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The Socialist issue 782

2 October 2013

Nationalise them now!

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The Socialist issue 782

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Socialist Party news and analysis

spotNationalise them now!

Energy bills have risen by 40% since 2007. 15% of households are living in fuel poverty – crushed by bills and facing an impossible choice: food or fuel? Pete Mason writes.

Energy companies emit vast amounts of greenhouse gasses

Energy companies emit vast amounts of greenhouse gasses


spotTax dodging corporations profit from casualisation

spotBig business puts profits before environment

spotTory millionaire tells Britain: ‘Back to the workhouse!’

Millionaire chancellor George Osborne announced at Tory conference a plan to keep the country on rations until 2020! Ken Douglas writes.

spotThem & Us

Socialist Party NHS campaign

spotFighting to defend our NHS

On 29 September well over 50,000 protesters descended on Manchester to tell the Tories that they and their policies are not welcome in the city. Earlier in the day, Socialist Party members from across Greater Manchester had taken part in a 400-strong feeder march from Salford, writes Matt Kilsby, Salford Socialist Party

TUC demonstration in Manchester against Tory Party conference 29/09/13 demands Save our NHS, photo Paul Mattsson

TUC demonstration in Manchester against Tory Party conference 29/09/13 demands Save our NHS, photo Paul Mattsson


Socialist Party reviews

spotTV review: Locked up for being ill?

A recent BBC Panorama episode, ‘Locked up for being ill?’, looks at the growing police involvement in supporting people with mental health problems, writes Helen Pattison.

Locked up for being ill: BBC Panorama

Locked up for being ill: BBC Panorama


spotTV review: Peaky Blinders

spotTheatre review: A man of humble beginnings

Socialist Party editorial

spotCapitalist parties offer nothing to the 99%

What we say: Tory conference has not yet heard from Prime Minister David Cameron but already it’s apparent that the crucial words “Even more misery” have been omitted from the conference centre’s billboard

TUC demonstration in Manchester against Tory Party conference 29/09/13 demands Save our NHS, photo Paul Mattsson

TUC demonstration in Manchester against Tory Party conference 29/09/13 demands Save our NHS, photo Paul Mattsson


Socialism 2013

spotSocialism 2013 – a weekend of discussion and debate hosted by the Socialist Party

* Fight against crisis, cuts and capitalism
* Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd November 2013
* Rally for Socialism 6:30pm on Saturday

Socialism 2013

Socialism 2013


Socialist Party workplace news

spotSolid support for teachers’ strike

Teachers in the Midlands, Yorkshire and Eastern regions walked out today in an impressive show of strength

Teachers on strike in Leicester on 1 October, photo by Heather Rawling , photo by Heather Rawling

Teachers on strike in Leicester on 1 October, photo by Heather Rawling , photo by Heather Rawling


spotFirefighters’ four-hour strike – determined and clear that coordinated action needed

Surrey FBU firefighters at the Kingston strike rally, photo Surrey SP

Surrey FBU firefighters at the Kingston strike rally, photo Surrey SP


spotRochdale care workers dig in

spotLiverpool pay victory

spotLeeds zero-hour protest

spotIn brief

Socialist Party reports and campaigns

spot28 percent for TUSC in Fleetwood

The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC)

The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC)


spotLincoln: 400 march against Library cuts

Around 400 protesters marched in Lincoln on Saturday 21 September to save 32 Lincolnshire libraries from closure

spotThe fight against academies in Leicester

spotBuilding Socialist Students

International socialist news and analysis

spotGreek government forced to take action against neo-fascists

The right-wing New Democracy (ND) and ex-social democratic Pasok coalition government in Greece has finally decided to crack down on the neo-fascist Golden Dawn after the recent murder of left-wing rapper Pavlos Fyssas, writes Xekinima reporters.

spotActivists demand full public inquiry into undercover police operations

spotSudan: ‘Down with the regime!’

spotQatar: End this modern-day slave labour

Fifa, the world football authority, has expressed concerns about players enduring temperatures of 50°C in the 2022 World Cup finals in Qatar, but already the extreme heat and appalling ‘slave labour’ working conditions have killed many migrant workers building the country’s stadiums and infrastru, writes Dave Carr.

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