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Why didn't police catch him sooner?


"NAZI SWINE" was the headline of the Sun last week. "Nazi Scum Who Fuelled Evil Bomber" was the Mirror's headline. This was the press reaction to the jailing of David Copeland...

Marxism 2000 - from anti-capitalism to revolution -


Marxism 2000 - from anti-capitalism to revolution -

Don't let 58 die in vain


WHENEVER WILLIAM Hague, Jack Straw or some other refugee-hating politician appears on the television they should be reminded about the 58 tragic deaths in Dover...

Madness is no defence


THE DEBATE over David Copeland's mental condition has not ended with the failure of his defence team to get him off with manslaughter on grounds of diminished responsibility...

Prison deaths


THE FUNERAL of Cheryl Simone Hartman, a young black woman, took place on Thursday of last week. She was found hanged in her cell at Holloway prison, north London, earlier last month...

Balfour Beatty's damning record


BALFOUR BEATTY is one of the government's favourite construction firms. It was due this week to bid to run part of London Underground under the government's privatisation plans...

More than spin is at stake


"FOLLETTED." That is the only way to describe Tony Blair's knifing at the hands of author and New Labour fundraiser Ken Follett. Blair then got a pasting two days after he floated his laughable plan...

Will new plans stop work deaths?


EVERY YEAR millions of people become ill going to work. Over two million workers suffer work related health problems like stress and back pain. A further million workers are victims...

Debt relief 'hoax'


"IT IS justice, not charity, that is wanting in the world," says the United Nations Human Development Report published last week...

No lunch


ONE IN four office workers are under such pressure that they dare not take any time off for lunch, according to a new survey...

Drugs price scandal


NEW LABOUR has bowed to pressure from a major drugs company and increased the proposed maximum price for commonly used drugs by 500 percent. Drugs giant Norton Healthcare threatened to stop production...

Profit not euro is behind jobs crisis


EMPLOYERS, POLITICIANS and trade union leaders this week blamed the Euro for the fact that thousands of jobs are under threat. But Britain being outside the European single currency...

Seattle with a French accent


"SEATTLE ON the Tarn." That was how the remote French town of Millau was renamed, by protesters and press alike, last weekend. Seattle to echo the spirit of the great revolt against global capitalism...

Public sector investment is collapsing


NEW LABOUR is investing less in Britain's crumbling schools, hospitals and transport system than even the last Tory government. That is the disgraceful state of affairs revealed by...

It's not all in the genome


SCIENTISTS this week announced they had "cracked the code of life". The culmination of the Human Genome Project was hailed as a revolutionary breakthrough...

TUC report


THE NUMBER of ballots for industrial action has doubled in the last year, according to a new TUC report. The Trade Union Trends survey found that unions organised 983 ballots between June 1999 and May...

The global market place: in whose interest?


WE PRINT extracts from a recent debate between campaigner and author SUSAN GEORGE, and FLEMMING LARSEN, the International Monetary Fund's European director...

Have a break?


MORE THAN six out of ten workers fail to take their full holiday entitlement. Workers lose an average of 3.6 days holiday a year because they feel pressurised by their bosses...

Pay fight looms


ADMIN AND support workers in universities and colleges could be heading for a clash with employers over pay. The Universities and Colleges Employers' Association has advised universities and colleges ...

Labour and Tory uniting to attack vulnerable


The centre is a nursery for special needs children and is a well established Barnado's-run project which has been operating for 20 years...

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