The Socialist

The Socialist 14 September 2001

World Crisis Deepens

After the carnage in the USA: World Crisis Deepens

World Recession Looms

Action not words to defeat privatisation

Scrap Fees! Restore the Grant!

Growing Crisis in Higher Education

Northern Ireland: Working Class Must Unite Against Sectarianism


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The Socialist 14 September 2001, World Crisis Deepens

spotAfter the carnage in the USA: World Crisis Deepens

THE KILLING of thousands of innocent civilians in New York, Washington and elsewhere in the US has caused horror and revulsion among ordinary working people worldwide...

spotWorld Recession Looms

"VERY HAIRY and very scary" was how one London fund manager described the stock market after the FTSE 100 plunged to its lowest level for three years...

spotAction not words to defeat privatisation

EVEN BEFORE a recession, opposition to Blair's privatisation plans are growing. Polls show that a majority of people think that schools and hospitals should be provided entirely or mostly by the public...

spotScrap Fees! Restore the Grant!

FOUR YEARS of New Labour government has left Higher Education in crisis. Several former polytechnics face fines from HEFCE (the higher education funding council for England) for failing to recruit enough...

spotGrowing Crisis in Higher Education

THOUSANDS OF university places are going unfilled because students can no longer afford to go to university. Meanwhile some universities' futures hang in the balance because of lack of funding, writes Kieran Roberts.

spotNorthern Ireland: Working Class Must Unite Against Sectarianism

THE SITUATION outside the Holy Cross primary school has developed into an ugly stand-off as community leaders talk about trying to settle the conflict...