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Frontpage: Sack the bankers

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12.12.09

 

Content

 

Tom Walker: Sack the bankers

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12.12.09

 

Tax the rich – fund jobs and services.
Gordon Brown and chancellor Alistair Darling are talking tough on bankers. Darling is even promising a “super tax” on their bonuses to try to calm public anger.
But the banks have taken £850 billion in bailouts this year. Soon the total will be measured in trillions.

 

Who says?

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12.12.09

 

Quotes from the week's news

 

Joel Richards: Letter from Bolivia: Evo Morales re-elected with a mandate for change

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12.12.09

 

Barely two hours after the voting for Bolivia’s president had ended last Sunday, Movement towards Socialism (MAS) supporters began to fill Plaza Murillo, the heart of the capital of La Paz.

 

Siân Ruddick: Defend Assed Baig: Why is anti-fascist activist under attack?

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12.12.09

 

A right wing campaign to remove Assed Baig, the president of Staffordshire University student union and anti-fascist activist, is continuing.

 

‘War on terror’ brings tragedy as 100th British soldier dies

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12.12.09

 

The 100th British soldier this year died in Afghanistan on Monday this week.

 

Iran protests break out again

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12.12.09

 

Protests against June’s disputed Iranian election results broke out again this week. Police and pro-government militias attacked students and broke up the protests on Monday with teargas and rubber bullets as political unrest continues.

 

Irish workers are let down

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12.12.09

 

The Irish government’s attempts to push though devastating cuts received a helping hand last week. The Irish Congress of Trade Unions called off a public sector general strike at the eleventh hour, claiming it had a deal.

 

Tim Sanders: Cartoon: Bonus culture at Christmas

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12.12.09

 

Esme Choonara: Bus drivers: ‘Bullying, stress and overwork make us ill’

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12.12.09

 

After a year of widespread unrest and struggle on the buses, three drivers spoke to Esme Choonara about some of the issues behind the growing discontent.

 

New bus strikes in east London and Essex

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12.12.09

 

Hundreds of drivers in Essex and east London have called strikes over pay in the run up to Christmas.

 

Derek Coleman: First Bus deal is a wasted opportunity

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12.12.09

 

Drivers at First Bus in Bolton, Bury and Wigan voted last week to settle their dispute over pay. It was an unsatisfactory and unclear ending to the dispute.

 

Neil Davidson: Neoliberalism: A failed ideology that lives on

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12.12.09

 

The whole neoliberal, or free market, order that has dominated the world for over 30 years was called into question when the system plunged into economic crisis in the autumn of last year.

 

Chris Bambery: Right to Work: Building resistance to cuts and job losses

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12.12.09

 

Workers are told that the recession is easing and things are getting better, but still hardly a week goes by without job cuts. It is against this backdrop that the Right to Work conference will take place.

 

John Shemeld: Fighting the racist EDL in Nottingham and Harrow

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12.12.09

 

Seven hundred anti-racists and anti-fascists stopped the Nazi thugs of the English Defence League (EDL) from marching through Nottingham city centre last Saturday.

 

Matthew Cookson: Labour sets its sights on civil service workers

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12.12.09

 

The government has launched a massive attack on workers that every boss in Britain will be watching. It is targeting hundreds of thousands of civil service workers as it aims to slash the huge public spending deficit by hitting jobs and services, and selling off public assets.

 

Police violence: Remembering Ian Tomlinson

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12.12.09

 

Family, friends and supporters of Ian Tomlinson gathered on Tuesday of last week for a vigil to remember him, eight months after he died after being hit by police at the G20 protests.

 

Simon Basketter: Gordon Brown’s government to slash jobs and services

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12.12.09

 

The war of words between Labour and the Tories over who can slash more of public services stepped up this week.

 

Tony Staunton: Climate questions: Can nuclear power be green and safe?

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12.12.09

 

In our second column, Tony Staunton looks at the persistent problems with nuclear power.

 

Siân Ruddick: Joe Glenton: Army won’t free traumatised man

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12.12.09

 

Anti-war soldier Joe Glenton is still being held in custody despite being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

 

Obama’s Afghanistan surge offers no solutions

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12.12.09

 

Barack Obama’s decision to send a “surge” of 30,000 US troops to Afghanistan will make the situation bleaker for the people of that country, and deepen the crisis for the occupying powers.

 

Letters

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12.12.09

 

Victory over privateers inspires new NHS fight | Don’t let the Nazis divide us | Swiss minaret vote shames ‘left’ who backed it | Social work report offers nothing | People’s Charter | Beware Tory housing con | Commercial break | Return of Tartan Tories? | Nepal stunt insults poor | lean production

 

Our universities of resistance: Voices from student occupations in Austria and Serbia

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Our universities of resistance: ‘We surrounded parliament’

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12.12.09

 

Katharina Litschauer, a student from the University of Vienna explains why the neoliberal EU Bologna Process have led to students across Austria occupying, and how the movement has now spread to other countries

 

Our universities of resistance: ‘Working groups involve thousands of students’

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12.12.09

 

Dietmar Meister goes through how the Austrian students have organised three months of occupations

 

Our universities of resistance: Photo of the Austrian student occupation

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12.12.09

 

Our universities of resistance: ‘Pull together all who are being made to pay for the crisis’

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12.12.09

 

Matija Medenica from the student protest in Belgrade, Serbia, talks about the anger that has led to unity between workers and students.

 

Our universities of resistance: ‘A year ago this would have been unthinkable’

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12.12.09

 

Simon Englert from Sussex University on how the situation has radicalised even in British Universities

 

Gareth Jenkins: Me And Orson Welles: Recreating the creativity and radicalism

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12.12.09

 

Gareth Jenkins looks at Richard Linklater’s new film and the real character who inspired it.

 

Orson Welles timeline

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12.12.09

 

Highlights from his career

 

Paul Brandon: Book review: Magnus Mills: The Maintenance of Headway

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12.12.09

 

Mills’s short novel paints a picture of the real dilemmas bus drivers face on a daily basis

 

Eileen Boyle: Scottish independence: Is Britain set to break up?

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12.12.09

 

Will David Cameron be the last prime minister of the United Kingdom? With the prospect of a Tory government looming in 2010, the argument for independence is once again front page news in Scotland.

 

John Parrington: Climate change: Don’t get blinded by science

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12.12.09

 

This week the hard right has tried to muddy the waters over the reality of climate change.

 

Charlie Kimber: Llanelli 1911: war on the railways

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12.12.09

 

The great railway strike of 1911 saw incredible battles between workers, scabs, bosses and soldiers.

 

Sadie Robinson: Massive climate ‘Wave’ protest turns up the heat on the government

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12.12.09

 

A blue sea of protesters flowed through central London last Saturday as Britain’s biggest ever climate protest hit the city.

 

Copenhagen: The secret plan to hit the poor and burn the planet

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12.12.09

 

United Nations climate talks finally began in Copenhagen this week, after months of speculation and infighting among those at the top. Politicians have already admitted that they will fail to reach a new agreement to replace the Kyoto Treaty, due to expire in 2012. But it now appears that more sinister machinations are underway.

 

Photos of climate demos, 5 December 2009

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12.12.09

 

Darling's austerity measures declare war on working people (online only)

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12.12.09

 

Chancellor Alistair Darling’s pre-budget statement was a declaration of war against working people

 

Why was PCS union rep sacked? (online only)

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12.12.09

 

Land Registry management have sacked Jane Brooke, a PCS civil service workers’ union rep in Weymouth. She and other workers have made an industrial injury complaint against their employer.

 

Mikey Powell inquest: Police give evidence (online only)

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12.12.09

 

Police officers have been giving evidence to the inquest into the death of Mikey Powell who died in police custody in 2003

 

Siân Ruddick: Anti-war soldier Joe Glenton released on bail (online only)

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12.12.09

 

Joe Glenton, the serving British soldier who refused to fight in Afghanistan, has been released from military prison in Colchester

 

British Airways cabin crew to strike after massive vote for action (online only)

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12.12.09

 

British Airway’s cabin crew belonging to the Unite union are set to strike for 12 days from 22 December

 

Leon Kuhn: Cartoon: Collecting the peace prize

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12.12.09

 

Obama swings by to collect his peace prize ...

 

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