In this issue:
The Socialist 14 July 2000, We're Sick of the Greedy Bosses
We're Sick of the Greedy Bosses
* Fight for a minimum wage of £5 an hour as a first step to £7 an hour - the European decency threshold.
* End the power and privilege of the wealthy, for a socialist society and economy run to meet the needs of all.
Defend Council housing
IN THE first three years of being in government New Labour has privatised more council homes than the Tories managed in ten years, writes Paul Wilcox, Carlisle Socialist Party.
Ryton Car workers set to strike
WORKERS AT Peugeot, Coventry have voted overwhelmingly for strike action after the company imposed new working conditions, writes A Ryton worker.
Northern Ireland: Parades crisis needs working-class solution to wider sectarian conflict
WHATEVER THE immediate outcome over Garvaghy Road and other disputed parade routes the conflict over parades will not be resolved this summer...
Northern Ireland: The Alternative to the annual battleground
ON MONDAY afternoon Northern Ireland ground to a halt as the Orange Order blocked roads in protest over Drumcree, writes Peter Hadden.
Is Democracy Dying Out?
The establishment claims Britain has had a strong democracy for over 100 years. But as JANE JAMES explains, things are not as democratic as they seem. Many democratic rights are being eroded by Blair...
Nigerian workers' leader kidnapped
THE BEGINNING of July saw dramatic developments in the struggle for a higher minimum wage in Nigeria.(see below)...