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Unions move to forge new links

24 May 2001

Last week the Fire Brigades Union passed a motion to change its rules so that it can financially support candidates opposing the Labour Party. In future, the FBU will support only those candidates who back ?the policies and principles of the union?. Brilliant. This is great news.

Belief in workers? unity

17 May 2001

Sectarian childishness

17 May 2001

The London borough of Hackney has been in crisis ever since the formation of the Labour-Tory coalition - massive cuts, occupations, demonstrations, strikes and prosecutions for huge electoral fraud. If the left were to unite an immediate breakthrough is possible. Unfortunately - though part of the Socialist Alliance - the Socialist Party in England and Wales insists on pursuing its own narrow interests. Hackney SA officers Will McMahon and Mike Marqusee, presented this letter to the Socialist Alliance executive meeting of Saturday May 12 exposing SPEW?s decision to stand in a council by-election in opposition to the SA

Dissent in Wonderland

17 May 2001

Liz Davies, 'Through the looking glass', Verso, pp213, ?15

General Strike 75 years on: part two

10 May 2001

Mistakes and mythology

May Day

03 May 2001

?Officials? march

Socialist Party snubs fightback

03 May 2001

Unison minimum wage demo

03 May 2001

Bureaucracy confronted

General Strike 75 years on: part one

03 May 2001

From war to aborted general strike

Fight racism, build the alliance

03 May 2001

Ateeq Siddique, the Socialist Alliance candidate for Bradford South, was heavily featured in the national media following disturbances in the Lidget Green area of the city. Peter Manson spoke to him for the Weekly Worker

They won the streets?

03 May 2001

It started with bike rides along Euston Road and ended with 5,000 people being held without charge in open-air prisons for seven hours. The Metropolitan Police?s assistant commissioner, Mike Todd, promised ?in your face? policing - and that?s what we got.

Small businesses

26 Apr 2001

Provide answers for all

Our history

26 Apr 2001

Formation of the CPGB

Tory divisions exposed

26 Apr 2001

Unison

26 Apr 2001

Left unites