In this issue:
The Socialist 5 July 2002, Change This Rotten System!
Change This Rotten System
Enron, Anderson, WorldCom, Xerox,...: GREED, FRAUD, sleaze - every day the real nature of capitalism is being revealed. WorldCom, the US's second biggest long-distance telephone company, has carried out the biggest corporate fraud in history
WorldCom fraud: Capitalism Is A Bankrupt System
THE US, the most powerful economy in the world, responsible for a third of world output, is reeling with shock
New Labour's tax-avoiding friends
A Nice Little Racket: AT THE Wimbledon tennis championships last week KPMG - one of the top accountancy firms suspected of malpractice in the recent big business scandals - had a corporate hospitality marquee
Making Criminals Out Of Us All
HOME SECRETARY David Blunkett hopes to introduce Identity (ID) Cards which we would have to carry to gain access to public services such as health, benefits and education, writes By John Reid.
Innocent Afghans Killed By US 'Friendly Fire'
"THE ENEMY doesn't value human life", said George Bush when launching his "war against terrorism"
Watergate: Rotten Apples In A Mouldy Barrel
THIRTY YEARS ago the 'Watergate' political scandal rocked US capitalism, exposing the corrupt and reactionary intrigues of the Nixon presidency and its spy agencies
Argentina: New Crisis As Cops Kill Protesters
THOUSANDS OF Argentinians marched on the National Congress building in Buenos Aires on 28 June demanding the resignation of caretaker president Eduardo Duhalde
Tower Hamlets by-election: Socialist Alliance Provides No Alternative
A SOCIALIST ALLIANCE (SA) candidate polled just nine votes in the Blackwall & Cubitt Town council by-election in East London's Tower Hamlets borough on 27 June, writes Clive Heemskerk.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers: Fighting For Real Equality
AS LESBIANS, gay men, bisexuals and transgender (LGBT) people hit London's streets on 6 July for Pride, the LGBT communities can see formal equality at least in sight, writes Wayne Lovett, Socialist Party Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender Group & AMICUS member.