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March and strike to smash the pay cap

Jim McFarlane, Unison NEC member and local government worker (personal capacity) Since the start of the global financial crisis, workers’ real wages and living standards in the UK have suffered to an extent unprecedented in modern history. Real wages have ...

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Corbynomics: Can capitalism be saved or is socialist planning necessary?

By Hannah Sell, from the October edition of Socialism Today The IMF now calls for state intervention to stimulate the ailing global economy. And many on the left also propose Keynesian-style policies. So, does this mean the IMF would welcome ...

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Scottish college workers are striking for pay equality

Socialist Party Scotland give our 100% support and solidarity to the more than 2,000 Unison members who are taking strike action across 20 colleges in Scotland on September 6th. College support staff (administration, admissions, funding, catering, cleaning, advisors, security, classroom ...

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Right wing step up campaign against Corbyn

Editorial from the Socialist (issue 873), weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales) “I can’t remember any other party conference where the leader has been so publicly reprimanded by so many of his senior frontbenchers,” (Andrew Rawnsley, ...

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Greece: 20 September elections – ‘No’ to the Memorandum parties!

  Statement by Xekinima (Greek section of the CWI) In the coming general election on 20 September, Xekinima (the Greek section of the CWI) calls for a vote against all parties that apply the policies of the latest ‘Memoranda’ signed ...

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Pride: End bigotry and fight austerity

Tuvaal Klein, Socialist Party Scotland  On August 22nd thousands of people will be attending the annual Pride event in Glasgow. Pride, despite its recent commercialisation, is still for many people about celebrating the LGBTQ+ community’s achievements, but also about organising against ...

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Glasgow Langside election: Vote TUSC on Thursday

Matt Dobson The Scottish Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is standing Ian Leech, leading Glasgow trade unionist and Socialist Party Scotland member in the Langside by election on August 6th.  Ian Leech ” TUSC is standing on a 100% ...

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How can we stop austerity?


Hannah Sell, Socialist Party England and Wales deputy general secretary Just six weeks after the general election – on 20 June – people are flocking to London and Glasgow to show their opposition to austerity. The question in everyone’s mind ...

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