In this issue:
The Socialist 26 October 2001, Stop This Brutal War
Stop This Brutal War
Lost lives, lost jobs...: Every day it's becoming clearer who will pay for this brutal war. Hundreds of ordinary Afghans have already been killed and injured...
Fight Cuts In Jobs And Services
Waltham Forest: THREE HUNDRED people marched in Waltham Forest, north-east London from the town square to the town hall to protest about cuts in social services. It was extremely lively and noisy, writes Simon Donovan, Chair Waltham Forest UNISON.
A New More Deadly Stage Of War
ONCE YOU disentangle the web of deception that's growing around the current war, then it's clear that the US and British governments are preparing to enter a new, even more brutal stage of the conflict...
Anthrax Scare Spreads New Worries In USA
THE UNITED States is now dominated by the growing anthrax scare. It started in Florida, spread to New York City and reached Washington DC with 31 US Senate workers testing positive for anthrax exposure...
Why The United Nations Can't Bring Peace
AFTER WEEKS of intensive bombing, with US ground forces in use and casualties growing, voices are calling for an end to the military campaign, writes Nick Chaffey.
Son of Railtrack: Nationalisation - But Not As We Know It
RAILTRACK'S DEMISE was a fitting end to its whole shameful history of sleaze, incompetence and worst of all accidents which killed and injured many passengers and rail workers, writes Bill Mullins, Socialist Party national industrial organiser.
Sharon Declares War On Palestinian Areas
THE ASSASSINATION of Israel's Tourism Minister arch-right-winger Rahavam Zeevi by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) has destroyed Western imperialism's current diplomatic attempts to put a lid on the Israeli-Arab conflict...