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From The Socialist newspaper, 18 October 2003
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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.
Inevitably, during the crisis we have not been able to sell the Socialist and raise funds in the ways we normally would.
We therefore urgently appeal to all our viewers to donate to our special coronavirus appeal.
In The Socialist 18 October 2003:
United Action To End Low Pay
Save Our Health Service
London Workers Lead Fight For A Living Wage
Stand Together To Scrap The SATS
Socialist Party news and analysis
Can The Nasty Party Win Again?
Fighting Women's Oppression
Socialist Alliance Trade Union Convention
Apparently it's all my fault...
Socialist Party feature
More Jailings But Deeper Anger
Greater Dublin City Bin service shut down!
Anti Bin Tax Campaigns Thank Bin Workers; Call for End to Non-Collection and Jailings
War and occupation
Iraq's 'Liberation' Nightmare
Protest Against Warmonger Bush
Democracy And The Stop The War Coalition
Socialist Party Marxist analysis
World economy: Will There Be A Recovery?
Stop Fees Now!
International socialist news and analysis
Bolivia: A Movement Of Insurrectionary Scale
California: Last Action Hero Will Let Down Voters
Nigeria: General Strike Suspended After Government Backs Down
Poland: An Explosion Of Class Struggle
The Socialist 18 October 2003 |
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