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Errol McGowan inquest


A TOP pathologist has attacked Telford police's alleged assumption that Errol McGowan hanged himself. Dr Nat Carey, called by the coroner on Friday of last week as an expert witness...

Postal workers fight privatisation


POSTAL WORKERS in London are gearing up for a new round of strikes just as their bosses are pressing ahead with privatisation. Workers at the NDO office in north London are poised to strike on Friday ...

35,000 march in Barcelona


THOUSANDS of people demonstrated against the World Bank in Barcelona in Spain last weekend. This is despite the fact that the World Bank, one of the main enforcers of neo-liberal policies...

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Rail


DELEGATES TO the ASLEF train drivers' union conference met in Scarborough last week just as the Cullen report into the disaster at Ladbroke Grove in October 1999 was published...

Gothenburg-what next?


EIGHTY PEOPLE attended a Globalise Resistance forum in central London on Saturday to hear eyewitness reports from the Gothenburg anti-capitalist protests...

Anti-racism


REFUGEES IN Liverpool took part in a seven-day hunger strike last week to highlight the appalling conditions in the flats where they live...

Action threat has the rail bosses on run


TRAIN operating companies retreated last week in the face of threatened strikes called by the rail workers' RMT union for Monday of this week...

What's behind Belfast riots?


THE SCENES of rioting on the streets of Belfast in Northern Ireland will have shocked many people...

Macedonia


WESTERN GOVERNMENTS were desperately trying to impose a ceasefire on government forces and Albanian guerrillas in Macedonia at the start of this week...

Is this the future of your pension?


THE COLLAPSE of the Independent Insurance company last week has provided a glimpse into the murky dealings of City fat cats. Yet these are the people New Labour wants to put in charge of our pensions...

Celebrating refugees


THE BEGINNING of International Refugee Week and the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Geneva Convention was marked with meetings and events across Britain...

Sickness in the service


THE NHS is institutionally racist and the medical profession runs "a white man's register" with "jobs for the boys". These are some of the findings of a study by the King's Fund, Racism in Medicine...

'Beyond Thatcher'


TONY BLAIR last week pledged his government would embark on "the most fundamental reform of public services for many years"...

Abuse of power


I WENT to Gothenburg to protest against undemocratic organisations such as the World Bank, WTO and IMF...

Revolt reaches heart of Labour


NEW LABOUR'S drive for privatisation has shocked the entire trade union movement. Chancellor Gordon Brown spelled out the government's plans for its second term at the weekend...

Come and join in the debates


MARXISM 2001-a week of debates, forums and discussion-takes place in London from 6 to 13 July. Its theme is "A new movement, a new left."...

In brief


ENVIRONMENTALISTS and socialists joined forces for a demonstration in Sheffield last Saturday calling for the city's municipal waste incinerator to be shut down...

EIS conference


NEW Labour leaders thought they had bought peace to the classrooms in Scotland through the McCrone agreement. They were left with no such illusions after the annual conference of the main teaching uni

Join Refugee Week activity


THIS SATURDAY sees the start of Refugee Week. It is an excellent series of events right across Britain celebrating the contribution which people seeking asylum have made here...

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