• Firefighters rally to defend pay and conditions

    Dave Nellist, national chair of the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC), addresses a firefighters’ rally, November 2015, photo by Dave Pitt   (Click to enlarge) Socialist Party members in the Fire Brigades Union Over 200 firefighters from across the West Midlands demonstrated outside the Labour controlled West Midlands Fire Service Authority board meeting on 23 […]

  • Excellent article from this week’s Socialist newspaper

    Health service: condition critical Stop the cuts, scrap privatisation Cartoon Alan Hardman   (Click to enlarge) Jon Dale Our NHS is ill. Its health is worsening. Like someone with cancer, symptoms appear in different parts of its body although it just gets by day to day. Last year’s deficit was £820 million. In just the first […]

  • “How did the first world war actually end?”

    Thanks to John Morrey from Stoke Socialist Party for posting a link on twitter to a very good article written by Paul Mason on his Channel 4 blog. Unusually for the mass media, it explains how and why the first world war actually ended. You can checkout this article, “How did the first world war actually end?” […]