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After Genoa


A GLOBALISE Resistance reportback meeting from the protests against the G8 summit in Genoa, Italy, attracted 300 people to Conway Hall in central London on Thursday of last week.

Injustice


POLICE THREATS have again stopped the screening of the film Injustice. The film documents the struggle for justice of families whose members have died in police custody.

Jeld-Wen


JOINERY WORKERS in the GMB union at Jeld-Wen, Lowestoft, entered their third week of one-day strikes this week against management pay freezes and cuts over many years.

Council workers


OVER 100 social workers in Newham, east London, will strike again next Monday. This latest 24-hour walkout is part of UNISON's campaign for fair and equal treatment for all social workers in the borough.

Old people's homes


WORKERS ON Merseyside are raising money for the Sefton council workers fighting to save services for the elderly and disabled. Some 900 social services workers in Sefton council have held six days of strike action to stop the closure of six facilities.

Boom and bust is back again


PAUL O'NEILL, the US Treasury Secretary, last week exuded the feelgood conservatism typical of George Bush's administration. "I am an unqualified optimist about the economic potential of the world," he told the Financial Times...

Council workers


STRIKING CARE workers in Sefton, Merseyside, are at the centre of efforts by campaigners across Britain to stop the mounting closures of council care homes for the elderly and for children.

Genoa mood spans globe


THE PROTESTS in Genoa and across Italy were only the most visible signs of global resistance to capitalism last week. In India and South Africa workers held strikes and protests...

Time to humble Blair at home


THE HIGH priest of neo-liberalism. This is how Tony Blair sees his world role. This week in Brazil he spoke to a gathering of businessmen...

Bradford mill faces closure


SHOCKWAVES went through the city of Bradford last week with the news that the city's largest remaining textile mill could close...

Bring Genoa spirit home


I WENT to Genoa as part of a delegation of four people from my local GMB branch. We wanted to send our message against privatisation, in defence of asylum seekers and against corporate greed...

Deaths at work soar


SOME 295 people were killed at work last year. That is a third more than during the previous 12 months, according to the Health and Safety Executive...

Fattest cats in Europe


BRITAIN'S FAT cats are the fattest in Europe, while manufacturing workers here are the lowest paid in any major industrialised country...

After Genoa


OVER 100 people attended the Genoa eyewitness reportback meeting in Bristol last week. Some 68 people signed up to launch a Globalise Resistance group...

Italy after Genoa


THE VICIOUS police repression of those who protested against the G8 summit in Genoa has sent shockwaves...

Socialist Alliance


OVER 80 officers and delegates from Socialist Alliances around England met in Birmingham last Saturday to plan the way forward after the general election...

Defend refugees


CAMPAIGNERS FROM asylum groups joined with trade unionists for a lively protest outside Liverpool prison last Sunday...

Obituary


Obituary

Is this today's Communist Manifesto?


"NOTHING LESS than a rewriting of the Communist Manifesto for our time." "The sharpest description of globalisation ever written." "The hot, smart book of the moment." These are just some of the comme

Number of homeless doubles


THE FIGURE for homeless families housed in bed and breakfast accommodation has more than doubled since 1997...

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