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Drive out the Tory scum

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26.3.11

 

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Drive out the Tory scum

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Strike together to bring them down.
The Tories want to turn the clock back for working class people in Britain. They want to get rid of things that generations fought to win—pensions, the NHS, rights at work—forever.

 

Who says?

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Quotes from this week's news

 

Tim Sanders: Cartoon: Tim: That's not the big society

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Editorial: A world in crisis... Join the socialists

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Has the world gone mad? If you switch on your television and watch the news you could be forgiven for thinking so. We are faced with war, nuclear disaster and economic crisis.

 

Bob Peterson: Wisconsin: the bill is passed but we'll fight on

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The governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker, has passed a bill to remove the trade union rights of some 175,000 workers in the US. But the battle against him isn’t over—and the mood among people is defiant and upbeat.

 

Sadie Robinson: Lecturers' strikes hit back against the coalition

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The biggest strike yet under the Tory government was to take place this week. Around 120,000 lecturers were to walk out on Thursday to defend their jobs, pay and pensions.

 

Students and staff unite on picket lines

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Students joined lecturers on picket lines across England on Tuesday of this week.

 

Tom Walker: After 26 March – how do we smash the Tories?

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The TUC’s national march against cuts this Saturday will be historic. In our hundreds of thousands, we will feel the massive power we have. Many people will wonder: how do we take this even further and beat the Tories?

 

Why 26 March protest matters

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Turn anger into action “We need to turn the enthusiasm of the march into real resistance.

 

Paul McGarr: 'If we can organise united strikes, so can you'

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Just four days after Saturday’s TUC march, teachers in two London boroughs are set to show how to take the battle against cuts forward.

 

Siân Ruddick: Fury at the bankers on the streets of Tower Hamlets

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A battle bus took to the streets of Tower Hamlets on Saturday. Funded by Unison, the bus publicised the upcoming strikes in the borough, as well as the TUC demonstration. Its message was very well received.

 

Martin Empson: Nuclear power isn't green and it won’t save the planet

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Following the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, the nuclear power industry has the almost impossible task of justifying its existence.

 

Sadie Robinson: Nuclear disasters: it’s not if but when

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The unfolding horror in Japan exposes one very stark truth—the extent to which our rulers are willing to let us die. Guenther Oettinger, European Union energy commissioner, said last week, “There is talk of an apocalypse and I think the word is particularly well chosen.”

 

Dave Handley: Voices from Japan: 'The government is not trying to protect us'

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Dave Handley writes from Kawasaki, Japan, about the growing anger and frustration at the government’s handling of the earthquake, tsunami and the devastating aftermath.

 

Jamie Allinson: Disaster exposes Japan's gap between rich and poor

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Japan is traumatised by the suffering and devastation caused by the earthquake and tsunami.

 

Letters

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Tory attack on women is big mistake | Greed led to Japan’s nuclear crisis | Services aren’t free – we pay for them in tax | We stopped the cuts | State pension for all | Wisconsin put back to 1900s | We voted for a general strike | UKIP Barnsley vote is a worry | What should we say on AV? | Midsomer Murders

 

Western intervention in Libya means devastation and war

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The West’s interference in Libya began a new chapter this week. Framed as humanitarian intervention, French, British and US forces began bombing “military targets”. The words “humanitarian intervention” are a cover for the horror being unleashed on the Libyan people.

 

UN: a council of murderers

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The fact that the United Nations (UN) Security Council has voted to create a “no-fly zone” over Libya has led many to claim that West’s air attacks are legitimate. But the UN is an instrument of the world’s powers.

 

There is an alternative to Western intervention

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Many people who are on the side of the Libyan uprising worry that we can’t just sit back and let it be crushed by Gaddafi’s forces. But there is an alternative to Western bombs and Gaddafi’s repression. Instead of bombing Libya, Western governments could hand all the assets they have seized from Gaddafi’s regime to the revolutionary forces.

 

Cameron's hands bloodied by arms sales

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David Cameron says he wants to support the Libyan rebels. But he has sanctioned arms sales to Gaddafi’s regime. In September­ last year Cameron authorised sales worth £3.2 million to Gaddafi. While thousands took part in uprisings, Cameron swanned about selling arms to the dictators trying to crush them.

 

The 'precision' bombs that kill

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Tomahawk cruise missiles fired by British and US forces are raining down on Libya.

 

Tim Sanders: Cartoon: Tim: Do you like this cruise missile?

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Anne Alexander: Workers at the heart of the Egyptian Revolt

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Anne Alexander reports from Cairo on the ongoing revolution and talks to trade unionists about the role of the workers’ movement.

 

Ahmed al-Sayyed: Egyptian health worker: 'We've won so much'

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Ahmed al-Sayyed, president of the Health Technicians Union
‘Our union represents about 200,000 workers, including radiographers, lab technicians, dental technicians and medical instrument makers.

 

Kamal Abu Aita: Egyptian worker: 'Our victory is a victory for workers of the world'

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Kamal Abu Aita, president of the Property Tax Collectors Union
‘During the revolution, workers stood against the regime. At first we participated as individuals. Then we founded the Federation of Independent Unions, which raised the banner of trade union independence.

 

From Tunisia to today: the revolutions continue

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A single act of resistance in Tunisia last December sparked a revolt that has brought down two dictators and continues to sweep across the Middle East and North Africa.

 

Simon Basketter: Imperialism's bloody grasp on the Middle East

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The revolutions in the Middle East have thrown the imperial powers into crisis. That is because the control of the region has been at the heart of the West’s project for more than 100 years. The great powers have used every means at their disposal to maintain their grip throughout that time.

 

The West's history of intervention in Libya

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The shadow of imperialism has dominated Libya’s recent history.

 

Alex Callinicos: Capitalism’s crisis

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Socialist Worker asked Alex Callinicos to explain the continuing crisis of global capitalism—and whether governments will be able to make the working class pay for it.

 

Simon Hester: Ken Loach interview on Route Irish

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Acclaimed film director Ken Loach spoke to Simon Hester about his new thriller Route Irish on mercenaries in Iraq.

 

Louis Bayman: Film review: Route Irish: In the wrong place at the wrong time

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When Fergus (Mark Womack) asks how his friend Frankie died on the Iraqi road codenamed Route Irish, his former bosses explain, “Wrong place, wrong time.”

 

Ken Loach's best films

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For 40 years Ken Loach has been directing some of the most interesting and politically engaged films in Britain. Here are some of the best.

 

Zimbabwe socialists released on bail – but the campaign goes on

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Six socialists facing the death penalty for watching a video on the Middle East uprisings were released on bail by a Zimbabwean judge last week.

 

Simon Assaf: The West is no friend of Libya's revolt

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Western military intervention in Libya is being sold to us as “humanitarian intervention” to defend the revolution.

 

Disgraceful – only 13 MPs vote against war on Libya

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On Monday MPs in the House of Commons debated the United Nations Security Council resolution authorising military intervention in Libya. Unfortunately, they were unable to debate the bombing before it actually started. Disgracefully only 13 MPs opposed the intervention, while 557 agreed, albeit some with handwringing.

 

The cost of Britain's war on Libya – £3 million a day

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While the government claims there is no money to fund public services, it is prepared to spend millions of pounds on bombing Libya at a moment’s notice.

 

Eamonn McCann: Eamonn McCann on Colonel Gaddafi

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I once challenged Muammar Gaddafi when he suggested that Libya could support revolutionary movements around the world while maintaining agreeable trading relations with world powers.

 

26 March: TUC march against the cuts as it happened

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Socialist Worker will be bringing you live coverage of today's TUC’s demonstration.
Alt. url: Pictures of 26 March demonstration
Alt. url: Pictures of the 26 March demonstration (2)

 

Dominic Kavakeb: Videos of 26 March demonstration

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Videos of the demonstration from Dominic Kavakeb which will be updated throughout the day.
Alt. url: Pictures of the 26 March demonstration (3)

 

We marched in our hundreds of thousands… now it’s time to strike together

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Over half a million people took to the streets of London on Saturday. They were marching against the Con-Dem government’s cuts. It was one of the biggest protests this country has ever seen.

 

Simon Basketter: George Osborne delivers another Tory budget for the rich

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George Osborne said this was a budget for “growth”. That’s true—but it’s growth in profits for the rich, growth in bankers’ bonuses and growth in unemployment.

 

Sadie Robinson: Protests in London against George Osborne's budget

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Protesters demonstrated in central London this evening, Wednesday, in protest at Tory chancellor George Osborne’s budget.

 

UB40 speaks out against injustice of Tory cuts

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UB40 band members Brian Travers and Jimmy Brown spoke out against unemployment at a Birmingham Against the Cuts press conference on Wednesday.

 

Jonny Jones: Interview: Omar Barghouti on the boycott campaign for Palestine

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Jonny Jones speaks to Palestinian campaigner Omar Barghouti about the movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel.

 

Reports on lecturers' strike across the country on Thursday 24 March

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More than 100,000 lecturers across Britain and Northern Ireland are striking today (Thursday). Students have also joined pickets at colleges including the London School of Economics and King's College London. The lecturers in the UCU union have walked out to defend their jobs, pay and pensions. Reports will be updated through the day.
Alt. url: Pictures of the lecturers' strike on Thursday 24 March 2011

 

Patrick Ward: More than 1,000 meet to demand answers over Smiley Culture's death

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How did Smiley Culture die? Around 1,000 people demanded the answer to this at an angry meeting in Brixton, south London, last night, Thursday.

 

All aboard for Tower Hamlets strike

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A bus full of activists toured Tower Hamlets, east London, today (Friday) to raise support for the council workers’ and teachers’ strikes there next Wednesday.

 

Siân Ruddick: Exclusive: Bahrainian government targets family members of pro-democracy campaigners in Britain

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At 2.20 yesterday morning, Bahraini and Saudi forces raided 20-year old Sayed Mahmood Shuber’s home in Jidali in Bahrain. They pointed guns at the heads of his family and abducted him. They beat him. He has now disappeared.

 

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