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Green paper plans mass privatisation


LEADERS OF the world's most powerful countries and multinational institutions are breaking their promises of even minimal debt relief to Third World countries...

Dying because of debt, not drought


NEARLY 16 million people urgently need food aid in drought-stricken east Africa, and the threat of mass starvation is severe...

Mines explode


THE BIGGEST workers' protest for several years shook China several weeks ago, according to reports that are only just emerging from the country. Some 20,000 miners rioted and attacked government build

Nursing revolution


"I THOUGHT they were meant to have abolished slavery, but that is practically the state we are in." That was the angry comment of student nurse

'We made it, so it's ours'


HAVE YOU ever wondered how it is we learn that two completely opposite things are both true?

Drugs and the law


trayed

Colour and whitewash


REVIEWERS have heaped praise on Zadie Smith's novel White Teeth. This young black novelist charts a changing Britain through the lives and pasts of a group of west Londoners.

Nursery cuts


AROUND 30 parents and children took over the reception area at Hackney town hall, east London, on Monday

Barclays bosses make money from sacking


ANOTHER SCANDAL has hit British Nuclear Fuels Limited (BNFL), owner of the crisis-ridden Sellafield nuclear plant.

Bloody Sunday inquiry: murder exposed


THE PUBLIC inquiry into Bloody Sunday opened last week...

Rail workers


THE DISPUTE over sacked London rail driver Sarah Friday is set to spread...

A message in a brick


SACKED STAFF at Ibstock Bricks have won Inside the System's Bolshy Workers of the Week award...

Pensions up 1 percent, council tax up 6 percent


NEARLY 16 million people urgently need food aid in drought-stricken east Africa, and the threat of mass starvation is severe...

Four weeks to shake London


Londoners have the chance to vote Ken Livingstone for mayor and London Socialist Alliance candidates for the assembly...

The great jobs revolt


Tens of thousands of people from every working class community in the West Midlands flowed through the streets, bitter and angry at the jobs massacre looming over the area...

Things they say


SACKED STAFF at Ibstock Bricks have won Inside the System's Bolshy Workers of the Week award...

The nuclear flasks that could explode


If the plans go ahead, the next decade will see all remaining council homes transferred to landlords operating as businesses.

Union leaders offer nothing


THE DEMONSTRATION last Saturday was a fantastic show of solidarity. Up to 100,000 ordinary working class families and trade unionists marched through Birmingham...

Make a stand for refugees


THE NEW Labour government, urged on by the Tory press, rolled out harsh measures this week in its Asylum and Immigration Act...

Don't waste a new chance to build left


THE demonstration in Birmingham last weekend was the biggest workers' protest since the marches against pit closures in 1992...

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