Build action against cuts and privatisation

    Following more than a year of struggle by workers and students to stop government and council cuts, the government is pressing ahead with the wholesale decimation of public services. In the last year we have seen the beginnings of huge austerity cuts and privatisation plans for public services because...

Youth need Jobs not Police harassment

Flames that reached high into the night during the August ‘riots’ illuminated more than burning buildings and cars they cast a penetrating light on the way the youth and poor working class communities have been neglected for decades under this and previous governments. The flames also shone a light...

The decline in their morals, the ascending of ours

“Moral”, this is the question for England today. After the riots earlier this month in London and other major cities in England, Prime Minister David Cameron, of the Conservative Party, said that the "riots provoked by young blacks" were an indication of the English society’s "moral collapse".  By declaring...

Review threatens railway workers, passengers and union

Socialist Voice interviewed Daren Ireland, Branch Secretary 5 RMT (Rail, Maritime and Transport) union over the government’s plans for a further onslaught on the railways. SV: What would the implementation of the McNulty report mean? Daren: Railways in the UK are 35 per cent more expensive to run since the mid...

We are all one working class

In times of crisis the contradictions of capitalism are transparent; today the working class is told there’s no alternative to the cuts in public services and jobs, while they have no problem spending money to expand a militarised system of control of immigrants. Besides that, the government is continuing...

Talent overshadowed by mourning

"I died a hundred times," says a line from Back to Black, one of the most famous songs of Amy Winehouse. In fact, in her twenties, the singer-songwriter had already lived a few lives. Amy seems to have been born by mistake in the 1980s. When we hear her...

British unions must join this struggle

Report from Brazil A CSP-Conlutas delegation from Brazil took part in a Trade Union congress held in Paris June 8, as part of the French Federation of Trade Unions “Union Syndical Solidaires” Congress. It was a significant meeting that brought together trade unions and popular organizations from different countries...

Build the Fourth International

“To unite these Marxian elements, however small their number may be at the beginning, to revive in their name the words of real Socialism now forgotten, to call on the workers of all countries to relinquish chauvinism and raise the old banner of Marxism, this is the task...

Murdoch: enemy of workers

The Murdoch scandal today has revealed the high level of influence that his empire has over the police, politics and the media in Britain and America. Along with Rupert and James Murdoch, the British police and Tory and Labour governments have repeatedly tried to cover-up corruption by maintaining...

Women triply burdened by the capitalist crisis.

The capitalist crisis in Europe has affected the working class as a whole and one of the hardest hit sectors is women. The weight of the crisis falls on their shoulders because they make up one of the most vulnerable sections of the working class. In Britain, because of...

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