Issue 211 of SOCIALIST REVIEW Published September 1997 Copyright Socialist Review

Contents

NOTES OF THE MONTH
Editorial, minimum wage, trade unions, inequality, Montserrat, South Africa

FEATURES

The end of free education
A sense of loss
Gareth Jenkins looks at the changes in higher education since the 1960s
while Jonathan Neale talks to a lecturer about pressures in the system

Must history repeat itself?
The experience of the Wilson and Callaghan Labour governments and the differences this time around recalled by Chris Harman

Key to the kingdom
How Britain became a nation and attitudes to nationalism today by Chris Bambery

Sword of honour
Books on the US civil war reviewed by John Rees

Independence day
Unjum Mirza looks at the class struggle around Indian independence

REGULARS

Letter from the US: the UPS strike
Reviews
Letters
Why I became a socialist: Dilys Taylor
The big picture: Daens
Stack on the back

Editor Lindsey German. Assisted by Gareth Jenkins, Dave Beecham, Paul Foot, Clare Fermont, Pat Stack, Margot Hill, Sabby Sagall, Judith Orr, Peter Morgan, Dave Renton, John Parrington. Business Peter Morgan and Judith Orr. Reviews Peter Morgan.

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