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West Dunbartonshire teachers strike again over cuts

Matt Dobson West Dunbartonshire secondary school teachers will strike on 18th February over the Labour council’s attempt to impose a faculty management structure, an attack on education that is being driven by cuts to the education budget. After a solid ...

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Battle heats up against council cuts in Scotland

Matt Dobson reports    £1 billion in council cuts over the next two years are the consequences of the latest funding deal from the SNP government, which will mean the loss of 15,000 jobs and the decimation of services if implemented. ...

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Women and oppression in class society – A socialist approach

Committee for a Workers' International World Congress Document The following document is an amended version of a draft document on women, which was discussed at the January 2016 World Congress of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI). The very ...

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Global capitalist elite fear a new economic crisis

By Lynn Walsh. From the Socialist - the paper of the Socialist Party England and Wales Every year the global capitalist elite meet at the World Economic Forum held at Davos, a posh Swiss ski resort. This year, the prevailing ...

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Tax increases on workers are no answer to brutal austerity

Statement from Socialist Party Scotland  Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has proposed raising the Scottish Rate of Income Tax by a penny from April. Under Labour’s plan, £430 million a year would be available to compensate for the savage cuts facing ...

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Glasgow janitors industrial action enters its third week

120 UNISON Glasgow Branch members employed by Cordia as primary school janitors are now in their thrid week of official industrial action – involving a refusal to carry out a range of duties – in a pay dispute with Glasgow ...

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Egypt: Fifth anniversary of heroic revolutionary uprising

  David Johnson, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales) Unusually cold wet weather in Egypt on January 25th this year symbolised the disappointments felt by those who defied former president Hosni Mubarak’s security forces when the heroic revolutionary uprising erupted ...

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The socialist case for scrapping Trident and defending jobs

By Matt Dobson The Conservative Westminster government is likely to bring a vote on renewing the Trident nuclear missile system to Parliament in 2016. The government has put the bill at between £15bn and £20bn, but campaign group Greenpeace claims ...

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