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Establishment parties fail to take advantage of anger at the Tories in Wales

By Ross Saunders Biggest TUSC council election stand offers alternative Liar Boris Johnson and his Tories were given a bloody nose in the 2022 council elections in Wales, but none of the other parties of the Welsh capitalist establishment were able to fully take advantage of the developing anger at Tory rule. Labour now controls eight councils, Plaid Cymru four, ...

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Vote TUSC for a socialist voice in the Senedd

Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition launches its election campaign in Wales TUSC’s Welsh parliament election campaign got off to a cracking start when over 70 attended the campaign launch meeting online, many of them brand new to the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC). In just a few short weeks TUSC has succeeded in attracting enough new supporters to stand ...

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Stand Firm For Socialist Policies to stop Tory attacks

Socialist Party statement on the general election Trade unions must organise now to plan action to mobilise workers and young people to defend the NHS, public services, the environment, benefits and workers’ rights against Johnson’s attacks Blame the Blairites. Kick out the pro-capitalist saboteurs. Refound Labour as a mass democratic workers’ party with socialist policies Join the fightback! Join the ...

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Prepare now for the struggles after 12 December

Editorial in The Socialist 04/12/2019 While the week before, a You Gov poll pointed towards a 68-majority for the Tories, on 2 December an ICM poll put them on 42% and Labour on 35%, just seven points behind. A Survation poll on the same day put Labour on 33%, a gap of nine. The press talk now is of the possibility ...

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General Election – Who’s Side Are You On?

Tories out! – Corbyn in with anti-austerity and socialist policies Whose side are you on? That was the theme of Jeremy Corbyn’s speech that launched Labour’s election campaign. While the Tories are on the side of the “dodgy landlords” who evict families to make way for luxury apartments, Corbyn has pledged to build 100,000 affordable homes and cap private rents. ...

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Review: Labour – The Summer That Changed Everything

By Dave Reid Today it all appears to be sweetness and light in the Parliamentary Labour Party. The daily Blairite attacks on Corbyn appear to have receded and Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell seem to be believe that the PLP is behind them. But David Modell’s fly-on-the wall documentary that followed four candidates through the general election campaign earlier this ...

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General Election: Tories must go

Theresa May’s failed election gamble is a nightmare for the capitalist class in Britain. Seven weeks ago most of Britain’s elite were hopeful that May would succeed in dramatically increasing the number of Tory MPs, thereby buttressing her government to be able to weather the storms of economic crisis, to carry out vicious austerity against the majority in society and ...

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May calls a general election

8 June general election Tories out! Defeat the millionaires’ government Jeremy Corbyn must fight the election with socialist policies Theresa May has called for a general election for one reason – not the reason she gave – but because of the government’s weakness in face of a rising tide of anger in British society. Workers are suffering the most prolonged ...

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Welsh Campaign4Corbyn needed

Socialist Party Wales is proposing “Campaigns4Corbyn” in as many different parts of Wales as possible. In Cardiff we would like to immediately establish a “Cardiff4Corbyn” campaign, inviting all individuals and organisations who want to defend Jeremy Corbyn from his right-wing opponents to participate and work together, including current Labour Party members and affiliated trade unions plus Corbyn-supporting unions like the ...

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