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UK

Bah Humbug

By Mike Black WORKERS AT the factory that makes Humbug sweets are striking against their Scrooge employer. GMB members at the Tangerine Confectionery site in York are in dispute with their bosses, who have been

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UK

Sparks fly at Crossrail

By Bernie McAdam CONSTRUCTION WORKERS at the Crossrail site in Tottenham Court Road took two days of unofficial strike action on 30 November and 1 December to defend Unite steward Terry Wilson. Employers Laing O’Rourke

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UK

A progressive patriotism?

Dave Stockton explains why class is a better focus for unity THE PROJECT to develop “our own progressive patriotism”, as Owen Jones puts it, is seriously misplaced, indeed a fool’s errand since all the positive

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International

Italy rejects anti-democratic reforms

By Marc Lassalle, originally published in our international magazine fifthinternational.org Italian voters have rejected premier Matteo Renzi’s proposed amendments to the constitution with an impressive 59 percent in the referendum sponsored by his government. Last

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Labour Party

Who runs Momentum?

By KD Tait This Saturday, Momentum’s long-delayed National Committee will meet for the first time in seven months to discuss arrangements for Momentum’s first national conference, democratic processes, motions from regional committees, and various organisational

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International

Fidel Castro, 1926-2016

Republished from our international magazine fifthinternational.org By Dave Stockton FIDEL CASTRO, one of the leaders of the Cuban revolution, has died aged 90. He will be mourned by millions especially in the majority of the