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Frontpage: 'Bring all the regimes down'—revolution must spread, says Egyptian activist

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26.2.11

 

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Uprisings defy massacres: 'Bring all the regimes down'—revolution must spread, says Egyptian activist

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26.2.11

 

The revolts sweeping the Middle East have burst like thunder storms across a region long considered beyond change, carried by people long considered incapable of fighting back.

 

Arms sales to Middle East dictators: Cameron has blood on his hands

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26.2.11

 

Tyrants across the world are brutally repressing the people they rule—and David Cameron is helping them.

 

Who says?

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26.2.11

 

The week in quotes...

 

Tim Sanders: Cartoon: Tim's view

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26.2.11

 

Simon Assaf: 'We can have victory—Libya is returning to the people'

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26.2.11

 

Libya's revolution is on a knife-edge with protesters facing a swift and harsh crackdown by the regime

 

Simon Assaf: Oil and influence: Libya and the West's hypocrisy

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26.2.11

 

Muammar Gaddafi has ruled Libya for 40 years. He is one of the longest serving rulers in the Arab world—and he is a ruler the West has always been prepared to do business with.

 

Britain sells death

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26.2.11

 

Which regimes do British companies sell arms to – and what do they sell?

 

Siân Ruddick: Bahrain: King desperate to cling to power as protests escalate

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26.2.11

 

What began on 14 February as demonstrations for small reforms has blossomed into a mass uprising demanding the fall of the monarchy.

 

Royals are all in it together

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26.2.11

 

Most ordinary people, after watching the bloody scenes on their TV screens this week, would want as much distance between themselves and the king of Bahrain as possible. – Not Britain’s royal family though.

 

Tory spin firm for Bahrain's king

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26.2.11

 

In between attempts to gun down protesters, the king of Bahrain has employed the international public relations firm Bell Pottinger to manage the country’s image.

 

Ben Ali's cash stash uncovered

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26.2.11

 

Tunisia’s ousted dictator Ben Ali had stashed cash worth £100 million—behind a bookcase in one of his palaces

 

Editorial: 26 March: the key step in the fightback

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26.2.11

 

There is only one place to be on Saturday 26 March—the TUC demonstration in London against the government’s attacks.

 

Editorial: Outside intervention is no solution in the Middle East

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26.2.11

 

The Libyan and Bahraini regimes’ attacks on protesters were met with horror around the world. But Western politicians wept crocodile tears.

 

United States: Wisconsin in revolt at governor's attack on union rights

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26.2.11

 

Tens of thousands public sector workers in the US are blocking the streets of Madison, the capital of Wisconsin. They are demanding that Republican governor Scott Walker withdraws plans to smash state workers’ collective bargaining rights.

 

Siân Ruddick: Bahrain: a history of repression

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26.2.11

 

The small island state of Bahrain is being rocked by an uprising. The Shia majority, joined by liberal and radical Sunnis, are protesting against political exclusion and repression by the state, which is ruled by a Sunni royal family.

 

Anne Alexander: Revolution is a cry of rage against injustice

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26.2.11

 

Leading activists in the Egyptian workers’ movement, representing tens of thousands of striking workers, met in Cairo last Saturday. They agreed a common programme of demands and to co-ordinate further action.

 

A short history of imperialism in the Middle East

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26.2.11

 

Western powers have been meddling in the Middle East for over 200 years. Here are some of the key events in imperialism’s intervention in the region.
Alt. url: Dansk oversættelse

 

Simon Assaf + Alistair W: Revolt keeps spreading throughout the region

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26.2.11

 

Following the overthrow of Ben Ali in Tunisia, and Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, all regimes in the Middle East—whether considered “friendly” or “hostile” by the West—have been challenged by the spreading revolutionary movement.

 

Tim Nelson: Yemen's dictator is on the ropes

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26.2.11

 

The Yemeni people have taken to the streets, calling for the resignation of the dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh.

 

What we think: Revolution: an idea whose time has come

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26.2.11

 

The great storm of revolt that began in a small town in Tunisia now sweeps from Morroco across thousands of miles of North Africa and the Middle East through to Iran, as this map shows.

 

Simon Basketter: What kind of unity do we need to stop the Tories?

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26.2.11

 

The Tories’ U-turn on forests raises questions about how we fight back, writes Simon Basketter.

 

Protesters shut down Barclays bank branches

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26.2.11

 

Activists involved in the UK Uncut anti-tax avoidance group shut down more than 40 branches of Barclays bank last Saturday.

 

Yuri Prasad: The fight is on to save our hospitals

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26.2.11

 

The Tories’ false NHS promises were laid bare last week as more than 1,000 job losses were announced.

 

Left campaigns against austerity in Ireland's general election

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26.2.11

 

The general election in Ireland on Friday of this week takes place in a context where official politics has descended into chaos.

 

Public services: Tories reveal plans to privatise everything

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26.2.11

 

Tory prime minister David Cameron wants to give private companies and charities the right to run public services—to end what he calls the “state monopoly” over them.

 

Letters

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26.2.11

 

Understaffing is cause of NHS horror stories | Labour must fight the cuts | Nuclear regulator sell off puts us all at risk | Hague’s hypocrisy exposes the state | Say more on the climate | More powers for Wales | Bigots, hacks and Justin Bieber | Spread spirit of resistance | Tory racist kept his job | 2011 or 1911?

 

26 reasons to march on Saturday 26 March

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26.2.11

 

The TUC protest on 26 March against the Tory cuts needs to be huge – here are just 26 reasons to join it.

 

Viv Smith: Iran's revolution

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26.2.11

 

Iranian workers could have taken power when they overthrew their hated ruler, the Shah, in 1979 – but failings of the left helped to hand power to other forces.

 

Siân Ruddick: Day X4: Students return to the streets

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26.2.11

 

Thousands of students were set to march and rally across Britain this Thursday as they hit the streets for “Day X4”.

 

Strike at Nottinghamshire council as cuts fight steps up

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26.2.11

 

Council Workers in Nottinghamshire were set to be the first to walk out against the cuts this week.

 

Matthew Cookson: Potters Bar rail disaster: firm admits failure, but still no prosecution

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26.2.11

 

Nine years on from the Potters Bar rail crash, which killed seven people, Network Rail has finally admitted health and safety failures—but still no one will be prosecuted for the disaster.

 

Egypt: Demands of the workers in the revolution

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26.2.11

 

Egyptian independent trade unionists’ declaration, Cairo, 19 February 2011: Revolution – Freedom – Social Justice.

 

Siân Ruddick: London protester: 'We want to see Gaddafi hanging in the streets'

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26.2.11

 

Thousands of people protested outside the Libyan embassy in central London today (Tuesday). They travelled from all over Britain to join the demonstration – 10 coaches came from Manchester alone.

 

Siân Ruddick: Students occupy the LSE in solidarity with Libyan revolt

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26.2.11

 

Students at the London School of Economics (LSE) in central London have occupied the senior management dining suite. They are protesting against the university's links with the Colonel Gaddafi’s regime in Libya and in solidarity with the Libyan revolt.

 

Arms dealers on tour with David Cameron

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26.2.11

 

Tory prime minister David Cameron is touring the Middle East with a group of companies, including arms dealers. He defended the weapons of destruction tour saying, "It’s a good thing to take strong business delegations".

 

Sadie Robinson: Lambeth town hall occupied by anti-cuts protesters

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26.2.11

 

Up to 300 anti-cuts protesters occupied Lambeth town hall in south London today (Wednesday) – the day councillors were set to vote through a disastrous cuts budget.

 

Thousands of workers strike in Saudi Arabia

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26.2.11

 

Saudi Arabia is now being rocked by strikes as the mood of resistance spreads across the region. A socialist in Saudi Arabia reports on how struggles in the Middle East are even spreading to the most vicious dictatorship, which is sponsored by the US.

 

Urgent appeal for support after Zimbabwean socialists arrested

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26.2.11

 

Zimbabwean police raided a meeting of the International Socialist Organisation on the revolt in the Middle East last Saturday, arresting 52 people. The students, union members and workers are still being detained at Harare Central prison.

 

Yuri Prasad: Zimbabweans face possible death sentence for discussing Egyptian Revolution

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26.2.11

 

A group of socialists in Zimbabwe face a possible death sentence for watching a video about the Egyptian Revolution. Some 52 activists were charged with treason and “subverting a constitutionally elected government” in a Harare court yesterday (Wednesday).
Alt. url: Dansk oversættelse

 

Siân Ruddick: Students protest at vice-chancellors' meeting

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26.2.11

 

Day X4 today saw students take to the streets to defend education and resist the government’s plans to massively raise tuition fees.

 

Greek workers keep up the fight with eighth general strike

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26.2.11

 

The eighth general strike against harsh austerity measures in less than 12 months hit Greece on Wednesday. It was as successful as the other strikes that have rocked the Pasok Labour-like government, despite the worsening of the economic situation and the length of time the struggle has been ongoing.
Alt. url: Dansk oversættelse

 

Simon Basketter: Bosses' party implodes as left makes gains in Irish election

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26.2.11

 

Voters have given the main Irish bosses' party a drubbing in the country’s general election. And the radical left has made a breakthrough, getting at five TDs elected.
Alt. url: Dansk oversættelse

 

Robin Turner: Outrage after student protesters arrested in Cambridge

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26.2.11

 

Two student protestors were arrested by police officers on the grounds of a Cambridge University college on Thursday of last week. Jacob Wills, a student at Kings College, and local sixth-form pupil Miles Curtis-Watson were arrested on Thursday evening as they were returning from a student protest march held in Cambridge as part of the Day X4 event.

 

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