Wide screen devices may view this page better by clicking here

15 April 2021

Facebook   Twitter

Join the Socialist Party Join us today!

Printable version Printable version

Facebook   Twitter

Latest podcast: PCS elections - the struggle for fighting trade unionism

https://www.socialistparty.org.uk/main/Podcasts

How can the trade unions, as the main mass organisations of the working class, be organised to fulfil their full potential in the fight against Tory Covid austerity?

In this episode we speak to Marion Lloyd, the socialist candidate for president of the PCS union which organises civil service workers and national government workers on privatised contracts.

Marion is standing on the Broad Left Network list, See details here: pcsbln.wordpress.com/

This episode of Socialism looks at the major issues confronting the working class - from the fight against Tory Covid austerity, to defending the right to protest, to the fight against the oppression, injustice and inequality revealed even more ruthlessly by the pandemic - and the role of the trade unions.

We look at the fight within the unions for the leadership required in order for the trade unions to play their potential role in these struggles.

Donate to the Socialist Party

Finance appeal

The coronavirus crisis has laid bare the class character of society in numerous ways. It is making clear to many that it is the working class that keeps society running, not the CEOs of major corporations.

The results of austerity have been graphically demonstrated as public services strain to cope with the crisis.

The government has now ripped up its 'austerity' mantra and turned to policies that not long ago were denounced as socialist. But after the corona crisis, it will try to make the working class pay for it, by trying to claw back what has been given.

Inevitably, during the crisis we have not been able to sell the Socialist and raise funds in the ways we normally would.

We therefore urgently appeal to all our viewers to click here to donate to our Fighting Fund.

Please donate here.

All payments are made through a secure server.

My donation

 

Your message: 

 






Related links:

Elections:

triangleSocialists and elections - a response to the SWP

triangleWhat councils can do to protect the environment

trianglePCS ballots members in Jobcentres over safety

triangleWhy you should vote for TUSC

triangleFight to stop cuts

PCS:

triangleVote 'yes' in the PCS DWP ballot

trianglePCS leadership ballot underway

triangleSupport the Broad Left Network for a democratic, fighting union leadership

trianglePCS elections: increased support for Broad Left Network

Unions:

triangleInternational Workers' Day - struggle, solidarity, socialism

triangleWe will not be the lost generation

triangleLessons of the 2011 pensions strike: when workers showed their power

Trade unions:

triangleWest London Socialist Party: How do marxists organise in the trade unions?

triangleHackney & Islington Socialist Party: The role of Marxists in the trade unions

Covid:

triangleDefend the right to protest - to resist bosses' attacks

Austerity:

triangleCan the 'Preston model' beat the cuts?

Article dated 15 April 2021

Join the Socialist Party
Subscribe to Socialist Party publications
Donate to the Socialist Party

MEMBER RESOURCES

Pay in Fighting Fund

Pay in paper and book sales

Leaflets

Bulk book orders

New member submission

WHAT'S ON

triangle10 May Oxfordshire & Aylesbury Socialist Party: Election results - what it means for our class

triangle11 May Bristol North Socialist Party: Reform or revolution?

triangle11 May Liverpool Socialist Party: The election results - and the next steps in promoting socialist ideas

More...


The Socialist, weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party

What we think

Union elections

International news

Mental health

News

Workplace news

Local government

Campaigns news

Readers' opinion

Subscribespacer|spacerebook / Kindlespacer|spacerPDF versionspacer|spacerText / Printspacer|spacer1132 onlinespacer|spacerBack issuesspacer|spacer Audio files


TUSC 2021 election video

More videos ...

What We Stand For
Socialist Party Facebook page
Socialist Party on Twitter
Visit us on Youtube

Platform setting: =

Desktop version