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Frontpage: This is what EDL stands for

2357

 

11.6.13

 

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Arson attacks on Muslims: This is what EDL stands for

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1

11.6.13

 

The initials of the English Defence League were daubed on the wall of a Muslim community centre burned to the ground in north London. A week earlier in Grimsby a petrol bomb was thrown into a mosque as police guarded it.

 

Things they say

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2

11.6.13

 

In their own words

 

Labour’s £1.6 million tax-free ‘gift’ leaves nasty Tory stain

2357

2

11.6.13

 

The Labour Party shot itself in the foot in spectacular fashion last week as it was revealed that it received donations in forms that deliberately avoided tax.

 

Tim Sanders: Cartoon: Snooping security services

2357

2

11.6.13

 

Judith Orr: People’s Assembly: Thousands sign up to rage against austerity

2357

3

11.6.13

 

Over 2,500 people have signed up for the People’s Assembly in London on 22 June—part of a groundswell of bitterness and anger against austerity.

 

Cops welcome G8 conference by raiding protesters

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3

11.6.13

 

Hundreds of riot police descended into Soho, London, on Tuesday morning. They raided a building being used by anti-capitalists ahead of a protest against the G8 summit.

 

New anti-migrant rules attacked

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3

11.6.13

 

Immigration rules are tearing thousands of families apart, according to parliament’s cross-party migration group.

 

Annette Mackin: Racist EDL blocked in Sheffield for second week in a row

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4

11.6.13

 

More than 2,000 people gathered in Sheffield city centre last Saturday for a demonstration against the racist English Defence League (EDL) organised by Unite against Fascism (UAF).

 

‘Politically naive’ to work with EDL for peace

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4

11.6.13

 

The media made much of a joint walk between a Muslim organisation, Jimas, and the English Defence League (EDL) to lay wreathes in Ipswich two weeks ago.

 

Figure it out

2357

4

11.6.13

 

1 – Number of anti-Muslim attacks reported daily to London police before Woolwich
8 – Number of anti-Muslim attacks reported daily to London police in the weeks after Woolwich
4 – serious arson attacks on Muslim targets in the weeks after Woolwich

 

What We Think: Socialists stand with the oppressed

2357

5

11.6.13

 

Many Muslims in Britain today feel under siege.

 

What We Think: Spying and snooping are systemic

2357

5

11.6.13

 

William Hague admitted authorising the accessing of personal records by the secret services “hundreds” of times each year. But that isn’t a fraction of the scandal.

 

Alex Callinicos: Groundhog day as Labour backs cuts

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6

11.6.13

 

One might say that the historical role of Labour leaders is to disappoint their supporters. The fundamental contradiction of Labourism lies between its promise to make the world a better place and its commitment in government to managing capitalism efficiently.

 

Ken Olende: British state admits colonial torture during Mau Mau war

2357

6

11.6.13

 

The government agreed on Thursday of last week to compensate Kenyans tortured by the British during the 1950s Mau Mau war. It was a momentous move.

 

Mau Mau case: When ‘sorry’ is the hardest word

2357

6

11.6.13

 

The Foreign Office was quick to clarify last week that the foreign secretary was not making an apology for the British government.

 

Figure it out

2357

6

11.6.13

 

12,000 – Mau Mau rebels officially killed by the colonial government
25,000 – Kenyans probably killed by the colonialists
1,819 – Africans killed by the Mau Mau
32 – white settlers killed by the Mau Mau

 

Dave Sewell: Rent arrears mount as Tories’ bedroom tax hits poor tenants

2357

7

11.6.13

 

The government’s hated bedroom tax came into force on 1 April. But the policy—and the Tories’ thin justifications for it—are already starting to fall apart.

 

Join benefits protest in Birmingham

2357

7

11.6.13

 

Birmingham Benefit Justice Campaign has called a demonstration against the bedroom tax in Birmingham on Saturday of this week.

 

Welfare: Tory reform means 600,000 could lose their benefit

2357

7

11.6.13

 

The government will stop accepting claims for Disability Living Allowance (DLA) this week.

 

Hidden attack in new Universal Credit

2357

7

11.6.13

 

The new Universal Credit benefit could include a mechanism for landlords to chase up rent arrears. Tenants who fall behind can have 5 percent of their benefits docked under existing laws.

 

Dave Sewell: Thousands march in memory of murdered French anti-fascist Clément Méric

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11.6.13

 

Anti-fascists took to the streets of France last week in memory of Clément Méric. Clément was a student activist who died on Thursday of last week following an attack by fascist thugs.

 

‘Build a united movement’

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11.6.13

 

I was on a demonstration with Clément a month ago in front of his university in Paris where homophobic groups had threatened to carry out action.

 

Ken Olende: Capture of key Syrian city by Assad’s forces edges war closer to Lebanon

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8

11.6.13

 

Syrian government forces, supported by the Lebanese Hizbollah militia, retook the crucial city of Qusair last week. Rebels had held the city in western Syria for over a year. Qusair lies on important supply routes to Lebanon and across the country.

 

Letters

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11.6.13

 

A solicitor speaks out, polemics about prehistory, and facts on the bedroom tax

 

Tim Sanders: Cartoon: Tommy Robinson condemns mosque attacks

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9

11.6.13

 

Nick Grant + Terry Wrigley: Michael Gove – new ways to fail at school

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10

11.6.13

 

The education minister is doing what’s right for capitalism—not children say Nick Grant and Terry Wrigley

 

Judith Orr: After attacks on mosques and schools, British Muslims say, ‘We’re stronger together’

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10

11.6.13

 

The British state has used the recent killing of a soldier in London to whip up racism against Muslims. Racists have seized on the story to try and mount a campaign of terror against all Muslims.

 

Hassan Mahamdallie: Muslims are not the ‘objects of history’

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11

11.6.13

 

The racists and fascists want to build roots. We need roots on our side. A lot of young working class Muslim people are looking for a lead.

 

Sarah Ensor: TV: The White Queen – ruling families plotting for power

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13

11.6.13

 

This is a ten part series based on Philippa Gregory’s historical novels The Cousin’s War. It is set during the 15th century Wars of the Roses.

 

Josh Hollands: Behind the Candelabra: Liberace’s glittering career spent hiding in plain sight

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13

11.6.13

 

Behind the Candelabra is about the relationship of showman Wladziu Valentino Liberace—known to his friends as Lee—and his young lover, Scott Thorson.

 

Dave Sewell: Obituary: Iain Banks 1954-2013

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13

11.6.13

 

Novelist Iain Banks who died from cancer last Sunday, grabbed the attention of audiences and critics from his first novel, The Wasp Factory.

 

Turkey – the great divide

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14

11.6.13

 

The protests that have exploded in Istanbul’s Taksim Square can only be understood by seeing the pressures on Turkey’s rulers that pull them in different directions.

 

John Parrington: Are criminals born or made?

2357

15

11.6.13

 

John Parrington looks at new research that claims to show that biology, rather than circumstance, causes crimes.

 

Sadie Robinson: More workers join unions as austerity bites

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11.6.13

 

Right wingers like to paint trade unionists as dinosaurs that are dying out. But union membership in Britain is going up.

 

Nicola Field: Patience pays off when building in your workplace

2357

17

11.6.13

 

I started working in the voluntary sector in 1994. We were expected to work all hours. Entitlements to holiday and sick pay weren’t guaranteed. In one workplace, the pay scale hadn’t gone up in seven years!

 

Figures show union diversity

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17

11.6.13

 

Unions are more diverse than we are often told. Firstly black workers are more likely to be in unions than white.

 

Ron Margulies: Riot cops storm Turkey’s Taksim Square

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11.6.13

 

As police try to remove protesters in Istanbul, Ron Margulies looks at the political make-up of the protests and their growing popularity across Turkey.

 

Gerry Carroll: Activists prepare for protests at G8 summit in Northern Ireland

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11.6.13

 

Two big protests are planned in Belfast on Saturday of this week against the G8 summit. Further protests will take place on Monday and Tuesday.
The leaders of the rich G8 countries will meet at a golf resort in County Fermanagh next week. Police in Northern Ireland are preparing to arrest hundreds of people.

 

Dave Sewell: Occupying Greek TV station workers say, “We’re here to win”

2357

 

11.6.13

 

A workers’ occupation of the Greek ERT state broadcasting corporation was the only media outlet broadcasting in the country today, Wednesday. Journalists across the rest of the Greek media struck in solidarity with occupation.

 

Dave Sewell: Protest against the Bedroom Tax that led to Stephanie Bottrill’s suicide

2357

 

11.6.13

 

Campaigners are set to rally against the bedroom tax in Birmingham tomorrow, Saturday, in memory of Stephanie Bottrill from nearby Solihull, who committed suicide last month after her benefits were cut.

 

Julie Sherry: Brighton bin workers start solid week-long strike

2357

 

11.6.13

 

Today some 300 Brighton bin workers employed by Cityclean started a week long strike against a pay assault led by Green Party Council leader Jason Kitcat and council chief executive Penny Thompson.

 

Joe Varney: Warwick university is in occupation

2357

 

11.6.13

 

More than 20 students at Warwick university in Coventry occupied the university’s Senate House yesterday, Friday. This morning saw the inaugural meeting of the Protect the Public University campaign inside the indefinite occupation.

 

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