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Frontpage: People power can save the planet

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5.12.09

 

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Colin Hugill: World leaders won't stop climate change: People power can save the planet

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5.12.09

 

"We’ve needed action on climate change for ages, but all the politicians want to do is talk about it," says sacked wind turbine worker.

 

Dubai crisis shows capitalism is built on sand

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5.12.09

 

Just as hopes were being raised that the worst of the recession might be over, the lunacy of the market strikes again. Dubai’s rich borrowed to finance a speculative construction boom—building palaces in the desert and islands in the sea.

 

Who says?

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5.12.09

 

Quotes from the week's news

 

Yuri Prasad: 'Failing hospitals' report slams NHS privatisation

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5.12.09

 

A damning report into hospitals last week claimed many were so sub-standard that over 5,000 patients had died in their care—despite being admitted with low-risk conditions.

 

Support growing for the Right to Work conference of resistance

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5.12.09

 

Trade unionists, unemployed people, students and others will gather in Manchester at the end of next month for a massive conference of solidarity and resistance, hosted by the Right to Work campaign.

 

Mike Gonzalez: US legitimises right wing coup in Honduras

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5.12.09

 

There was never any possibility that last weekend’s Honduran presidential election would be legitimate.

 

Reactors could be dangerous says safety watchdog

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5.12.09

 

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) last week said that it could not recommend the government’s plans for new nuclear reactors because of safety concerns.

 

Tim Sanders: Cartoon: Unlikely, but ...

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5.12.09

 

Simon Assaf: 'Dubai dream' is over as the bubble bursts

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5.12.09

 

Dubai, the once-gleaming playground of the rich, has become the latest victim of the global financial chaos. Its powerful investment arm, Dubai World, is close to bankruptcy, and its fate dependent on the largess of other Arab governments.

 

Chaos from Dubai could spread to Britain

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5.12.09

 

+ Will Greece go bust in the crisis?

 

Chris Bambery: Switzerland's vote to ban minarets boosts European racists

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5.12.09

 

Across Europe, racists have cheered the result of last Sunday’s referendum in Switzerland, which saw a vote to impose a ban on the building of minarets on mosques.

 

Matthew Cookson: 'The Sun used me to push its own agenda'

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5.12.09

 

Zimbabwean former asylum seeker Urginia Mauluka is shocked after being used in an anti-immigrant Sun article.

 

Stop racist EDL marches in Nottingham and Harrow

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5.12.09

 

Anti-fascist campaigners in Nottingham and Harrow are preparing to counter two demonstrations by the racist thugs of the English Defence League (EDL)

 

Defend Assed Baig from attacks

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5.12.09

 

A number of officers from the National Union of Students have launched a statement in defence of anti-Nazi activist and Staffordshire University union president Assed Baig.

 

Siân Ruddick: Iraq inquiry causes new storm for establishment

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5.12.09

 

Many people feared that the Iraq inquiry, which opened last week, was going to be a whitewash. While that is still a strong possibility, the inquiry’s first week has revealed the continuing crisis in the establishment over the invasion in March 2003.

 

Guy Smallman: Stop the War die-in outside parliament

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5.12.09

 

Anti-war campaigners held a die-in outside parliament against the continuing slaughter in Afghanistan on Wednesday of last week

 

'My grandson died in an unjust war'

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5.12.09

 

Joan Humphries, a longstanding CND and Stop the War Coalition member from Dundee, whose grandson Kevin Elliott was killed in Afghanistan on 31 August this year, spoke to Socialist Worker

 

More terror raids target Muslims

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5.12.09

 

Police raids in the north west of England on 16 November shocked many people. Five men were arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences.

 

Leon Kuhn: Cartoon: Boots on the ground Afghanistan

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5.12.09

 

Siân Ruddick: Report condemns police's G20 tactics

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5.12.09

 

The Metropolitan police got a dressing down at the hands of Denis O’Connor, the chief inspector of constabulary, when his report on the policing of the G20 protests was released last week.

 

Sadie Robinson: Climate questions: Trading the planet's future on credits and carbon offsetting

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5.12.09

 

In the first part of our new series on questions that face the movement against climate change, Sadie Robinson examines the problems with carbon markets.

 

Esme Choonara: Bus disputes: Defiant pickets demand respect

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5.12.09

 

“Fair pay, now!” shouted striking bus workers outside the CT Plus bus garage in east London in the early morning of Friday last week.

 

First Bus in Leeds votes to strike

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5.12.09

 

Drivers at First Bus in Leeds have voted for strikes over pay. Unite union members there have voted by 86 percent for action against the company’s attempts to impose a national pay freeze. They will walk out on Monday of next week and again on the two following Saturdays.

 

Rotherham bus drivers suspend strike action

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5.12.09

 

Stagecoach bus drivers in Rotherham have suspended strike action for talks after staging an angry walkout on Monday of last week in their fight over low pay.

 

Letters

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5.12.09

 

Battle to survive for Afghan refugees in Greece | Defending bus workers’ rights | Halt Brown’s immigration lies | Unison activist won't eat humble pie | Abolish Ofsted to improve schools | We should say no prohibition | Drugs didn’t create art | Where’s flood bailout cash? | Inspired by Malcolm X | Labour denies human rights

 

Tom Walker: We don't have to abandon industrial progress to beat climate change

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5.12.09

 

The problem is not technology – it is what capitalism has done with it.

 

Sadie Robinson: Climate change: We need to look for collective solutions

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5.12.09

 

Growing concerns about climate change, fuelled by the failure of governments to address the problem, have led many people to ask what they can do to stop the destruction of the environment.

 

Climate change: Graph showing proportion of waste by sector in the UK

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5.12.09

 

Is global warming all your fault?

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5.12.09

 

Small changes in individual lifestyles are promoted as the best we can achieve.

 

Martin Empson: Can we change the world enough to save the planet?

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5.12.09

 

Capitalism is causing climate chaos. It is a system based on blind competition between companies, each trying to make the most money. They see the natural world as something to be exploited for short term gain – a seemingly endless mine of resources and an infinitely large rubbish bin for waste.

 

Yuri Prasad: Philip Kerr interview: Bernie Gunther and the crime of the century

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5.12.09

 

By choosing Nazi Germany as his setting, Philip Kerr has turned crime thrillers into something far more than pulp fiction.

 

Michael Lavalette: Labour’s welfare plans far from radical

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5.12.09

 

Over the last few weeks both Labour and the Tories have announced plans to restructure education, health and social services after next year’s election.

 

Graham Turner: Why Britain’s recession is a long way from over

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5.12.09

 

Economist and author Graham Turner looks at the statistics – and finds that the City’s belief there will be a fast recovery is not based on economic fact.

 

Simon Basketter: Car workers: being driven to destruction

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5.12.09

 

A new book looks at car workers’ struggles against ‘management by stress’. Simon Basketter spoke to the authors, and former and current car workers, about these ‘lean production’ methods – and how to fight back.

 

Siân Ruddick: Students lead fight over university cuts

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5.12.09

 

Universities across Britain are facing devastating cuts – but students and staff are fighting back.

 

Siân Ruddick: US Afghan surge shows the deepening crisis

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5.12.09

 

Barack Obama’s new troop surge to Afghanistan is a desperate attempt to get out of the crisis Nato troops are in. Obama is to announce that around 30,000 more troops will be sent to Afghanistan, starting with the deployment of 9,000 marines to Helmand next month.

 

Does war make Britain safer from terrorism?

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5.12.09

 

“A more stable and secure Afghanistan and Pakistan will help ensure a safer Britain.” This is the mantra of Gordon Brown as he tries to bolster support for the Afghan war and justify sending more troops this week.

 

Yuri Prasad: Post workers say there is still a mood to resist Royal Mail's attacks

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5.12.09

 

Newspapers were rife with speculation this week that post workers could resume strikes during the crucial Christmas period. But union leaders at a meeting on Monday decided to delay any decision about future action until next week, when they plan to “review” progress with Royal Mail on the issues behind the dispute.

 

Mikey Powell inquest: Pathologist says 'critical event' took place in police van (online only)

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5.12.09

 

Mikey Powell died in police custody because of the way he was restrained, a medical expert told the ongoing inquest into the Birmingham man’s death.

 

Unite local government reps' conference (online only)

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5.12.09

 

Ninety delegates attended the first national conference of the Unite union’s local government sector last week.

 

Matija Medenica: Student struggles sweep Serbia (online only)

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5.12.09

 

A wave of student struggle is sweeping over the streets of the Serbian capital, Belgrade. Three marches of some 1,500 students held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday last week have marked a new phase in student organisation.

 

Sadie Robinson: Britain's biggest ever climate protest hits London (online only)

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5.12.09

 

A blue sea of protesters flowed through central London today calling on Gordon Brown to take serious action to cut carbon emissions and stop climate change.

 

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