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The Socialist 8 March 2017

We can save our NHS!

The Socialist issue 939

Demo shows battle to save the NHS can be won


Fight the cuts: Demand no-cuts council budgets

One million workers on zero-hour contracts

Tories to dodge rulings against disability benefit cut

MPs take 1k raise

Aristocrats to hold byelection for one of their 92 reps

TUSC supports Irish MPs' call on Corbyn


Struggling to care against a backcloth of cuts

1987 Zeebrugge disaster

The Socialist inbox


Historic demonstration in Barcelona in support of refugees

Support the Jobstown defendants: Defend the right to public protest

Build a movement to defeat Trump!


Second front in battle over driver-only operation opens on Northern Rail

Leaked document threatens jobs and conditions at Ford Bridgend

Bus drivers' strike: Huge anger at bosses' attacks

Deliveroo cedes ground in Brighton dispute

Striking for jobs and union recognition at Fujitsu

EHRC workers walk out

Workplace news in brief


Millions protest - now join the Socialist Party to fight to change the world

Why I joined: "I am a Labour Party member and I recently decided to join the Socialist Party"

Why I joined: "In those 16 pages of the Socialist I found more sense and integrity than in the mainstream media"

Why I joined: "I began to feel really exploited and to think about why"

Why I joined: "I hope that more and more people are going to join the Socialist Party and the fight to end inequality"


'Anti-union law' charges against trees protesters dropped

Sheffielders call for a no-cuts 'people's budget'

Hands off our Jobcentre!

Greater Manchester: patients are people not guinea pigs!

Bradford: Anti-cuts lobby against poor-bashing budget

Mary Creagh should resign not remain

 
 
 
 
 

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TUSC supports Irish MPs' call on Corbyn to fight for socialist Brexit

Anti-Austerity Alliance TDs in the Irish parliament, of the Socialist Party in Ireland, backed Corbyn's anti-austerity stand - now he must take the fight to the establishment internationally

Anti-Austerity Alliance TDs in the Irish parliament, of the Socialist Party in Ireland, backed Corbyn's anti-austerity stand - now he must take the fight to the establishment internationally   (Click to enlarge)

The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) has added its support to an appeal to Jeremy Corbyn by socialist members of the Irish parliament (TDs). Both groups see Brexit negotiations as an opportunity for an international anti-austerity campaign.

The TDs, members of the Socialist Party's sister party in Ireland and the Anti-Austerity Alliance, had written to Jeremy Corbyn earlier this year.

TUSC chairperson and former Labour MP Dave Nellist, a member of the Socialist Party and backbench rebel colleague of Jeremy Corbyn in the 1980s, said: "It is fighting socialist policies that are needed to 'fill the gap' and undercut the far right, not efforts to conciliate with establishment politicians.

"Only young people, workers, and middle class people hit by austerity have an interest in ensuring that the Brexit negotiations don't give a new impetus to the pro-market, privatisation and anti-worker policies that have shaped the EU treaties.

"To reach them, Jeremy needs to more decisively break with the failed establishment politicians, here and in Europe."


In this issue


Save our NHS!

Demo shows battle to save the NHS can be won


Socialist Party news and analysis

Fight the cuts: Demand no-cuts council budgets

One million workers on zero-hour contracts

Tories to dodge rulings against disability benefit cut

MPs take 1k raise

Aristocrats to hold byelection for one of their 92 reps

TUSC supports Irish MPs' call on Corbyn


Comments and reviews

Struggling to care against a backcloth of cuts

1987 Zeebrugge disaster

The Socialist inbox


International socialist news and analysis

Historic demonstration in Barcelona in support of refugees

Support the Jobstown defendants: Defend the right to public protest

Build a movement to defeat Trump!


Socialist Party workplace news

Second front in battle over driver-only operation opens on Northern Rail

Leaked document threatens jobs and conditions at Ford Bridgend

Bus drivers' strike: Huge anger at bosses' attacks

Deliveroo cedes ground in Brighton dispute

Striking for jobs and union recognition at Fujitsu

EHRC workers walk out

Workplace news in brief


Join the Socialist Party!

Millions protest - now join the Socialist Party to fight to change the world

Why I joined: "I am a Labour Party member and I recently decided to join the Socialist Party"

Why I joined: "In those 16 pages of the Socialist I found more sense and integrity than in the mainstream media"

Why I joined: "I began to feel really exploited and to think about why"

Why I joined: "I hope that more and more people are going to join the Socialist Party and the fight to end inequality"


Socialist Party reports and campaigns

'Anti-union law' charges against trees protesters dropped

Sheffielders call for a no-cuts 'people's budget'

Hands off our Jobcentre!

Greater Manchester: patients are people not guinea pigs!

Bradford: Anti-cuts lobby against poor-bashing budget

Mary Creagh should resign not remain


 

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