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Frontpage: Tony Blair is guilty of mass murder

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Frontpage: Tony Blair is guilty of mass murder

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Sabah Jawad and Peter Brierley speak out about Blair's crimes.

 

Who says?

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Quotes from the week's news

 

Tom Walker: Bailed-out bankers are getting bumper bonuses

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The banks are set to announce “profits” of up to £25 billion—and pay out huge bonuses to top bankers.

 

Left coalition prepares for election

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The left is discussing the forces that will come together in an alternative to Labour at the general election.
The Socialist Workers Party (SWP) voted at its conference that it would seek to be part of the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC).

 

Huge rise in number of children in severe poverty

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Child poverty in Britain was rocketing even before the recession, new research has shown.

 

Councils to impose wage freeze on the lowest paid

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More than a million council workers will be told to take a pay freeze this year.

 

Siân Ruddick: Gaza protesters face trials

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The cases against people relating to the demonstrations in support of Gaza in December 2008 and January 2009 are continuing.

 

Rich can go to front of the queue

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Millionaires are to be offered fast-track visas under new government plans.

 

Tories’ prison ship plan

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The Conservatives have a plan to appeal to the floating voter—they want to bring back prison ships.

 

Blair Peach coroner’s bias

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The incredible bias of the coroner in the Blair Peach case is revealed in new documents.

 

Tim Sanders: Cartoon: Banker's bonus

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Guy Smallman: Students and lecturers protest against cuts

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Around 200 students protest against cuts outside King’s College, London on Tuesday.

 

Sadie Robinson: Exposed: secrets of the British Airways scab 'union'

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A scab “union” has been set up at British Airways to undermine the cabin crew’s strike ballot.

 

Activists’ diary

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Upcoming dates for the movement

 

Tom Walker: Firefighters: 10 strike days in South Yorkshire

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Firefighters in South
Yorkshire were set to strike for up to ten days from Wednesday of this week.

 

Tom Walker: Fire strikes suspended in South Yorkshire (online only)

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Firefighters in South Yorkshire have suspended the eight days of strikes they had planned from tomorrow (Wednesday) after an offer of talks. The 700 firefighters in the FBU union are fighting against bosses’ threats to sack them all if they refuse to work worse shift patterns.

 

Simon Basketter: Chilcot whitewash brings out the dirt

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The Chilcot inquiry was set up to whitewash the Labour government’s lies over the 2003 Iraq war. But it isn’t all going to plan.

 

Blair and Brown have blood on their hands

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The real legacy of the war in Iraq has been exposed this week. This, together with the appearance of Tony Blair in front of the Chilcot inquiry, has reignited anger over the Iraq war.

 

Afghanistan: Conference will not stabilise the 'good war' gone bad

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Protesters were to make their opposition to the war in Afghanistan clear at a meeting of world leaders in London this week. Top government officials planned to come together to restabilise the Nato occupation of Afghanistan.

 

Ken Olende + Viv Smith: Youth unemployment: Stuck on the dole – and it’s worse if you’re black

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Shock figures released last week showed how young people have been hit hard by the recession. Ken Olende and Viv Smith spoke to some of those who have struggled to find work.

 

Doncaster children failed by neglect and political inertia

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A local social worker looks at the run-up to the detention of two Doncaster boys who brutally assaulted two other children.

 

Viv Smith: EDL Stoke rampage must never happen again

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More than 1,200 supporters of the English Defence League (EDL) went on a violent rampage through Hanley in Stoke-on-Trent, last Saturday.

 

Viv Smith: Multiracial demonstration opposes EDL in Stoke

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The EDL did not go unchallenged. A counter protest of around 500 students, trade unionists and local people – black, white and Asian – turned out to counter the EDL.

 

Mark Thomas: Barking and Dagenham: Nipping Nick Griffin’s election hopes in the bud

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The campaign to halt Nazi Nick Griffin’s ambition of winning a seat in the general election took off last Sunday. The BNP leader plans to stand in Barking, east London.

 

Letters

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Danger on the tracks | Should the left vote for Labour? | Police fail women over rape | Blame Obama | Let’s make sure the Fujitsu workers win | Join the fight to expose the BNP | History of sports boycott | More novels please SW | Researching miners’ strike | Criminals behind Rosarno attack

 

Charlie Kimber: Hell in Haiti as aid turns to occupation

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For all the talk of aid, ordinary people in Haiti are still waiting for basic supplies – and many have had nothing. Geographer Kenneth Hewitt coined the term “classquake” when examining the 1976 earthquake in Guatemala, because of the accuracy with which it hit the poor.

 

Jess Hurd: Photographer Jess Hurd reports from Haiti

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This is like Katrina all over again.
I travelled to Port-au-Prince with a group of Haitians living in the US and the Dominican Republic. Their common aim was to ensure that medical supplies were delivered to those who needed them. They also wanted to see if their relatives were safe.

 

Megan Trudell: Is Obama really taking on the US bankers?

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“Never again will the American taxpayer be held hostage by a bank that is too big to fail. If these folks want a fight, it’s a fight I’m ready to have.”
Barack Obama last week announced his plan to curb the excesses of the big banks with fighting talk that millions have been waiting a year to hear.

 

Mark Thomas: How could Haiti win its freedom?

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The people of Haiti have a powerful record of resistance. They have fought back even in the most appalling conditions – from the great slave rebellion in the 1790s, to the movement that destroyed the brutal regime of “Baby Doc” Duvailer in the 1980s.

 

Tim Sanders: Cartoon: Blair is a dead statesman

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Editorial: Mass action and class fight can beat the Nazis

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The EDL's mobilisation in Stoke should be a wake-up call to every anti-racist and anti-fascist.

 

Editorial: Where’s the economic recovery for workers?

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Britain’s recession has officially ended—by the narrowest possible statistical margin.

 

Matthew Cookson: Palestine: Existing even after catastrophe

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The Nakba, or “catastrophe”, of 1948 saw the creation of the state of Israel by the forced expulsion of 750,000 Palestinians from their homes.
This is the subject of a powerful new political play, I Am Yusuf And This Is My Brother. Knowledge of the Nakba is vital if we are to understand the Palestinians’ oppression and resistance.

 

Yuri Prasad: Ian Hawkey: How Africans used sport to challenge colonialism

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Yuri Prasad interviewed Ian Hawkey, whose book about the history of African football has been shortlisted for the William Hill sports book of the year.

 

Paul Murphy: Film: Jacques Audiard: A Prophet

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A Prophet is a powerful new prison drama from the director of Read My Lips and the Oscar-winning The Beat That My Heart Skipped.

 

Book review: Three novels of Haiti by Madison Smartt Bell

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The great Haitian revolution of 1791-1803 is one of the most inspiring events in world history. And it is central to understanding what has happened to Haiti since.

 

Matthew Cookson: Fujitsu: IT strikes to escalate

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Fujitsu workers are escalating their fight for jobs, pay and pensions with five more days of strike action set to take place. More than 1,450 Unite union members at the IT company struck solidly for the seventh day on Friday of last week.

 

Estelle Cooch: Media witch-hunt of Muslim LSE postgraduate teacher continues

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There has been no let up in the media witch-hunt of Reza Pankhurst, a postgraduate teacher at the London School of Economics (LSE). The press are still accusing him of being involved in Islamist “infiltration” of the university.

 

Charlie Kimber: Right to Work conference: Be part of the new wave of resistance

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Get to Manchester this Saturday if you want to fight for jobs, stop the cuts, and don’t think workers should pay for the bosses’ crisis.

 

‘We told the bosses we’d escalate if they didn’t meet our demands’

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Lessons of the North Devon Hospital dispute.

 

Attempt to ban protest outside Tony Blair’s appearance at Iraq inquiry (online only)

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The government is attempting to prevent a legitimate peaceful protest outside the QEII conference centre on 29 January when Tony Blair gives evidence to the Iraq inquiry.

 

Siân Ruddick: Anti-war rally on eve of London protests (online only)

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Three days of activity against the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq began with a 200-strong public meeting in central London tonight, Wednesday.
The meeting took place in on the eve of a meeting of Nato leaders to discuss sending more troops to kill and be killed in Afghanistan. This will be followed by Tony Blair’s appearance before the Iraq inquiry on Friday.

 

Leon Kuhn: Cartoon: Blair! It won't wash

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