The Socialist

The Socialist 8 November 2002

Fight Poverty Pay

Fight Poverty Pay

No To War With Iraq

Top-Up Fees Will Increase Society's Class Divisions

Fight For The Full Claim

Turkey's Ruling Parties Routed In Elections

Building The Action Against The War

Brazil: Will The Workers' Party Live Up To Its Name?

Rob Williams - Standing For Socialism

Israel's Governing Coalition Splits

True Spies


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The Socialist 8 November 2002, Fight Poverty Pay

spotFight Poverty Pay

THE FIREFIGHTERS have postponed their action for the moment but there is no let-up in the struggles against low pay, writes Bill Mullins.

spotNo To War With Iraq

31 October thousands say...: FOUR THOUSAND protesters marched to 10 Downing St on 31 October as tens of thousands staged demonstrations across the country against war with Iraq, writes Ken Douglas.

spotTop-Up Fees Will Increase Society's Class Divisions

IMPERIAL COLLEGE London plans to introduce top-up fees. That highlights the growing divide within the education system. At present all universities charge 1,050 a year - a rate set by the government, writes Colin Wray.

spotFight For The Full Claim

THE FIREFIGHTERS' union has suspended another strike, while at the same time declaring a 48-hour strike to start at 6pm on 13 November

spotTurkey's Ruling Parties Routed In Elections

TURKEY'S ELECTORATE passed judgement on the governing coalition's handling of the country's economic crisis by voting them out of office

spotBuilding The Action Against The War

FOLLOWING ON from the massive 400,000 strong anti-war demonstration of 28 September, the Stop the War Coalition called for a day of action against war with Iraq on 31 October

spotBrazil: Will The Workers' Party Live Up To Its Name?

NOW FORMER metalworker Lula, leader of the Workers Party (PT) has won the election for Brazil's presidency, a new era of class struggle is opening up

spotRob Williams - Standing For Socialism

Socialist Party Wales has selected Rob Williams to stand in the Aberavon constituency for the Welsh assembly elections 2003

spotIsrael's Governing Coalition Splits

THE ISRAELI 'national unity' government coalition has collapsed following the withdrawal of six Labour ministers. Elections have been called for early next year, writes Judy Beishon.

spotTrue Spies

DAVID SHAYLER has been given a six-month prison sentence on charges that he acted illegally in blowing the whistle on the undemocratic and murderous activities of Britain's secret state, writes Ken Smith.