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6 April 2016
Iain Duncan Smith's resignation from the Department for Work and Pensions opened up another malevolent attack on pensioners.
16 March 2016
A feature on low pay featuring articles by a Tesco worker, a public sector trade unionist and the experiences of a zero-hour contract worker
9 March 2016
Workers entering employment in Britain today could have to wait until their mid-seventies to retire.
24 February 2016
United Utilities, a company with revenues of £1.7 billion and profits of £664 million in the last year, is attacking its workers' pensions.
9 December 2015
It's the quiz of 2015, compiled by the Socialist. The questions are drawn from articles covering events in the UK and internationally during the last year. Good luck and season's greetings.
2 December 2015
GMB members from United Utilities, Northumbrian Water, Yorkshire Water and Hartlepool Water are angry at rampant profiteering. Debt levels and consumer prices have risen, and two of the companies are attacking workers' pensions.
29 October 2015
What better way to communicate with adults about pensions than with a multi-million-pound computer-generated soft toy?
17 June 2015
Short dispatches on the incredible hypocrisy of the super-rich and their politicians.
8 April 2015
Easy money: Should Tony Blair's "education, education, education" mantra be replaced by "money, money, money"?
16 March 2015
In this week's budget, chancellor Osborne is set to allow existing pensioners to cash in their pensions
21 January 2015
In a small store such as ours, managers often end up working side by side with ordinary staff, all doing the same job. It's called "rumble", and can be a fun activity, joking and chatting, writes a Tesco worker.
29 October 2014
Salford FBU rep Paul Davies spoke to the Socialist about the four-day national strike starting on Friday
6 August 2014
Socialists strike a chord in Truro: Socialist Party members ruffled feathers and connected with Cornish people in a foray into England's furthest-flung corner, writes Rob Rooney.
11 June 2014
The FBU union plans a 24-hour strike across England and Wales to protect firefighters' pensions, following 12 shorter strikes since September 2013
26 March 2014
The right-wing media has been falling over itself to heap praise on George Osborne's "pension revolution". This follows the Chancellor's relaxation of rules regarding private pensions
27 January 2014
Over 5,000 Ford workers are being balloted for strike action, over job security and pensions
15 January 2014
Austerity: 'We're not being feather-bedded' I am not often driven to put pen to paper but the following headline, "Someone needs to fight the selfish, short-sighted old", on a recent Guardian article by ex-MP, ex-prisoner Chris Huhne did nothing for my blood pressure
11 December 2013
The Tories brayed, shouted and cheered as multi-millionaire Osborne, the self-styled 'Iron Chancellor', rained hammer blows on the living standards of all but the super-rich
5 December 2013
Millionaire Osborne: 'The plan is working' - Working class people: 'Oh no it isnít!' 400,000 people are using foodbanks, hundreds of thousands have lost their jobs and households are struggling under historic levels of debt. Only the super-rich could seriously think things are improving
29 August 2013
Firefighters have voted to strike against the government's pension scheme proposals that could lead to thousands facing the sack simply for getting older
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