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Frontpage: Chuck out this Eton mess

2358

 

22.6.13

 

Content

 

Chuck out this Eton mess

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1

22.6.13

 

The millionaires in the cabinet are laughing as they slash services.

 

Things they say

2358

2

22.6.13

 

In their own words

 

Tim Sanders: Cartoon: If politicians worked for performance related pay ...

2358

2

22.6.13

 

The Troublemaker: Arise Sir Brendan—knighted for getting strikes called off

2358

2

22.6.13

 

+ several notes

 

Annette Mackin + Julie Sherry: Bin workers’ walkout has Brighton council rattled

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3

22.6.13

 

Some 300 bin workers in Brighton have joined a seven-day strike to stop an assault on their pay. The walkout, which began on Friday of last week, has won support from across the trade union movement.

 

Simon Assaf: Anti-G8 protesters defy intimidation in Northern Ireland

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3

22.6.13

 

Leaders of the world’s richest countries met in Northern Ireland this week for a G8 summit. David Cameron played up talk of getting tough on rich tax avoiders. But leaders were wrangling over ways to protect the bosses as Socialist Worker went to press.

 

Figure It Out

2358

3

22.6.13

 

28 – percent of children living in poorer countries have stunted growth or are underweight
51 – percent of the world’s 100 richest organisations are private corporations
O.5 – percent of the world’s population owns 38.5 percent of the wealth. The G8 props up this unequal system

 

News round-up

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3

22.6.13

 

US court bans patents on DNA – Claimants get win in Glasgow – Rail firm could be nationalised – Britain needs more midwives

 

On the Web

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3

22.6.13

 

Top five hits this week on www.socialistworker.co.uk:
1 Occupying Greek TV station workers say, ‘We’re here to win’
2 Brighton bin workers start week-long strike
3 Protest against the bedroom tax that led to Stephanie Bottrill’s suicide
4 Riot cops storm Turkey’s Taksim Square
5 People’s Assembly—thousands sign up to rage against austerity

 

Dave Sewell: Campaign halts first bedroom tax eviction

2358

4

22.6.13

 

The movement against the bedroom tax claimed its first victory last week in Manchester, when quick campaigning beat back the threat to tenant Ella Lorelle.

 

Figure It Out

2358

4

22.6.13

 

1 percent of households have two generations out of work
9 percent of that 1 percent where neither generation has ever worked
0.8 percent is the amount of benefits overpaid because of fraud
27 percent is the amount that people believed was overpaid due to fraud in a recent poll

 

Birmingham march remembers bedroom tax victim Stephanie Bottrill

2358

4

22.6.13

 

More than 300 people marched through Birmingham last Saturday, in memory of Stephanie Bottrill.

 

SNP says it will scrap bedroom tax

2358

4

22.6.13

 

The Scottish National Party promised to scrap the bedroom tax if Scotland becomes independent last week.

 

Annette Mackin: Activists call for unity in the struggle against racist EDL

2358

5

22.6.13

 

Unite Against Fascism (UAF) held meetings in London and Cambridge last week after recent successful mobilisations against the English Defence League (EDL).

 

Protesters force Nazi BNP to cancel events in Salford

2358

5

22.6.13

 

Anti-fascist activists forced the British National Party (BNP) to cancel their meetings in Salford last week—twice. It was an important victory over the Nazis.

 

BBC boosts racist Robinson

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5

22.6.13

 

Racist EDL leader Tommy Robinson was given the oxygen of publicity three times last week when the BBC broadcast interviews with him. He appeared on the Radio 4 Today programme.

 

What We Think: People’s Assembly is a chance to fight back

2358

5

22.6.13

 

The government is bringing constant pain to working class people. The number of people in absolute poverty in Britain rose by nearly a million in just one year. Some 300,000 of these were children.

 

What We Think: No lesson from Labour on education

2358

5

22.6.13

 

There will be no return to a properly funded, comprehensive education system under a Labour government. That’s what Labour’s shadow education secretary Stephen Twigg made clear this week.

 

Panos Garganas: Greece – resistance is being televised

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6

22.6.13

 

Greece’s government was on the verge of collapse as Socialist Worker went to press. Antonis Samaras’ coalition government had tried to shut down the Greek public broadcasting corporation ERT. This ran into a wall of mass resistance.

 

Dave Sewell: Athens work-in pushes the government to the brink

2358

6

22.6.13

 

A mass meeting of workers at Greek state broadcaster ERT voted to continue working in occupation on Tuesday of this week. Hundreds of workers have been occupying the ERT headquarters and broadcasting online since the government sacked them and cut off their signal last week.

 

Greece: Support floods in for occupying media workers

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6

22.6.13

 

The ERT workers have been bombarded with messages of support from media organisations around the world.

 

Sadie Robinson: Thousands of teachers prepare for new battle

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7

22.6.13

 

Teachers across the north west of England are set to strike on Thursday of next week—and close a third of schools in England and Wales.

 

Court staff put on a good strike – but PCS union abandons national action plan

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7

22.6.13

 

Some 16,500 civil service workers in courts and prisons walked out on Monday of this week, as part of the PCS union’s rolling programme of action.

 

Ron Margulies: Turkish police try to drown out protests in vicious crackdown

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8

22.6.13

 

The occupation of Gezi Park has, for the moment, come to an end. Thousands of police stormed Taksim Square and the park last Saturday night, once again using water cannon and pepper gas.

 

Peyman Jafari: Election result revives hope in Iran

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8

22.6.13

 

Millions of Iranians who yearn for justice and peace celebrated the spectacular victory of Hassan Rouhani in Iran’s presidential election. But warmongers in the West remain on a collision course.

 

Letters

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9

22.6.13

 

A story of solidarity and your views on beating bigotry

 

Ken Olende: ‘Occupation of Taksim Square was a mosaic of anger and ideas’

2358

10

22.6.13

 

A protest that originally set out to save an Istanbul park spread into a movement against the Turkish government. Carol Williams spoke to activists in Taksim Square, in the days before the police destroyed their occupation while Ken Olende looks at the issues raised by the protest.

 

Sally Campbell: Film: Much Ado About Nothing: A seriously screwball take on Shakespeare’s comedy

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13

22.6.13

 

This modern dress film adaptation of his comedy Much Ado about Nothing, blows away the impression that Shakespeare’s comedies are boring

 

Roger Huddle: Award for museum celebrating great socialist artist William Morris

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13

22.6.13

 

The William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow, east London, has won this year’s £100,000 Art Fund prize Museum of the Year.

 

Sadie Robinson: We’ve a world to win

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14

22.6.13

 

Capitalism means misery for billions – but if we organise we have the power to overthrow it, says Sadie Robinson.

 

Amy Thomas: The misogyny of Australia’s elite politicians

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15

22.6.13

 

Vile abuse aimed at prime minister Julia Gillard reflects a deeper sexism in society that politicians are not challenging, writes Amy Thomas.

 

John McLoughlin: Unison conference: Frustration, anger and demands for a fight

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19

22.6.13

 

Council workers from around Britain came to Liverpool this week for the Unison union’s local government sector conference.

 

Sarah Ensor: More action could have won more

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19

22.6.13

 

The medical secretaries and admin workers’ dispute at Mid-Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has ended.

 

Kirklees ballot over job cuts

2358

19

22.6.13

 

Some 7,000 council workers in Kirklees Unison union, West Yorkshire, were set to start balloting for strikes against compulsory redundancies from Thursday of this week.

 

Walkouts at Royal Mail

2358

19

22.6.13

 

Royal mail workers in Bridgwater, Somerset, have voted to strike for three Saturdays starting 29 June.

 

Cops testify in Smiley Culture inquest

2358

19

22.6.13

 

A police officer giving evidence at the inquest into the death of Smiley Culture said the singer used a kitchen knife to stab himself.

 

Judith Orr: West prepares to intervene in Syria

2358

20

22.6.13

 

Western intervention is a danger to the struggle against dictatorship, says Judith Orr.

 

Bassem Chit: US troops in Syria only threaten the revolution

2358

20

22.6.13

 

The US government wants to score a win in its regional cold war against Iran. The revolutionary struggle for emancipation in Syria would become the collateral damage.

 

Sean Purdi: Police attack São Paulo protests

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20

22.6.13

 

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Brazil on Monday of this week, in protest at bus and subway fare hikes.

 

LGBT rights: Pride in Edinburgh

2358

19

22.6.13

 

Over 1,000 people attended Edinburgh’s LGBT Pride march and rally last Saturday.

 

Neale Williams: Boris grilled by angry firefighters

2358

 

22.6.13

 

Some 200 firefighters halted mayor Boris Johnson’s question time at City Hall in central London on Wednesday of this week.

 

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