New cabletechnology is capable of carrying not only TV but all concernable telecommunications until well into the 21 st century. The aim of government and major companies is to undermine British Telecom and create lucrative private monopolies in certain sectors. Cable Tv has to be considered alongside the privatisation of BT. Patrick Hughes and Neil McCarthey argue that local authorities have a role in developing oppositional strategy.
Militarism is central to modern society. How can it be understood? The article considers high levels of military expenditure, the militarisation of domestic social relations, the use of force on the international scene and the nuclear arms race .
State-sponsored industrialisation has brought many women into employment in multinational enterprises in Co. Mayo. What are the implications for trade unionism and working class politics now women have a voice outside the home?