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Keep it in the holy family?

THE HEAD of the Roman Catholic church in Scotland, Cardinal Winning, is being praised as a model for "family values" in his campaign to keep the anti-gay Section 28 law.

The Mirror's shares con

MIRROR EDITOR Piers Morgan is engulfed in a scandal after being accused of trying to make a quick profit through dodgy share dealing...

Should socialists break from New Labour?

SHOULD SOCIALISTS leave the Labour Party? That is the question raised by the contest for London mayor. Many Labour members are questioning if they have a future in the party...

Justice for the McGowans

The family and their lawyers then met home secretary Jack Straw at Parliament. Deborah Todd, campaign coordinator in Telford, says, "We followed up on Friday by picketing Telford's police station."...

Not a lot to smile about

ROSETTA, A powerful and upsetting film, follows Rosetta, a young Belgian woman, over a few days in her brutish life.

Mozambique flood crisis has exposed Britain and the US

AT EVERY stage in the crisis in Mozambique New Labour has put balance sheets before saving lives. It has been too slow and too mean in sending aid, too enslaved to the market to help a country recover...

Stand up for Socialism

Stand up for socialism Join the revolt against New Labour

Anti-racism roundup

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

Debts bring a tide of misery

MILLIONS OF people in southern Africa who are suffering from a terrible flood have been abandoned to their fate by Western governments. They have refused to give aid which could have saved thousands o

100,000 say no to New Labour

ALMOST 100,000 members of Britain's biggest union have voted to reject New Labour in favour of a socialist alternative.

A Reel tribute

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

NATO makes divide worse


Straw's intolerance

ZERO TOLERANCE policing, so admired by New Labour's Jack Straw, equals murder, brutality and injustice...

In brief

STAGECOACH BUS workers in Lancashire are to ballot for strikes against a pay offer that amounts to a 15p an hour rise.



Disabled workers rattle bosses

REMPLOY bosses have retreated from plans to close nine factories for disabled workers across Britain...

How Austria flipped phase


Victims of the class divide

ST GEORGE'S Secondary School in west London was branded one of the "worst schools in Britain" by sections of the media last week. Discipline problems hit the school two weeks ago.

Rebels take on fascists

THE demonstration against Haider had people from all over the world on it. The Austrians felt they had support and I felt unity with them

Keep pressure up after protests shake Haider

JRG HAIDER has been shaken by the wave of protest that greeted the entry of his far right Freedom Party into the Austrian government. He stood down from the party's leadership on Monday...

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