In this issue:
The Socialist 12 May 2000, Labour's Running Scared
Labour's Running Scared At Socialist Success
LAST WEEK'S elections delivered a decisive blow against New Labour's pro-big business policies. Ken Livingstone's victory, the Socialist Party winning a third council seat in Coventry and the excellent...
Elections 2000: Looking for an alternative to Labour
NEW LABOUR received a decisive drubbing at last week's local elections, while the Socialist Party celebrated successes, including the election of a third councillor in Coventry...
Socialist success panics Labour in Coventry
ONE IMMEDIATE consequence of the Socialist Party's success in Coventry was a split in the Labour Group...
Left lessons in London elections
CONTRARY TO to earlier opinion poll indications, the turnout in the London mayoral elections and Greater London Assembly (GLA) elections was less than 34%, writes Jim Horton.
Putting socialists on the map in Carlisle
ON 4 May we celebrated getting 24.5% of the vote (305) in Botcherby ward in Carlisle in our first election campaign, writes Paul Wilcox (Candidate), Craig Johnston (Election Agent), Louise Van Der Hoeven (Branch Secretary).
Election analysis 2000
SOCIALIST PARTY members stood as candidates in the English local elections and the Greater London Assembly elections and received creditable votes, given the limited resources and lack of media coverage our party has, writes Carlisle Botcheby.
Labour's meltdown is Left opportunity
WHEN TONY Blair first made plans for a London Mayor, the last thing he envisaged was the election of Ken Livingstone...
Northern Ireland: Why the IRA shifted on arms
THIS TIME there can be no doubt that the latest IRA statement on decommissioning is indeed a "seismic shift", writes Peter Hadden, Belfast.
Will the unions break with Labour?
THE BEGINNING of the trade union conference season and the battle over the selection of Labour's London mayoral candidate has opened up the whole issue of trade union support for the Labour Party...