The Socialist

The Socialist 16 June 2005

G8 debt deal won't end poverty

G8 debt deal won't end poverty

Come and join 150 young socialists from all over Europe

Capitalism unbound: the oil industry

Is nuclear power the solution?

Hands off our education!

New Labour's sham democracy exposed

On the public sector front line

We won't see you in Courts!

Striking against the two-tier workforce

Saving Royal Mail from the vultures

Pakistan: Government clamps down on telecom protesters

Mugabe tightens his grip on Zimbabwe

 
 

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The Socialist 16 June 2005, G8 debt deal won't end poverty

spotG8 debt deal won't end poverty

MOST PEOPLE would have cheered the news that 18 of the world's poorest countries are to have their World Bank and International Monetary Fund debts cancelled...


spotCome and join 150 young socialists from all over Europe

The campaign to bring young people from England and Wales to our ISR camp in July is steaming ahead...


spotCapitalism unbound: the oil industry

The oil industry was born out of modern capitalism and its thirst for "black gold"...


spotIs nuclear power the solution?

The G8 Summit has been billed as being around the twin global issues of climate change and world poverty...


spotHands off our education!

CAMPAIGNERS IN Nottingham and London have organised protests this weekend against local attacks on education...


spotNew Labour's sham democracy exposed

ON SATURDAY 18 June, workers and users from the Walthamstow Learning Centre, local residents and the Walthamstow Socialist Party will be protesting against the proposed closure of the adult education centre...


spotOn the public sector front line

Civil service union PCS conference: THE PUBLIC and Commercial Services union (PCS) conference meeting last week in Brighton was notable in many ways...


spotWe won't see you in Courts!

IN A growing international trend, workers' pensions are being subject to cuts and ever-diminishing conditions while executives are receiving astronomical retirement packages...


spotStriking against the two-tier workforce

Liverpool hospital workers: OVER 600 caterers, porters and domestics at Aintree Hospital NHS Trust were on strike on 13 June...


spotSaving Royal Mail from the vultures

CWU conference: THE THREATENED privatisation of Royal Mail has dominated this year's Communication Workers' Union (CWU) conference...


spotPakistan: Government clamps down on telecom protesters

LAST WEEKEND, the Pakistani government started a crackdown against telecommunications workers, following the refusal of the nine union-strong Action Committee to be bullied into privatisation...


spotMugabe tightens his grip on Zimbabwe

FOLLOWING ZIMBABWE'S 31 March general election in which the ruling Zanu-PF party won a "landslide victory," President Robert Mugabe has unleashed armed police against street traders and shanty town...