Category: International

Tories torn apart, French workers and youth in revolt, ‘populism’ on the rise … revolution in the air? Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary “I have never been more ashamed to be a Conservative. We continue to be led by a mule flogging a dead horse” (Allison Pearson, Daily Telegraph columnist). This blistering attack on […]
As Britain’s weak Tory government clings on – and numerous social, political and economic shocks threaten its downfall – a key factor is whether the Labour Party can provide a mass alternative to harsh austerity. This is one of the main themes in the British Perspectives document for the Socialist Party’s national congress in March, […]
Trade unionists and socialists demand the immediate release of Mohamed Satti and all political prisoners in Sudan! Trade union activists and socialists in Southampton, Oxford, Reading and Bracknell have given their support to an international campaign of solidarity for workers and youth arrested in Sudan. We urge others to give their urgent support to the […]
2018: more upheavals loom Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary “Biggest fall in living standards for a generation.” “Sharp rise in child poverty as cuts bite.” “700,000 young people and pensioners join ranks of Britain‘s poor in four years.” “Stoke proposes £1,000 fine for homeless using tents.” “Budget signals longest squeeze on living standards since […]
Hannah Sell, Socialist Party deputy general secretary With monotonous predictability the centenary of the Russian revolution has led to an outpouring of bile – not aimed in the main at the ‘acceptable’ February revolution – but at October. A cacophony of slander is attempting to drown out the real history of the October revolution. This […]
Socialist Party Congress 2017 reports The Socialist Party‘s national congress 2017 took place in London from 11 to 13 March, attended by delegates and visitors from Socialist Party branches all over England and Wales, as well as international guests. Delegates attended from local branches across the Southern Region, Aylesbury, Basingstoke, Bracknell, IOW, Oxford, Portsmouth, Reading, […]
For workers’ unity against war, terrorism and racism Tory Chancellor George Osborne argued spuriously on the Andrew Marr TV show that if Parliament doesn’t authorise the bombing of Isis in Syria, it would be a “publicity coup” for Isis. In this kind of way, stepping up the military onslaught is presented as the only option. But […]
Public meetings in Oxford, Southampton, Reading and Portsmouth Tuesday 3 Feb, 7.30pm Students Union, Portsmouth Wednesday 4 Feb, 7.30pm RISC, 35-39 London Street, Reading Thursday 5 Feb, 7.30pm Avenue Campus, Highfield Road, Southampton# Thursday 12 Feb 7.30pm Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford Left parties fail to form government – Syriza goes into coalition with populist […]
Syriza victory raises workers’ hopes Public meetings in Oxford, Southampton, Reading and Portsmouth Tuesday 3 Feb, 7.30pm Students Union, Portsmouth Wednesday 4 Feb, 7.30pm RISC, 35-39 London Street, Reading Thursday 5 Feb, 7.30pm Avenue Campus, Highfield Road, Southampton Thursday 12 Feb 7.30pm Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford On 19 January, 6 days before the Greek […]
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 […]

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
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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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