The Socialist

The Socialist 7 August 2004

Wealth Gap Widens Under Blair

Wealth Gap Widens Under Blair

'We Need Workers' Rights'

Civil Servants On Strike


WTO - The Enemy Of The Poor

Building A Party Of World Socialism

Teamster Rebellion

Genocidal Horror In Sudan


Throw Out Agenda For Change Now!

Respect Wins First Councillor

New Labour Wrecks Firefighters' Pay Deal

South Yorkshire First Bus Drivers On The Road To Victory

 
 

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The Socialist 7 August 2004, Wealth Gap Widens Under Blair

spotWealth Gap Widens Under Blair

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) latest report, 'The State of the Nation' confirms what we know only too well - Britain is deeply divided...


spot'We Need Workers' Rights'

THE COMPANY that I work for is, by all accounts, a reputable place to work. The job is in retail but pays a decent wage (for shop work), offers a reasonable discount rate and in the main it is a pleasant environment to work in, (other than when...


spot Civil Servants On Strike

spotWTO - The Enemy Of The Poor

LAST WEEK the World Trade Organisation (WTO), one of the pillars of the world capitalist 'order', met in Geneva. World trade is dominated by a few hundred greedy multinationals who also control the WTO...


spotBuilding A Party Of World Socialism

CWI European school 2004: THE CRISIS in the world economy, the imperialist war and occupation of Iraq, the political upheavals in Latin America, the bosses' neo-liberal offensive against workers jobs and conditions.....


spotTeamster Rebellion

1934 Minneapolis: SEVENTY YEARS ago, a general strike movement led by a small Trotskyist group in the US city of Minneapolis resulted in a victory for the Teamsters general union and marked a decisive phase in the struggle of US labour...


spot Genocidal Horror In Sudan

Socialist Party news and analysis

spotThrow Out Agenda For Change Now!

THE PAY and job evaluation package for health workers, Agenda for Change (AFC) is proving a problem for management and the national trade union leaders...


spotRespect Wins First Councillor

OLI RAHMAN, Respect's GLA candidate in the June elections, won the St. Dunstan's & Stepney council by-election on 29 July in the East London borough of Tower Hamlets...


spotNew Labour Wrecks Firefighters' Pay Deal

FIRE BRIGADES union members are balloting again for industrial action after negotiations on the brink of settlement were wrecked by the direct intervention of the government...


spotSouth Yorkshire First Bus Drivers On The Road To Victory

THE INDEFINITE strike by 1,500 South Yorkshire First bus drivers, members of the transport union TGWU, is now into its third week. In a postal ballot, drivers rejected the last company offer by 723-502 votes...