The Socialist

The Socialist 30 June 2005

Down with the G8 - Fight for a socialist future

Workers and poor rise up against poverty

Sri Lanka: The struggle for survival and justice goes on

Capitalism means poverty and exploitation

CWI - who we are - what we fight for

Iraq sinks deeper into the quagmire

How can we change the world?

Fight for a socialist plan

Socialism 2005

ISR - youth on the march

The struggle for socialism in Scotland

Make Homophobia and Capitalism History!

Organising against the two-tier workforce

Labour declares war on the NHS

Fiery speeches but bland policy statements

 
 

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The Socialist 30 June 2005, Down with the G8 - Fight for a socialist future

spotWorkers and poor rise up against poverty

THE G8 countries' debt relief programme is soaked in cynicism and hypocrisy. ...


spotSri Lanka: The struggle for survival and justice goes on

THE PEOPLE in Sri Lanka who lost everything in the tsunami disaster of 26 December are still left with nothing...


spotCapitalism means poverty and exploitation

FOR YEARS, the majority of Pakistanis, like many people throughout Asia, Africa and Latin America, have seen their living standards slashed by their government's 'neo-liberal' policies - encouraged by Western imperialism...


spotCWI - who we are - what we fight for

THE COMMITTEE for a Workers' International (CWI) is an international socialist organisation fighting for the interests of working class people and youth across the globe...


spotIraq sinks deeper into the quagmire

Iraq: NO-ONE believed US vice-president Dick Cheney when he said the Iraqi insurgency was in its "last throes"...


spotHow can we change the world?

FEW SCIENCE fiction writers have succeeded in imagining a dystopian society more horrifying than the one we actually live in...


spotFight for a socialist plan

MORE THAN 20,000 people die each day in the neo-colonial world because of "extreme poverty"...


spotSocialism 2005

Socialism 2005 is an opportunity for anyone who is angry at the poverty and inequality in society to come together to debate socialist ideas...


spotISR - youth on the march

INTERNATIONAL SOCIALIST Resistance (ISR) is an international socialist organisation which is run by and for young people...


spotThe struggle for socialism in Scotland

Sinead Daly from International Socialists and a member of the Scottish Socialist Party (SSP) executive committee looks at the programme and evolution of the SSP...


spotMake Homophobia and Capitalism History!

THIS IS the Socialist Party Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) group message at this year's Pride...


30 June 2005

spotOrganising against the two-tier workforce

SIX HUNDRED caterers, laundry workers and domestics were on strike at Aintree Hospital, Liverpool, on 20 and 21 June. They are members of GMB, TGWU and UNISON, writes Andy Ford, Amicus North Manchester NHS Branch, personal capacity.

spotLabour declares war on the NHS

Kick out the private sector parasites: HEALTH SECRETARY Patricia Hewitt, on behalf of the government and the private companies it represents, has declared war on our National Health Service...


spotFiery speeches but bland policy statements

THE SOCIALIST Party's industrial organiser, Bill Mullins, reports from UNISON's annual conference, writes UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis gave a rousing speech to the conference:.