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Frontpage: Money for Haiti – not war and bankers

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23.1.10

 

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Money for Haiti – not war and bankers

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23.1.10

 

Cancel all debt – US troops are no solution.
Over 100,000 Haitians are dead after a devastating earthquake hit the country last week.
-- Much more on Haiti in this issue.

 

Haiti voices

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23.1.10

 

Haitians respond to the crisis

 

Viv Smith: Haiti: The real looters are sitting in Washington

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23.1.10

 

Four days after the disaster in Haiti, the media shifted its attention from images of suffering to those of looting.

 

IMF forces Haiti into debt slavery

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23.1.10

 

Two days after the earthquake struck, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) helped to plunge Haiti even deeper into debt slavery.

 

How much is given in figures

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23.1.10

 

£9 trillion – cost of bailing out the world’s banks – so far

 

Haiti: Don’t worry, the ‘murdering maniacs’ are on the way

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23.1.10

 

Among the thousands of US troops arriving in Haiti is the 82nd airborne division – more commonly known as “the murdering maniacs” because of their torture and abuse of Iraqi prisoners, including those held at Abu Ghraib.

 

Haiti: Aid delayed by US interference

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23.1.10

 

A week into the disaster aid had failed to reach most Haitians as the US pushed aside other agencies, including the Haitian government, to take control of Port-au-Prince.

 

Haiti: Living it up next to disaster zone

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23.1.10

 

Rich holidaymakers are sipping rum cocktails on private beaches just a few miles from the disaster as luxury cruise liners continue to dock in Haiti.

 

Haiti: Earthquake hit the poorest

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23.1.10

 

Haiti was in trouble before the earthquake struck. Cakes made of edible clay had become a staple food source for many people. In the Cité Soleil area, one in five children were chronically malnourished.

 

Haiti: Donate to the disaster relief

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23.1.10

 

You can make a donation to the Haiti aid effort via:

 

Tim Sanders: Cartoon: Axe

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23.1.10

 

Guy Smallman: Photo of London commemoration for Gaza victims

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23.1.10

 

Protesters marked the first anniversary of Israel’s assault on Gaza by holding up the names of some of the 1,417 people who died in the attack. The event took place in London’s Trafalgar Square last Saturday.

 

Siân Ruddick: Make Tony Blair’s day at Iraq inquiry a nightmare

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23.1.10

 

A storm of protest will welcome warmonger Tony Blair on Friday 29 January when he attends the Chilcot inquiry into the invasion of Iraq.

 

Afghanistan: Blockade council of warmongers in London

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23.1.10

 

World leaders will gather in London on Thursday of next week for a “war council” on Afghanistan and Yemen.

 

Troops shoot demonstrators in Afghanistan

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23.1.10

 

Troops killed eight demonstrators in Afghanistan’s Helmand province on 12 January.

 

Activists’ diary

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23.1.10

 

Upcoming dates for the movement.

 

Two are jailed after last year’s London Gaza protests

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23.1.10

 

Two young women who took part in protests in solidarity with Gaza in January last year have been sentenced to 15 months in prison for “vandalising a branch of Starbucks”.

 

Alex Callinicos: The British economy's worst drop since 1921

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23.1.10

 

The future course of the British and the world economies are shrouded in obscurity. But figures released last week give us a proper measure of the magnitude of what has already happened.

 

Viv Smith: Stoke moves to stop the EDL and the BNP

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23.1.10

 

Activists in Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire are organising to block a two pronged assault from the forces of fascism.

 

BBC Newsbeat wrong on BNP

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23.1.10

 

The BBC has admitted it was wrong in its handling of an interview with two Nazis on the Radio 1 show Newsbeat.

 

Simon Basketter: Court case says stop and search powers are 'illegal'

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23.1.10

 

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) last week ruled that the police’s use of stop and search is illegal. But the Labour government is determined to keep the powers.

 

New targets for Islamophobic 'witch-hunt'

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23.1.10

 

Postgraduate teacher Reza Pankhurst has become the latest victim of Islamophobia.

 

A Sivanandan: John Denham is wrong to downplay race

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23.1.10

 

A Sivanandan, director of the Institute of Race Relations, explains why communities minister John Denham was wrong last week to downgrade the importance of racism.

 

Simon Basketter: Inquest begins into Paul Coker death in police custody

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23.1.10

 

A man who died in police custody in south east London shouted “I can’t breathe, you’re killing me” as officers detained him before his death, a coroner’s court heard last week.

 

Matthew Cookson: Fujitsu workers declare that ‘enough is enough’

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23.1.10

 

The wave of strikes at Fujitsu Services in defence of jobs, pay and pensions has shaken the IT company – and changed many people’s view of workers in the industry.

 

Dave Clinch: Victory for NHS health workers in north Devon

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23.1.10

 

There was a carnival atmosphere in the town square in Barnstaple last Saturday as workers in the North Devon Healthcare Trust in the Unison union celebrated their stunning victory over their employers, Sodexo.

 

Siân Ruddick: Activists get ready for education demo

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23.1.10

 

Students and lecturers across the country are preparing to march on parliament next week against cuts in higher education.

 

How US imperialism has devastated Haiti

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23.1.10

 

Peter Hallward, one of the foremost experts on Haiti’s history, spoke to Socialist Worker

 

Sadie Robinson: Haiti: Overthrowing slavery and resisting the IMF

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23.1.10

 

Sadie Robinson looks at the history of Haiti’s struggle against empire.

 

Haiti timeline

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23.1.10

 

1492 – The islands are “discovered” by explorer Christopher Columbus and claimed for Spain as a colony

 

Haiti: ‘There is no such thing as free hospitals – or flushing toilets’

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23.1.10

 

Leah Gordon visited Haiti last month, before the earthquake. She spoke to Socialist Worker about life there.

 

Letters

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23.1.10

 

Unity is needed to fight these education cuts | Not coal nor dole | Campaign has forced out Raytheon missile makers | No-jury trials are attack on rights | Gay rights in Portugal | Wind wrecks the hillsides | Land grab in Sudan | Banker scum owe us big | Two faces of same regime

 

Editorial: Labour won’t fight the class war. We should

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23.1.10

 

Gordon Brown has crushed any lingering belief that Labour is going to run an election campaign that addresses the needs of working class people.

 

Editorial: Conference to unite our struggles

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23.1.10

 

The Right to Work conference on 30 January must be a priority for everyone.
It serves two vital functions – bringing together the networks developed during recent workers’ struggles and also those over housing, pensions, climate change, war and anti-fascism.

 

Alex Callinicos: Obituary: Daniel Bensaïd 1946–2010

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23.1.10

 

The sad litany of deaths of Marxist intellectuals of the 1960s generation has continued. The French philosopher and activist Daniel Bensaïd – one of the great figures to emerge from the students’ and workers’ rebellion of May to June 1968 – died on 12 January at the age of 63.

 

Sally Campbell: Review: Nurse Jackie: addictive new drama

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23.1.10

 

Nurse Jackie is the brilliant new must-see comedy TV import from the US.

 

Pat Stack: Book review: More Miles than Money – Journeys through American Music

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23.1.10

 

Garth Cartwright: More Miles than Money – Journeys through American Music, £12.99
When I was in my early teens I wanted to be American. It just seemed that everything cool, important and fun came out of America – except for sport.

 

Exhibition: Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black Atlantic

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23.1.10

 

Inspired by Paul Gilroy’s book The Black Atlantic, this exhibition traces the impact of black Atlantic culture, black artists and intellectuals from the early 20th century to today.

 

Theatre: A Raisin In the Sun

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23.1.10

 

Racists threw a brick through eight year old Lorraine Hansberry’s window with such force that it embedded itself in a wall.

 

Film: Crude – The Real Price of Oil

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23.1.10

 

This film charts the long battle of the people of Amazonian Ecuador against oil giant Chevron.

 

Charlie Kimber: Right to Work conference: We need action to stop jobs massacre

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23.1.10

 

The massacre of thousands of jobs this week shows the central importance of the Right to Work conference on 30 January in Manchester.

 

Thousands face jobs axe

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23.1.10

 

Bosses announced that about 900 jobs will go at the Bosch car parts plant in Miskin, near Cardiff. The other major employer in the area is steelmaker Corus, which is cutting more than 1,000 jobs at Port Talbot.

 

Viv Smith: Nazi with explosives sentenced to 11 years

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23.1.10

 

British National Party (BNP) member Terence Gavan was jailed last week for 11 years after police found 54 improvised explosive devices, including nail bombs and 12 firearms, at his home in West Yorkshire.

 

Military families’ disgust at BNP

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23.1.10

 

The BNP has launched its election campaign under the banner “Support Our Troops – Bring Our Boys Home”.

 

Fascists challenged wherever they go

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23.1.10

 

The BNP is facing serious opposition to its plan to stand 300 candidates in the coming general election. While the party’s leader, Nick Griffin, believes that it has a chance of winning its first seats in parliament, the Nazi party is opposed wherever it shows its face.

 

Leon Kuhn: Cartoon: Clockwork Tories

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23.1.10

 

Tim Sanders: Cartoon: Forgotten tragedy

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23.1.10

 

Tom Walker: Firefighters call off two strike days in South Yorkshire (online only)

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23.1.10

 

The FBU firefighters’ union has called off two days of planned strikes in South Yorkshire after an offer of talks.

 

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