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Frontpage: Why can't energy firms pick up the bill?

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30.8.08

 

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Why can't energy firms pick up the bill?

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30.8.08

 

Demands grow for windfall tax as fuel companies rake in record profits

 

Simon Basketter: British state is complicit in Guantanamo torture

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30.8.08

 

Evidence at the High Court last week has revealed that once again the British government has being lying over the use of torture, and has been illegally kidnapping people as part of the "war on terror".

 

Yuri Prasad: Defend Karen Reissmann: Sacked nurse takes employer to tribunal

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30.8.08

 

Supporters of Karen Reissmann, the Manchester nurse who was sacked after speaking out against cuts and privatisation in the NHS, are planning to show their continued backing for her as she takes her former employers to tribunal.

 

Northern Rock keeps costing

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30.8.08

 

The debacle of the "nationalisation" of the failed Northern Rock bank earlier this year looks likely to cost more than £1 billion of public money according to consultants at Goldman Sachs, which advised the government on the Northern Rock rescue plan.

 

Ian Birchall: Support South Korean activists

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30.8.08

 

Socialist Worker recently reported on the demonstrations in South Korea against US beef imports. The huge protests have continued, showing great militancy and enthusiasm. But the country's right wing government, facing growing unpopularity, has turned to repressive measures against the movement.

 

Yuri Prasad + Simon Assaf + Simon Basketter: Notting Hill Carnival crackdown targets young black men

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30.8.08

 

London's Notting Hill Carnival is rightly hailed as a celebration of multi-ethnic Britain. But it turned into a nightmare for hundreds of young black men as heavily armed police swooped on buses carrying them to the street party.

 

Alex Callinicos: George Bush is the real loser in the latest Caucasus war

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30.8.08

 

Now that the dust is beginning to settle, what are the long term consequences of the war between Russia and Georgia?

 

Yuri Prasad: Bluster aside, the Olympic games won't deliver

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4

30.8.08

 

Yuri Prasad casts a sceptical eye over the patriotic atmosphere that has accompanied the Beijing Olympics and the anticipation of the 2012 games

 

Simon Basketter: Pay revolt: Unity is needed to defend our living standards

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5

30.8.08

 

There is a growing revolt over pay in both the public and private sectors, writes Simon Basketter

 

Esme Choonara: Bus workers: ‘Revolution’ as strikes hit London bus garages and Sovereign deal rejected

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5

30.8.08

 

This week marks a turning point in the London bus workers' pay campaign. About 2,500 bus workers at First Centrewest and First Capital are set to launch the first strike action of the campaign on Friday of this week. They are planning more strikes on 12 and 13 September.

 

Steve Henshall: Venezuela: The stakes get ever higher for Chavez

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6

30.8.08

 

Steve Henshall recently returned to Britain after a year in Venezuela. He spoke to Socialist Worker about radical president Hugo Chavez and the growing debate over the way forward for his 'Bolivarian Revolution'

 

Sadie Robinson + Abbie Bakan: US elections: Barack Obama's campaign moves further to the right

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6

30.8.08

 

The appointment of Delaware senator Joe Biden as his vice-presidential running mate is an indication of the rightward direction of Obama's election campaign.

 

John Sinha: Attacks on Roma echo a warning from history

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30.8.08

 

The image of a Roma Gypsy camp being burnt to the ground by a mob in Naples, Italy, in May shocked the world. It was just one incident in a rising tide of anti-immigrant and anti-Roma racism that has swept Italy following the re-election of Silvio Berlusconi's right wing government.

 

Sadie Robinson: The experience of Gypsies and Travellers in Britain

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9

30.8.08

 

Emma Nuttall from the Friends, Families and Travellers charity works with English Romany Gypsies and Irish Travellers. She spoke to Sadie Robinson about the struggles they endure.

 

Simon Behrmann: Vaughan Williams: Music that expressed the horrors of war

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11

30.8.08

 

Simon Berhman looks at the life and work of Ralph Vaughan Williams on the 50th anniversary of the composer's death

 

Candy Udwin: Film: Somers Town is a sweet and funny anti-racist tale

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11

30.8.08

 

Shane Meadows' latest award-winning film is a sweet and funny story of how two teenagers, both outsiders, befriend each other.

 

Editorial: Pakistan spirals into ever deeper instability

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12

30.8.08

 

With US and Nato casualties rising in Afghanistan, Pakistan is coming under yet more pressure to crack down on insurgents around the country's 1,500 mile border with Afghanistan.

 

Editorial: Primary schools are the new academies target

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12

30.8.08

 

At the start of the new school year, the government is intending to push its neoliberal agenda further into education. This week Lord Adonis, architect of the academy programme, declared that "failing" primary schools should become academies.

 

Editorial: Erasing our memories of the Battle of Orgreave

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12

30.8.08

 

In May 1984 the police rioted in South Yorkshire. In what became known as the Battle of Orgreave, thousands of police baton-charged striking miners, who were piketting the local coking plant.

 

Paolo Bassi: Comment: The troops aren't leaving Iraq

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12

30.8.08

 

US military and corporate interests running Iraq have no intention of giving up their control – but they can be forced to, argues Paolo Bassi

 

Anindya Bhattacharyya: Imperialism, nationalism and national liberation struggles

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13

30.8.08

 

Movements for national rights can strike blows against oppression. But they can also be used as tools of imperialism, writes Anindya Bhattacharyya.

 

Simon Assaf: Western leaders panic at their plight in Afghanistan

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16

30.8.08

 

The occupation of Afghanistan has entered a new and deeper crisis. A rising number of sophisticated attacks on foreign troops, combined with a growing rebellion in Pakistan and Russia's crushing of Nato ally Georgia, have raised the prospect that the occupation is heading for defeat.

 

US deal does not mark the end of Iraq's occupation

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30.8.08

 

The US has been forced to water down its plans for an open-ended occupation of Iraq in the face of growing opposition. Although the US has retreated over some of its proposals – the so-called Status of Forces Agreement – its much heralded deal does not, however, mark the end of the occupation.

 

Chris Nineham: Support grows for Stop the War protest in Manchester

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30.8.08

 

There has been a sudden burst of interest in the Saturday 20 September anti-war demonstration at the Labour Party conference in Manchester. The war in Georgia has shaken people by raising the prospect of confrontation between major powers.

 

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