Monthly Archives: October 2016

SOCIALIST PARTY MEETING – “The contrasting political legacies of Blair & Leon Trotsky” – Thursday, 13th October, 7.30 pm at the Old Crown, 81 Westgate Street, Gloucester

Apart from Jeremy Corbyn & Owen Smith, two names featured frequently in the Labour Party’s leadership campaign –Blair and Trotsky. The leadership contest diverted attention away from the real issues facing working people, the youth, poor and unemployed. The bitter recriminations revealed the deep divisions of the Labour Party. Calling someone a Blairite became a […]

SOCIALIST PARTY MEETING: What can unions do to save our NHS? – Thurs 6th October, 7:30 pm, Lansdown Gallery, STROUD GL5 1BB

Some people still think that privatisation of the NHS is inconceivable. Yet for decades the Tories have targeted this sector, relentlessly increasing workloads, driving down wages and conditions, and privatising services. The NHS has been under a barrage of attacks and in 2012 new government legislation opened up the health sector to market forces. Since […]