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The Socialist issue 747

9 January 2013

“Enough is enough!” Fight all cuts

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The Socialist issue 747

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Socialist Party news and analysis

spot“Enough is enough!” – Fight all cuts

Build for a 24-general strike: Just before Christmas, the champagne coalition delivered a mean and spiteful present to local authorities, announcing additional cutbacks in government spending on top of those already planned

Southampton council workers' strike 23.5.11, photo Southampton Socialist Party

Southampton council workers’ strike 23.5.11, photo Southampton Socialist Party


spot2013: Prepare for a mighty battle against deeper cuts

20 October 2012 TUC demo against austerity, photo Paul Mattsson

Photo Paul Mattsson


spotUnite the Union general secretary election

Len McCluskey, Unite's general secretary, photo Suzanne Beishon

Len McCluskey


spotMore attacks on benefits…

On 8 January Parliament voted to limit increases in benefits to 1% rather than by the rate of inflation as they had previously been

Welfare myths

Welfare myths


spotMaking it easier to sack workers

spotMore Tory privatisation

spotWho’s neglecting society, Mr Lamb?

Happy New Year to NHS staff, patients and campaigners everywhere! Sadly, greetings cannot be extended to health minister Norman Lamb

spotThem & Us

International socialist news and analysis

spotIndia: Mass rage against rape

The unprecedented anger in Delhi and across India against the gang rape of the medical student is an expression of the seething discontent that has been building against the system for a long time

Slutwalk London 22 September 2012, photo Paul Mattsson

Slutwalk London 22 September 2012, photo Paul Mattsson


spotSouth Africa: Founding of Workers and Socialist Party

An event that has the potential to change the political landscape of South Africa was marked in the founding of a new political party.

Socialist Party reports and campaigns

spotPrepare for strike action to save our hospitals

A quarter of a million residents of Lewisham in south London are waiting to hear if they will still have a local hospital, writes a London nurse.

20 October 2012 TUC demo , photo Senan

20 October 2012 TUC demo , photo Senan


spot‘The Eight Consultations of Christmas’ in Southampton

The two anti-cuts councillors, Keith Morrel and Don Thomas

The two anti-cuts councillors, Keith Morrel and Don Thomas


spotBirmingham Labour’s ‘grotesque chaos’

spotAnti-cuts election candidates

Vote TUSC postcard

Vote TUSC postcard


spotCampaigns – In brief

spot2012 Fighting Fund target smashed

spotSocialist Party women’s meeting

Obituary

spotRobbie Segal

Robbie, a longstanding comrade in the Socialist Party and a leading activist in Usdaw, was at the forefront of workers’ battles

Robbie Segal

Robbie Segal


Socialist Party workplace news

spotStanding firm in Mid Yorks hospitals pay cuts battle

Three-day strike of Mid Yorkshire Unison NHS staff against pay cuts and mass downgrading, photo Iain Dalton

Three-day strike of Mid Yorkshire Unison NHS staff against pay cuts and mass downgrading, photo Iain Dalton


spotLondon Underground cleaners strike over New Year

London Underground cleaners on strike, 31.12.12, photo by Arti Dillon


spotTyne and Wear Metro strikers tell bosses to end poverty pay

spotLosing patience with Usdaw

In less than four weeks, over 150 drivers at a Sainsbury’s depot have chosen to cancel their membership with Usdaw and transfer to Unite

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