The Socialist

The Socialist 9 June 2005

Join the G8 protests

Join the G8 protests

Stop taking liberties!

Brown spins but won't end debt

Fight for the right to organise

Socialist students spearheads unionisation campaign in Leicester

Socialist Party gains on UNISON's NEC

Growing class struggles will increase tensions

Unions must fight Blair and Brown's plans

NATFHE members prepare for future battles

Pakistan: Strike resists Telecom privatisation

Bolivian workers fight privatisation and imperialism

Netherlands: An overwhelming 'No' vote to EU constitution

Largest union in Northern Ireland backs fight against water charges

 
 

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The Socialist 9 June 2005, Join the G8 protests

spotJoin the G8 protests

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TENS OF thousands of people are making plans to travel to Scotland at the beginning of July to demonstrate against world poverty...


spotStop taking liberties!

ONE OF David Blunkett's last acts as Home Secretary was to offer Sheffield as host city to a meeting of G8 Interior and 'in'Justice Ministers...


spotBrown spins but won't end debt

Gordon Brown - arm-in-arm with Oxfam - is proclaiming himself as the new champion of the poor and making his bid to be the next Prime Minister...


spotFight for the right to organise

THE SOCIALIST previously reported on how basic democratic rights are under attack in Tony Blair's New 'authoritarian' Britain...


spotSocialist students spearheads unionisation campaign in Leicester

With the ending of both the grant and free education by successive Tory and Labour governments more students have to work to be able to afford to get through their degree...


spotSocialist Party gains on UNISON's NEC

THE SOCIALIST Party group on public sector union UNISON's 70-plus ruling National Executive Council (NEC) has been increased from three to five members following the recent elections...


spotGrowing class struggles will increase tensions

DURING THE recent general election, the leaders of some of Britain's biggest trade unions desperately tried to mobilise their members to back Labour...


spotUnions must fight Blair and Brown's plans

GORDON BROWN'S speech to the GMB union conference was full of fine words about ending poverty worldwide and investing in "neglected public services"...


spotNATFHE members prepare for future battles

THIS YEAR'S Annual Conference of lecturers' union NATFHE took place at a time of the greatest offensive by the employers and the government against pay and conditions since the Incorporation (privatisation)...


spotPakistan: Strike resists Telecom privatisation

ONLY WEEKS before the G8 summit, Pakistan telecom workers, through all-out struggle, have shown how to fight privatisation - one element of the 'neo-liberal' policies promoted by the likes of Bush and Blair...


spotBolivian workers fight privatisation and imperialism

Bolivian workers have been battling the vicious neo-liberal policies of their government backed by Western imperialism...


spotNetherlands: An overwhelming 'No' vote to EU constitution

LAST WEEK'S vote on the European Constitution was the first time in more than 200 years that Dutch people had a referendum...


spotLargest union in Northern Ireland backs fight against water charges

THE FOLLOWING press release from the 'We Won't Pay' campaign, in Northern Ireland, a campaign to organise mass non-payment of water charges (taxes), which the government intends to introduce...