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The Socialist issue 1098

19 August 2020

Students 2 : 0 Tories - Protests work!

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The Socialist issue 1098

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Socialist Party news and analysis

spotStudents 2 : 0 Tories – Protests work!

Now fight for a decent future for all young people

spotStudent protests force government retreat

spot“As a working-class student, I already faced struggles”

spotTory track and trace failure

spotTory planning deregulation: a charter for building profitable slums

spotNHS workers demand improved pay – 15% for all now!

International socialist news and analysis

spotRevolutionary mood in Lebanon following horrific explosion

In the face of daily furious protests on the streets, one by one Lebanon’s government ministers resigned, until the whole cabinet resigned on 10 August, knowing it had no authority to continue

spotMass protests and strikes rock Belarus

Leon Trotsky

spot80th anniversary of Leon Trotsky’s assassination

A revolutionary whose ideas and methods retain their validity

spotYorkshire: Celebrating the life and ideas of Leon Trotsky

Education

spotSeptember school return must be safe for all workers and students

After six months the Tory government has still not been able to provide an efficient and smooth-running test, track, trace and isolation system for Covid-19 cases in all localities

NHS pay

spotNHS pay: unions must take fight to U-turn Tories

If the pandemic increased public appreciation of the NHS, the government has delivered a kick in the teeth

Socialist history

spot75 years since the publication of Animal Farm: From ‘two legs bad’ to ‘two legs better’

What does Orwell’s fable actually say about revolution?

Workplace news and analysis

spot300 Covid cases at Northampton food plant – management to blame, not the workers!

Nearly 300 new Covid-19 cases have been detected in Greencore Food Distribution in Northampton in just one week

spotPCS union: Vote Yes in DWP ballot! Reject longer opening hours

spotSupport the Tower Hamlets council workers, vote for Hugo Pierre!

Hugo Pierre, candidate for Unison general secretary, supported council workers on strike against plans to re-engage them on worse terms and conditions

Socialist Party reports and campaigns

spotBlack Lives Matter: this generation is willing to stand up and fight

Reports from West London and Brighton

spotWe can’t take any more cuts

Fighting council cuts in Hampshire and Nottingham

spotNottingham: oppose the far right and attempts to divide us

Far-right groups are proposing an event in Nottingham on Saturday 22 August

spotYour donations help us campaign

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spotLeeds: Little London residents are celebrating

Private developer Engie has withdrawn its application to build an 18-storey monster block

spotTo push change we need to be organised – why we joined the Socialist Party

spotSheffield: Support Sue

We joined the protest in support of evicted care worker Sue on 7 August

spotBrighton: Another luxury development

Another luxury housing development being built while thousands languish in inadequate accommodation

spotThe Socialist: back to weekly soon

The Socialist is in its fortnightly summer schedule – weekly will resume from 3 September

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