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WORKERS AT Kvaerner Energy in Clydebank began a work-in this week after a mass meeting on Monday morning. Shopfloor workers decided enough was enough and locked managers out...

Press and politicians attack London may day protest


THE MEDIA are projecting Winston Churchill as a beloved leader who won World War Two single handedly...

Nazis boosted by Hague's race rant


"IT'S FRIGHTENING. I'm already looking over my shoulder. But I like living here. I don't see why any narrow-minded, bigoted Nazi should drive me out." So said Janet, a black woman...

BECTU


THE ANNUAL conference of the broadcasting and media union BECTU took place last weekend. Disaffection with the Labour Party was more obvious than ever before...

Fresh Start fails


THE government's "Fresh Start" initiative for so called "failing" schools was dealt another blow this week...

Foframe


MEMBERS OF the GMB union are on all-out strike at Foframe in Huntingdon

Buses


SOME 65 people attended a Defend Council Housing campaign conference in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, on Saturday of last week...

Noam Chomsky speaks to Socialist Worker on Globalising resistance to corporate power


NOAM CHOMSKY is one of the most well known writers and anti-imperialist campaigners in the US today. He has written on many subjects, including the role of the media and NATO's war in Kosovo....

Civil servants


SOME 15,000 people marched in south London on Saturday to call for the legalisation of cannabis. There was a carnival atmosphere, with music and dancing in the streets...

Popular revolt against market


MASS PROTESTS and strikes hit Brazil, Latin America's largest economy, two weeks ago. Further north in Latin America the capital of Guatemala was swept by riots and street protests...

Blair's Britain


THE government's "Fresh Start" initiative for so called "failing" schools was dealt another blow this week...

They'd sell their granny for profit


DEPUTY PRIME minister John Prescott tried desperately to defend the privatisation of air traffic control at the MSF union conference on Monday. But his speech was met with stony faces...

Dangerous cop drivers


A HANDCUFFED man whose neck was broken when police took him on a "rollercoaster" drive in the back of a police van is suing Kent police for damages...

Sellafield


OVER 500 people attended a conference in central London against sanctions on Iraq on Saturday of last week...

Pensions still a scandal


THE government claims it is giving new help to pensioners this week. It is a lie. The "new" tax credit scheme it announced is a rehash of one already signalled in the budget...

Government bows to business


THE government has handed hundreds of millions of pounds to multinational corporations by allowing them to continue fiddling their tax...

They are playing roulette with our lives


THIS NEW Labour government is pushing through the insane privatisation of air traffic control. They have broken their pre-election promise that "our air is not for sale".

Police trashed this magnificent protest


TONY BLAIR, politicians of all parties and every section of the media lined up to denounce Monday's May Day protest in London. They completely ignored the real story of the day...

Beg or go hungry


HOUNDING asylum seekers for begging has led to soaring physical and verbal attacks against people who live on the streets...

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