In this issue:
The Socialist 16 March 2001, Brown's Breadline Britain
Brown's Breadline Britain
Poverty Grows Under New Labour: NEW LABOUR faces a political crisis over foot-and-mouth. They can see the global turmoil in share prices. They obviously hope to hold an election soon, before things get even worse...
New Rail Safety Crisis: Renationalise now! Stop the tube sell-off
ANOTHER WEEK, another train crash. Fortunately, this time a crash in south London avoided fatalities through prompt action by drivers, writes Ken Smith.
Mexico - when Zapatista resistance came to town
LIKE A touring rock band the Zapatista motorised cavalcade arrived in Mexico city last weekend, having set out from their base in the southern state of Chiapas...
Hayes and Harlington: Great start to Socialist campaign
THE SOCIALIST Party's first general election meeting in Hayes and Harlington constituency attracted nearly 100 people to hear our candidate, Wally Kennedy, writes Roddy Keenan, UNISON senior steward (personal capacity).
Coventry needs socialist MPs
"THINGS CAN only get better," was the New Labour message four years ago. But things only got worse here, writes Stephen Spreadborough.
Budget: After the drought, a few drops of rain
GORDON BROWN'S budget was framed to guarantee a New Labour victory without scaring the big business horses says KEVIN PARSLOW...
US Economy Heading for intensive care
AN ECONOMIC storm is brewing over the USA that threatens to sweep across the Atlantic bringing mayhem and destruction in its wake, writes Jared Wood.
Ukraine - caught between a rock and a hard place
THE UKRAINIAN capital Kiev has been rocked by the biggest protest movement since 1991, triggered by the murder of a journalist...