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Monkey business in Lyons case


PUPILS RETURNED to school in England and Wales this week to find the worst shortage of teachers for a decade...

Thousands of doctors not used by the NHS


EVERYONE KNOWS the NHS is crying out for doctors. So why the hell is the government stopping 2,000 fully trained doctors in Britain from working?...

Costed out of college


CHRISTINE Hancock, general secretary of the Royal College of Nursing, has attacked New Labour's plan to charge elderly people for care in residential homes...

Asylum seekers


Demonstrate and rally in support of asylum seekers Saturday 30 September...

Anti-racism


UP TO 300 people packed a public meeting held in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, last Friday...

Ready to shake up Melbourne


THOUSANDS OF protesters are gearing up for the "S11" demonstrations in Melbourne, Australia. On 11-13 September government ministers, bankers, the multinationals and the super-rich are due to gather...

The strikers were complete masters


So wrote the editor of Milan's most important newspaper on 31 August 1920. He was describing the takeover of the city's Alfa Romeo plant.

Floplast


WORKERS AT Floplast printers in Kent are to ballot for strike action in defence of six sacked workers...

The IMF, globalisation resistance


�1.50 from your Socialist Worker seller, or to order your copy send a �2 cheque/PO (payable to Socialist Review) to Socialist Review, PO Box 82, London E3 3LH. Phone 020 7538 3308 for credit card orde...

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...

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