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4 March 2020
The struggle to retain a permanent, consultant-led, 24/7 A&E at Royal Glamorgan hospital has entered a new, important phase.
12 February 2020
The working class of Rhondda Cynon Taff will be on the march on Saturday 15 February to stop the closure or partial closure of their A&E department in Royal Glamorgan Hospital. Hundreds have attended meetings and lobbies across the area.
19 June 2019
"What's important," Sophie, year eight, told our Rhondda Young Socialists meeting, "is to tell people how socialists like us are coming together to target capitalism and its politicians.", writes Sasha O'Neil.
17 July 2018
Swansea postal workers won the reinstatement of Martin Henwood after threatening to strike
28 September 2016
Just weeks after Jeremy Corbyn was taken to task by the media for highlighting overcrowding on trains under privatisation, more evidence has emerged of its effects.
31 August 2016
Owen Smith, the right-wing Labour leadership contender, falsely claimed refugees are overcrowding his local schools.
13 July 2016
The Welsh Assembly has announced it plans to scrap Thatcher's ruinous 'right to buy' policy in Wales. The Socialist Party welcomes this move - but this alone will not be enough to solve the housing crisis.
11 May 2016
On the surface there has not been a huge change in the political complexion of the Welsh government - Welsh Labour lost just one seat and will be able to hold on as a minority government. But under the surface the election showed how much things have changed in Welsh politics.
27 January 2016
Do you have something to say? Birmingham's bungling cuts council; useless Ukip's difficult year; job rejection letter rejection letter.
11 March 2015
Actor and activist Michael Sheen returned to his home town Newport in South Wales for a recent TV programme, 'Valleys Rebellion', commemorating the 175th anniversary of the 'Newport Rising'.
2 June 2014
Community campaigners occupied Rhydyfelin library on 31 May in protest at its closure. Four of them chained themselves to the bookshelves
7 September 2011
On 2 September Chris Bryant (Labour MP for Rhondda) was in Tonypandy. When I saw him I thought it was a perfect opportunity to confront him about the brutal cuts in the NHS, especially in mental health...
29 June 2011
Being the son of a south Wales valley miner, I have always been a socialist, a trade unionist and I was also a long-time Labour Party member, writes Caerphilly Socialist Party.
27 April 2011
Round the country: Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts (TUSC) candidates in Bristol are standing in 16 seats across Bristol in the local elections...
3 March 2011
Reports from around the UK: Thousands of people demonstrated against cuts last week, as shown in these reports in this week's issue of the Socialist from Hull, Camden, Lambeth, Haringey, Lewisham, Birmingham, Swansea and Bradford
23 February 2011
What we think: Cuts-making councillors must be challenged:
Barclays Bank made £11.6 billion in profits in 2009 and paid just 1% of that in UK corporation tax...
Demonstration reports from Bristol, Hackney, Hillingdon, Shrewsbury, Waltham Forest, Lewisham and Rhondda Cynon Taff
2 February 2011
South Wales - Rhondda Cynon Taff: Rhondda Cynon Taff (RCT) Council in South Wales has told its 10,000 strong workforce to sign new contracts - which constitute a massive pay cut - or lose their jobs. An edited version of this article appeared in issue 656 of The Socialist.
22 July 2009
The government's latest unemployment figures show that, as expected, young people are still facing the brunt of job losses, writes Sean Figg, YFJ national organiser. Reports on the fortnight of action from around the country.
21 July 2009
Royal Mail dispute: THE RECENT strikes by postal workers and the many balloted workplaces around the country are a direct result of the war by Royal Mail on its workforce and the Communications Workers' Union (CWU)...
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