Fighting Cuts in Wales

23rd May 2013


Within the general crisis of British capitalism there is the special crisis of the Welsh economy. Founded in the 19th century on mining and heavy industry and sustained in the late 20th century by manufacturing, the modern Welsh economy has staggered on since the 1980s based on foreign inward investment in industry and public spending.

Now these two sectors are receding and Wales faces a bleak future on the basis of capitalism unless the working class can defend public services and the welfare state.

This special feature on Wales looks at where the cuts are hitting hard and puts forward a strategy to stop them, based on mass struggle and the socialist and revolutionary traditions of the Welsh working class.

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