The Socialist

The Socialist 12 June 2004

'Pay Us A Living Wage'

'Pay Us A Living Wage'

NUT general secretary election candidate says 'Stop The Pensions Robbery'

Socialist Party Election Successes

How We Won Our Tribunal Case

A Summer Of Discontent?

PCS Members Fight Low Pay

Iraq's Sovereignty Sham

Eyewitness In Iraq

100,000 March Against Bush And Berlusconi

Chile's Workers Battle Against Neo-Liberalism

New Workers' Party Founded In Brazil

Obituary - Rotimi Ewebiyi (1963-2004)

Ronald Reagan: A Rabid Cold War Warrior


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The Socialist 12 June 2004, 'Pay Us A Living Wage'

spot'Pay Us A Living Wage'

WAR IN Iraq, privatisation, cuts in public services - these are issues that ordinary people wanted to punish Blair for in the elections. But workers' anger in the workplace is also erupting over low pay, attacks on pensions and conditions, and...

spotNUT general secretary election candidate says 'Stop The Pensions Robbery'

ON 7 June the ballot to elect the next general secretary of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) opened. Martin Powell-Davies, secretary of Lewisham NUT is challenging in the election from outside the union establishment...

spot Socialist Party Election Successes

spotHow We Won Our Tribunal Case

Whipps Cross Hospital: KOLA SHOKUNBI, UNISON shop steward at Whipps Cross hospital in east London and Socialist Party member, has won his appeal against unfair dismissal...

spotA Summer Of Discontent?

RAILWORKERS, CIVIL servants, airport workers, local government workers, and even racing stalls handlers are currently threatening action on pay and conditions...

spot PCS Members Fight Low Pay

spotIraq's Sovereignty Sham

THE US presidential election campaign is governing US policy half a world away in Iraq...

spotEyewitness In Iraq

Socialism 2004 will open with a rally on the theme of "The Price of Occupying Iraq: A World in Turmoil".
Amongst the speakers will be Haifa Zangana, an exiled Iraqi novelist and activist, who was jailed and tortured for her political opposition to Saddam Hussein's Ba'ath regime.
She spoke to The Socialist this week.

spot100,000 March Against Bush And Berlusconi

"NO BUSH - No war" was the main slogan of the 100,000 strong week-day protest in Rome on 4 June, when US President Bush was coming to visit his fellow warmonger Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi...

spotChile's Workers Battle Against Neo-Liberalism

THE CHILEAN capitalists claim that unlike the other Latin American countries they have managed a successful economy...

spotNew Workers' Party Founded In Brazil

AMIDST ENTHUSIASTIC scenes, upwards of 1,000 workers, young people and representatives from the landless movement, formed a new party - "Party of Socialism and Liberty" (SOL) - in Brasília on 5-6 June...

spotObituary - Rotimi Ewebiyi (1963-2004)

THE COMMITTEE for a Workers' International (CWI) deeply regrets to announce the death, at the age of 41, of Rotimi Ewebiyi, a leader of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) in Nigeria and a member of the CWI's International Executive Committee (IEC)...

spotRonald Reagan: A Rabid Cold War Warrior

IF YOU believe the eulogies from Margaret Thatcher, Mikhail Gorbachev, the Pope and Tony Blair, then Ronald Reagan, who died last week, was 'a man of peace, of vision, a freedom fighter who liberated the 'communist' world, and a friend of Britain'...