The Socialist

The Socialist 21 July 2005

Troops out of Iraq: No to terrorism - No to war

Troops out of Iraq

No to terror! No to war!

Hospital workers condemn terrorism and war

Workers maintain class unity

Iraq: War and occupation bring growing misery

al-Qa'ida: US imperialism's deadly legacy

Stop the War Coalition's missed opportunity

Karl Marx: the greatest philosopher of all time

Hands off our housing

Judge lets rail bosses walk free

Ted Heath, Tory premier who took on the workers and lost

Defending civil service jobs

Delegates fight to defend democracy at TGWU conference:

National finance meeting success

 
 

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The Socialist 21 July 2005, Troops out of Iraq: No to terrorism - No to war

spotTroops out of Iraq

For a united demonstration against terrorism and war.
TONY BLAIR has attempted since the London bombings to claim there is no connection between the appalling events in London on 7 July and his government's involvement in the invasion and occupation of Iraq.


spotNo to terror! No to war!

After the London bombings: THE MAIN reaction of working people to the horror of the London bombings has been a mood of unity against terrorism...


spotHospital workers condemn terrorism and war

SINCE THE bombings, the Socialist Party has been calling for an emergency demonstration to be organised with the clear message: 'No to terror, no to war, no to racism'...


spotWorkers maintain class unity

WHEN I read newspaper stories of the arrests in West Yorkshire, I realised that the Dewsbury bomber was the son in law of Farida, a Unison member I visited only three weeks ago...


spotIraq: War and occupation bring growing misery

WHILE PEOPLE in Britain and Europe stood silent in respect of the victims of the London bombings, the families of the 27 Iraqis, including 18 children, blown up in a suicide car bombing in Baghdad buried their...


spotal-Qa'ida: US imperialism's deadly legacy

THE LONDON bombings have drawn attention to the Islamic terrorist training camps operating in the Afghanistan/Pakistan border areas...


spotStop the War Coalition's missed opportunity

SOCIALIST PARTY members on the Stop the War Coalition (STWC) steering committee moved a resolution at its meeting this week...


spotKarl Marx: the greatest philosopher of all time

"PHILOSOPHERS HAVE interpreted the world the point is to change it." This was the opening of Melvin Bragg's Radio 4 programme In Our time, broadcast on 14 July...


spotHands off our housing

Brighton: AFTER MANY years of delays, obfuscations, U-turns and about-turns, Brighton and Hove council is finally going to decide on the future of council housing locally...


spotJudge lets rail bosses walk free

Hatfield disaster: A JUDGE has thrown out manslaughter charges against five rail executives from Railtrack and Balfour Beatty, accused of killing the four people who died in the October 2000 Hatfield train crash...


spotTed Heath, Tory premier who took on the workers and lost

THE DEATH of former Tory prime minister Edward Heath has produced a series of gushing eulogies celebrating his 'one-nation', 'caring' premiership...


spotDefending civil service jobs

NEW LABOUR'S civil service cuts programme is in crisis. Up to seventy civil service IT projects have received secret "red warnings"...


spotDelegates fight to defend democracy at TGWU conference:

THE PROPOSED merger of the Transport and General Workers Union (TGWU) with two other unions - Amicus and the GMB - was the predominant issue at the TGWU conference in Blackpool last week...


spotNational finance meeting success

Around thirty members attended the national finance meeting on 16-17 July, with the aim of developing our finance organisers across England and Wales...