Reports and Campaigns
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18 October 2017
Arms manufacturer BAE Systems has announced that up to 2,000 jobs will be cut in locations across the UK. These job cuts will have a devastating effect on the lives of workers losing their livelihood but will also have a wider impact on the local economy.
6 October 2017
A trade dispute is threatening thousands of Bombardier jobs in Northern Ireland.
30 August 2017
The ideas of Trotsky's 'permanent revolution' are more applicable in China today in the struggle to transform what is a unique form of state-capitalist dictatorship
10 July 2017
Ballot papers go out at the end of this week to Bridgend Ford workers
25 January 2017
Only socialist planning can end profit-driven pollution: There is strong evidence that 2016 was the hottest year on record. Meanwhile, in 2017, part of London breached EU limits on annual hours of toxic air in just five days
30 November 2016
Editorial of the Socialist: Tory Chancellor Phillip Hammond's Autumn Statement estimated the cost of the Brexit vote at £59 billion - to come out of the pockets of working-class people.
10 August 2016
Trade unions like the bakers' union (BFAWU) exist to defend and extend the rights of workers This is why Samworth Brothers, one of Leicestershire's biggest food manufacturing companies, is trying to bully their employees at Kettleby Foods into backing-down from their perfectly reasonable demands for collective bargaining rights.
15 June 2016
Taste for socialism at union's 2016 conference: GMB congress passed key motions on no-cuts budgets and steel, but unfortunately backed Trident renewal and the EU Remain campaign.
20 April 2016
A demonstration of the role of a Marxist in the workplace: There were 612 strikes recorded at British Leyland's Cowley plant in 1969 - workers today will be as amazed at that figure as the bosses were horrified by it then.
17 February 2016
On 8 February, 800 people gathered in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, in opposition to the threatened destruction of manufacturing jobs in the area.
18 January 2016
Wales is now feeling the wind of the ongoing butchering of jobs from Tata Steel UK
25 November 2015
Hundreds of steelworkers from across all the steelmaking heartlands of Britain - Wales, Scotland and the north of England - took to the streets of Sheffield on 21 November to demand government action to save the steel industry.
21 October 2015
A stuttering world economy has jeopardised steel making in the UK. But workers do not have to accept the inevitability of closures and job losses
21 October 2015
250 workers at Crown Packaging in South Wales face redundancy. The plant - known locally as 'the Box' - is to close due to alleged 'overcapacity'.
20 October 2015
250 workers at Crown Packaging in South Wales were dropped a bombshell last week with the announcement that the plant, which has been a landmark in Neath for almost 80 years, is to close due to alleged 'overcapacity'
5 August 2015
China's stock market crash has shaken the image of a 'strong' regime.
8 October 2014
You wake up in the morning after a bad night's sleep: you were worrying about work, writes A factory worker.
26 March 2014
9. At root the growing radicalisation that is developing is a reflection of capitalism's continuing inability find a way out of the crisis. The hopes of the capitalists worldwide, that their system would
22 January 2014
This is the case for socialism: We say there is an alternative to endless misery. Today, more than ever before in human history, enormous wealth, science and technique exists which could, if properly harnessed, easily provide all of humanity
8 January 2014
The thoroughly reactionary but entertaining Jeremy Clarkson, on his Top Gear programme's Christmas special, tried to demonstrate that UK vehicle manufacturing was healthier than ever
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