The Socialist

The Socialist 11 May 2001

Vote Socialist

Vote Socialist

Get Tough On The Nazis

An alternative to the lesser of two evils

Son of Star Wars: Stepping up the nuclear arms race

May Day 2001: Detained but defiant

YSA: Challenging capitalism, challenging the state

A merging of forces beneficial to the working class?

Philippines - People Power III?

Tory pre-election blues

 
 

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The Socialist 11 May 2001, Vote Socialist

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Tony Blair - Bosses' puppet, photo Alan Hardman

Tony Blair - Bosses' puppet, photo Alan Hardman

...because nobody pulls our strings
TONY BLAIR has finally called the election. Socialist Party candidates will present a positive socialist alternative to counter the same old cynical pro-big business policies of Labour, Tories and Liberals.


spotGet Tough On The Nazis

Leicester, Oldham, Bermondsey... NEW LABOUR and the Tories are competing with each other to be 'tough on crime' and 'tough on asylum-seekers'...


spotAn alternative to the lesser of two evils

BOOKMAKERS PUT Labour as high as 40-1 on to win the forthcoming general election. Polls estimate Labour could get a majority of over 200 on the current projections of how people will vote...


spotSon of Star Wars: Stepping up the nuclear arms race

ANTI-NUCLEAR protesters and millions of working-class people will oppose George Bush's new defence strategy, based on the National Missile Defence system (NMD - dubbed 'Son of Star Wars'), writes Chris Newby.


spotMay Day 2001: Detained but defiant

THE MONOPOLY board game was the theme of London's May Day protests. Cyclists met at King's Cross opposing the private rail companies and demanding decent public transport, writes Manny Thain.


spotYSA: Challenging capitalism, challenging the state

YOUNG SOCIALIST Action (YSA) played a significant role in this year's anti-capitalist May Day protests in London, writes Zena Awad and Kieran Roberts.


spotA merging of forces beneficial to the working class?

ON 1 May the membership of the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) in Scotland wound up its separate organisation and became part of the Scottish Socialist Party (SSP)...


spotPhilippines - People Power III?

DAYS OF angry street demonstrations in the Philippines capital Manila culminated in an attack on the presidential palace in the early hours of 1 May, writes Clare Doyle.


spotTory pre-election blues

THE TORY Party is in disarray. The party's right-wing racist policies are showing up leader William Hague as a desperate politician who'll plumb any depths to win votes - but very unsuccessfully! A month...