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17 February 2021
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29 April 2020
This issue of the Socialist covers International Workers' Day, Friday 1 May 2020. May Day is always an important event in the calendar of the workers' movement. It is doubly so this year
29 April 2020
Overworked, underpaid, struggling to afford the basics - this is true of the situation facing many 'key workers' that the Covid-19 lockdown has so clearly demonstrated society is dependent on.
28 April 2020
Over 200 members and reps from many different trade unions came together on Zoom on Sunday 26 April to discuss the impact of the coronavirus crisis on workers
8 April 2020
We need you to support the Socialist by sending May Day greetings. There is no other consistent, independent voice for workers and for socialism during the pandemic, writes James Ivens, the Socialist May Day greetings organiser.
18 March 2020
The coronavirus is triggering a serious capitalist crisis. Millions of people are worrying about the prospects for their health, jobs and security
12 February 2020
The working class needs its own independent media to represent its own interests. This is ever more evident in the hopeless confusion and monstrous smears from the established press. We need organised workers to support the alternative - the Socialist newspaper.
5 February 2020
Which paper details a fighting industrial strategy to beat the anti-union laws? Who explains how councils can set budgets that defy the Tory cuts? Where can you read about the practical programme needed to reconstitute a mass party for working-class political representation?
8 May 2019
"If we want a society that doesn't destroy our planet, then it is up to us, working-class people, to come together and fight for it"
1 May 2019
On 28 April Waltham Forest Trade Union Council hosted two important events in Abbotts Park in Leyton, east London
30 April 2019
Capitalism means no stability for anyone and a life of toil and deprivation for the overwhelming majority. But around the world the existing order is being challenged.
20 March 2019
The early-bird deadline for May Day greetings is fast approaching! We want full payment for as many greetings as possible by 5pm on Friday 29 March, the cut-off for the 20% advance discount.
23 January 2019
Help us strengthen ties between the Socialist and workers, and gain valuable income for the working-class press
9 January 2019
January 15 marks the 100th anniversary of the murders of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, two of the outstanding leaders of the German and international working-class movements.
16 May 2018
Glorious bank holiday weather brought a high turnout to the 40th Chesterfield May Day march and rally, where Unite's Len McCluskey and the National Education Union's Kevin Courtney delivered strong messages that the labour movement must fight back against austerity and a weak Tory government
2 May 2018
The prime minister of Malta has tried to use International Workers' Day to attack a murdered anti-corruption journalist
2 May 2018
International workers' day - May Day - was marked by rallies and demonstrations around the world.
1 May 2018
At midnight workers in the Oxford Street McDonalds in Manchester walked out
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