The Socialist

The Socialist 15 May 2004

Get The Troops Out

Get The Troops Out

Sinking Deeper Into The Iraq Quagmire

Torture Revelations: Shock Turns To Anger

Vote Socialist Alternative

Electoral agreement in Greenwich and Lewisham

Joint meeting inspires election fighters

Water Charges Rip-Off

Scotland: Nursery Nurses Fight On

Defending Our Union

Hospital staff back sacked steward

Stop press: FBU conference


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The Socialist 15 May 2004, Get The Troops Out

spotGet The Troops Out

THAT'S WHAT the majority of people in Britain are saying - according to an NOP poll taken this week. ...

spotSinking Deeper Into The Iraq Quagmire

"THE PHOTOS that lost Bush the war". That was how one US commentator referred to the images of torture and sexual abuse of Iraqi prisoners by US troops. Beamed across the globe, these appalling photos have provoked international outrage.

spot Torture Revelations: Shock Turns To Anger

spotVote Socialist Alternative

Seven years ago, when New Labour was elected, there was widespread hope that working-class people's lives would improve...

spotElectoral agreement in Greenwich and Lewisham

Greater London Authority elections 10 June: THE SOCIALIST PARTY has reached an electoral agreement for the 10 June Greater London Assembly elections with the Respect - Unity Coalition, headed by the anti-war MP, George Galloway...

spot Joint meeting inspires election fighters

spotWater Charges Rip-Off

WHAT WE need is a non-payment campaign," said one of the scores of people signing our petition against water charge rises in Coventry. "Why should we pay fifty quid more for what's falling out the sky now?" asked another...

spotScotland: Nursery Nurses Fight On

AFTER TEN weeks of all-out action there are still 2,500 nursery nurses on strike in Scotland. Nursery nurses who are organised in UNISON have put up a magnificent fight to achieve their demands: a wage that recognises the increased responsibilities...

spotDefending Our Union

WOMEN UNISON members at Avenue primary school in Newham, east London, were an inspiration on the morning of their second strike day...

spotHospital staff back sacked steward

KOLA SHOKUNBI's appeal against his dismissal from his job at Whipps Cross hospital in east London has been adjourned for the management to consider representations from UNISON...

spotStop press: FBU conference

THE Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has voted to suspend its conference after the employers' refusal to pay the 3.5% increase still outstanding from last November...