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14 February 2018
6 September 2017
Schools return this week for a new academic year with the usual mix of emotions but with the prospect of budget cuts lingering in the background
23 August 2017
40 years ago almost to the day before Charlottesville, on 13 August 1977, the fascist National Front aimed to march through Lewisham
15 August 2017
They push through the same cuts, take the same exorbitant wage (mine earned three times the median wage of her constituents!) and ignore the same problems, writes Ellen Kenyon Peers, Lewisham Socialist Party.
3 August 2017
The Socialist Party condemns Labour MP Vicky Foxcroft for reporting a student to the police
26 April 2017
200 staff and parents marched through the streets of Catford in support of Forest Hill School, Lewisham, south London on 22 April
12 April 2017
Schools are under the greatest threat for more than a generation and an equally powerful response is needed. In the next couple of months, the scale of the cuts will be evident
29 March 2017
National Union of Teachers members had their first day of strike action on 21 March. As one picket line banner read, it's 'not our deficit'. Why should students and staff suffer?
1 February 2017
Millwall FC's ground in south London, the Den, along with many local residents, no longer faces eviction
18 January 2017
Millwall's ground, the Den, could be forced from Lewisham, south London, to Kent. A major new development around the ground is being built by Renewal - a company registered in a tax haven, run by a former council officer, and which used to count the former mayor of Lewisham as a director.
30 November 2016
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Croydon tram tragedy; bully bailiff gets wrong house; waiters' wages; stop Lord Sainsbury; 'I, Daniel Blake'; super seventies?
23 November 2016
"Within hours of Donald Trump winning the US election we were able to get 40,000 people on the streets and put socialist ideas out there, at the time when we had the biggest audience", said Darletta Scruggs when talking to over 60 people, mostly from the local black community.
5 October 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Virgin Trains strike; Ritzy cinema strike; Newsquest journalists' strike.
6 July 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors including Jeremy Corbyn, Muhammad Ali, Tory racism and refugees.
11 May 2016
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. End Labour witch hunts; Khan bus-ted; lessons Leicester FC's victory; Israel fail; Brum bailiffs.
6 April 2016
Labour councils in London have sat on their hands as the national housing crisis grips their boroughs. Now they resort to cooking the books and 'pop-up homes' to cover it up.
23 March 2016
Lively, and at times noisy, strike action hit the NHS in south London on 21 March. It wasn't the junior doctors or the student nurses but the catering, cleaning and 'hostessing' staff at four mental health hospitals in the South London and Maudsley trust.
9 March 2016
Junior doctors struck for 48 hours on 9 and 10 March. A meeting on 3 March organised by junior doctors at Kings College Hospital, south London, discussed tactics for the dispute.
17 February 2016
In Tower Hamlets on 17 February a second People's Budget meeting is being held jointly between the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition and the Tower Hamlets Independent group of councillors.
29 January 2016
Socialist Party members in Lewisham, south London, have successfully argued for the local Momentum group to register a no-cuts budget petition with the council.
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