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A firm stand gets results

BOSSES AT Ford motors have been rattled by the determination of white collar staff to fight to defend their pensions.

Media scapegoating spurs on the thugs

THE VIOLENT consequences of the anti-refugee hysteria from the press and Tory politicians were exposed last week.

Keen sales

Socialist Worker sellers across the country were out last weekend defending Ken Livingstone's right to stand for London mayor following Blair's stitch up.

Why won't John Prescott listen?

THE SOUTHALL rail disaster was caused by privatisation. That is the stark message that came out of last week's report of the inquiry into the September 1997 crash that killed seven passenger

Stand for a socialist alternative

NEW LABOUR leaders have spent weeks saying it is wrong for Ken Livingstone to stand against the Labour Party machine, and wrong for people to support him.

'Prison made me a revolutionary'

SATPAL RAM is the victim of one of the longest running cases of injustice in Britain today. He is entering his fourteenth year in jai


BT COULD be set on a collision course with its workers' CWU union. Leaders of the telecom section of the union broke off key negotiations with the company last week

Teacher kills herself over school stress

An infant school teacher killed herself after government inspectors criticised standards..


ABOUT 50 firefighters lobbied Southwark town hall, south London, on Monday.

Council protests roundup

OVER 500 people attended a march and rally in the small town of Kirkintilloch, outside Glasgow, last Saturday

A good night in

KEEP IT Reel is an 11 track CD produced by musicians to support the fight for justice for Ricky Reel.

Defending council housing

"COUNCIL Housing Set to Disappear Within A Decade", warned the Financial Times last week. It was one of a rash of press articles over the future of council housing.


OVER 250 people attended a conference, "One Year on from the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry Report", last Saturday.

Shutdown in Seattle

THE BATTLE on the streets of Seattle last November against the World Trade Organisation (WTO) was the sort of event that lingers in the memory.

Crisis tearing at Labour's roots

THE LABOUR Party is in turmoil over the election for London mayor. The issue has become the lightning rod for all the anger about New Labour's betrayals, and about what sort of party Labour has become...


The 16 anti-capitalist protesters arrested for mounting the roof...

Who's guarding the Guardian?

KEEP A close watch on the Guardian now that there is a new chairman of the Guardian Media Group.

300,000 protest against Haider

IT WAS the largest demonstration in Austrian history. Some 300,000 people converged from four points in the centre of the capital, Vienna, on Saturday

Flashes of bitterness


Things They Say

Things They Say

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