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The Socialist issue 767

29 May 2013

Evict this millionaires’ government

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The Socialist issue 767

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Scrap the Bedroom tax

spotEvict this millionaires’ government

Leeds anti-bedroom tax demonstration 21 April 2013 , photo Mid Shelley

Leeds anti-bedroom tax demonstration 21 April 2013 , photo Mid Shelley


spotCampaign to stop bedroom tax evictions!

Feature: Less than two months after being introduced, the bedroom tax is already causing the chaos campaigners predicted it would

Socialist Party editorial

spotNo to terrorism! No to racism! No to war!

The unprovoked and vicious killing of an unarmed soldier in Woolwich was an horrific event which must have been profoundly traumatic for the people who witnessed it, and, of course, an appalling tragedy for the victim, and the victim’s family and friends

Socialist Party news and analysis

spotUnite to fight racism!

Working class unity is needed to end austerity: Aghast, millions of people watched the shaky amateur footage of the brutal killing of a young soldier, Lee Rigby, in Woolwich, south east London

Jobs and Homes Not Racism - Youth Fight For Jobs banner on anti-EDL demonstration in Tower Hamlets, London, photo East London Socialist Party

Jobs and Homes Not Racism – Youth Fight For Jobs banner on anti-EDL demonstration in Tower Hamlets, London, photo East London Socialist Party


spotEven the cutters say cuts aren’t working!

Chancellor George Osborne has been warned: his austerity package is “playing with fire”. Working class people know all too well the effects of the cuts – the painful slashing of our living standards

spotThis is what’s ‘not to like’ about Free Schools, Boris

spotNasty party exposed by equal marriage bill

When MPs decided to debate amendments to the Con-Dems’ ‘gay marriage’ bill, most people probably braced themselves for a bit of homophobia disguised as concern over religion, writes Michael Johnson.

spotStop the NHS privatisation rip-off

Privatisation of the NHS is demoralising NHS staff as terms and conditions are attacked and staff are ground down by an ever increasing workload, writes Steve Harbord.

Socialist Party review

spotRotten greedy banks still threaten crisis

On 15 September 2008, the big city bank Lehman Brothers went bust. Within days, lending between banks dried up. Andy Beadle reviews the BBC2 series Bankers.

Socialist Party workplace news

spotPCS conference sends defiant message to the government

PCS conference sends defiant message to the government PCS union delegates met in Brighton for their annual conference last week to review the union’s resistance to the Con-Dems’ vicious austerity attacks, writes Rob Williams (chair, NSSN)

PCS national strike, 20 March 2013, pickets in Maidstone, Kent, photo Kent SP

PCS national strike, 20 March 2013, pickets in Maidstone, Kent, photo Kent SP


spotPCS Land Registry delegates commit to action

spotStrike action needed to save Royal Mail

spotWales TUC conference – a missed opportunity

spotNo future with Future Directions

spotFire service cuts

spotWorkplace News in brief

Socialist Party reports and campaigns

spotHaringey TUSC: trade unions and communities prepare for 2014

spot‘Brilliant’ South West conference sees record turnout

spotFund the fightback in the SP collectathon

spotBoosting South West Wales paper sales

spotSocialist Party youth organisers meeting Sunday 30 June, 10.30am-4.30pm, London

International socialist news and analysis

spotOppose Kazakhstan regime’s latest campaign clampdown

On 22 May police, in a dawn raid, entered houses and hostels in Astana where housing justice protesters from across Kazakhstan were being accommodated, writes CWI reporters.

spotSouth Africa: Eye-witness to the developing struggle

Over the past several months, the South African affiliate of the Committee for a Workers’ International, the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), has been working with others to launch the Workers and Socialist Party (WASP) as a broad party of the working class aiming to unite the struggles of work, writes South Africa:.

spotRiots expose inequality in Sweden

Sweden, portrayed as an egalitarian and equal society, has witnessed unprecedented rioting by youth in a predominately immigrant area of Stockholm. From Offensiv, paper of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (RS – CWI Sweden).

spotSri Lanka: Working class beginning to move forward

Socialist Students

spotSalford Socialist Students help lead fightback against job and course cuts

On 23 May, Salford Socialist Students assembled outside the student union calling for all members of the university to stand defiant with them against the 12th proposed round of cuts in 18 months

 Socialist Students plus UCU and Unison activists, Salford university protest, 23.5.13 , photo by Salford Socialist Party

Socialist Students plus UCU and Unison activists, Salford university protest, 23.5.13 , photo by Salford Socialist Party


spotLondon students fight union closure plan

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