The Socialist

The Socialist 18 May 2001

Fed Up With Labour's Empty Promises? Vote For A Socialist Alternative

Vote For A Socialist Alternative

Tuition fees no way! Fight Threats To Non-Payers

Taxing our patience

Major parties leave students in debt

Nellist launches Socialist Alliance manifesto

Women fed up of 'hard' Labour

Italian general election: Mr Big buys his way to power

Council workers back anti-cuts candidate

New Labour's 'ten year' plans

 
 

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The Socialist 18 May 2001, Fed Up With Labour's Empty Promises? Vote For A Socialist Alternative

spotVote For A Socialist Alternative

Fed Up With Labour's Empty Promises?: LABOUR still haven't delivered on their previous unambitious election pledges but they now want us to swallow five new key pledges in good faith...


spotTuition fees no way! Fight Threats To Non-Payers

COVENTRY UNIVERSITY has backed down from its threat to carry out mass exclusions of students for non-payment of fees, writes Naomi Byron, Save Free Education (SFE).


spotTaxing our patience

THE FIRST week of election campaigning has been dominated by arguments over public spending. Hague's arguments about "tax cuts being an idea whose time has come" - hoping to emulate George W Bush -...


spotMajor parties leave students in debt

A SURVEY for the Times Higher Education Supplement shows massive opposition to tuition fees and the abolition of the grant, writes Kieran Roberts.


spotNellist launches Socialist Alliance manifesto

DAVE NELLIST, Socialist Party councillor and national chair of the Socialist Alliance, along with other Socialist Alliance prospective parliamentary candidates, presented the Alliance's manifesto outside Millbank Tower - the HQ of New Labour - on Wednesday 16 May...


spotWomen fed up of 'hard' Labour

A YOUNG Women's Christian Association (YWCA) survey says that one-third of women aged 18-30 probably won't vote in the general election, writes Clare James.


spotItalian general election: Mr Big buys his way to power

RIGHT-WING BILLIONAIRE Silvio Berlusconi, has won the Italian general election...


spotCouncil workers back anti-cuts candidate

A MASS meeting of 400 council workers in Hackney has agreed to continue their campaign against attacks on their pay and conditions, writes Jim Horton.


spotNew Labour's 'ten year' plans

Election 2001: WE CARRY on our series on what the main political parties are offering with an analysis of New Labour's programme. JANE JAMES takes a look at Blair's hollow ideas...