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UNISON health conference


THERE WAS an angry mood among the 800 people attending the health conference of public sector union UNISON last week...

Strike blocks roads around Pfizer plant


"THE MANAGEMENT have been riding roughshod over all aspects of health and safety. So now we're going to cause them as much chaos and mayhem as we can." ...

Sign this statement supporting refugees


THIS WEEK every Socialist Worker reader should be taking the statement in defence of asylum seekers round their workplace, school, college or neighbourhood getting signatures...

Rage at the heart of the beast


"THIS IS what democracy looks like." That was the chant that rippled through the tens of thousands of protesters who took over the streets of Washington DC...

Private 'equality' firm found guilty of racism


A PRIVATE education firm employed to improve racial equality in Hackney's schools has been found guilty of race discrimination...

Is the pound the problem?


NEARLY HALF of manufacturing industry in Britain risks closure over the next few years, say leading economic commentators...

Campaign to turn out socialist vote


ABOUT 1,200 people attended an exciting London Socialist Alliance rally last week...

Are we losing all our power?


ARE THE days of the strength and power of the working class numbered? That is certainly the view promoted by many media commentators and academics...

What has happened to Austrian resistance?


THE 300,000-strong demonstration against the far right in Austria took place two months ago this Wednesday...

Turn the anger onto the rich


Under New Labour the rich have got richer and the poor have got poorer. The poorest people in society now have just a 6 percent share of income-which is LESS than under John Major's hated Tory government...

Things they say


A PRIVATE education firm employed to improve racial equality in Hackney's schools has been found guilty of race discrimination...

Oppose the racist witch-hunt against asylum seekers


THE CLIMATE of hate being whipped up by the press against asylum seekers is sickening. Tory and New Labour politicians are stoking up the witch-hunt against refugees. This gives confidence to racists...

Bankers' scheme to grab homes


GLASGOW council has announced the privatisation of all 94,000 council houses in the city...

Do you know refugees get just �36 a week?


TOP TORIES William Hague, Michael Ancram and Ann Widdecombe want to make refugees the main issue in local elections...

Vauxhall


AROUND 200 workers at Vauxhall motors in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, walked out on Thursday of last week...

Teachers


SHEFFIELD TEACHERS in the NUT union are to ballot for a campaign of one-day strikes following a strong yes vote in an indicative ballot...

Pfizer


UP TO 250 electricians blocked the entrance to their site this week and caused a five mile tailback. The electricians are working at one of the biggest construction sites in Britain. They are furious ...

BBC


A KEY battle has broken out in the BBC which has exposed the discrimination that is rife in the World Service...

Socialist editor faces new charge


THE TURKISH state, a NATO member, is continuing to clamp down on socialists, trade unionists and those who stand up for the rights of the Kurds and other minorities...

Enforcing the drive for profit


ANTI-CAPITALIST protesters are taking to the streets of Washington DC this weekend. They are protesting at the spring meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)...

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