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The Socialist issue 988

28 March 2018

Tories fear youth revolt - fight for our future

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The Socialist issue 988

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What we think

spotAntisemitism slurs: latest attempt to derail Corbynism

Jeremy Corbyn resoundingly won the second leadership contest the Blairites forced on him in 2016 but they go on looking for every opportunity to undermine, damage and remove him.


Socialist Party workplace news

spotNEU conference 2018: Strike to take on the Tories

The National Education Union (NEU) conference (NUT section) will see the union at a crossroads, writes James Kerr, Lewisham NEU.

spotUCU: Strike action forces bosses to retreat but keep the pressure on

spotNHS pay: Reject the Tories’ divide and rule offer

While Jeremy Hunt proudly endorsed the latest pay offer for NHS staff, the headline figure of 6.5% is not all it seems.

spotBritish Museum: Carillion workers demand to be brought back in-house

spotVictimised recycling strikers uncowed as Hull strike wave builds

spotLiverpool Uni staff set to fight 220 job losses

spotAberdeen bus drivers strike against pay cuts

spotMigrant cleaners win living wage at Mail

Local elections 2018

spotFor Whom the School Bell Tolls: Our kids or the Tories?

Like the NHS and council services, public state education in primary, secondary, special schools and colleges is facing a dire crisis, with serious consequences for children whose ‘one chance’ in preparation for life is under threat, writes Nick Chaffey, Socialist Party Southern secretary.

spotSouthampton asks “What will you do to stop education cuts?”

spotCampaign against Newham academies boosted by victories

spotSave Free School Meals!

Martin Luther King

spotThe life and legacy of Martin Luther King

50th anniversary of the assassination of MLK jnr in Memphis: This year marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King junior, who was shot and killed on 4 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee, while supporting striking sanitation workers, writes April Ashley, Unison national executive council, black members rep (female) (personal capacity).

Socialist Party news and analysis

spotGrenfell: survivors not rehoused, inquiry not independent, blocks not safe

The government has admitted that 82 households are still in temporary accommodation following the Grenfell Tower fire and not all will be in permanent accommodation by June, the first anniversary, writes Paul Kershaw, chair, Unite union housing workers branch.

spotWalkout from undercover policing inquiry


Social media

spotSocial media – the potential and the limits

Facebook’s release of information scandal raises questions on how social media operate, and the broader implications.


Socialist Party reports and campaigns

spotTories fear youth revolt – fight for our future

What do young people want? A good home, a decent job and an education – that might sum it up, writes Claire Laker-Mansfield, Socialist Party national youth organiser.

spotGoldsmiths students occupy and protest in support of UCU strikers

spotWalthamstow Save Our Square protesters thrown out of city hall for demanding a say

spotNorthern Socialist Party conference

You know a conference has been good when those attending are enthusiastic despite shivering because of the lack of heating in the venue!, writes Elaine Brunskill, Northern Socialist Party secretary.

spotNorth West Socialist Party conference

spotBuilding fund appeal

Yorkshire region got off to a flying start in its building fund appeal at our regional conference where 36 members made an average pledge of £365, writes Nigel Smith, York Socialist Party.

spotBristol Socialist Students join Yarlswood demo

Bristol University Socialist Students recently organised a Sudanese lunch, all cooked by Kaba, someone who has been through the asylum process, writes Rob Alexander, Bristol Socialist Students.

spotMay Day greetings: Lend your support to the fight against the bosses

International socialist news and analysis

spotFrance: Pressure mounts on Macron government

Since the election of Emmanuel Macron – president of the rich – in May 2017, and after the onslaught of the French government against all sectors in society especially the public services – the railways (the SNCF), pensioners, young people, unemployed – we were expecting the day of action on 22 Marc, writes Leila Messaoudi and Cécile Rimboud, Gauche Revolutionnaire, CWI in France.

spotUSA: Huge ‘march for our lives’ protests

spotRussia’s predictable presidential election

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