On the weekend of the undemocratic elections in Iraq that are meant to
legalise the occupation of the country, International Socialist
Resistance (ISR) and Socialist Students organised a protest in London
outside the headquarters of Aegis Defence Services Ltd.
"Super-rich have doubled their money under Labour" was the headline in
The Guardian on 8 December, as the Office for National Statistics (ONS)
released a report graphically illustrating the widening gaps in wealth,
assets and life expectancy.
After a 1,200-strong demonstration through central London, a packed
rally heard PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka report on how successful
the day’s strike action had been. He outlined the next stages of the
TONY BLAIR may claim he is not the ’wobbling’ kind. But the long shadow
of the Iraq occupation, the hostage crisis and Labour’s majority being
reduced to less than 30 seats at a general election were likely to leave
Blair, his ministers and Labour MPs wriggling uncomfortably in their