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Foot and mouth crisis


THERE IS a contradiction at the heart of the response to the foot and mouth outbreak...

Strikers say 'pants to (our) poverty'


"WE'RE NOT on the bottom. We're up there!" says striker Margaret Watson about the spirit of pickets at Team Valley Brush in Gateshead...

On the socialist campaign trail


ACROSS Britain people have been out campaigning for socialist candidates in the general election over the last week.

Fighting the Nazis


OPPOSITION IS growing to the plans of the Nazi National Front (NF) to march in Oldham on 31 March...

Dudley strikers fight on


THE DUDLEY health strikers are continuing their latest round of three-week strike action against the handover of their jobs to a private consortium...

Noam Chomsky on Israel, the US & Palestine


 ISRAEL HAS an overwhelming force advantage, and can act with few constraints as long as it has US authorisation. The media manage...

West caused Balkans crisis


THE OUTBREAK of violence in Macedonia comes almost two years to the day since NATO began bombing the Balkans...

Delroy Lindo is arrested...again


"I COULDN'T believe it." That was the response by a shocked Delroy Lindo after he was arrested last week by the police for the thirty eighth time...

'Ethical foreign policy' is a sham


TWO YEARS ago this week British and US planes began their bombing of Kosovo and Serbia...

Raging against homes sell off


NEW LABOUR'S privatisation drive is leading to the slaughter of homes for the elderly. That was the message from a 130-strong conference in Birmingham on Saturday...

Long Products


WORKERS AT Long Products in Rye, Sussex, held a lively picket last week in response to the company sacking six workers who tried to form a union...

Lecturers


LECTURERS in further education colleges are set to ballot on national strike action over pay...

Tenants revolt


OVER 100 people attended a stormy meeting in Shard End, Birmingham, called by the Defend Council Housing campaign two weeks ago...

did things get better?


MUCH OF the media claimed that industrial action by teachers was responsible for 920 children being sent home early from Holywells High School in Ipswich this week...

Plans to sort out bosses' attacks


OVER 2,000 postal workers in north and north west London have called for a strike ballot against Royal Mail's closure and reorganisation plans...

In brief


WORKERS AT Long Products in Rye, Sussex, held a lively picket last week in response to the company sacking six workers who tried to form a union...

Hackney activist held for 20 hours


A WELL known black trade unionist in Hackney, east London, Mitch Dublin, was held at the notorious Stoke Newington police station for 20 hours without charge last week...

One thousand march for Palestinian rights


Over 1,000 people marched through central London last Saturday against Israel's vicious repression of the Palestinian people...

Durham hit by mass protest


THE BIGGEST protest for years hit Durham in north east England last Thursday. Almost 1,000 students at Durham University marched against university management's decision to increase halls rents by �27...

Damage is done by this chaotic system


BANKERS AND stockbrokers around the world held their breaths this week and hoped the major money markets would not fall over the edge of a cliff...

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