Monthly Archives: June 2010

Southampton Library Strike

The council want to replace six paid library staff with unpaid volunteers. Library staff see this as the thin end of the wedge, it being the declared intention of the government and local Tory councils to replace as many paid … Continue reading

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RMT prepares for war on Con-Dems

Rail union RMT will call for an emergency meeting of the TUC to plan industrial and political action against expected public-sector cuts. The union’s general secretary Bob Crow warned that the coalition government was plotting to target public-sector pay, jobs … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Trades Council

BUDGET DAY RALLY TO DEFEND PUBLIC SERVICES The Coalition Government is planning to announce massive public service cuts on Budget Day. We are being told we have to pay for the financial crisis with our public services and our jobs. … Continue reading

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2 MP’s for the IOW

This is a constitutional issue. The last major nation building programme was the 1832 Reform Act. Later in 1839 the first Chartist People’s charter called for equal districts as part of a proposal for an act of parliament on electoral … Continue reading

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No Cuts!

We Are Not in This Together! Invest in Social Programmes! Claims on Society Must Be Met! In his speech on the economy on Monday, June 7, David Cameron spoke on “the need to cut the deficit and deal with Britain’s … Continue reading

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Fidel Castro, DPRK on Israel

Reflections of Fidel The empire and lies (Taken from CubaDebate) I was left with no alternative other than to write two “Reflections” on Iran and Korea, which explain the imminent danger of war with the use of nuclear weapons. I … Continue reading

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The way to lie about another war

How do wars begin? With a “master illusion”, according to Ralph McGehee, one of the CIA’s pioneers in “black propaganda”, known today as “news management”. In 1983, he described to me how the CIA had faked an “incident” that became … Continue reading

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