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The Socialist issue 790

27 November 2013

We need a real living wage!

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The Socialist issue 790

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Socialist Party youth and students

spotNo recovery for Britain’s young people

Tale of Two Cities - Youth Fight for Jobs protest against Workfare in Stratford's Westfield shopping centre in London 25 February 2012 , photo senan

Tale of Two Cities – Youth Fight for Jobs protest against Workfare in Stratford’s Westfield shopping centre in London 25 February 2012 , photo senan


spotWill angry youth turn to Labour?

spotNUS NEC votes to support education workers strike

spotReferendum victory for York housing campaign

Socialist Party news and analysis

spotWe need a real living wage!

We need a pay rise! The sums just don’t add up. We’re told there’s a recovery but if feels more like a robbery

University of East London workers striking on 31 October 2013


spotNothing achieved by UN climate talks

spotFlower power – downfall of a banking boss

spotUK governments approved secret mass surveillance

“The key question is what was authorised and what was not authorised,” said Richard Ottaway, Tory MP and veteran of the Intelligence and Security Committee, over the revelation that from 2007, British intelligence officials agreed to allow the US National Security Agency (NSA) the right to spy on, writes David Semple.

spotThem & Us

International socialist news and analysis

spotEurope – centre of capitalist crisis

Despite capitalist ‘experts’ predicting that the world economy would by now be experiencing ‘escape velocity’, capitalism is still in deep crisis. And Europe is most acutely affected, writes Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary.

Greece: Xekinima - Socialist Internationalist Organisation, sister party of the Socialist Party in England and Wales, at the anti-government demo at Thessaloniki, September 2013, photo Xekinima

Greece: Xekinima – Socialist Internationalist Organisation, sister party of the Socialist Party in England and Wales, at the anti-government demo at Thessaloniki, September 2013, photo Xekinima


spotIran nuclear deal reflects changed world relations

The interim nuclear deal between Iran, the US, and other world powers has grabbed the world’s attention

Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition

spotCouncillors: Say no to Tory cuts!

The Tories, Lib Dems, Labour and Ukip all agree that the decimation and privatisation of public services has to continue to keep their big business backers happy

TUSC logo

TUSC logo


spotTUSC byelection candidates show cuts aren’t necessary

Socialist Party workplace news

spotEnd the pay freeze: A united fight in post-16 education

On 3 December university and college workers will be taking action. This strike day involves UCU, Unison and Unite members working in universities who struck on 31 October, now joined by further education

Bristol university workers on strike in October 2013, photo Matt Carey

Bristol university workers on strike in October 2013, photo Matt Carey


spotMassive campaign planned against Underground cuts

spotHull city council unions force cuts climb-down

spotAnti-blacklisting campaign will not go away

spotNUT election: Support for national action call

spotCriminal justice: More privatisation problems

spotWorkplace news in brief

Socialist Party reports and campaigns

spotSouthampton: Labour flies the white flag in face of call to fight back

£57 million cuts since 2010 and Southampton’s council has announced a further £60 million cuts to come over the next three years

Southampton Councillors Against Cuts, Keith Morrell and Don Thomas, photo Southampton TUSC

Southampton Councillors Against Cuts, Keith Morrell and Don Thomas, photo Southampton TUSC


spotBrazilian socialist councillor speaks in Britain

Manchester: “The people want FIFA-standard housing, FIFA-standard hospitals, FIFA-standard schools!”

spotBristol: Art and Revolution

Socialist Party review

spotTV review: Amazon’s exploitation exposed

The conditions revealed in Panorama’s exposé on working conditions in Swansea Amazon came as no surprise to Socialist Party members, writes Ronnie Job.

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