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7 July 2021
The Covid-19 death rate is 25% higher in Greater Manchester than in the rest of England. Average life expectancy has fallen by 1.6 years for men and 1.2 for women, an even bigger fall than the average
5 May 2021
Bus drivers employed by Go North West in Manchester have been taking all-out, continuous strike, since the 28 February
21 April 2021
With the gradual easing of the Covid restrictions, more and more Socialist Party branches are able to hold campaign stalls and are getting a good response
10 March 2021
Bus drivers in Manchester at Go North West have been on the picket lines, on indefinite strike over the deplorable actions being taken by the employer.
3 March 2021
After being told they are key workers, bus workers are increasingly having to strike back against the bosses' attacks.
3 March 2021
Socialist Party members supported the hundreds of bus drivers in Manchester who are on strike over proposed changes by private company Go North West
17 February 2021
Bus drivers employed by Go North West in Manchester will begin an all-out continuous strike from 28 February. The company is trying to fire and rehire its workers on vastly inferior contracts.
2 December 2020
Students at the University of Manchester won a 30% refund of their rent for the term
18 November 2020
Socialist Party members in Manchester visited the 25 students occupying 'The Tower' at Manchester University to show our solidarity on 15 November
11 November 2020
Socialist Students sends solidarity to students at the University of Manchester (UoM), who through their protests, have ensured the removal of two-metre high security fences designed to pen them in
27 October 2020
The defiance of Tier 3 proposals by Andy Burnham took the Tory government by surprise
21 October 2020
Fear about catching coronavirus, being thrown out of work, being forced to stay at home without enough money ... Yet again it's working-class people who are paying the price.
14 October 2020
'Project Big Picture' is a plan put forward to offer the football industry stability
2 September 2020
Manctopia is a four-part documentary about housing in Manchester, filmed over the course of one year
18 September 2019
Non-Fiction - Peterloo: The English Uprising: This new work is crammed with detail on the economic, social and political circumstances behind the massacre
14 August 2019
The Peterloo Massacre was perhaps the most significant atrocity carried out by the British authorities against their own people.
17 April 2019
Cleaning staff on Arriva Rail North have been told by their employer, outsourcer ISS, that they will be forced to work eleven days with pay owed in arrears. Members of transport union RMT protested outside Manchester Victoria station on 10 April.
27 February 2019
The company "needs to realise that it will be easier to replace the small management 'regime' than it will be to replace the entire workforce"
16 January 2019
This followed the recent attack on pickets by a far-right group
9 January 2019
Far-right protesters, wearing yellow vests, verbally abused the RMT transport union picket line at Manchester Victoria station on 5 January.
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