Jeremy Corbyn’s call to scrap tuition fees and to introduce maintenance allowances is a welcome development in the fight for free education. Although there is a way to go before these reforms are won, the Labour Party’s proposal to invest an extra £25 billion into education in England offered a clear alternative to the long-term programme of cuts and corporatisation.
The surge in price rises continues unabated. Official figures released in May put inflation at a rate of 2.9%, with most economists predicting further price rises this year.
Séamas McLaughlin, Foyle Socialist Youth writes: the people of this island, Protestant and Catholic, were not oppressed simply by Britain, but rather, by capitalists, both British and Irish, who used sectarianism who gave us divided.
The issue of abortion is on almost every young person’s mind. Opinions are divided and many people find themselves struggling to form their own opinion as to whether Ireland – North and South – should continue to criminalise abortion.
By Sarah Campton I didn’t know of the Socialist Party until recently. When I learned more about it, I realised that I shared my views with an entire party. A massive part of joining was that I now have a platform to be an activist. I thoroughly enjoy getting involved […]