In this week's issue:
The Socialist 4 October 2007, issue Support postal workers: decisive action can win
Support postal workers: decisive action can win
Royal Mail's unrelenting attacks on postal workers' conditions have forced the Communication Workers Union (CWU) to re-start strike action... By Jane James
Postal workers on strike in June 2007, photo Paul Mattsson
"We've had the battle - now this is war!"
Protests make bosses ditch closure plan
War and terrorism
Iraq: end the occupation nightmare
THE LIVING nightmare of occupation and sectarian bloodshed continues without relent for the people in Iraq... By Greg Maughan
Stop the War Coalition (STWC) national demonstration
Monday 8 October
Assemble 1pm in Trafalgar Square
Although the demonstration route has not been agreed by the police, the STWC is planning to go ahead with it. See www.stopwar.org.uk for details.
Editorial and comment
Tory party fears an autumn election
Editorial: The Tories were beaten 10-0 on the eve of their conference in a football match with the press...
Banking turmoil continues
Socialist Party NHS campaign
Come to the NHS demo!
WHEN LABOUR ministers show themselves only to be concerned with glad-handing private-sector bosses and potential privatisers, it is clearly time for the trade unions to start organising against their plans to decimate our public services.
Demonstration against cuts in the NHS, 1 November 2006, photo Paul Mattsson
SWANSEA TRADE Union Council public meeting.
Stop the bed closures, Stop the job cuts, Defend the NHS.
Dolphin Hotel, Swansea city centre.
Wednesday 10 October, 7.30pm.
Socialist Party news and analysis
Classroom assistants on strike
Northern Ireland: OVER 2,000 classroom assistants took part in a solid one-day strike across Northern Ireland on 26 September against a pay cut and attacks on working conditions... By Gary Mulcahy Socialist Party Belfast
Brown dashed from the TUC to meet the hated Margaret Thatcher
Supermarket price-fixing scandal
Success! Double whammy for nursery campaign
Socialist Party features
EU's anti-working class 'reforms'
BITTER DIVISIONS over the European Union (EU) continue to gnaw at the mainstream political parties... By Manny Thain
Fighting nuclear power
Students want to fight back
University is becoming an absolute rip off! £3,000 a year for top-up fees. £100 a week rent in many student halls. Brighton University is charging students...
Socialist Party feature
Che Guevara - revolutionary fighter
Forty years after his death, flags, banners, portraits and the slogans of Che Guevara are carried on the mass demonstrations in the new revolt that is sweeping Latin America...
Socialist Party events
Socialism 2007: Ideas for our future
For young people new to the ideas of socialism, Socialism 2007 will be an indispensable opportunity for you to gather new knowledge, new ideas and new hope that a socialist world is possible.... By Richie Clesham, Somerset Socialist Students
International socialist news and analysis
Burma: Dictatorship under threat
BURMA'S MILITARY junta, through shootings, beatings and mass arrests has, for now, managed to quell weeks of pro-democracy protests...
Socialist Party reviews and comment
QPR buy-out - Reclaim the game!
AT LONG last Formula 1 moguls Flavio Briatore and Bernie Ecclestone have revealed what Queen's Park Rangers fans can expect from their takeover... By Jacqui Berry
It's a free world, a film by Ken Loach
Anno 1701 - Dawn of Discovery
Socialist Party workplace news
Local government pay offer: It's time for action
Once more workers in the public sector are finding themselves being forced to take action to hold back the rising tide of New Labour attacks... By Marc Glasscoe, branch secretary, Lincoln City Unison, personal capacity
Remploy workers win partial victory
Care workers on strike
National Shop Stewards Network makes plans