Pay Rise Now!

Half of the UK’s population are financially vulnerable, more than 8 million are over-indebted with 4.1 million already facing serious financial difficulties (source: Financial Conduct Authority). At the same time, we are seeing a rise in trade union militancy. By Matt Prittlewell.   Civil service union PCS have recently conducted a consultative...

Let’s build a National Strike against Austerity Plans!

Theresa May wants to appear to be concerned and doing something about housing and tuition. However, her aim is to save her own and the Tory government’s skin while the pain of austerity continues to overwhelm millions of people. Socialist Voice Editorial - International Socialist League   Taking Thatcherism into the 21st...

Protest stops planned feast by Israel to celebrate Balfour at Manchester University

In the last issue of the Socialist Voice, we discussed the Balfour Declaration of 1917. However, in Manchester, on 31 October, activists held a demonstration against the special Balfour Declaration “celebrations” being held in the city by the Zionist state and their supporters. By Peter Windeler.   The link with Manchester consists...

Precarious workers are organising

 It wasn’t long after he joined Uber in 2013 that it became clear to Yaseen Aslam – a ten-year veteran in the minicab trade – just how vulnerable he was if he didn’t team up with other drivers. By Emiliano Mellino*   “For me, it was about how Uber could turn me...

Stop Violence Against Darfur Refugees Now!

The following information and pictures have been sent by Darfur refugees form 1.5 million Kalma refugee camp. The pictures are not pleasant but think what it means for the refugees: Al-Bashier, president of Sudan, announced he was going to visit the Kalma refugee camp where 1.5 million Darfuri live and...

The rise and fall of Aneurin Bevan

Corbynism or modern day left- reformism can be traced back to Aneurin Bevan who oversaw the introduction of the National Health Service, in the Labour government after the Second World War. That, and a number of nationalisations were brought in by a Labour government led by a right-wing Cabinet. By...

Justice for Darfur Students!

"Killing a student is killing a nation" Demonstrate; Assembly 3.30pm, Monday 25 September Asylum Link, Overbury St L7 3HJ march to Lime St Station (via university) Robbery, rape, and killing happen every day: STOP ATTACKING DARFUR STUDENTS BRITISH MEDIA EXPOSE THESE CRIMES SAFE PASSAGE FOR REFUGEES The Sudanese government is attacking people of African descent -...

Support Security Guards’ Strike!

University of London, stick to your agreements! Pay Rise now for all workers! Matt Prittlewell interviewed Danny Millum, Branch Treasurer, and Abdul, a security guard, both members of Independent Workers GB, University of London Branch about the on-going dispute of security officers.   -Why are the security officers in dispute with the...

Spread the strikes, support workers’ international struggle

Down with the EU, fight for workers’ Socialism! Tory problems over Brexit are very deep and are alarming some of the more thoughtful capitalist commentators such as the Economist, “The government has its head in the sand about the painful trade-offs that leaving the European Union entails. As long as the...

Request of solidarity with IWGB Security Officer’s strike

Dear comradesSorry to bother you – my name’s Danny, and I’m the branch secretary of the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) at Senate House.  I don’t know if you are aware, but our security officers have been striking over the last 2 months in order to force the...

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