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From The Socialist newspaper, 10 June 2015
Join TUSC on the march against austerity
On 20 June many thousands of people will be taking to the streets of London on the People's Assembly national demonstration to 'end austerity now'.
This will be the first national protest against cuts since the general election.
Many of the demonstrators will be among those who cast nearly 120,000 votes for the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) candidates on 7 May, the only 100% anti-austerity alternative at the ballot box.
TUSC has written to the Peoples' Assembly to ask for a speaker at the demonstration in recognition of this.
We appeal to all TUSC supporters to bring your TUSC banners, placards and t-shirts to the demonstration, to make sure that there is a large, vibrant (and pink!) block of TUSC supporters which all those who voted for TUSC will be able to find and join.
End Austerity Now demonstration
Saturday 20 June
Assemble 12pm, Bank of England, Queen Victoria St, London (nearest tube Bank)
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is an electoral alliance involving the RMT transport union, the Socialist Party, other socialist groups and leading members of other trade unions.
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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.
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In The Socialist 10 June 2015:
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Royal Mail sell-off: Public service, not private profit
Can Corbyn's left challenge succeed?
Them & Us
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Greece: Crunch time for Syriza?
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Socialist Party feature
No to a capitalist EU, Yes to a socialist Europe!
Socialist Party workplace news
Fight austerity! Fight anti-union laws!
Council cancels facility time to pave way for cuts
Gains for left in Unison elections
'Clear fighting strategy' needed for council workers
RMT strikes for unfairly sacked train guard
Bakers' union debates political representation
Striking porters 'a hundred times stronger'
Workplace news in brief
Socialist Party reports and campaigns
'Promising futures' wasted by cuts
Join TUSC on the march against austerity
Newcastle demo sets a striking tone
Leeds TUSC calls for not-for-profit letting agency
Protesters tell Labour councils to fight Tory cuts
Readers' comments and reviews
This Skype is the limit!
1945 - when Britain said no to Churchill
'Socialism is the only way to stop austerity and poverty'
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