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The Socialist issue 762

24 April 2013

Hands off our homes!

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The Socialist issue 762

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Anti-bedroom tax

spotStop the bedroom tax – Hands off our homes!

Politicians keep inviting us to feel sorry for them as they have to make tough choices – choices of whose jobs, whose terms and conditions, whose services to cut

Glasgow demonstration against the bedroom tax and austerity 30 March 2013, photo Jim Halfpenny

Glasgow demonstration against the bedroom tax and austerity 30 March 2013, photo Jim Halfpenny


spotOrganise to bin the bedroom tax

spotWaltham Forest victims of bedroom tax are ‘up for a fight’

Socialist Party NHS news and campaigns

spotStafford hospital: Massive march in support of NHS

Accumulated anger at years of attacks on Stafford hospital and its hard working staff erupted onto the streets on Saturday

Demo against attacks on Stafford hospital, 20.4.13, photo by Paul Callanan


spotUnited show of opposition to NHS cuts in Dewsbury

Demo to save services at Dewsbury hospital, 20.4.13, photo by John Rattigan


spotNHS: What we say

International socialist news and analysis

spotSouth Africa: Workers and Socialist Party

First steps toward uniting struggles: Following the launch of the new Workers and Socialist Party (WASP) on 21 March, work is continuing to complete the formal registration of the party and establish its structures across South Africa, writes Liv Shange, DSM South Africa.

Workers and Socialist Party Registers at the Electorial Commission in Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa, photo S Figg

Workers and Socialist Party Registers at the Electorial Commission in Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa, photo S Figg


Socialist Party news and analysis

spotBreak with Thatcher’s legacy! – Socialist policies needed

“We are all Thatcherites now,” declared Tory leader David Cameron on the day of Thatcher’s funeral. “Oh no, we’re not!” roared back the working class in Goldthorpe, where over 1,000 protested, in Liverpool, Glasgow and London.
Feature by Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary.

Protests at Thatcher's Funeral, photo Paul Mattsson

Protests at Thatcher’s Funeral, photo Paul Mattsson


spotStop Gove hacking our school hols

Teachers – and many parents – have been shocked by Tory education minister Michael Gove’s announcement that he wants to lengthen the school day and shorten school holidays, writes Martin Powell-Davies

spotTimes Rich List: Super-rich get richer … again

spotWhy we’re standing against cuts

spot20 years after murder of Stephen Lawrence

spotScottish TUC supports 24-hour general strike against austerity

spotEdmund Schluessel elected to NUS executive

Socialist Students is celebrating an excellent result in the NUS ‘Block of 15’ elections.

spotCaste discrimination: MPs side with oppressors not oppressed

spotThem & Us

Homes for all: For all those 70,000-plus people affected by the bedroom tax in London, who the Con-Dems suggest might move into the private sector, look no further than a lovely new property just come on to the market

Socialist Party workplace news

spotUnite – build a fighting union

Len McCluskey of Unite speaking at the 20 October 2012 TUC demo against austerity , photo by Paul Mattsson

Len McCluskey of Unite speaking at the 20 October 2012 TUC demo against austerity , photo by Paul Mattsson


spotAngry workers protest outside Ford’s UK headquarters

Ford Dagenham protest outside Ford UK headquarters, photo P Mason


spotThe battle goes on at Thera

spotUsdaw: End the partnership!

As Usdaw delegates descended on Blackpool for our ADM (conference), Morrisons have announced 689 job losses across its 490 stores as a result of introducing new technology into cash offices

spotWorkplace news in brief

The Socialist; readers’ comments

spotCold, hungry, young and homeless

I live in rural Derbyshire. We have a couple of large outbuildings and young homeless men often shelter in them, writes Sandy.

spotResponding to distortions about Liverpool’s socialist council

May Day

spotMay Day 8-page greetings supplement

International Workers’ Day marks the first US-wide general strike that took place on 1 May 1886 and commemorates the Haymarket Martyrs killed in Chicago by the police…

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