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Frontpage: Gordon Brown signals end to free NHS

2043

 

24.3.07

 

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Gordon Brown signals end to free NHS

2043

1

24.3.07

 

Gordon Brown this week made clear his enthusiasm for ending universal healthcare on the NHS.

 

Chris Bambery: People’s Assembly draws anti-war activists together

2043

1

24.3.07

 

Jahan Hajipour is an Iranian journalist. He took time off work to join a delegation from Sheffield, where he now lives, to the People’s Assembly held in London on Tuesday of this week.

 

Figure it out: statistics on Iraq

2043

2

24.3.07

 

An opinion poll commissioned by the BBC this week offers a snapshot of what ordinary Iraqis think about the US-led occupation of their country four years on from the invasion

 

David Karvala: Spain – Italy – Greece: Hundreds of thousands march across the world

2043

2

24.3.07

 

The People’s Assembly in London was part of a series of coordinated protests around the world to mark the fourth anniversary of the disastrous invasion of Iraq.

 

Trident vote: Union sponsored MPs back nukes

2043

2

24.3.07

 

New Labour pushed its plans to renew the Trident nuclear missile system through parliament last week – by relying on the backing of the Tories.

 

Tim Sanders: Cartoon: Tim: ‘Am I bovvered?’

2043

2

24.3.07

 

Zimbabwe: Revolt from below can bring down the regime

2043

3

24.3.07

 

Thirty-year old Nelson is waiting and hoping for a mass riot. Like many other residents of the Highfield township in Harare, he knows Zimbabwe is on a knife-edge.

 

Naz Massoumi: Iran: Teachers face repression

2043

3

24.3.07

 

Around 1,000 teachers were arrested in the Iranian capital Tehran on Wednesday of last week, as they gathered for what would have been their third protest outside Iran’s parliament in recent weeks.

 

Alex Callinicos: Blame lies upon the warmongers

2043

4

24.3.07

 

Tony Blair is spending what is meant to be the twilight of his premiership rushing around in a frenzy of policy initiatives meant to define his famous “legacy”. The decision to update the Trident submarine-launched nuclear missiles is apparently part of this.

 

Anindya Bhattacharyya: Outrage after Indian state kills peasants in Nandigram

2043

4

24.3.07

 

“Bodies were scattered all over the paddy fields, smeared with blood. The injured were screaming for help – and police kept kicking them.”

 

Pakistan protests throw Musharraf’s regime into crisis

2043

4

24.3.07

 

A growing crisis threatens military rule in Pakistan, a key US ally in the “war on terror”.

 

Growing repression in Egypt

2043

4

24.3.07

 

Opposition groups in Egypt have demonstrated against a constitutional amendment that would silence criticism of the regime.

 

Jonathan Neale: Climate change: Government carbon bill does not go far enough

2043

5

24.3.07

 

Jonathan Neale discusses whether new proposals to cut Britain’s greenhouse gas emissions will help to stop climate change

 

Mark Lynas: ‘It’s up to us, not the government’

2043

5

24.3.07

 

Mark Lynas’s new book Six Degrees looks at the impact that the projected rise in temperature will have on people’s lives. He spoke to Socialist Worker.

 

Letters

2043

7

24.3.07

 

Trident is an outrage – Don’t fall for Tories – Threat to key William Morris collection – Unions must fight for migrants – Lib Dems are not anti-war – Beautiful equations – Up with dialectics

 

May Elections: Rosemary Byrne: gearing up to offer a socialist alternative

2043

8

24.3.07

 

Solidarity MSP Rosemary Byrne spoke to Socialist Worker about the campaign in Scotland to challenge neoliberal parties in the 3 May elections

 

Matthew Cookson + Simon Furze: May Elections: Michael Lavalette ready to fight for Respect

2043

8

24.3.07

 

Respect is urging its supporters to throw themselves into the campaign to re-elect Michael Lavalette as a councillor in Preston.
Leicestershire Respect held a selection meeting on Tuesday of last week to elect candidates for two wards in the local elections on 3 May.

 

May Elections: Respect on the rise in York and Sunderland

2043

8

24.3.07

 

Respect is standing candidates in target seats across England in the council elections on 3 May to provide an alternative to the policies of war and privatisation followed by mainstream parties.

 

End of slave trade: The revolt against slavery

2043

9

24.3.07

 

Supplement featuring Adam Hochschild and Marika Sherwood, on the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade in the British Empire.

 

Yuri Prasad: The revolt against slavery: Bloody price of the slave trade

2043

9

24.3.07

 

In commemoration of the abolition of the British slave trade, Yuri Prasad introduces a Socialist Worker special on the rise of slavery and the rebellions that destroyed it

 

The revolt against slavery: Olaudah Equiano: fighter for freedom

2043

9

24.3.07

 

The former slave Olaudah Equiano was a key figure in the British campaign to end slavery.

 

Adam Hochschild: The revolt against slavery: Radicals and rebels behind the abolition of slavery

2043

10

24.3.07

 

The forces that abolished slavery rose up from below – and gave birth to today’s social justice movements, writes historian Adam Hochschild

 

The revolt against slavery: Map of the triangular slave trade

2043

10

24.3.07

 

Map of the Atlantic slave trade

 

Yuri Prasad: The revolt against slavery: The role of the slave revolts in ending slavery

2043

10

24.3.07

 

Africans resisted slavery at every point. There were rebellions on board the ships that carried them across the oceans, which often resulted in the cruelest retaliation. But it was on the plantations that the most serious challenges to the slave economy took place.

 

Ken Olende: The revolt against slavery: A crime they cannot deny

2043

11

24.3.07

 

Slavery in precolonial Africa doesn't justify Atlantic trade.
Right wingers are desperate to deflect the blame for the slave trade onto anyone but the white ruling class that profited from it. Ken Olende debunks some common myths.

 

Charlie Kimber: The revolt against slavery: Slavery and the brutal birth of the capitalist system

2043

12

24.3.07

 

The slave trade was vital to the new capitalist world.

 

The revolt against slavery: The beginning of racism

2043

12

24.3.07

 

Racism as we know it today developed during the Atlantic slave trade. In the 17th century it emerged in its roughest form in the mouths of the plantation owners who wanted to justify their treatment of the slaves.

 

The revolt against slavery: The role of William Wilberforce

2043

13

24.3.07

 

William Wilberforce is presented as “the man who freed the slaves”. Often this is done in an incredibly patronising way that removes or diminishes the role of the British mass movement and, above all, the struggles of slaves themselves.

 

The revolt against slavery: Frederick Douglass on William Wilberforce

2043

13

24.3.07

 

When Wilberforce came forward, public attention became directed to the matter.

 

Marika Sherwood: The revolt against slavery: British companies continued to profit after abolition of slave trade

2043

13

24.3.07

 

Within days of the 1807 anti-slavery act coming into force, British slave traders were already deploying a number of ruses to circumvent it.

 

The revolt against slavery: Events commemorating the end of the slave trade

2043

13

24.3.07

 

A number of events and exhibitions are taking place across Britain to commemorate the abolition of the slave trade.

 

The revolt against slavery: Books on the fight against the slave trade

2043

13

24.3.07

 

Socialist Worker (UK): Editorial: Iraq: Hope amid the horror

2043

14

24.3.07

 

On the fourth anniversary of George Bush’s invasion of Iraq, just one in five Iraqis have confidence in occupation forces.

 

Editorial: Gordon Brown: Choosing privateers

2043

14

24.3.07

 

Gordon Brown made it clear that he is committed to more privatisation of public services at the launch of Tony Blair’s policy review of public services this week.

 

Michael Rosen: Keep it in the family?

2043

14

24.3.07

 

Why do we only have one word for the many complex forms and relationships that make up a family?

 

Chris Bambery: Treaty of Rome anniversary: A European union for neoliberals

2043

15

24.3.07

 

It is 50 years since the formation of the European Union. Chris Bambery looks at what the institution means for the working class today.

 

Public sector workers: Council workers fight against pay injustice

2043

17

24.3.07

 

Birmingham | Falkirk | Staffordshire | Coventry

 

Simon Basketter: Public sector workers: Angry junior doctors take protest to the streets

2043

17

24.3.07

 

The latest outburst of anger over New Labour’s attacks on the health service saw 12,000 junior doctors take to the streets of London last weekend.

 

Matthew Cookson: Workers to hit back on May Day

2043

20

24.3.07

 

Tuesday 1 May is set to see a major strike in defence of public services as the PCS civil service workers’ union steps up its action against job cuts, low pay and privatisation.

 

Protesting for Colombian trade unionists

2043

20

24.3.07

 

A delegation of trade unionists takes a letter to the Colombian ambassador.

 

Battle to bust Gordon Brown’s pay limit

2043

20

24.3.07

 

Thousands of PCS members are set to strike on Friday of next week as the next stage of their union’s campaign.

 

Mark Campbell: Left candidates win lecturers’ UCU union elections

2043

20

24.3.07

 

The left has achieved remarkable success in the national executive elections for the lecturers’ union, UCU. The UCU Left broad-left grouping of university and college teachers won 30 of the 68 seats on the national executive (NEC).

 

Esme Choonara: People’s Assembly reaffirms opposition to Blair’s war – full report

2043

 

24.3.07

 

“We here at this assembly represent the opinions of the people far more than those in houses of parliament,” said Tony Benn, president of the Stop the War Coalition, to hundreds of delegates at the People’s Assembly held in central London on Tuesday.

 

Simon Basketter: Gordon Brown’s budget: War, privatisation and tax cuts for the rich

2043

 

24.3.07

 

Gordon Brown in his budget today has laid down his credentials as Tony Blair's natural heir. His only difference is a little bit of extra Thatcherism thrown in for good measure.

 

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