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11 July 2011
* Nationalise the media to allow full and democratic freedom of discussion and decision-making
'Murdochgate', the News of the World scandal, is Britain's Watergate, writes Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary
21 April 2010
The first television debate, on 15 April, between the leaders of the main parties was the first such election debate in Britain, writes Paula Mitchell.
15 March 2010
New Labour revealed its true colours over the weekend. Senior figures queued up to take the side of British Airways management as cabin crew prepare for strike action on 20th March...
10 March 2010
ANTI-AFGHANISTAN war campaigner Joe Glenton, a Lance-Corporal in the logistics corps, was found guilty of going absent without leave at a court martial and jailed for nine months...
19 January 2010
On the day when the TUC and others write to the government to express their concern that 620,000 people have been out of work for over a year, we hear that Gordon Brown is to expand the army cadet forces in state schools, writes Sarah Sachs-Eldridge.
2 December 2009
PUBLIC ANGER at the blatant spin and lies used to justify the invasion and occupation of Iraq by those with blood on their hands - messrs Blair and Brown - has resulted in the Chilcot Inquiry, writes Matt Dobson.
24 November 2009
THE CORONATION of Afghanistan's president Hamid Karzai offers no solution to the long suffering workers and poor peasants of Afghanistan, writes Nick Chaffey.
7 October 2009
Tories, LibDems, Labour - competing to slash our jobs and services: The 'lesser' or 'greater' evil is not a real choice, claims Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary. 'Like an impenetrable sea mist, the prospect of a Tory government hung over New Labour's conference in Brighton... '
7 July 2009
Editorial: U-TURNS, BACKTRACKING, mistakes, lies, defeats, clutching at straws - all everyday occurrences for a government clinging to power by its fingertips...
10 June 2009
JAMES PURNELL, government minister at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), resigned last week - one of an increasing number of ministerial resignations from Gordon Brown's disintegrating government...
15 April 2009
Let yourself go: SOME FIVE million workers in the US have lost their jobs since the start of the current recession. But while mass unemployment is a cause of widespread misery and hardship, to some TV producers it's an...
1 April 2009
On 26 March, those who passed through Walthamstow town square in east London came across a very incongruous sight, writes Kay Shipway.
18 February 2009
Workers at BMW's Mini plant at Cowley in Oxford reacted in fury when they were given an hour's notice that they were losing their jobs, writes Alison Hill.
18 February 2009
GORDON BROWN carelessly managed to lose two key banking advisers last week. Sir James Crosby, former chief executive of HBOS bank, (which together with its merger partner Lloyds got £37 billion-plus emergency...
14 January 2009
I am standing for election to become president of Usdaw because our union needs to be a fighting union. We should be building a mass campaign against job losses but also demanding a minimum wage of £8 an hour without exemptions. The union should be taking workers' wages and conditions forward, not watching them go backwards.
15 October 2008
Bankers bailed out: EUROPEAN LEADERS are following Brown and Darling's policy of big bank bailouts. The total bailout in Europe could total £1.5 trillion while the US government seems likely to inject another £400 billion...
31 July 2008
Grodon Brown meltdown. Cartoon by Suz
A 22% swing to the Scottish National Party (SNP) resulted in the overturn of a previous 13,500 Labour majority and the SNP won with a majority of just over 300.
17 June 2008
Protest against George W Bush visit to Britain, photo Paul Mattsson
15 June 2008
TONY BLAIR and his coterie live in a fantasy world. Blair is now one of the most hated prime ministers in history, yet his closest advisers have drawn up a plan for him to depart after May 2007, saying that "he needs to go with the crowds wanting more." Hannah Sell writes.
3 June 2008
Grodon Brown meltdown. Cartoon on cover of Socialism Today, June 2008, by Suz
LABOUR ARE hated - it's official! A YouGov poll last week put them at their most unpopular since opinion polling began in 1943. Then, Labour was soon to introduce the NHS and the welfare state. That Labour Party is gone forever, writes Tom Baldwin.
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