The Socialist

The Socialist 9 June 2000

Blair's Allies Desert Him

Blair's Allies Desert Him

No Post Office Sell-Off

New Labour's drugs policies don't work

Irish politicians scapegoat refugees


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The Socialist 9 June 2000, Blair's Allies Desert Him

spotBlair's Allies Desert Him

Anger grows against Labour as...: ANGER AND disillusionment with New Labour is at an all-time high. Since coming to power 170,000 jobs have gone in manufacturing. Compared to 1997, one million more people live below the poverty line, writes Hannah Sell.

spotNo Post Office Sell-Off

THE EUROPEAN Commission are proposing to end the postal monopoly for mail weighing more than 50 grams from the year 2003, writes Peter Redfarn.

spotNew Labour's drugs policies don't work

From Blair's introduction of a drugs Tsar to the recent death toll linked to contaminated heroin in Glasgow and Dublin, drugs are rarely out of the headlines...

spotIrish politicians scapegoat refugees

THE QUESTION of asylum seekers has come to the top of the political agenda in southern Ireland. Meanwhile, racist attacks, particularly against African asylum seekers and refugees, are on the increase,...