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Uproar at denial of justice

LEADERS OF Britain's biggest union, UNISON, have denied any justice to two of the union's leading health activists...

Moody, with a touch of class

LIMBO, the new film from radical US director John Sayles, is a gripping and atmospheric film...

London Socialist Alliance

THE LONDON Socialist Alliance got off to a flying start last week. The media has suddenly realised that thousands of people have become disillusioned with New Labour

Scrap Trident

AROUND 500 people braved appalling weather on Monday to join a protest outside the Faslane naval base, home of Britain's Trident nuclear submarines.

Has music gone left?

"ROCK IS dead." That's what one journalist in the NME music paper claimed two weeks ago. Journalists love nothing better than to wax lyrical about the "golden age" of rock and pop

Mandelson caves in to Trimble

PETER Mandelson suspended the new Northern Ireland Assembly on Friday of last week. He put all the blame on the IRA for threatening the peace process. But Mandelson's real motive was to

A blast at capitalism

A book that tears into the multinationals and capitalism has become a huge success across Europe...

Telford police-we can't solve racism

WEST MERCIA Police have admitted that they are useless at solving racist crimes.

Protests, campaigns

Save the state old age pension, Stop Russia's war in Chechnya...

Mumia must live!

PROTESTS are planned around the country on Saturday 4 March

Smears and stitch-ups cannot hide the truth

WHATEVER THE result of Labour's contest for London mayor, one thing is clear-the majority of Labour Party members reject Tony Blair's New Labour.


NEARLY HALF the 6,000 firefighters in London have sent in official letters defying management.


BT WORKERS were waiting this week to hear the outcome of negotiations over the company's major restructuring project, NewGRID.

Blair's weak constitution

A BELLY laugh must have swelled up all round Britain on Wednesday last week as the news spread that the hapless Alun Michael had resigned as first secretary of Wales...

White collar staff gear up for strike

"THIS IS a big move for us. For many of us this is the first time we've ever been on strike. But Ford is not taking us seriously...

Postal workers

BY THE slenderest of margins postal workers have accepted the "Way Forward" pay and conditions package pushed by both Royal Mail and their own union leaders.

New Labour found 'guilty of racism'

"WE HAVE been vindicated. The tribunal's verdict shows that New Labour does not believe in fairness at work and is not prepared to make a stand against racism and sexism."...

Legacy of imperialism

AFGHANISTAN IS a country that has been devastated by wars and poverty. Its dire situation is the result of 150 years of imperialist intervention

Nine faces of New Labour

Mr John Biggs the sacker City & E London JOHN BIGGS, when elected as Labour leader of Tower Hamlets council in 1994, said, "The council staff are our greatest resource." ...

How can anyone say 'no room for refugees'

THE NUMBER of empty homes in Britain has leapt to 772,300 in the last year, according to a survey by the Empty Homes Agency released this week.

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