The Socialist

The Socialist 24 November 2005

Don't let 'fat cats' axe our NHS

Don't let 'fat cats' axe our NHS

Save our health service

Campaign for a new workers' party

Big business destroying the planet

On the threshold of genderquake?

Demo opposes deportations

The Constant Gardener directed by Fernando Mereilles

Iraq - anger grows at brutal occupation

Turbulent politics as Sharon divorces Likud

Big gains for United Socialist Party

Venezuela: Stop the repression of trade unionists

Sheffield bus protest

Defending jobs, services and rights

FE colleges on strike!

 
 

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The Socialist 24 November 2005, Don't let 'fat cats' axe our NHS

spotDon't let 'fat cats' axe our NHS

THE CHIEF executive of Huddersfield's two primary care trusts recently described local midwives as a "disgrace" for daring to oppose plans to centralise consultant-led maternity services from Hudde...


spotSave our health service

Cardiff Royal Infirmary: NEW LABOUR Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt says she won't 'bail out' NHS hospitals that are in debt...


spotCampaign for a new workers' party

LAST WEEK the socialist reported on the launch of the Campaign for a New Workers' Party...


spotBig business destroying the planet

RAPID CLIMATE change, caused by pumping 'greenhouse gases' into the atmosphere resulting in global warming, is one of the greatest threats to our environment...


spotOn the threshold of genderquake?

30 years of the Equal Pay Act: THIRTY YEARS after the Equal Pay and Sex Discrimination Acts, ELAINE BRUNSKILL looks at what impact they have had on working-class women's lives...


spotDemo opposes deportations

AROUND 500 people joined the demonstration called in Manchester by unions and asylum support groups...


spotThe Constant Gardener directed by Fernando Mereilles

Adapted from the novel by John Le Carr...


spotIraq - anger grows at brutal occupation

SIXTY PERCENT of Americans now think that the 'blood shed' in Iraq is not worth it...


spotTurbulent politics as Sharon divorces Likud

THE ISRAELI government is collapsing in turmoil, forcing forward the date of the next general election by eight months...


spotBig gains for United Socialist Party

SRI LANKA'S presidential election was held against the backdrop of a faltering three-year ceasefire between the government and separatist Tamil Tigers (LTTE), a badly performing economy, and a population sti...


spotVenezuela: Stop the repression of trade unionists

THE FOLLOWING solidarity appeal calls for the immediate recognition of the SUPROFRAD union in the RACE pharmaceutical company plant, and for the re-admission of all those workers made redundant by management...


spotSheffield bus protest

AROUND 300 people marched through Sheffield last Saturday, 19 November, to protest at First's bus fares rise...


spotDefending jobs, services and rights

OVER 90,000 PCS members in the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will be balloted in December...


spotFE colleges on strike!

Huddersfield: LECTURERS AT many further education (FE) colleges in England were on strike on 16 November in a battle for a fair pay deal...