Tag: healthcare

Protesters shout and point angrily.

‘Our Bodies, Our Lives’: Hundreds protest against anti-abortion demonstration in London

rs21 member Colin Wilson reports from ‘Our Bodies, Our Lives’,  the counter-protest to this weekend's anti-abortion march in central London.

Fighting on for higher pay in the NHS

As junior doctors in the BMA prepare for three days of strike action this week, the pay fight isn’t over across the health service.
image of protesting nurses in front of a hospital, beside an image of the book Health Communism.

Review | Health Communism

How has capitalism wrecked health and care? Shiraz Hussain reviews Health Communism.

Reflections on International Workers’ Memorial Day

To mark IWMD, the rs21 Art Group made a zine with Cut-Through Collective, which we distributed in Glasgow and London across the May Day weekend.
a large picket with a banner reading 'UCH Nurses say Pay Rise Now'.

Reject the health pay deal!

What's the deal? Rob M argues NHS workers have to keep fighting to win more.
Hundreds gathered to oppose abuse of psychiatric patients, celebrate Mad culture, and call for psychiatric abolition.

Why should socialists think about psychoanalysis?

Following a series of rs21 meetings this autumn, Marianne Kelly considers what we gained from our discussions of therapy, the mental health industry and psychoanalysis as a tool to critique capitalism.

Mad Pride campaigns for psychiatric abolition

Hundreds gathered to oppose abuse of psychiatric patients, celebrate Mad culture, and call for psychiatric abolition.
Woem on picket with placards

Support striking care workers!

Health and care workers are striking in Bristol and Blackburn.
Health worker carries placard reading "Heroes shouldn't have to use food banks"

NHS in crisis – fightback on pay can help save it

Health campaigner Gill George analyses the crisis facing the NHS – both nationally and in Shropshire, where she lives – and the campaigns to fight back.
Protest against the Slivertown tunnel

The Silvertown tunnel is a health disaster

On Saturday 11 June, the Stop the Silvertown Tunnel Coalition held a Health Summit for a packed audience in Newham.