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THE SOCIALIST Alliance and Scottish Socialist Party's election campaigns have put socialism back on the agenda bigtime...

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LOOK AT the world we live in. The top three billionaires across the world have the equivalent wealth of the 48 poorest countries. All mainstream politicians support the market system that pours money ...

In brief


THE RMT came under intense pressure from New Labour and the TUC to end the South West Trains dispute before the election. As Socialist Worker went to press, the same pressure was mounting on the union...

South West make gains


GUARDS ON South West Trains have won significant concessions from management after taking three days of official strike action earlier in May. The executive of the RMT rail union called off strikes pl...

Heaven or hell?


WHATEVER THE outcome of the present Palestinian intifada, it has already shifted the terms of debate against Israel. A good illustration is provided by recent coverage in the Guardian...

Liberals are not better


TONY Blair's speeches and New Labour's manifesto are deeply shocking. They really are going to privatise the NHS and other key services...

Voices of the unheard


THE OFFICIAL election campaign may be tedious, but two events last week cast a light on the real problems facing people in Britain...

Behind the postal workers' victory


PROPOSALS FOR harsh new conditions fuelled last week's strikes. Watford was one of the test beds for the new regime, and the revolt there will be seen elsewhere...

Cops let nazi thugs rampage in Oldham


THE CLASHES in Oldham over the bank holiday weekend were not about "lawlessness" or "hooliganism". They were a revolt by Asian youth against vicious racism...

Trade unionists make the break


Trade Unionists say why they are supporting the Socialist Alliance

Only days to go!


THIS HAS been the fifth general election in which I have worked as a full time volunteer. I know from experience that elections are hard work...

Not safe in New Labour's hands


TONY Blair's speeches and New Labour's manifesto are deeply shocking. They really are going to privatise the NHS and other key services...

50,000 strike-Royal Mail, New Labour panic


FIFTY THOUSAND postal workers struck illegally last week and won a huge victory. They not only beat back a concerted attack from their bosses, they went on to force big concessions...

Bankers in bloom


WHATEVER THE outcome of the present Palestinian intifada, it has already shifted the terms of debate against Israel. A good illustration is provided by recent coverage in the Guardian...

Struggle won the vote-let's use it


LISTENING TO the election broadcasts you would think that these curious rituals, bogus arguments and doomed promises had been part of our political life for centuries...

'Politicians don't say more justice'


'Politicians don't say more justice'

London Underground


THE RMT came under intense pressure from New Labour and the TUC to end the South West Trains dispute before the election. As Socialist Worker went to press, the same pressure was mounting on the union...

Say no to NHS privatisation


Say no to NHS privatisation

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