Workers and Students Unite, Fight, and Win

Anyone who has ever been employed on a zero-hour contract will understand that it is not a very reliable source of income. It is also not a coincidence that people employed on these contracts are often paid the national minimum wage. Those relying on such jobs find it difficult to support a single individual, let…

Trident is a White Elephant

Originally posted on Andrew Walton's Blog:
The term “white elephant” comes from the 19th century. Kings of Thailand would bequest albino white elephants to courtiers who displeased them. The albino elephants were protected, they could not be used for labour or destroyed. Trident nuclear submarines are a white elephant – ridiculously expensive, outdated and…

Statement from Leicester Socialist Students on the Junior Doctors’ Dispute

This statement was presented at a Leicestershire Against the Cuts demonstration in Leicester on Saturday 9 April to support the junior doctors: We want to extend our warmest greetings and solidarity to the junior doctors. Universities in Leicester are well represented at this demonstration, and this is in no small part because many students today,…