In this issue:
The Socialist 15 February 2002, Sleazy Labour Rewards Greedy Bosses
Sleazy Labour Rewards Greedy Bosses
ROGUE TRADER John Rusnak hit the headlines when he gambled away £530 million at a US outpost of Allied Irish Bank
No fees! For a living grant!
ON 20 February, students will show their anger about tuition fees in a massive demonstration in London, writes Christian Bunke, Manchester.
Welsh Assembly Short-Changes Students
STUDENTS IN Wales will greet the recent announcement by the Labour-Liberal administration in the Welsh Assembly that they are restoring grants as a partial victory for their campaigning for "Grants not Fees"
Free Education Now! International Socialist Resistance Day of action 15 March
THE INTERNATIONAL Socialist Resistance (ISR) conference held in Brussels on 15 December, decided to launch an international campaign for free education, writes Bart Vandersteene, International Resistance, Belgium.
LAST SATURDAY Coventry ISR hit the streets for its first public activity, with a stall campaigning against low pay and for a mass socialist/anti-capitalist movement
Blunkett's White Paper Reinforces Racism
THE GOVERNMENT'S new white paper on nationality, immigration and asylum is yet another attack on refugees' rights and a step backwards in the fight to cut across racism and division in Britain
Strike For The Full Claim
A MEMBER of Bristol Communication Workers' Union (CWU) spoke to The Socialist about the ballot result for a postal strike
Capitalism Has No 'Conscience'
TONY BLAIR dismally failed to resolve any of the many problems facing the peoples of central Asia on his recent tour
Colombia: Workers Win Victory In Teeth Of Reaction
A DECADE of civil war in Colombia has left 300,000 people dead and two million internally displaced, writes Simon Carter.
Queen's golden jubilee: Last Stand Of A Feudal Relic?
MEMBERS OF "the establishment", it seems, are very worried by public apathy towards street parties celebrating the Queen's Golden Jubilee this year, writes Steve Score.
Talking of gold...
THE QUEEN'S private wealth is valued at £1.15 billion, excluding the main royal palaces and property "held in trust for the nation" (which we never get to see) such as the world's largest private art collection