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The Socialist issue 391: Labour gets a bloody nose

The Socialist issue 391

6 May 2005

spotLabour gets a bloody nose

THE ELECTION result clearly shows that growing numbers have had enough of Tony Blair and this New Labour government.

spotGalloway election victory shocks Blair

The high-profile victory of George Galloway, standing for Respect in Bethnal Green and Bow, will be welcomed by many around the country – as an antidote to an election campaign which, at national level, has…

spotSocialist ideas adopted by a new generation

The ‘most boring election’ in history ended with a far-from boring election night…

spotStormclouds gather over Labour’s 3rd term

IT WOULDN’T have come as much of a surprise to most people when they woke up on Friday 6 May and found that New Labour had been elected for a third time…

spotFight far-right parties

ONE OF the most worrying aspects of this election has been the high votes in some areas for far-right parties like the British National Party (BNP)…

spotBlair’s last election

New Labour celebrations after its election win were muted and short-lived…

spotProtest at the G8 summit

THIS JULY, the G8 – the bosses’ club – will meet in Scotland, under the presidency of the British government…

spotThe Vietnam war still casts a long shadow over US today

30 years since the fall of Saigon: THIRTY YEARS ago, North Vietnamese tanks rolled into the US embassy in Saigon marking a humiliating defeat for US imperialism…

spotStrike ballot at the BBC

TRADE UNIONS at the BBC are balloting for strike action after Director General Mark Thompson refused to guarantee there will be no compulsory redundancies following the corporation’s recent announcement…

spotDefend education in Hackney

MORE THAN 120 people packed into a meeting in Hackney, east London, on 26 April to put their demands to election candidates…


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