Interview by Martin Ralph, International Socialist League

Socialist Voice interviewed Daz Procter a member of Stand Up In Bootle, one of several groups in Merseyside fighting the bedroom tax. He is also a member of the national executive council of the RMT. The hated bedroom tax means a cut in benefits if a household is...

Manchester Fights Austerity

Our government has started to introduce a series of measures that are clearly designed to destroy council and housing associations housing, and force us to pay vastly inflated rents for our accommodation. Add in the bedroom tax and cuts in services on a daily basis and our dwindling...

Labour councils attack services – No cuts, make the rich pay the debt.

In December Liverpool City Council like many if not all Labour councils are making plans to rob “99%” of Liverpool in particular devastating the lives of the most vulnerable in the next year of austerity cuts. Below is listed just a few of the areas being targeted for 100%...

Left Unity: is everything possible?

Left Unity applauds Jeremy Corbyn’s victory against the right wing, and their main article on his subject is entitled “everything is possible”. What LU means is that it is possible to put pressure on the Labour leadership to defeat austerity.   “Everything is possible” can, and has already created illusions...

Over 20,000 jobs at risk on UK railways

More than 20,000 jobs on the UK’s railways could be lost as a result of the government’s reforms to the rail industry, unions claim today (Monday) as they launch their Action for Rail campaign. As part of its plans for the future of the rail industry, the government is...

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