In this issue:
The Socialist 8 December 2000, Health Crisis Deepens
Health Crisis Deepens
NEW LABOUR claims to have spent billions on solving the crisis in the NHS. In particular, it says it's spent £150 million to deal with coming winter pressures. But still there's talk of yet another...
End the Transport Chaos
The headline in the Independent 1 December: "Government seizes control of railways" wouldn't have been out of place in an April Fool's Day paper...
Build Unity to Stop Hackney Cuts
HACKNEY'S COMMUNITY Conference on Sunday 3 December was an excellent opportunity to develop the campaign against the council attacks on jobs and services, writes Chris Newby.
Fight Global Capitalism: For workers unity and world Socialism
Representatives of the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI - the Socialist International organisation to which the Socialist Party is affiliated) recently met to discuss developments in the capitalist world economy, the political struggles of the working class, and the prospects for sociali...
Nice conference: Shame about the treaty
THE FRENCH Riviera is the venue for the European Union (EU) intergovernmental conference on 7/8 December. In Britain, the talks will provoke more media hysteria, and more voter indifference, writes Manny Thain.
Israeli Government: One Big disaster
As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict deepens and the death toll nears 300, Israel's Prime Minister Ehud Barak has called fresh elections for next year...