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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The Socialist issue 1149

29 September 2021

End profit-fuelled crisis

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The Socialist issue 1149

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What we think

spotStarmer consolidates post-Corbyn Blairite transformation of Labour

Bakers’ union votes to disaffiliate from Labour; Trade unions must fight for a new workers’ party.
The person who said New Labour was “intensely relaxed about people getting filthy rich” is now intensely happy about the results of this year’s Labour Party conference. Architect of Blairism, Peter Mandelson, is “thrilled” at this “tremendous win for Keir Starmer”.


spotGerman election: A change of capitalist government, but disaster for Die Linke

The result of the Bundestag elections on 26 September heralds a new political period for Germany. The two big ‘peoples parties’, the social-democrat SPD and Christian-democrat CDU/CSU bloc, have massively

People’s budgets

spotSave our services


spotEnd profit-fuelled crisis

spotNHS workers reject 3% pay insult

spotDriver shortages – a view from the inside

spotNews in brief

Black history month

spotBlack history month and its relevance today

Climate change

spotCWI livestream rally report

Workplace news

spotNEU deputy general secretary election

A fighting strategy to win on workload, pay and cuts: This government left it to the very end of last term to confirm that its ‘reward’ to teachers for all their relentless hours of work during the pandemic would be to cut their pay!

spotCorby and Burton Latimer Weetabix engineers strike

Engineers at Weetabix worked throughout the pandemic to feed the nation. Weetabix profits increased by nearly 20% to £81 million in 2020, yet the company is intent on using ‘fire and rehire’ to drive

spotFightback to save Birmingham GKN jobs!

Rank-and-file members of Unite in the Chester Road GKN workforce in Erdington, Birmingham have voted overwhelmingly for an all-out strike

spotFlexibility to suit workers not the bosses

spotCollege workers walk out in pay dispute


spotLondon tenants v greedy contractors

spotBromsgrove protest for NHS fair pay

spotSabina Nessa vigil: End violence against women

Six months and here we are again, remembering another woman murdered. That was one of the big emotions on the vigil for Sabina Nessa near her home in Kidbrooke, south London.

Youth and Students

spotJoin the fight for our future

spotSunak’s student special

spotMore market chaos: York students given digs in Hull

spotLots of sign-ups for Socialist Students at freshers

spotYouth climate protests are back


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