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17 January 2018
Left NEC victories, Williamson resignation, council tax debate... What strategy can defeat Tory and Blairite austerity?
10 January 2018
More people bought the Socialist in 2017 than 2016, and 2016 beat 2015 too. Well done to all the sellers of the Socialist for achieving this.
3 January 2018
Saturday 10 February: Main session: 'Building support for Jeremy Corbyn's anti-cuts policies in the 2018 local elections - should socialist anti-austerity candidates stand in May?'
29 November 2017
This follows growing pressure from below in the Labour Party. The cracks are beginning to show in the council's assertion that it has no choice
27 September 2017
Bristol Labour Mayor Marvin Rees travelled to London to seek an audience with the Tories
13 September 2017
6,000-8,000 people marched in Bristol in an anti-cuts protest
6 September 2017
Trade unions will converge on Brighton this week for this year's annual TUC Congress at the end of a summer which has seen a wave of strikes
6 September 2017
The Labour mayor of Bristol, Marvin Rees, has called an 'anti-austerity march & rally' in conjunction with Bristol People's Assembly and Bristol Labour Party on Saturday 9 September
9 August 2017
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) has launched a new report on the level of reserves held by Labour-led councils
26 July 2017
Southampton city councillors faced a lot of angry people on 19 July at their full council meeting
16 June 2017
Amid the righteous grief, anger and calls for a criminal investigation, Guardian writer Simon Jenkin, not usually a friend of Militant Liverpool, today in a searing piece attacking the architects of the disaster, made a significant observation.
14 June 2017
For the first time in the eight years that I have been a representative and activist with the Communication Workers Union (CWU), there is a Labour leader who is unapologetic in his support of trade unionism, writes Carl Harper, CWU shop steward (personal capacity).
31 May 2017
The 11th annual National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) conference will be on 1 July in central London
24 May 2017
The 11th annual National Shop Stewards Network conference will be on 1 July 2017 in central London
10 May 2017
4 May local elections: TUSC stood 78 council and two mayoral candidates, winning a total of 15,407 votes
12 April 2017
The 100% anti-cuts, socialist alternative presented by the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) has been welcomed on the doorstep by people who are desperate to see an end to austerity. But some figures on the Labour right are less enthusiastic that we're standing in the Welsh council elections.
5 April 2017
For a council group which opposes cuts and privatisation: Ten Labour councillors in Haringey, north London, face disciplinary action after voting for further scrutiny of a gentrification scheme.
8 March 2017
Bradford Socialist Party members were in attendance along with other activists at the lobby of the council on 23 February outside Bradford city hall. Some Labour councillors came and talked to us as we attempted to persuade them to set a no-cuts budget.
1 March 2017
The £33 million of cuts in the budget passed by the council are not acceptable to the people of Bristol
22 February 2017
The Bristol and District Anti-Cuts Alliance (Badaca) has written a letter to every councillor in Bristol calling on them to vote against the £101 million cuts budget being proposed by mayor Marvin Rees. Councillors met to vote on the budget on Tuesday 21 February, as the Socialist goes to press.
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