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Saturday, May 28, 2022

The Socialist issue 1156

17 November 2021

Cuts drag NHS to brink

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The Socialist issue 1156

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spotCuts drag NHS to brink

spotNHS workers must take action now to save our NHS

spotOutsourced Barts health workers in strike ballot for a pay rise

spotHealth and care staff shortages worsened by Tory vaccine sacking threat

spotFund the fight for socialism

The Today programme, on BBC Radio 4, has been examining the state of the NHS, and looking at its history. The pressure on NHS and social care is unsustainable and untenable.


spotLondon MPs’ second home swindle while workers and students struggle

spotTory sleaze scandal continues, an ex-workers’ MP responds

spotUniversity bosses’ pay piles up while workers are forced to strike


spotYouth fight for well-paid green jobs and socialist change

spotSunak’s climate finance agenda typifies capitalism’s COP26 failure


spotChina: Bureaucracy grapples with new crises


spotTen years on – where has Podemos’s radicalism gone?

spotBelarus refugees – caught between a rock and a hard place

Workplace news

spotS Wales Stagecoach bus drivers win £10.50 an hour

After 17 days of strike action Stagecoach members of Unite at Cwmbran, Blackwood and Brynmawr depots have voted to accept a deal that wins a £1 an hour rise to £10.50, backdated to April

spotDVLA ballot turnout falls short of threshold

PCS members at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) have voted by 79% to continue their campaign of industrial action over Covid safety, but unfortunately the turnout was 39.6%, short of the 50% threshold required under the anti-union laws

spotStriking Scunthorpe steel scaffs up the ante

spotLeeds cab drivers protest against taxi rank move

spotFresh strikes on East Midlands Railway

spotAn appeal to trade union members to stand as anti-cuts candidates

spotClarks workers fight ‘fire-and-rehire’ pay cut

spotLondon couriers take action

spotSt Mungo’s report fails to address bullying and victimisation of workers


spotResisting evictions in east London

spotLeeds solidarity protest says stop Sudan coup

spotWhy I joined the Socialist Party

spotWhy am I coming to Socialism 2021?

spotBirmingham People’s Budget

One Birmingham family – two adults with three children – one with ADHD who needs their own bedroom, are trying to survive in one-bedroom flat

Readers’ opinion

spotReaders’ opinion


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