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Listening to the people?


LONDON MAYOR Ken Livingstone and the Greater London Assembly (GLA) held their first "People's Question Time" in Westminster last week. About 1,000 people came to the two-hour meeting...

Fuel blockade boss in 100 hours claim


A HAULAGE firm at the centre of the fuel price protest was accused last week of forcing drivers to work 100-hour weeks...

March


THE NATIONAL Pensioners Convention is holding a mass rally and lobby of parliament next Tuesday, 7 November..

SWSS conference


SOME 150 students attended last weekend's highly successful Socialist Worker Student Society national conference...

ANL


OVER 150 anti-Nazi demonstrators blockaded the Oxford University European Affairs Society's meeting, to stop a speech from leading Austrian Nazi and Freedom Party Euro MP Peter Sichrovsky...

BBC


STAFF at the BBC World Service have voted to be balloted on industrial action in a fight over working hours...

Parents protest for safe play areas


OVER 50 parents and children from the Arleston Estate in Wellington, Telford, occupied a main road last week...

Counter attack


HUNDREDS OF angry post office counter clerks walked out on an unofficial 24-hour strike at post offices all over London on Thursday of last week against the use of casual labour...

Railways


NOTHING HAS changed on the railways since Paddington. Now four more passengers have paid with their lives in the Hatfield disaster...

Councils


UP TO 80,000 council workers across Scotland are set to stage their third one-day strike over pay on Thursday 16 November...

Socialist Alliances


OVER 60 people in Haringey, north London, met on Wednesday of last week to kick off the London Socialist Alliance's campaign in the run-up to the general election...

We want our railway back


We want our railway back

Report lets guilty men off the hook


"SHE HAS been murdered." So said Helen Jeffries as her 14 year old daughter, Zoe, last week became the latest person to die from the human form of BSE...

Jobs on the line


JAPANESE electronics giant Matsushita announced last week it would cut 1,400 jobs at its South Wales Panasonic factory...

Arab leaders and Palestine


BETWEEN 29 September and 26 October 138 people died violently in Israel and the Occupied Territories...

Miss World protest


THE FINAL of this year's Miss World contest is to be held at the Millennium Dome in Greenwich on 30 November-the first anniversary of the protests in Seattle...

Truth behind the generals' statues


THE RIGHT wing press went mad after London mayor Ken Livingstone recently announced that he wanted to get rid of two statues in Trafalgar Square...

Falkirk by-election


Campaigners received a friendly response on the doorstep, with several people signing up to help the SSP's election campaign...

Behind rail, fuel, weather crises


THE BIGGEST profits "in corporate history". That was the verdict of financial commentators on the oil companies' bonanza profit figures out this week...

It's common sense


It's common sense

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