The Socialist

The Socialist 5 January 2001

Who's Pulling Labour's Strings?

Who's Pulling Labour's Strings?

Special Appeal - Fund our campaign

Nationalise the Railways

Strike Shuts Down Hackney

School students join the protest

Hackney Workers can win

Vauxhall Luton - Angry workers ready for Action

Socialist Alliances: another step in the wrong direction

2001 - a year of Workers' reawakening

Greek general strike against bosses' attacks


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In this issue:

The Socialist 5 January 2001, Who's Pulling Labour's Strings?

spotWho's Pulling Labour's Strings?

NEW LABOUR started the year showing its willingness to fight the forthcoming general election on behalf of big business by accepting mega bucks from the wealthy...

spotSpecial Appeal - Fund our campaign

THE SOCIALIST Party has smashed through its quarterly fighting fund target with a few days to go, thanks to the excellent campaigning activity throughout the quarter, despite the appalling weather...

spotNationalise the Railways

Rail Privatisation Bring Chaos: THE RAIL chaos that followed last October's Hatfield disaster has continued into the new year with more cancellations and lengthy delays adding to passengers' misery...

spotStrike Shuts Down Hackney

OVER 5,000 Hackney council workers walked out on a 24-hour strike on 20 December. At least 23 schools closed down due to action from UNISON and GMB union members...

spotSchool students join the protest

HACKNEY COUNCIL is making over 22 million of cuts including 650,000 cuts in education services. Worse still it is seriously considering privatising every school, writes Clare James.

spotHackney Workers can win

OVER 5,000 Hackney council workers across dozens of separate workplaces came out on strike on 20 December against draconian cuts to jobs and services, writes Bill Mullins, Socialist Party Industrial Organiser.

spotVauxhall Luton - Angry workers ready for Action

AFTER CAR multinational General Motors (GM) announced it was closing its Vauxhall plant in Luton, angry workers laid siege to the firm's headquarters...