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AIDS and HIV


AN INDIAN company, Cipla, produces essential drugs at one twentieth to one fiftieth the price paid in the US...

SWP news


SWP news

What Santa has for you


STUCK FOR ideas for Christmas presents? Worry no more! Inside the System has found the perfect solution in the Christmas special of the Financial Times How to Spend It magazine.

Will Brown's plan stop the suffering?


CHANCELLOR GORDON Brown was showered with praise last weekend for his new initiative on debt. Instead he should be criticised for continuing to be at the centre of the countries which are bleeding...

How Israel has murdered peace


THE NEW explosion of violence between Israeli troops and Palestinian protesters has sent shockwaves around the world...

Refugees


THREE schoolchildren in Manchester face deportation back to China, but their headteachers are backing their fight to stay in the country...

The corporations that run the European Union


THOUSANDS OF trade unionists and anti-capitalist campaigners were set to demonstrate at the European Union (EU) summit in Nice, southern France, this week...

Otpor! tour


OVER 200 people attended a meeting in central London on Thursday of last week in solidarity with the revolution in Serbia...

Old in need


SCOTTISH pensioners are living in damp, squalid homes and dying early because of lack of money and care...

Railtrack tells safety workers to cut corners


RAIL MAINTENANCE workers have told Socialist Worker that faulty rails are being ignored or "patched up" even as Railtrack lifts speed restrictions imposed in the aftermath of the Hatfield crash...

Militancy in the post


AT LEAST 20,000 postal workers across Britain were poised this week to ballot for strikes against their pay arrangements over Christmas...

Stop privatisation


OVER 800 council manual workers joined a lobby of Birmingham City Council last week...

Nice chance to take on the privateers


WHAT KIND of Europe do we want to live in? The press present arguments about the European Union (EU) as a row between chauvinistic Tories and Europe-loving New Labour...

Elves on the line


THE ELVES are organising this Christmas. The elves in question are workers for Amazon, the e-commerce giant. Low pay and harsh conditions have encouraged a union drive...

Fighting back


Fighting back

Refugees


Committee to Defend Asylum Seekers Christmas cards...

Britain's sick Ireland plan


At the Bloody Sunday inquiry this week Edwin Glasgow, a lawyer acting for the army, deliberately tried to discredit Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness...

The year of globalised resistance


IT IS one year since the 60,000-strong protest in Seattle which united trade unionists and environmentalists against the effects of global capitalism. Despite heavy police repression, protesters disr...

Alexander's


STRIKE ACTION planned this week by over 700 workers at Alexander's bus making factory in Falkirk was suspended to allow talks to take place with management...

Israel's violent attacks increase


THE PALESTINIAN revolt against Israel has rarely made the front page of the newspapers over the last few weeks because of the farce of the US presidential elections. But Israeli violence against Pale...

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