, rally on 1st November 2012, photo Iain Dalton

Admin staff strike, Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust, rally on 1st November 2012, photo Iain Dalton


spotWorkers and councillors must make a stand against 300 job cuts in Southampton

Labour-run Southampton council intends to axe at least 300 jobs and to slash services as part of its £20 million budget cuts for 2013

spotRotherham byelection – No more ‘MacShames’!

Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) supporters in Rotherham have chosen local National Union of Teachers (NUT) rep, Ralph Dyson, to be our TUSC candidate in the forthcoming byelection on 29 November

Rotherham TUSC candidate Ralph Dyson, second left, on the Rawmarsh school picket line, photo by Yorkshire Socialist Party

Rotherham TUSC candidate Ralph Dyson, second left, on the Rawmarsh school picket line, photo by Yorkshire Socialist Party


spotWhy I’m standing for TUSC in Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough’s independent mayor Ray Malon recently announced £11 million in savage cuts affecting 111 local services with a further £2.3 million of cuts to be announced in December, writes John Malcolm, Middlesbrough TUSC candidate

spotCommemorating the Clay Cross struggle

spotSave our server

Socialist Party workplace news

spotDoncaster drivers go to war with Tesco

I’ve never been on a picket line like it! An armoured personnel carrier and a farmer’s muckspreader blocked the gates to the depot

Doncaster Tesco drivers on strike, 9th November 2012, photo by A Tice


spotAcademy teachers strike against pay cuts

spotA real fightback against cuts

The consequences of the economic crisis for working class people is shown in the daily reality of life, more of us are struggling to make ends meet, writes a Unison member.

spotVirgin Media and the unions

spotWorkplace News in brief

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