In this issue:
The Socialist 9 June 2000, Blair's Allies Desert Him
Blair's Allies Desert Him
Anger grows against Labour as...: ANGER AND disillusionment with New Labour is at an all-time high. Since coming to power 170,000 jobs have gone in manufacturing. Compared to 1997, one million more people live below the poverty line, writes Hannah Sell.
No Post Office Sell-Off
THE EUROPEAN Commission are proposing to end the postal monopoly for mail weighing more than 50 grams from the year 2003, writes Peter Redfarn.
New Labour's drugs policies don't work
From Blair's introduction of a drugs Tsar to the recent death toll linked to contaminated heroin in Glasgow and Dublin, drugs are rarely out of the headlines...
Irish politicians scapegoat refugees
THE QUESTION of asylum seekers has come to the top of the political agenda in southern Ireland. Meanwhile, racist attacks, particularly against African asylum seekers and refugees, are on the increase,...