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Standing up for refugees


SOME 1,000 people united in central London last Saturday in protest at the Tory and New Labour witch-hunting of refugees...

Get to Genoa


THE GREEK TUC has just voted to back the anti-capitalist protests against the leaders of the world's richest countries meeting in Genoa...

Stop the tube sell off


TUBE WORKERS in London were preparing for a 24-hour strike on Thursday as Socialist Worker went to press. They faced frantic efforts by deputy prime minister John Prescott to force through...

Chhokar family fighter dropped


A NEW Labour supporter has forced a campaigner fighting for justice for the Chhokar family to officially drop the case. Aamer Anwar, a trainee solicitor, has been representing the family...

500 strikers hit the streets


PICKETS WERE out in force again this week at all five gates of the Willerby Holiday Homes caravan factory in Hull...

Ethics behind crowd control


THE NEXT big meeting of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is to be held in the repressive Middle East state of Qatar...

Socialist Alliance rallies


SOME 1,000 people united in central London last Saturday in protest at the Tory and New Labour witch-hunting of refugees...

Don't pity rural rich


FARMERS ARE screaming that the foot and mouth outbreak has caused a crisis in agriculture. This view is backed up by the Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph...

Strike to stop sexist abuse


A POSTAL workers' strike spread across a large part of Scotland at the start of this week...

Sparks fly


A POSTAL workers' strike spread across a large part of Scotland at the start of this week...

Corus - Thrown on the scrapheap


STEEL workers could soon be voting on strikes against job losses. Around 6,000 steel workers, the bulk of them in South Wales and on Teesside, were due to hear their fate this week...

Liz Davies backs socialist election challenge


LIZ DAVIES was until last year a member of Labour's National Executive Committee (NEC). This is its highest elected body. She announced on Friday of last week that she is leaving the Labour Party...

Diary - upcoming events


IN OLDHAM the Nazi National Front plans a "Rights for whites" march on Saturday, the same day that a march to defend asylum seekers was planned in Manchester...

Conflicting interests in air


NEW LABOUR announced this Tuesday that it was to sell off 49 percent of the National Air Traffic System (NATS) to the Airlines Group consortium, which includes companies like...

The IMF vice on Argentina


A FEW weeks ago Turkey was being broken on the wheel of the neo-liberal Washington consensus. Now it is Argentina...

Haverstock school


CAMDEN COUNCIL officers called a meeting of parents last week to debate the proposal to use the Private Finance Initiative (PFI) to rebuild Haverstock School...

More is at stake than election date


THE DATE of the general election has dominated political discussion this week. The Tories were looking for an excuse for the election to be put off...

Sheffield gets the message


ONE OF the best meetings in the city for years gave a real boost to the Socialist Alliance election campaign in Sheffield last week...

International round-up


THE ONGOING movement against the far right in Austria has inflicted significant losses on the Freedom Party in elections in the capital, Vienna...

Plymouth on march again


SOME 300 people braved icy wind and rain to mount a noisy demonstration against council cuts and privatisation in Plymouth last Saturday...

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