Nader: No Traction with Union members

Peter van Heusden pvh at
Fri Aug 11 06:37:30 PDT 2000

On Fri, 11 Aug 2000, Jim heartfield wrote:

> In the Socialist Worker (UK) a report of Nader's campaign setting the
> union movement on fire is illustrated with a picture of Ralph addressing
> three bored looking chaps in peaked caps in a school classroom - the
> close cropping of this photograph suggesting that the three are the only
> people in the audience. Socialist Worker reports that the International
> Socialist Organisation (US) is throwing its weight behind Nader, which
> doubtless will tip the balance to his election...

Hm. Does that mean the SWP is still trying to make up with ISO after the ISO recently spurned them?

Trot trivia of the day: the Zim ISO recently got a member into parliament on a MDC ticket. Is this the first time any of the International Socialist Tendency (IST) groups have got themselves a MP?

Peter -- Peter van Heusden <pvh at> NOTE: I do not speak for my employer, Electric Genetics "Criticism has torn up the imaginary flowers from the chain not so that man shall wear the unadorned, bleak chain but so that he will shake off the chain and pluck the living flower." - Karl Marx, 1844

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