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End Iraq sanctions


CAMPAIGNERS plan a march on Downing Street on Sunday to demand the ending of sanctions on Iraq...

Schools like factories


A SURVEY in the Times Education Supplement has found teachers, especially newly qualified staff, are leaving the profession in record numbers...

Tube fight is far from over


A HIGH court judge ruled last Monday that London Underground management and the government could impose the PPP privatisation plan for the tube...

Profit pledge


PRIVATE companies have been promised big profits from taking over part of the NHS. The shocking pledge came in a document from the Department of Health...

In brief


AROUND 500 people marched through Islington on Tuesday of last week in protest at Arsenal football club's proposal to site a waste processing plant in the middle of council housing estates...

Thousands sacked every day


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How Italian state caused the violence


THE BRITISH media focused almost entirely on one aspect of the Genoa protests-the violence of a few hundred supposed anarchists belonging to the "Black Block"...

Two men killed for baker's profit


BOSSES OF one of Britain's biggest bread firms should be in jail for murder this week. Instead the company only has fines to pay after two workers burned to death in a bread oven...

Outrage at shoot to kill


ANGER ERUPTED in Brixton, south London, last week following the police killing of Derek Bennett. Derek was gunned down on the Angell estate on Monday of last week...

Workers, students & greens together


THE BRITISH press chose to ignore it, but the 300,000-strong march through Genoa last Saturday was amazing. It was five times the size of the protest in Seattle in November 1999...

Behind Bristol child deaths


THE REPORT into the deaths of dozens of young children at Bristol Royal Infirmary during the 1980s and 1990s was released last week. It is a devastating insight into health service failings...

Coca-Cola's link to death squads


COCA-COLA stands accused of using right wing death squads to assassinate trade unionists in Colombia. The accusation comes from the US United Steelworkers of America union...

What's behind the backbench revolt?


"IT'S MUTINY." That was the Sun's headline last week as Labour backbench MPs staged their biggest ever rebellion against Tony Blair...

Fighting cuts and privatisation


The council plans to privatise 200 jobs in the council core services, backed by Tory and Liberal councillors. Council workers in Hemel Hempstead are furious that their jobs will be privatised...

A conspiracy to wreck the tube


NEW LABOUR'S drive to privatise the London tube is showing all the crazed obsession of the Tories when they introduced the poll tax...

'Create climate against Nazis'


TENS OF thousands of people attended the TUC's Respect festival in Finsbury Park, north London, on Saturday. It sent a powerful message against the Nazi BNP and racism...

Arms: Labour sells more


ARMS SALES have doubled under the New Labour government. The government's own figures revealed a shocking rise in the trade in lethal military equipment to some of the world's most repressive regimes...

Another world is necessary


TONY BLAIR denounced the demonstrators outside the G8 summit of world leaders in Genoa last week and claimed the "summit has done much to help the world's poor"...

Refugees


SOME 20 to 30 refugee supporters in Haringey, north London, met last week to plan more activities after...

Sacked for joining a union


FOUR CHINESE workers have recently been sacked from a restaurant in London's Chinatown. Their "crime" was joining the TGWU trade union...

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