The Socialist

The Socialist 23 February 2001

Fight For Socialist Change

Fight For Socialist Change

VAUXHALL WORKERS STRIKE BACK

Iraq bombing - US imperialism flexes its muscles

Global warming: capitalism has no solution

NUS week of action 26 February - 1 March

World Social Forum

Workers' anger at Sri Lankan government attacks

 
 

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The Socialist 23 February 2001, Fight For Socialist Change

spotFight For Socialist Change

Ditch the Labour cynics: LABOUR UNVEILED parts of its election programme last week saying the biggest threat to them winning a second term is voters' cynicism...


spotVAUXHALL WORKERS STRIKE BACK

THOUSANDS of Vauxhall workers will take strike action this Thursday, 22 February, against the company's plans to shut its Luton plant and axe over 2,000 jobs...


spotIraq bombing - US imperialism flexes its muscles

JUST WEEKS after his inauguration, US president George Bush has flexed his country's military muscles by bombing Iraq and in so doing has sought to demonstrate his 'decisiveness'...


spotGlobal warming: capitalism has no solution

A REPORT published last month by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a UN body, confirms the threat to the environment from global warming is occurring faster than previously predicted, writes Amrita Huggins.


spotNUS week of action 26 February - 1 March

EDUCATION IS in crisis. The elitist Blair government is attacking education 'from the cradle to the grave', spitefully snatching away the gains of a century. A chronic lack of funding condemns schools,...


spotWorld Social Forum

PORTO ALEGRE, state capital of Rio Grande do Sul, was the venue for the first World Social Forum from 25-30 January...


spotWorkers' anger at Sri Lankan government attacks

ANGER AT the Sri Lankan People's Alliance (PA) government is mounting by the day. The economic situation has become dire. Fuel prices have gone up four times in six months, bus fares have doubled in three...