Monthly Archives: January 2015

Austerity Is an Election Issue!

Austerity Is an Election Issue!

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The Workers’ Opposition Has the Aim of Defeating the Coalition Government and Holding the Future Government to Account

The Northern Public Services Alliance (PSA) summit in Newcastle was on one level a fighting conference to rally the public sector organisers behind the fight against austerity. As Dave Prentis said, this is the most vital election in memory and … Continue reading

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Syriza Triumphs in Greek Elections

Greece’s parliamentary election was held on Sunday, January 25, resulting in Syriza, the Coalition of the Radical Left, gaining 149 seats, just short of of the 151 needed for an overall majority. The election was held following the failure of … Continue reading

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Utilising the Election Campaign to the Advantage of the Electorate:

  It is over three months before the General Election on May 7. But already there is intense speculation on the balance of forces in the new Parliament, and the “100 days” to the election rocket has gone up. Meanwhile … Continue reading

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TUC: HolocaustMemorialDay

#HolocaustMemorialDay 2015: Remember the holocaust 27 Jan 2015, By Frances O’Grady This Holocaust Memorial Day the spotlight is on the worrying growth of anti-semitism in Britain and elsewhere in Europe, where hard right and neo-fascist parties are gaining ground. The … Continue reading

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70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz by the Red Army

Russia Excluded from Commemoration Ceremonies Prisoners at the Nazis’ Auschwitz concentration camp are liberated by the Red Army, January 27, 1945. The attempts to rewrite history are mind-boggling.This week, the great lengths to which Germany went to make sure representatives … Continue reading

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Countryside bids on the Isle of Wight should be blocked:

This is not a good move and the notice for bids should be withdrawn. The move is part and parcel of the privatisation and land grab orientation of Government. Access and Public ownership and management of land has been a … Continue reading

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