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Friday, August 12, 2022

The Socialist issue 1147

15 September 2021

Take the wealth off the super-rich to fund: NHS and social care, pay and benefit rises

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The Socialist issue 1147

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What we think

spotWe need a new political party for workers and youth

spotWhat’s behind the worker shortages, and what can be done about it?


spotSocial care plans: A sticking plaster instead of surgery

spotHands off the Universal Credit uplift

spotUnite young and old to defend the pensions triple lock

Climate change

spotClimate change, capitalism, and the struggle for socialism

Youth and students

spotWe won’t pay for capitalism’s failings

spotScrap tuition fees – end university marketisation

The Covid-19 pandemic has laid bare the marketised tuition-fee model under which UK universities are operated.

spotReturning to campus: Students need to fight

As we progress through the month of September, students and young people across the country will be preparing themselves to return to their respective studies.

spotCampaigning for socialism at Oxford Brookes Uni

spotYouth Fight for Jobs launches campaign in Brighton

Workplace news

spotNSSN trade union rally reflects working-class anger to fight back

spotOaks Park school: Redbridge Labour council backs strike-breaking bullies

Illegal strike-breaking, a dossier of testimonials about management bullying, and victimisation of a union rep who fought for Covid safety

spotSave jobs and services – nationalise rail

spotWeetabix – workers have had enough

spotCarmarthenshire Unison: ‘Recognise our union!’

Union members in Plaid Cymru-run Carmarthenshire Council, Wales, are demanding a Trade Union Recognition Agreement (TURA) at Cwm Environmental, which is wholly owned by the council.

spotGoodlord dispute: Labour’s leadership weasled out of backing strike action


spotTake the wealth off the super-rich to fund: NHS and social care, pay and benefit rises

spotDeaths of despair: Health crisis – capitalism in the dock

spotOn the frontline, and still fighting for the NHS

spotSolidarity to the striking workers at Charité and Vivantes hospitals in Berlin


spotPutting socialism on the map in Chichester

spotReclaiming Pride as protest in Nottingham

spotFighting fund target reached: Help us continue to raise our banner and programme


spotNuclear Folly: A New History of the Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban missile crisis in 1962 is far from underrepresented in books and media. But ‘Nuclear Folly’ uses fresh material provided by newly declassified files from the KGB archive, shedding light on

spotTV review – Grenfell: The Untold Story


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