In this issue:
The Socialist 19 July 2003, Blair: Time To Go!
Tony Blair: Time To Go!
Tony Blair - Bosses' puppet, photo Alan Hardman
He lied about Weapons of Mass Destruction. 66% of people think Blair misled us about going to war with Iraq...
Devon Bus Workers Fight Low Pay
ON 8 July rail and transport union (RMT) members working for bus company Stagecoach Devon took the first of a series of one-day strikes, writes Steve Bush, Devon.
Right Wing Booed Out Of PCS Leadership
THE VICTORY of the left and the demise of the right wing in the PCS civil service union has to be one of the most significant developments in the trade union movement in recent years, writes Bill Mullins, Socialist Party industrial organiser.
Say No To Poverty Wages
Kick big business out of the NHS: HEALTH WORKERS at Royal Bolton Hospital (RBH) are continuing their fight with ISS Mediclean for a living wage, writes Hugh Caffrey, Manchester Socialist Party.
Debts and democracy: IRAQ'S POVERTY-wracked people face being "lumbered with billions of dollars of debt" under US plans to mortgage future Iraqi oil supplies, claim campaigners for debt relief...
Whipps Cross hospital workers: "Where we fight, we win"
LOW-PAID health workers at Whipps Cross hospital, east London, have scored an important victory in their fight for a living wage...
Asylum Seekers Fear Repression
SHAHIN PORTOHFEH, an Iranian asylum seeker living in Coventry sewed up his lips, eyes and ears in protest at the threat of deportation last week. He took no food or fluids for nearly five days, writes Rob Windsor, Coventry Socialist Party councillor.
Kirklees Nursery nurses: United Action Gave Us Confidence
KIRKLEES NURSERY nurses recently won a regrading battle through strike action. Like their fellow workmates in Tower Hamlets, this victory was only achieved by a hard-hitting and united combination of strikes,...
Fight For Trade Union Rights In Colombia
There are many companies in Colombia who use violence and repression to try and stop trade union activists, writes Wales ISR.