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29 May 2019
Why I joined the Socialist Party: "I've been speaking with some others of my generation in Gosport to discuss what is happening and what should happen"
25 July 2016
"Let us be honest", said Sean Hoyle, president of transport union RMT. "Why should we fear a split? I'd rather have a party with half a million members and 40 MPs who are loyal to those members, than a party led by 172 traitors. It's time for the tail to stop wagging the dog."
18 May 2016
Southern Govia Thameslink Railway conductors picketed at Barnham station
10 February 2016
On 28 January Portsmouth TUSC organised a public meeting on how to oppose the city council's cuts by putting forward an alternative no-cuts budget.
5 November 2014
Nineteen year old Mehdi Hassan has become the latest young Muslim from Portsmouth to be killed in Syria
6 June 2014
Any illusions in the anti-establishment credentials of Portsmouth's new Ukip councillors were swiftly dashed when they joined forces with New Labour and the Tories
20 November 2013
The fight to save jobs at Portsmouth dockyards continued on 16 November with 300 trade unionists giving support and solidarity
20 November 2013
More than 30 people attended the 12 November Socialist Students discussion at the University of Portsmouth over the impact of Russell Brand expressing socialist views
13 November 2013
The shocking news that 1,775 jobs will go at BAE in Glasgow, Fife, Bristol and Portsmouth has angered thousands of workers, writes Chris Pickett, Portsmouth Trades Council, personal capacity.
11 November 2013
Over 200 trade unionists and community activists rallied in solidarity with workers at the Portsmouth BAE shipbuilding yard
2 October 2013
Portsmouth: "Yes! Socialists! My people!" This was just one of many positive comments Socialist Students received at the Portsmouth University freshers fair, writes Andy Waterman.
5 December 2012
Trade Union and anti-cuts activists from across Hampshire came together on 28 November at the invitation of Southampton RMT shipping branch to launch Stand Up on the South, a campaign of direct action and civil disobedience in opposition to the Con-Dems' austerity agenda...
8 August 2012
"We will never die!" was the chant which echoed down the line as fans marched to save Portsmouth football club from closure...
30 July 2012
Quay assistants at the centre of the 'new contract' dispute at Portsmouth International Port have voted to accept a deal that will see all staff moved onto the superior 'old' contract and all overtime after midnight will be worked on a voluntary basis...
23 July 2012
To the sounds of the Pompey chimes, over 40 trade unionists and socialists protested against exploitation of seafarers by Condor Ferries
18 July 2012
The RMT in Portsmouth and Southampton is campaigning against the exploitation of foreign seafarers by Condor Ferries, and Unite is balloting for action against council cuts to the contracts of quay assistants
22 February 2012
Austerity is not working! That was the message delivered to Portsmouth city council on Tuesday when 100 anti-cuts activists lobbied the annual budget setting meeting, before presenting a 'needs budget'...
7 December 2011
On 11 November Paul Kelly, an elected transport union RMT rep at Wightlink Ferries in Portsmouth was dismissed on trumped-up charges and what many workers see as an anti-union vendetta by management...
10 February 2011
As Portsmouth City Council voted on Tuesday for a budget to make over £20 million worth of cuts, the only voice of opposition came from Portsmouth Against Cuts Together (PACT). An edited version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Socialist.
19 November 2010
Over 150 trade unionists, students and community activists packed into a university lecture theatre on 18 November to officially launch the Portsmouth Anti-Cuts Campaign...
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