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From The Socialist newspaper, 4 February 2009

The diary of a striker

Colin Trousdale, an unemployed blacklisted electrician, involved in some of the recent protests, sent us a diary of the last few months:

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Organising real trade unionism

Response from Italy

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Striking at Fiddlers Ferry


Socialist Party youth and students

United action needed to save education

Youth Fight for Jobs campaign

Gaza protests: Police attacks show stewarding vital

May Day: Lords judgement backs police


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Weather chaos exposes cutbacks

Car industry bailout plan

Wirral: Stop the cuts and closures

Fast news

Liverpool: Far right BNP exposed


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Sri Lanka: Stop the slaughter!

Sri Lanka: Thousands trapped in war zone

France: millions strike against Sarkozy's policies

Economic crisis - cracks appear in the bosses' EU

Iceland: Devastated by global crisis


Marxist analysis: history

Lessons of the Jarrow Crusade: no return to the 1930s!


 

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