The Socialist

The Socialist 13 April 2001

Dinners For Them... Dole For The Workers

Dinners For Them... Dole For The Workers

Teacher shortage: Labour offers nothing

Football trial fiasco will stoke anger about racism

Knowsley Unison - Council Concedes Historic 35-Hours For All Deal

Socialists Gear Up For Election Campaign

Bush's China Syndrome

Construction: British Industry's Killing Fields

 
 

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The Socialist 13 April 2001, Dinners For Them... Dole For The Workers

spotDinners For Them... Dole For The Workers

THE BOSSES have cottoned on that an economic recession is threatening and they're telling us we all have to make sacrifices. But these sacrifices are not all equal...


spotTeacher shortage: Labour offers nothing

DELEGATES WERE heading to this Easter's annual conference of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) looking to step up the campaign to expose teacher shortages, writes Linda Taaffe, NUT national executive (personal capacity).


spotFootball trial fiasco will stoke anger about racism

What we think: THE HIGH-PROFILE collapse of the prosecution of Leeds United footballers, combined with other developments, has the potential to further inflame anger about racism in British society...


spotKnowsley Unison - Council Concedes Historic 35-Hours For All Deal

UNISON MEMBERS in Knowsley council on Merseyside have won a major victory in defending their 35-hour working week and extending it within the council workforce...


spotSocialists Gear Up For Election Campaign

THE DELAY in the general election campaign gives us longer to talk to working - class people and convince them to vote socialist...


spotBush's China Syndrome

AFTER A few months in power US President George W Bush, despite presenting himself as a caring conservative during the presidential elections, is pursuing a more hardline right-wing ideology both at home and abroad...


spotConstruction: British Industry's Killing Fields

IN THE year 1998-99 there were 66 workers' deaths in construction, 78 in 1999-2000 and this year there have been an average ten deaths per month...