Just like the great pensions mis-selling scandals that rocked the UK during the last decade and brought misery to millions, along comes another...
Kansas creationists - Over 7 million pay too much for mobiles - Amazon.com recommends anal sex to Christians
When is a fraud not a fraud? This is a question that millions of people will be asking themselves as increasing numbers of employers reduce, or...
The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) is committed to two 48-hour strikes from 28 January and 1 February should talks with the employers set to take place...
Kenyans had good reason to cheer when Uhuru Kenyatta was heavily defeated in the presidential election at the end of last year.
Lindsey German introduces statements from activists in Egypt and Europe who are part of a growing international movement determined to stop Bush and Blair's war in Iraq.
The expansion of Nato eastward comes on the eve of war. Dragan Plavsic argues this is no coincidence.
Berlusconi's right wing government is cracking down on protesters, but opposition is growing.
The shortest post-election honeymoon is over.
New Labour's attacks on trade unionists has provided an important argument about political affiliation.
John Rees remembers Joe Strummer of The Clash.
Chris Harman introduces two accounts which shed light on the struggle to depose Hugo Chavez.
Martin Scorsese's new film tells of American Civil War race riots. But this is only half the story.
If you were one of the tens of thousands of people who bought a computer game (or indeed other software) for Xmas, then you are probably still smarting from the price you paid.
What does modernisation of public services actually mean? More managers or more money?
The role of the trade union leaders is complex and contradictory.
The great and the good form a self-selecting club which ignores the rest of us.
At last South Korea has joined those countries in which great anti-US demos happened last year. By 'anti-US', of course, socialists mean opposition to the US state and its foreign policy, not...
Having read Lindsey German's article 'Moving On Up' (November SR) I feel I must defend direct action and those who choose to engage in it.
There is room for some innovative thinking on the link between pay discontent and the march towards war ('Fight Fire with Fire', November SR).
As the firefighters' dispute develops, socialists inside the trade union movement need to answer--and win--the crucial political questions which have underpinned the strike.
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