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Racism is not black against white


"I'M NOT racist, but..." Everyone has heard those four words. They are usually followed by a tirade of racist myths. That's what the Tories and the right wing press are spewing out today...

Diary-upcoming events


Diary-upcoming events

Plymouth council


COUNCIL UNIONS in Plymouth are claiming victory following five weeks of work to rule and strike action to defend jobs and services....

Dudley votes for more action


DUDLEY hospitals strikers are about to enter their tenth month of strikes against privatisation. At a mass meeting on Friday of last week the strikers voted for another three-week strike...

New tube strike next week


LONDON TUBE workers were set to hold their third one-day strike next week against the impact of New Labour's proposed privatisation scheme. The RMT rail union has called the official strike...

French show spirit in jobs fight


AROUND 30,000 people marched through the French Channel port of Calais last Saturday on a magnificent demonstration to save jobs...

1,200 rally for Palestinians


THE Palestinian campaigner Professor Edward Said spoke on the Palestinian fight for justice to over 1,200 people in central London on Friday of last week...

Class struggle in every high rise


THE FIGHT for justice by low paid workers is the plot of socialist film-maker Ken Loach's new movie Bread and Roses. It follows a real life strike by janitors who clean the offices...

Fighting racism


ALMOST 200 people crowded into Birkby community centre in Huddersfield last week to build a campaign over the acquittal by an all white jury in Bradford of a man who killed restaurant owner Mohammed Asghar.

Corus


STEEL WORKERS in several parts of Britain are preparing for strike ballots after Corus bosses rejected a plan put forward by their ISTC union to save jobs...

Tories show their true face


TORY LEADER William Hague claims to stand against racism. He claims that he signed the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) pledge to keep racism out of the election on behalf of the whole party. Yet...

Globalise Resistance


MEDICAL secretaries in Scotland have voted to strike over low pay. More than 70 staff voted to go on strike at a meeting at the Royal Edinburgh Infirmary...

Peugeot


THE TGWU union has called a half-day strike for Thursday of next week in response to Peugeot's wages and conditions package...

Campaigns


ALMOST 200 people crowded into Birkby community centre in Huddersfield last week to build a campaign over the acquittal by an all white jury in Bradford of a man who killed restaurant owner Mohammed Asghar.

Thirst while firms profit


THE INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund (IMF) is forcing poor African countries to privatise the most basic service of all-water. The result will be more disease, more deaths, and profit for a few...

Socialist election campaign


OVER 80 pensioners attended a meeting called by Greater London Pensioners' Association last week to hear the views of the different political parties...

Council housing


THE "TENANTS' Manifesto" launched by trade unions and housing campaigners is attracting growing support. At least 19 Labour MPs and one Liberal Democrat have backed the eight-point manifesto...

NATFHE


SOME 45 activists in the NATFHE lecturers' union came from all over the country to a national "Organising resistance" meeting in Manchester last Saturday...

The future is radical


Writer and campaigner George Monbiot talks to Socialist Worker

Mood for unity and for action


TWO MOODS swept delegates at the National Union of Teachers (NUT) conference in Cardiff over Easter-the desire for unity with teachers in other unions in England and Wales...

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