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The Socialist issue 314: More Money For Public Services

The Socialist issue 314

13 September 2003

spotMore Money For Public Services: end The Occupation Of Iraq

ANOTHER 1,200 British troops are being sent to occupy Iraq, with at least 1,000 more to follow…

spotPostal Workers Expose Low Pay Scandal

ANGRY POSTAL workers brought their grievances over low pay to the TUC this week. A group of postal workers in uniform showed payslips to the gathered media which showed them earning as little as £216…

spotPostal workers: Treated Like Third-Class Citizens

POSTAL WORKERS, members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) who work for Royal Mail, are being balloted for strike action against low pay and threats of 30,000 job losses…

spot30 years after the 11 September military coup: The Lessons Of Chile

ON 11 September 1973 the left wing Popular Unity government of Chile was overthrown by general Augusto Pinochet in a bloody military coup in which president Salvador Allende and thousands of Chilean workers were killed…

spotWorkers’ Anger Begins To Show At TUC

THE DAILY reality of working-class life finally found its way onto the floor of this year’s TUC – a body that had become increasingly remote from working class struggles in recent years, writes Ken Smith.

spotStoke by-election: standing For Socialism

The Socialist Party is standing in a by election in Abbey Green on 18 September. We need a socialist councillor like Dave Frost with a proven track record of fighting cuts and privatisation to give a voice…

spotPrison Threat To Anti-War Protester

ON THE day that war on Iraq began tens, maybe even hundreds, of thousands of school and college students left their classrooms and took to the streets…

spotNo To Victimisation Of Union Activists

IN A blatant attempt to victimise union activists, Waltham Forest council is disciplining two library workers for walking out and joining the protests on Day X when war with Iraq started…

spotDeath Ships, Courtesy Of The Free Market

THIRTEEN HIGHLY toxic ships are to be imported from the US to be dismantled in a deal struck by the waste disposal company AbleUK, writes Lois Austin.

spotThe Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

ON A bright June day in Liverpool in 1977, hundreds of trade unionists and socialists took part in a march to rally at the final resting place of Robert Noonan – known more popularly as Robert Tressell, author of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists.

spotTwo years after September 11, US Empire Looking Shaky

Editorial: IT HAS not been a good week for George Bush. Five months after the war in Iraq was officially declared over, he has been forced to grovel to the United Nations for thousands more troops…

spotWTO in Cancún: Where Corporations Plot To Rule The World

THE WORLD Trade Organisation (WTO) meeting at Cancún in Mexico from 10 – 14 September will be dominated by unscrupulous western politicians and greedy multinational corporations…

spotAbu Mazen Resignation Ends Bush’s ‘Road Map’

GEORGE BUSH’S ‘road map’ for a resolution of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict and the creation of a Palestinian state by 2005 lies in shreds…


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