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Fullarton


OVER 500 workers from Fullarton held a mass meeting last week to discuss how to respond to the sacking of all 800 workers...

BBC


WORKERS FROM the London Operations unit of the BBC staged a 24-hour strike last weekend...

An answer to media myths about Peckham


THE TRAGIC killing of ten year old Damilola Taylor in Peckham, south London, has seen the media go into overdrive with a series of claims and arguments about the killing and the area where it happened...

Mass protests at repression


OVER 130 political prisoners in Turkey were nearing death as they continued their hunger strike at the beginning of this week...

'Too little too late'


DR STUART Withington from the Royal London Hospital this week gave a devastating response to Tony Blair's plans to deal with the NHS winter crisis...

Anti-Nazi


WITH ONLY 24 hours notice, 100 anti-racists gathered outside the Cock Tavern in Somers Town, north London, last week to prevent the Nazi National Front shutting the pub down

Police get licence to kill


IN A shocking judgement on Monday the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced there was "insufficient evidence" to charge...

Planes to be grounded?


WORKERS AT Luton airport have voted by two to one for strike action which could halt the airport in the run-up to Christmas...

Higher education


That feeling was intensified when staff heard that employers at the University of North London were threatening to lock out staff who participated in the action...

Blair's Britain


UNACCOUNTABLE quangos have become even more central to government under Labour than they were under the Tories..

Scottish councils


DELEGATES from UNISON branches across Scottish councils agreed to double the number of workers on strike over pay on Monday....

British Gypsum


HUNDREDS OF workers at British Gypsum's plasterboard sites, gypsum mines and quarries are in the fourth week of a programme of one-day official strikes over pay...

Glasgow not for sale


AROUND 400 trade unionists and tenants came together last Saturday in Glasgow to demonstrate against the council's plans to privatise its housing...

Lives are put at risk


THE GOVERNMENT currently spends 80 million a year on the NHS Direct scheme. Its effect is to deter people from getting treatment...

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...

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