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Stop privatisation


THE FIGHT is continuing against privatisation, cuts and job losses pushed through by Hackney council in east London...

In brief


POST OFFICE counter staff in Greater London and the Home Counties area have voted in favour of industrial action by a majority of four to one...

Socialist victory shakes up union


THE VICTORY of a socialist candidate in the election for general secretary of Britain's fifth biggest trade union will send shockwaves through the labour movement...

Miss World and sexism


THE PROTESTS outside the Miss World contest at the Dome last week highlighted a debate over sexism. The Miss World contest is not harmless fun. It is a celebration of sexism...

Police block justice fight


THE TELFORD McGowan family are in a new battle for justice, this time with the coroner who is to preside over the inquest into the death of Errol McGowan...

Why no campaign?


THE FOURTH Queen's Speech under the New Labour government was set to take place this week. Three issues dominated the political debate-crime, tax and Europe...

Two home for Xmas


THE TWO Cambridge charity workers who were jailed at the end of last year are not going back to prison...

Student nurses win victory


AFTER JUST 20 days of campaigning to keep our home open, the residents at St Andrew's nurses' home in east London have achieved an unprecedented success!..

'Sexists go home!'


AROUND 250 mainly student women and men demonstrated against the Miss World contest at the Millennium Dome on Thursday of last week...

System let murderers walk free


A CASE of institutional racism on the scale of the Stephen Lawrence case is rocking the Scottish establishment. Crown prosecutors last week failed for the second time in two years to convict anyone...

AIDS and HIV


AN INDIAN company, Cipla, produces essential drugs at one twentieth to one fiftieth the price paid in the US...

SWP news


SWP news

What Santa has for you


STUCK FOR ideas for Christmas presents? Worry no more! Inside the System has found the perfect solution in the Christmas special of the Financial Times How to Spend It magazine.

Will Brown's plan stop the suffering?


CHANCELLOR GORDON Brown was showered with praise last weekend for his new initiative on debt. Instead he should be criticised for continuing to be at the centre of the countries which are bleeding...

How Israel has murdered peace


THE NEW explosion of violence between Israeli troops and Palestinian protesters has sent shockwaves around the world...

Refugees


THREE schoolchildren in Manchester face deportation back to China, but their headteachers are backing their fight to stay in the country...

The corporations that run the European Union


THOUSANDS OF trade unionists and anti-capitalist campaigners were set to demonstrate at the European Union (EU) summit in Nice, southern France, this week...

Otpor! tour


OVER 200 people attended a meeting in central London on Thursday of last week in solidarity with the revolution in Serbia...

Old in need


SCOTTISH pensioners are living in damp, squalid homes and dying early because of lack of money and care...

Railtrack tells safety workers to cut corners


RAIL MAINTENANCE workers have told Socialist Worker that faulty rails are being ignored or "patched up" even as Railtrack lifts speed restrictions imposed in the aftermath of the Hatfield crash...

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