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From The Socialist newspaper, 25 June 2008
Socialist Party member Robbie Segal is standing for election as general secretary of the shop and distribution workers' union, USDAW. For information about her campaign, please see: www.robbiesegal.org and www.robbiesegal.blogspot.com/
The election will be taking place in August.
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In The Socialist 25 June 2008:
Prices up, Wages down...Summer of action needed!
Workers' battles win results: Tankers drivers' success upsets bosses
Council workers striking back
Socialist Party editorial
Editorial: Summer of discontent?
PCS union sends letter of solidarity to Unison
Campaign for a new workers' party: Conference - Sunday 29 June, 11am - 5pm
Unison Conference 2008
Unison conference 2008: Fighting to reclaim the union for its members
Unison Service Group Executives - socialists elected
National Shop Stewards Network Conference
Fighting, democratic unions not witch hunts
Socialist Party campaigns
Thousands show their hatred for racism
Student unions can be pushed into action
Socialist Party Marxist analysis
Review: False 'gods' of a failing system
International socialist news and analysis
Zimbabwe: Mugabe's militias crush his political opponents
Afghanistan - paying the price of western occupation
Summit fails to halt runaway oil prices
Britain: No.1 arms dealer
Socialist Party NHS campaign
Cut throat competition threatens NHS
"With polyclinics you're just a number"
Stop this sell-off!
Origins of the Labour Party
'Old' Labour - born out of workers' struggles
Socialist Party workplace news
Brighton bus drivers match inflation
Teachers fight academy plans in Bolton
Union news in brief
The Socialist 25 June 2008 |
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