The Socialist

The Socialist 8 May 2004

And They Call This Liberation

And They Call This Liberation


New Labour's Education Crisis

Socialist Councillors: There Aren't Enough Of Them!

Fighting For Decent Homes


Campaigning Against Low Pay In The Civil Service

Fighting Victimisation

FBU conference: Time To Break The Link With New Labour

The Winter of Discontent: When Workers Could Take No More


Strikes in Italy: Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

European Union Constitution - What's It All About?

 
 

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The Socialist 8 May 2004, And They Call This Liberation

spot And They Call This Liberation

spotNew Labour's Education Crisis

Council elections 10 June: TONY BLAIR wants to rule Britain for a third term. He's been looking enviously at former Tory Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher who began her decade-long reign of destruction 25 years ago...


spotSocialist Councillors: There Aren't Enough Of Them!

The Socialist Party is to stand up to 12 candidates in the local elections in Coventry on 10 June...


spot Fighting For Decent Homes

spotCampaigning Against Low Pay In The Civil Service

Department for Work and Pensions: THE HIGH level of support for the second two-day strike at Easter by PCS civil service union members over the 2003 pay claim rocked Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) management...


spotFighting Victimisation

KOLA SHOKUNBI, a UNISON steward at Whipps Cross hospital in east London, has been sacked by Initial Hospital Services. Initial allege that Kola shouted at a manager, which he denies...


spotFBU conference: Time To Break The Link With New Labour

THE FIRE Brigades Union (FBU) conference starts on 11 May. In the wake of last year's national strikes against low pay, the two keynote conference debates will be on pay and the union's link with New Labour...


spot The Winter of Discontent: When Workers Could Take No More

spotStrikes in Italy: Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

THIS YEAR'S May Day came at a time of heightened tension in Italian society and of some of the most dramatic strike struggles in Europe. CLARE DOYLE reports...


spotEuropean Union Constitution - What's It All About?

- Why has Tony Blair promised a referendum on the constitution?
'What part of "no" don't you understand?' was the answer that Blair's official spokesman, Tom Kelly, gave a month ago when asked whether there would be a national referendum on the European constitution.