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2004 May Day Greetings
Some of the greetings we have received:
No to cuts in services
Campaigning to stop the council Tax rip-off
May Day Greetings from Leyton and Leytonstone Socialist Party branch
Walthamstow Socialist Party Branch
May Day greetings to the socialist leading the way in reaffirming the ideas of genuine socialism
Revolutionary greetings from Manchester Socialist Party to all CWI branches and sections.
Special mention in Manchester to the journalists fighting on several fronts, and DAF electricians fighting cowboy constructors. Forward to world revolution and socialism!
Swansea Socialist Party Members & Supporters
Campaigning for a Socialist Alternative -
First in Castle Ward - Then the World!
(you've got to think big)
Port Talbot Socialist Party Members, Supporters & Baglan Babies
Fighting to Defend our NHS against Blairite privatisation and downgrading!
Socialist Party Wales
Salutes the 20th anniversary of the heroic miners strike and congratulates Vi John on her 20th anniversary of Party membership - a socialist fighter for the miners, her community and the working class internationally.
Fraternal Greetings from Hillingdon Socialist Party branch
East London Socialist Party says:
Defend Trade union rights. Support Newham council workers, fighting New labour's attacks on UNISON. End the unions' funding of New Labour. Campaign for a new workers' party to represent working class people.
May Day Greetings from Camden Socialist Party where Marx lived and wrote his major works.
May Day Greetings from Lewisham Socialist Party, and from Ian Page and Chris Flood, Socialist Party councillors on Lewisham council
No to Cuts! No to Privatisation!
Merseyside Socialist Party
Forward to a new mass workers party.
Tyneside Socialist Party Send May Day Greetings.
Defend Public Sector Jobs and Services
End Occupation of Iraq
For a New Mass Workers' Party
For the Socialist Transformation of Society
Forward to World Socialism
Shorten the working day!
Raise the masses to new life and,
To proceed, not from what is possible
But from what is real!
Anne Ursell, Kent branch
May Day Greetings to all Socialist Party voters in Stevenage and all workers internationally, from Stevenage Branch
SOCIALIST PARTY SOUTH WEST salutes workers and youth in struggle and sends revolutionary greetings to all sections of the CWI! Forward to international socialism!
"In asserting the dictatorship of the dollar over the whole world, the ruling class of the united states will introduce the contradictions of the whole world into the very basis of its own dominance. The economy and the politics of the united states will depend more and more directly upon crises, wars and revolutions in all parts of the world." LEON TROTSKY - 1932
Socialist greetings from the Socialist Group on Coventry City Council: Dave Nellist, Karen Mackay and Rob Windsor, The Council House, Earl Street, Coventry, CV1 5RR
The Isle of Wight Socialist Party branch sends May Day Greetings to trade unionists and socialists around the world.
20 years on since the 1984-85 miners strike. On the I.O.W the working class people supported the miners' strike with money and food. Wales miners visited the I.O.W
Karl Marx visited the Isle of Wight three times (Ryde twice and Ventnor once)
May day greetings from Nottingham Socialist Party. End the occupation of Iraq, let the Iraqi people decide. Forward to a Socialist world.
Twenty years since the Miners' Strike...lessons for today and tomorrow
Greetings from Mansfield & North Derbyshire Socialist Party
Leicester Socialist Party Sends May Day greetings to all comrades and class fighters. Keep fire in your hearts and your papers dry
Martin Powell-Davis, Socialist Party candidate in the National Union of Teachers General Secretary election, sends May Day greetings: Defending Teachers, Defending Education
Socialist Party members in the National Union of Teachers send May Day Greetings to readers of the socialist. Fight the Pay Freeze. No to SATS.
Defend public services, End low pay
No to privatisation
Brian Blake, Ealing Unison, personal capacity
"The following CWI and Socialist Party candidates standing as part of the Left Unity slate for the PCS NEC elections send May Day Greetings to The Socialist
Janice Goodrich (President Candidate)
For fighting, democratic and independent trade unions based on workers rights, solidarity, and internationalism."
"Gary Jones and Bernard Roome, Socialist Party Members on the NEC of the Communication Workers Union send May Day greetings to communication workers throughout the world. Only international class solidarity will defeat capitalist globalisation."
Ipswich and District trades Union Council
May Day Greetings to the Socialist Party
Workers of the World Unite to overthrow the globalisation of capitalism
Andrew Price (Cardiff branch Socialist Party and NATFHE NEC member FE Wales) sends May Day Greetings to all trade unionists.
May Day Greetings to The Socialist from Linda Taaffe, National Executive NUT, personal capacity. Performance Pay, No Way
"Manchester branch salutes all sisters and brothers fighting for workers' rights and media freedom"
May Day Greetings from Adrian O'Malley, Chair, and Mick Griffiths, Secretary, Wakefield and Pontefract Hospitals Unison Branch, (Personal capacity.)
Fight Privatisation! Defend Public Services!
Brighton and Hove District Trades Union Council sends May Day Greetings to workers throughout the world. "An injury to one is an injury to all"
Brighton and Hove TUC unemployed workers centre:
4 Crestway Parade, Hollingdean, Brighton BN1 7BL - - Tel: 01273 540 717
Fighting Poverty Amidst Plenty
Brighton and Hove TUC Unemployed Workers Centre Brings May Day Greetings to Workers & all Those fighting imperialism and oppression
Oppose Blunkett's Racist Attacks on Asylum Seekers
No to Privatisation and PFI
No to New Labour's Oil Ears
FOR INTERNATIONAL SOCIALISM
SWANSEA & DISTRICT TRADES UNION COUNCIL
From PCS DTLR Bristol and South West branch
To all those in the CWI fighting for international socialism
May Day greetings from PCS Branch Officers
Mark Baker (Secretary), Roger Thomas (Chair), Rob Nash (Assistant Secretary), Bernie Lyons (Treasurer) (all in personal capacities)
And from all our Socialist Party members and supporters in the DTLR Bristol and South West branch
"A small axe can fell a large tree only if it is sharp enough" Leon Trotsky
TGWU 1/1347 Branch Brighton
On this workers day
We declare our support
For a new workers party
May Day Greetings from socialist party members on the National Executive Council of Unison
Roger Bannister, Raph Parkinson and Jean Thorpe
Workers representatives for Unison members at local, regional, national and international level.
Injury to one is an injury to all
Southampton District Unison Branch
May Day Greetings from Southampton District Unison Branch. Stop the BNP.
MAY DAY GREETINGS TO READERS OF THE SOCIALIST
FROM THE COMMUNICATION WORKERS UNION
BILLY HAYES PAT O'HARA
GENERAL SECRETARY PRESIDENT
May Day Greetings From East Midlands Unison members (all personal capacity)
Jean Thorpe, Nottingham City Unison Branch Chair
Vicky Ingram, Derbyshire County Unison Branch Joint Secretary
Josie Nicholls, Secretary Leicestershire County Unison
John Merrell, Secretary East Midlands Gas Southern Branch
The Gauche Revolutionnaire, French section of the CWI, with a mass and active May Day to the workers and youth of Britain and all over the world. ( Pour un monde débarrassé de la guerre de la misère et de l'exploitation. Vive le Socialism!
"Socialist greetings from Offensief to all socialists worldwide"
Offensief, Dutch section of the CWI & Johan Kwisthout, city councillor for the Dutch SP in Breda (personal capacity)
Revolutionary socialist Greetings
to the Socialist, from "Xekinima" the section of the CWI in Greece
On behalf of the Socialist Party, the Irish Section of the CWI, I would like to extend mayday greetings to readers of The Socialist on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the CWI.
Over the last six months, Ireland has held the Presidency of the E.U., while governments throughout Europe have stepped up their offensive against the jobs, conditions and pensions of workers under the E.U.'s neo-liberal "Lisbon Agenda". However, the past months have also seen workers throughout Europe fight back against these attacks. In Dublin, the campaign against the bin tax and to maintain the refuse service as a public service financed from central taxation saw hundreds of workers mobilise in communities and 22 people go to prison. I would like to thank our comrades and friends in Britain who supported us in this struggle.
I wish The Socialist continuing success in its engagement with workers' struggles against war, imperialism, privatisations and racism and in raising consciousness of the socialist alternative.
Joe Higgins T.D.
For working class unity and international socialism
Solidarity greetings from Scotland International Socialists
Mayday greetings to our comrades in England and Wales from Socialist Alternative (CWI in Canada and Quebec).
The Committee for a Workers International (CWI) sends revolutionary greetings to workers and youth throughout the world
The CWI, founder in 1974, has members working over 35 countries on every continent.
Details: CWI, PO Box 3688, London E11 1YE. Tel: ++44 20 8988 8760. Email email@example.com, www.worldsocialist-cwi.org
Greetings to the Socialist Party on May Day from the SP in Australia
Youth against Racism in Europe
The BNP have no solutions!
Unite to fight for jobs, homes & services
No to police racism -- end stop and search
Defend the right to asylum
For a society based on need not profit
PO Box 858, London E11 1YG
020 8558 7947
Greetings on the 30th Anniversary of the Committee for a Workers International, to all our customers and comrades around the world.
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May Day Greetings from Socialism Today, monthly magazine of the Socialist Party. www.socialismtoday.org
Socialist Party Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender group
· For LGBT liberation and international socialism
· Repeal all discriminatory laws
Meeting 8th May to discuss capitalist images of lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender people in the media and other topics.
Visit our website at www.socialistparty.org.uk/liberation
Socialist Party LGBT PO Box 24697, London E11 1YD
International Socialist Resistance
International Solidarity from International Socialist Resistance.
No more blood for Oil!
Defend School student's right to strike and protest
Fighting against capitalism and the attacks on young people, from racism to the cuts in Education, low pay and unemployment
For a socialist world without war and terror
020 8558 7947
PO Box 858 London E11 1YG
Capitalism means war, poverty and environmental destruction. Join the fight to change society. For a socialist world! From Brunel Socialist Students Society.
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