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Frontpage: Kick out Clegg & Cameron – Tunisia shows the way

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29.1.11

 

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Kick out Clegg & Cameron – Tunisia shows the way

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29.1.11

 

Students have led the fightback against the Tory coalition. Thousands of young people have poured onto the streets to battle student fees and cuts.

 

Who says?

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29.1.11

 

The week's news in quotes – In their own words

 

Tim Sanders: Cartoon: Tim on the bosses' contradictions

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29.1.11

 

Sadie Robinson: Tories plan to exploit young as unemployment rockets

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29.1.11

 

The Tories have found a new way to help their boss friends profit from ordinary people’s misery. They are using rising youth unemployment to provide bosses with unpaid workers.

 

Simon Basketter: New election in Ireland as crisis deepens

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29.1.11

 

Official politics in Ireland descended into chaos in the last week. The ruling Fianna Fail/Green Party coalition has collapsed and prime minister Brian Cowen is no longer leader of his own party.

 

Rupert Murdoch: the puppeteer

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29.1.11

 

David Cameron’s spin-doctor Andy Coulson quit last week over phone-hacking at the News of the World.

 

The super rich and their obscene London pads

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29.1.11

 

The global super-rich gathered in London last week to celebrate the opening of One Hyde Park in Knightsbridge.

 

Tony Blair's war lust laid bare at Chilcot inquiry

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29.1.11

 

It was a case of deja vu as warmonger Tony Blair put in his second appearance at the Iraq inquiry last Friday.

 

May council elections

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29.1.11

 

The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) met last Saturday to discuss May’s council elections.

 

What we think: Don't let them tell us to pay the price for recession

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29.1.11

 

When the price of a loaf of bread starts to become the subject of conversations at work it’s a terrible sign of the times—hard times.

 

What we think: Russia could use Moscow bombs to justify a new crackdown

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29.1.11

 

The bombing of Russia’s Domodedovo airport in Moscow, which saw at least 35 people killed and more than 100 injured, was blamed on “Islamic terrorists” from the Caucasus region.

 

Matthew Cookson: DLR court ruling is an attack on the right to strike

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29.1.11

 

The legal right to strike received another blow last week as a High Court judge granted an injunction on petty technicalities to halt a 48-hour strike by Docklands Light Railway (DLR) workers in London.

 

Barry Levine: Holocaust memorial day: A day to take anti-fascism forward

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29.1.11

 

Part of my family was wiped out for the crime of being Jewish in what has become known as the Holocaust. The German Nazi regime strove to create a racially pure, authoritarian society where dissent or difference was not to be tolerated.

 

Ken Olende: Palestine papers: Israel wants wants total humiliation of Palestine

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29.1.11

 

Secret documents reveal that Palestinian negotiators were prepared to offer Israel almost anything to get something they could call a state. Despite this surrender, Israeli negotiators still refused an agreement.

 

Simon Assaf: Imperialism lies behind collapse of Lebanese government

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29.1.11

 

Political and sectarian tensions in Lebanon are at the fore once more. On Tuesday, the Hizbollah-backed candidate for prime minister, Najib Mikati, was appointed. Anti-Hizbollah demonstrations broke out in the north of the country as the appointement was announced.

 

Judith Orr + Dave Sewell: Tunisian trade unionist: ‘Our revolt inspires hope across the Arab states’

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29.1.11

 

Waves of anger generated by the Tunisian revolution continue to crash against the country’s battered ruling class. Politicians from the old regime that held dictator Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali in power for 23 long years still desperately cling to power. But the movement against them is determined.

 

Tunisia: ‘People are discussing politics and poetry’

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29.1.11

 

Tunisian socialist Mohammed told Socialist Worker that his mother Sadiha and his aunt Khwala went to greet the “Liberation Caravan”.

 

Dictators everywhere are living in fear of Tunisian example

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29.1.11

 

Egypt – Jordan – Yemen – Algeria – Palestine – Albania

 

Alan Gibbons: Libraries: Why we must fight for the right to read

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29.1.11

 

Popular, empowering and free – that's why the Tories hate libraries.

 

Viv Smith: Luton: stop the English Defence League where it started

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29.1.11

 

On Saturday 5 February, the racist English Defence League (EDL) is going back to where it all began for the group—Luton.

 

Labour councillor says we must oppose the EDL

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29.1.11

 

Sian Timoney is a Labour councillor in Luton’s Farley ward, where the EDL is planning to assemble on 5 February. She spoke to Socialist Worker.

 

Letters

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29.1.11

 

New Cross Fire | Floods are ‘profitable’ | Don’t make a casualty of our NHS | FCUM: don’t deport Mehdi | Andrew Lansley has no mandate | Are our homes too big for us? | Nadine Dorries attack on students | Unemployed have power | shark fin soup | Pakistan: the real solution

 

Gerard Reissmann + Karen Reissmann + Sarah Davies + Julie Hopkins + Steve Hack: Voices from the NHS: a system on the verge of breakdown

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29.1.11

 

As the Tories launch a major assault on the health service, frontline healthworkers speak out on the state of the NHS.

 

What Socialists Say: Can non-violent action bring about change?

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29.1.11

 

Can we beat the state with non-violent methods? This is the question that emerges in many mass movements and has come up most recently during the student protests and the Tunisian revolt.

 

Alex Callinicos: Tunisia: patterns of revolt

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29.1.11

 

Alex Callinicos looks at the nature of the Tunisian uprising and the potential for it to grow into a challenge to capitalism.

 

Jimmy Ross: Woody Sez: Radical songs raging from the Depression

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29.1.11

 

Woody Sez is a new musical about Woody Guthrie. David Lutken, who created and stars in it, spoke to Jimmy Ross.

 

Despina Mavrou: Film review: Black Swan: neither fish nor fowl

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29.1.11

 

I’m not entirely sure what I was expecting from Black Swan. I knew it had been likened to The Red Shoes from 1948.

 

Film review: Neds

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29.1.11

 

John McGill likes to learn, but as he advances to secondary school he realises that the system has already written him off because of his poor background.

 

London Gypsy Orchestra – Stratford Circus

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29.1.11

 

The spectacular 45-piece orchestra present a programme of traditional Roma and traveller music from Eastern Europe and the Balkans.

 

Poems: Phantom Noise

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29.1.11

 

Poet and former US soldier Brian Turner faces the traumatic aftermath of war in this new collection.

 

Sadie Robinson: Eton: posh school that reveals class divide

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29.1.11

 

“No parents with a talented boy should feel that Eton is necessarily beyond their means.” These ludicrous words appear on the website for Eton, the so-called “public” school for boys. Yet it is most definitely not a school that’s open to anyone, regardless of wealth.

 

...and it's not just at Eton

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Paul Foot, who went to Shrewsbury public school, once wrote, “The main characteristic of the school I went to was barbarism.”

 

It costs £150,000 to go to Eton – before the extras

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29.1.11

 

Eton was advertising for a pantry assistant earlier this month—offering £10,483 per year for a 40-hour week. At that salary they would have to work for 15 years, without spending a penny, to afford an education there.

 

Viv Smith: 26 March: we can beat the Tories

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29.1.11

 

The TUC is calling for a quarter of a million trade unionists to take to the streets of London and march against the government’s brutal cuts on Saturday 26 March.

 

Tom Walker: Tory attacks grow – but so does resistance

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29.1.11

 

The jobs massacre is growing every day. Last week alone Nottinghamshire council announced it is cutting 2,500 jobs. Fife council said it will cut 1,800, Worcestershire and Croydon 1,500 each, and Surrey, Leicester and Southwark 1,000 each. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

 

The People’s Convention: coming together against cuts

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29.1.11

 

Hundreds of anti-cuts activists, trade unionists, pensioners and students are signed up to the People’s Convention on 12 February.

 

Tommy Sheridan jailed for three years – a statement from Solidarity

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29.1.11

 

"Scottish justice has notched up another political miscarriage of justice alongside that of Al Megrahi and Muir of Huntershill”

 

John Lang: Wapping striker speaks 25 years on: ‘If we’d had all of Fleet Street out we couldn’t have failed’

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29.1.11

 

When press baron Rupert Murdoch sacked 6,000 Fleet Street workers in 1986 and moved their work to a scab plant in Wapping, John Lang was deputy father of chapel in the Sogat union clerical branch at Times newspapers. He told a public meeting to commemorate the 25th anniversary about his experiences.

 

Rotherham: Rawmarsh school teachers step up strike fight

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29.1.11

 

Striking Rotherham teachers are stepping up their fight against job cuts at the end of three further days on strike this week.

 

Siân Ruddick: Mass protests across Egypt threaten Mubarak's dictatorship

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29.1.11

 

Thousands of people remain on the streets of towns and cities in Egypt after a day of huge demonstrations calling for the downfall of the dictator Hosni Mubarak and his regime.

 

Thousands join student marches in London and Manchester

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29.1.11

 

Thousands of university, college and school students – joined by workers – are marching in London and Manchester against Tory cuts to education, fee rises and attacks on jobs and services.

 

Pictures of student protests in London and Manchester, 29 January

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Student marches go their own way to build solidarity

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29.1.11

 

In both London and Manchester student marches have diverged from their planned routes—one march has gone to join protesters outside the Egyptian embassy, while a breakaway from the other has occupied a branch of Barclays bank.

 

Video of Wassim Wagdy outside the Egyptian embassy in London

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29.1.11

 

Egyptian socialist Wassim Wagdy spoke about what the revolution in Egypt means on a protest outside the Egyptian embassy in London, 28 January 2011.

 

Greek socialists take on a fascist in the council chamber

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29.1.11

 

Socialists in Greece are leading the fight against the government’s austerity programme and attempts to blame immigrants for the crisis. As part of this racist scapegoating, fascists had taken over parts of the Agios Panteleimonos area of Athens and attacked immigrants.

 

Sudan's referendum: a socialist's view

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29.1.11

 

A referendum has taken place in the south of the African country of Sudan to ask people whether they want to form a separate state. Sudanese activist Osama Zumam spoke to Socialist Worker about the situation in Sudan and what separation will mean for ordinary people.

 

Siân Ruddick: Egypt's protests rock the regime

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29.1.11

 

Mass protests took over the streets of Egypt yesterday—in Alexandria, Suez, the capital Cairo and other parts of the country.

 

Wassim Wagdy: Egyptian socialist: 'We can make Mubarak run like Ben Ali'

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29.1.11

 

They said they would be there, and they were. The 25 January was declared a “Day of Anger” by democratic and socialist forces a week beforehand. The significance of the choice of date cannot be overestimated—it is “Police Day— an occasion when the regime incessantly drums up the virtues of its patriotic police force.

 

IS-tendensen: Statement on the Tunisian revolution

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29.1.11

 

The following statement on events in Tunisia has been issued by the International Socialist Tendency.

 

Judith Orr: Egypt in revolt – Judith Orr's Cairo diary

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29.1.11

 

Socialist Worker editor Judith Orr reporting from Cairo as the revolution unfolds (30 Jan – 2 Feb)

 

Eamonn McCann: Britain and the US's hypocritical condemnations of the Egyptian dictatorship

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29.1.11

 

A reminder to Barack Obama and David Cameron from Eamonn McCann about what they said before the Egyptian people rose up.

 

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