The Socialist

The Socialist 7 July 2005

Organise to make capitalism history

Organise to make capitalism history

Millions demand an end to poverty

"We need to change the system"

Climate change: Big business writes agenda for Bush

Don't scrap our school!

Worldwide attack on higher education

Pride 2005

Block Bush in the streets!

Workers bring Melbourne to a halt

Iranian hardliner's victory stuns Western leaders

International solidarity - more than a slogan

Heathrow workers fight pay and job cuts

National rail strike looms

TGWU conference: Building a fighting union

 
 

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The Socialist 7 July 2005, Organise to make capitalism history

spotOrganise to make capitalism history

CWI on the demo in Scotland
After Live 8 and G8: A QUARTER of a million marching in Edinburgh. 200,000 at Live 8 in Hyde Park, London. One million in Philadelphia, USA and 2...


spotMillions demand an end to poverty

AS THE leaders of the G8 imperialist powers began to assemble in Gleneagles, Scotland (where hotel rooms are 685 per night) millions of people around the world took to the streets and attended concerts to...


spot"We need to change the system"

ON SATURDAY 2 July about 250,000 demonstrated through the streets of Edinburgh to protest against the G8 summit and to call for an end to poverty...


spotClimate change: Big business writes agenda for Bush

GEORGE BUSH still hasn't accepted that global warming exists, but he accepts that scientists say it exists...


spotDon't scrap our school!

TWO HUNDRED angry school students, parents and teachers from two secondary schools marched and then demonstrated outside a board meeting of Hackney Learning Trust last week...


spotWorldwide attack on higher education

THE G8 Summit claimed that helping people in the 'developing world' was top of their agenda...


spotPride 2005

WAS THE London LGBT Pride more political this year? An event which takes place to remember the 1969 Stonewall riots and the birth of the gay rights movement...


spotBlock Bush in the streets!

Stop the right-wing takeover of the US Supreme Court: WITH THE resignation of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the most contentious political battle of Bush's second term has begun...


spotWorkers bring Melbourne to a halt

OVER 100,000 workers marched through Melbourne on 30 June, against the imminent attacks of the Federal Government of John Howard under the new Industrial Relations legislation...


spotIranian hardliner's victory stuns Western leaders

Iranian elections: MAHMOUD AHMADINEJAD, an Islamic conservative and former revolutionary guard, has been elected president of Iran...


spotInternational solidarity - more than a slogan

RECENTLY, WORKERS for the Mondi Company in Slovakia, who were fired by management for setting up a genuine trade union and demanding higher wages, won an important court case...


spotHeathrow workers fight pay and job cuts

WORKERS AT Gate Gourmet - a catering company at Heathrow which works for various international airlines - have decisively rejected a company plan which would lead to huge job cuts and worsening of conditions...


spotNational rail strike looms

RMT conference: THE RAIL union RMT Annual General Meeting in Exeter last week called a ballot for a national rail strike affecting the whole of Network Rail...


spotTGWU conference: Building a fighting union

THE TGWU'S CONFERENCE will begin this year with a rally for activists and delegates...