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From The Socialist newspaper, 9 December 2009
Defend Every Job
Nationalise Corus Steel
Public meeting called by the National Shop Stewards Network
Monday 14 December, 7.30pm
Westgarth Social Club, 99 Southfield Road,
Middlesbrough, TS1 3EZ.
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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 9 December 2009:
Corus steel closure: 'Bail out our jobs, not greedy bankers'
Nationalise Corus Steel
Youth Fight for Jobs campaigners speak out on Corus closure
Socialist Party editorial
Socialist nationalisation - the only way to save manufacturing jobs and end the bank bonus scandal
Teesside steel: No trust in big business 'solutions'
War and occupation
End the war in Afghanistan
Climate change summit: Coming up short in Copenhagen
Socialist Party news and analysis
Free the Tamil boat people
Fight the political witch-hunt in Unison
Youth fight for jobs
Youth Fight for Jobs organises demo in Barking
Socialist Party workplace news
New Labour gift wraps Tyne and Wear Metro
Stoke Axiom workers escalate the action
Save jobs at Borders
Twinings workers fight job losses
Management bullying? Surely not...
Uniting to stop cuts at Sussex
Starting Socialist Students at a Coventry sixth form
No to student civic service
Northampton protest against student loan delays
Socialist Party feature
The legacy of Charles Darwin
International socialist news and analysis
Solidarity with striking South African miners
Scotland: The national question and the general election
English Defence League show themselves up
Socialist Party appeal
Christmas 2009 donation appeal
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