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Shaming Tesco over 'asylo' rip off


A FIGHTBACK is starting across Britain at Tory leader William Hague's attacks on asylum seekers...

800m leaps


THE GOVERNMENT'S claims about the safety of genetically modified crops were demolished last week...

New-style branches


THE Socialist Workers Party is in the process of a major reorganisation of its local branches...

Schools


TEACHERS IN Sheffield have taken an important step forward in a battle against redundancies resulting from a "Fresh Start" at Herries School...

Stop deadly incinerators


LEAKED documents reveal the danger of highly toxic dioxins produced from burning waste at incinerator plants...

This man is a lying racist crook


This man is a lying racist crook so why do these men follow his policies? Join the campaign to defend asylum seekers - see page 3...

AUT


THE ASSOCIATION of University Teachers summer conference met in Eastbourne last week against a backdrop of threatened compulsory redundancies in many universities...

Break those chains


BILL Clinton's favourite novelist-that is how black American writer Walter Mosley is portrayed in the media....

In brief


TEXTILE firm Courtaulds is to slash more than 600 jobs at three of its factories. The company wants to axe factories in Bolsover in Derbyshire and Wishaw in Lanarkshire, Scotland...

Scottish Power


WORKERS at Scottish Power, members of the AEEU, have voted overwhelmingly for strike action...

Fury against Ford


The number of Socialist Worker workplace sales and the number of papers sold are both increasing.

Jobs threat


NEW LABOUR in Scotland has caved in to the bigots who want to keep Section 28, the anti-gay clause which forbids the "promotion" of homosexuality...

Can congestion charges work?


WARNING signals about global warming "are flashing red". "The world is still proceeding at a reckless pace towards disaster." So said the UK Round Table on Sustainable Development last week...

Letters


I HOPE all those who took part in the London Socialist Alliance campaign realise what they have achieved.

Rooker roasted by pensioners


SOCIAL SECURITY minister Jeff Rooker faced slow hand-clapping and loud booing from 1,000 delegates at the National Pensioners Convention last week...

Bowing to the bigots


NEW LABOUR in Scotland has caved in to the bigots who want to keep Section 28, the anti-gay clause which forbids the "promotion" of homosexuality...

Things they say


THE ELECTIONS a fortnight ago marked a watershed in the life of Tony Blair's government. The bloom has faded from New Labour. It faces a tough fight in the general election...

Postal workers


POSTAL WORKERS in many parts of Britain staged lightning strikes and protests last week against the implementation of the "Way Forward" agreement which was narrowly forced through earlier this year. ...

Bosses locked out by their workers


WORKERS at Kvaerner Energy engineering in Clydebank have shown that it is possible to stand up and fight against redundancies and job insecurity. The 270 workers barred senior managemen

Resisting the rule of capital


"AT NIGHT the rabble were very tumultuous. The mob paraded the whole town from east to west, obliging everybody to illuminate, and breaking the windows of such as did not do it immediately. The windows of the Mansion House were demolished all to pieces."...

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