The Socialist

The Socialist 19 July 2003

Blair: Time To Go!

Tony Blair: Time To Go!

Devon Bus Workers Fight Low Pay

Right Wing Booed Out Of PCS Leadership

Say No To Poverty Wages

Iraq Watch:

Whipps Cross hospital workers: "Where we fight, we win"

Asylum Seekers Fear Repression

Kirklees Nursery nurses: United Action Gave Us Confidence

Fight For Trade Union Rights In Colombia


Low Pay - No Way!

Reclaiming Feminism?

Weapons of mass destruction: A Web Of Lies From Day One

Gay Rights Aren't Only For Bishops

Genetic engineering: Science And Big Business


Kazakhstan: Foundry workers fight for nationalisation of factory

Africa in Crisis: Development reversed by Capitalism

"Stop The Reform Or We Will Stop The Country"

 
 

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The Socialist 19 July 2003, Blair: Time To Go!

spotTony Blair: Time To Go!

Tony Blair - Bosses' puppet, photo Alan Hardman

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...


spotDevon 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.


spotRight 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.


spotSay 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.


spotIraq Watch:

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...


spotWhipps 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...


spotAsylum 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.


spotKirklees 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,...


spotFight 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.