Month: October 2014

Portsmouth Socialist Students MeetingThursday 30 October, 5pm Victory for $15 in Seattle! How the socialists won!Room 4, Portsmouth University Students Union (upstairs) Article updated June 2, 2014 after the vote of the full City Council. Seattle is the first major city to pass a $15/hr minimum wage.  One hundred thousands workers will be lifted out of poverty and […]
For the second Monday in two weeks, striking healthworkers received huge public support for their pickets outside the Southampton General Hospital. From radiographers to midwives, porters to nurses, the message is unanimous, “enough is enough!” Southampton needs a pay rise! Southampton needs an NHS!  Public Meeting Thursday 23 Oct, 7.30pm Avenue Campus, SO17 1BF  How […]
As the political party conference season ends, how many sit in despair, angry at the continued attacks from all parties on working people and their families, struggling to pay the bills, find work, affordable housing and provide a future for their children? 1 October 2014 Disenfranachised by a choice of four pro-austerity parties, workers preparing […]
Solidarity with Portsmouth RMT campaign for a living wage at sea! Support the struggle against poverty pay on Condor Ferries, paying £2.30 an hour to Ukrainian crew, with the connivance of Portsmouth city councillors who refuse to lift a finger against this outrage. 16 July 2014 One million public sector workers were on strike last […]
We have to share the very sad news that Dave Boyes passed away on 17 July after his prolonged battle with illness. 31 July 2014 Dave had retired recently from a lifetime in the construction industry. An active member of the Ucatt construction union, he joined the demonstrations against blacklisting of workers. He was an enthusiastic […]
Due to local hostility, misnamed film company “Love Productions” has not been seen in public recently. 3 September 2014 This follows the public meeting that angrily opposed the filming of Channel 4’s “Immigration Street” in Southampton. The programme is their latest ‘reality’ TV attack on the poor and downtrodden after the vile “Benefit Street”. The […]
Southampton Labour-run council has evicted Charlie Wort from his home in St. Marys after the recent death of his mother. They claim he is no longer entitled to be housed by the council. There was a campaign involving local residents and the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition to help Charlie fight the eviction, but the council […]
In a meeting pulsating with anger, about 150 people from Newtown and Northam in Southampton discussed the idea of ‘Immigration Street’, the sequel to Channel 4’s ‘Benefit Street’. Within 20 minutes, an organised boycott of the show was agreed. 31 July 2014 Benefit Street vilified benefit claimants as ‘scroungers’ rather than the product of the deepest […]
Great TUSC victory in Southampton 28 May 2014 Keith Morrell has re-won his council seat in Coxford, Southampton, standing as part of TUSC. Keith was previously kicked out of the Labour Party for voting against cuts. He has been decisively re-elected with 1,633 votes, 43%. This is a great result and vindication for his stand, alongside […]
In 2012 two Labour councillors, Keith Morrell and Don Thomas, voted against the cuts in Labour-led Southampton council. For this they were expelled from the Labour Party. They joined the Socialist Party and this year Keith is up for re-election, supported by TUSC. 14 May 2014 Don explains how they’ve used their positions to raise an […]

Read this week's #NSSN bulletin no.566: Workers start 2022 on the picket line!

https://shopstewards.net/2022/01/nssn-566-workers-start-2022-on-the-picket-line/

To all #TUSC supporters Best Wishes for 2022 - let’s see if together we can find hundreds of trades unionists, community campaigners and socialists to challenge austerity at the May local elections in the biggest and widest possible socialist unity.
#Solidarity

2022 and Council Cuts continue
Defend public services
Defend Jobs and Pay
Stop Cuts and Privatisation
Join the fightback in #southampton to @SaveStMarysLC #SocialistSunday #StopCouncilCuts

@VenueHorse @Callowlands Park, Watford @watfordpalace with #theDanTiendance school. Really enjoyed it, thank you everyone. This weekend @VenueHorse is @DGArtsFest Annan & Stranraer from 1 pm.

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