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A Trident missile misfired last June, just weeks before an alliance of Tories and Blairites voted to renew the nuke system. The Tory government now faces accusations of a cover-up.
The unarmed test launch veered away from Africa towards the United States. Of course, in a real launch, landing anywhere - targeted or not - would be a horrifying catastrophe.
The Socialist opposes renewing civilisation-ending bomb stockpiles. Scrap Trident, and guarantee the employment of its workforce on socially useful production. Divert the funding and retool the arms factories to achieve this.
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