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Sack the man who failed us all


CHAOS OVER school exam results in Scotland has grown into the biggest political crisis since the Scottish Parliament was formed over a year ago...

Get the French spirit


THE PRESS and politicians went into hysterics last week over the French fishermen's successful blockade of major ports. The Daily Telegraph was terrified that British trade unionists...

New mood in heart of beast


That's how Sharon Smith of Socialist Worker's US sister organisation sums up politics across the Atlantic. The recent week of protest outside the Democratic Party convention in Los Angeles was the ...

'We are united to support refugees'


A REFUGEE family in Leeds seemed to have become victims of the anti-refugee witch-hunt conducted by Tory and New Labour politicians, and their friends in the press. The Yorkshire Evening Post reported...

File pile


A report produced last week revealed the amazing cost that goes into inspecting universities. The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education Costs, which produces reports on universities, runs up ...

Dog's life?


There is a new craze hitting New York City-designer dogs....

Dome


The Millennium Dome's unpopularity is costing the public over �50,000 a week in transport costs. The Jubilee Line has been up and running-but the crowds haven't. The buses have only been used to...

Holiday rip off


Britain has one of the worst records in Europe for treating patients with heart disease, says a new report. Heart patients in Britain are far less likely to get potentially lifesaving treatment and...

Officers joked as he died


The inquest verdict was extensively covered in mass circulation newspapers such as the Sun, the Mirror and the Mail. THERESA BENNETT talked to Christopher's sister Janet Alder about the verdict and h...

All sold out


At the last two Labour Party conferences deputy prime minister John Prescott won acclaim from delegates for promising to take rail franchises away from companies that let down the public. But the...

Eight hours battling three foot waves


A "CIVIL Rights Caravan" will be touring Britain in solidarity with asylum seekers, migrants and black victims of racist attacks. It is organised by the National Civil Rights Movement. It is demanding...

Paper in poll scam shock


A MAJORITY of people said in a survey that they didn�t agree with the News of the World�s recent naming and shaming campaign against paedophiles...

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Homelessness Tsar is hiding the truth


Louise Casey infamously stated last year that charities were encouraging homeless people by giving them sleeping bags and soup. Casey's self congratulatory report shows that she has been moderately...

What's behind Loyalist feuding?


THE BATTLE is between two Loyalist paramilitary groups-the Ulster Defence Association (UDA) and the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF). The killings have a political dimension. The battle is not only a ...

System based on violence


"VIOLENCE IS inevitable," claimed a Guardian feature on the anti-capitalist protests against the International Monetary Fund/World Bank annual summit planned for Prague during the last week in Septemb

Straw's racist visas


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Things they say


IT IS two years since financial chaos ricocheted around the world, bringing economic hardship to East Asia, Latin America and, most notably, Russia. It has become fashionable for commentators to wri

Truck driver makes stand


MANY PEOPLE are taking a stand in support of refugees. They include a truck driver who picked up a leaflet from campaigners in Brighton during a recent protest against New Labour's refugee voucher sch

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