Monthly Archives: March 2015

Why has Austerity failed?

Austerity is severe medicine administered by the minority for the majority, hence the notion of being, “All in it together” in practice is false. It is the Victorian bourgeois values of hard work not hurting anyone, providing it is you … Continue reading

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National Gallery Workers Strike:

National Gallery: Loach defies artists to back sell-off strike  Conrad Landin Threatened workers petition PM Cameron FILM director Ken Loach challenged fellow artists yesterday to support striking National Gallery workers as they marched on Downing Street to demand a halt … Continue reading

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Smurfit Strike:

Union calls for strike action in dispute over workers at Northampton firm The Smurfit Kappa headquarters in Moulton Way, Northampton. 07:30Sunday 29 March 2015  More than 100 workers at a major Northampton packaging firm are set to go on strike … Continue reading

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Unite consultation shows ‘massive support’ for North Sea Strike Action

27 March 2015 Unite’s consultative ballot of members covered by the Offshore Contractors Agreement (OCA) has shown ‘massive support’ for industrial action in response to attacks on jobs, pay and working time – increasing the likelihood of North Sea strike … Continue reading

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U.S. Pressure Fails to Stop New Development Bank

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank In October 2014, twenty-one Asian nations discussed and signed on to create a new development bank for Asia, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). China, supported by Vietnam and other Asian countries, began the initiative with … Continue reading

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Yemen

U.S. Authorizes Saudi Arabian Military Aggression On March 26, Saudi Arabia initiated airstrikes against Yemen killing some 39 civilians, according to news agencies. The action came after extensive consultations with the U.S., Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the U.S. Adel al-Jubeir … Continue reading

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Canada’s Economic Existential Crisis

A New Direction for the Economy – K.C. Adams – Part One: Problems in the Manufacturing Sector A modern economy is a complicated organism. Without all its parts functioning in harmony, the organism collapses in crisis. Canada’s economy cannot survive … Continue reading

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