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From The Socialist newspaper, 16 February 2011
Defend the Four!
An employment tribunal has ruled that four Socialist Party members have been wrongfully barred from office in Unison. They are now demanding that the injustice of the Unison's bureaucracy's witch-hunt be undone.
- There will be a campaign meeting on 22 February at 7.30pm in the Exmouth Arms, 1 Starcross Street London NW1 2HR. (Around the corner from Euston station)
- On 23 February there will be a lobby of the Unison national executive council: 8.30am, outside Unison HQ, Mabledon Place, off Euston Road.
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Coronavirus crisis - 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.
- The Socialist Party's material is more vital than ever, so we can continue to report from workers who are fighting for better health and safety measures, against layoffs, for adequate staffing levels, etc.
- Our 'fighting coronavirus workers' charter', outlines a programme to combat the virus and protect workers' living conditions.
- When the health crisis subsides, we must be ready for the stormy events ahead and the need to arm workers' movements with a socialist programme - one which puts the health and needs of humanity before the profits of a few.
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In The Socialist 16 February 2011:
Join the fightback against cuts!
Labour councillors' arguments refuted at People's Convention
The Tories and the City
Hundreds pack into Liverpool meeting against cuts
Private tenants are the poor relations in housing
News in brief
International socialist news and analysis
Egypt: What next after the overthrow of mubarak?
Egypt - the revolution must go on
Hopes and fears in the upcoming Irish election: Socialist Party support increasing amongst working class
Workplace news and analysis
Defending jobs in South Wales
Portsmouth anti-cuts campaign presents an alternative
Rawmarsh teachers' action wins reprieve
No to Cutts!
UCU members prepare for battle on pensions and pay
Defend the Four!
Workplace news in brief
Greenwich marches against brutal council cuts
Worcester: end the cuts and the coalition!
Reject 'TINA'- fight for socialism
Action across the country - fighting all council cuts
Marxist analysis: history
Britain 1911-1914: The great unrest - lessons for today
Tuition fees increase spells misery for students: Build a united fightback!
Socialist Party reviews
Construction Safety Campaign
Mark Thomas: Extreme rambling
The Socialist 16 February 2011 |
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