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Friday, August 12, 2022

The Socialist issue 1159

8 December 2021

Unite to fight for pay and NHS we deserve

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The Socialist issue 1159

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spotUnite to fight for pay and NHS we deserve

spotGovernment social care plans: Where is the money?

spotUni staff and students must unite to end marketisation and for free education

spotCovid news in brief

What we think

spotWorkers’ politics needed to exploit Tory scandal and splits

People’s Budgets

spotBuilding People’s Budgets: An alternative to Tory and Labour cuts

International news

spotChile presidential election – stop the far-right candidate

spotUnprecedented floods in British Columbia

After a year like no other, which has seen record-breaking heatwaves and wildfires ravage towns and lead to thousands of hectares of land being destroyed, British Columbia (BC), Canada, has faced yet another historical disaster in the form of unprecedented floods

spotWider working-class and union struggle needed to win St Vincent nurses’ strike

spotDefending abortion rights in the US

On 1 December the US Supreme Court began hearing arguments about a Mississippi law to ban abortions after 15 weeks, even in the case of rape and incest

Workplace news

spotUniversities strike – build the action and stand united to win

spotThousands of Tesco warehouse workers to strike

Supermarket giant Tesco is set to be hit by a series of strikes at its distribution centres in the run-up to Christmas.

spotSandwell bin workers beat Serco and win pay rise

spotPanasonic workers break company pay freeze

spotClarks strikers defeat ‘fire and rehire’

spotOrganise to win the NEU’s 8% pay demand

spotYorkshire Stagecoach bus workers’ week-long strike

560 Stagecoach bus workers across South Yorkshire, members of Unite, have completed a week of strike action in pursuit of an above-inflation pay rise

spotWorksop Wincanton logistics workers on strike

spotNewham Sixth Form College begins strike against academisation

spotSheffield Just East couriers picket and march for pay rise

spotNapo ballots for trade dispute

Campaigns news

spotAffordable housing for all

spotChallenge cutters and evictors in Waltham Forest Council

spotRemembering Tony Davison

40 people came together on 4 December in Hull to remember Tony Davison and his incredible contribution to the socialist and trade union movement

spotFighting Fund: Help us reach over £50,000

spotDefying unjust laws – a rich history of struggle

The impending passing of the ‘Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill’ has raised a question among some activists that its list of restrictions on the right to protest will, in effect, mark the end of protest in the UK

spotMail attacks tube strikers by stealing socialist’s image


spotFilm review: The Harder They Fall

‘The Harder They Fall’ is a new Western on Netflix. The movie sets are stylised and the gunfights are majestically choreographed. But the film also stands out for its all-black cast, something that is


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