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'BLACKLISTED' is a new book out exposing an old practice which has blighted the lives of thousands of workers and their families in this country, and despite breaching laws about data protection, not to mention human rights, is still no doubt going on. Havi...
'BLACKLISTED' is a new book out exposing an old practice which has blighted the lives of thousands of workers and their families in this country, and despite breaching laws about data protection, not to mention human rights, is still no doubt going on. Having unfortunately missed a book launch ...
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A well-earned tribute, and a timely book
MICK ABBOTT, in white Justice for Pickets tee shirt, with Ricky Tomlinson at Westminster WIGAN building worker Mick Abbott, a dedicated fighter against the blacklist, and for justice for the jailed Shrewsbury pickets, has been honoured with a memorial plaqu...
MICK ABBOTT, in white Justice for Pickets tee shirt, with Ricky Tomlinson at Westminster WIGAN building worker Mick Abbott, a dedicated fighter against the blacklist, and for justice for the jailed Shrewsbury pickets, has been honoured with a memorial plaque at the Casa, the club started by ...
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Safety Last - but police spied on union members
DAWLISH, a resort on the South Devon coast, looks like a nice place to retire, and I expect Juliette Austin had looked forward to enjoying her retirement. But Ms. Austin, who as a former PE teacher had probably looked after her health, did not have long to ...
DAWLISH, a resort on the South Devon coast, looks like a nice place to retire, and I expect Juliette Austin had looked forward to enjoying her retirement. But Ms. Austin, who as a former PE teacher had probably looked after her health, did not have long to do so. “AN INQUEST has been opened into ...
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Such treatment of staff is a National Disgrace
NATIONAL GALLERY, J anuary 19 .  Two thirds of staff told jobs will be privatised. FINE art can be a profitable business, hoarded as private wealth, or patronised for prestige by big business, but when the care and appreciation of art treasures comes up aga...
NATIONAL GALLERY, January 19. Two thirds of staff told jobs will be privatised. FINE art can be a profitable business, hoarded as private wealth, or patronised for prestige by big business, but when the care and appreciation of art treasures comes up against the quest for short-term profit, ...
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Irish MP and campaigners held in pre-dawn raids
IRISH Socialist member of parliament Paul Murphy was among four people arrested yesterday morning in connection with a demonstration against water charges, during which deputy prime minister Joan Burton was trapped in her car, surrounded by angry demonstrat...
IRISH Socialist member of parliament Paul Murphy was among four people arrested yesterday morning in connection with a demonstration against water charges, during which deputy prime minister Joan Burton was trapped in her car, surrounded by angry demonstrators. The garda arrived at Paul Murphy's ...
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We can take care of our enemies, but have to watch out for some "friends"
JOSHUA BONEHILL-PAYNE .   Will he come to London if not 'otherwise detained'? IT had to happen some time, I suppose. After all the excitement over murders in Paris, with Home Secretary Theresa May and local government minister Eric Pickles requiring mosques...
JOSHUA BONEHILL-PAYNE. Will he come to London if not 'otherwise detained'? IT had to happen some time, I suppose. After all the excitement over murders in Paris, with Home Secretary Theresa May and local government minister Eric Pickles requiring mosques to prove they belong, and various bigots ...
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What happened to "Senjko"
SENJ  THIS is Senj, on Croatia's Adriatic coast, situated south of Rijeka and north of Split. An old town with a history going back to Roman times when this was the province of Dalmatia, and further, it looked peaceful enough in the early evening sun when w...
SENJ THIS is Senj, on Croatia's Adriatic coast, situated south of Rijeka and north of Split. An old town with a history going back to Roman times when this was the province of Dalmatia, and further, it looked peaceful enough in the early evening sun when we came over the hills from Zagreb.
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Dirty Money fuels 'Social Cleansing'
A DELEGATE to my local trades council was reporting last week how families in his part of the London Borough of Brent were being told they should move to another part of the country if they wanted housing. Up the road in the neighbouring Tory-run Borough of...
A DELEGATE to my local trades council was reporting last week how families in his part of the London Borough of Brent were being told they should move to another part of the country if they wanted housing. Up the road in the neighbouring Tory-run Borough of Barnet, tenants and residents of the ...
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Uncovering the Past, Making Sure There's No Cover-up in Present
 ARCHEOLOGICAL excavations due to start soon at Liverpool Street, in London's central business district, will uncover the bones of many poor, forgotten Londoners, buried in part of the 16th -17th century Bedlam cemetery.   Among them they could find the rem...
ARCHEOLOGICAL excavations due to start soon at Liverpool Street, in London's central business district, will uncover the bones of many poor, forgotten Londoners, buried in part of the 16th -17th century Bedlam cemetery. Among them they could find the remains of Robert Lockyer, a Leveller, ...
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Meddler on the Roof
SINGING from the same...er hymn sheet?  Or getting another report on Tower Hamlets? Eric Pickles, here with Home Secretary Theresa May, is Minister for Communities and Faith. So will he put money where his mouth is, and help repair synagogue roof? (a real E...
SINGING from the same...er hymn sheet? Or getting another report on Tower Hamlets? Eric Pickles, here with Home Secretary Theresa May, is Minister for Communities and Faith. So will he put money where his mouth is, and help repair synagogue roof?
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What the Frack's Going On?
WHAT is going on about "fracking"?  Last week MPs overwhelmingly rejected a bid to impose a moratorium, suspending fracking for shale gas, although the government agreed to Labour proposals for 13 new conditions to be met before shale gas extraction can tak...
WHAT is going on about "fracking"? Last week MPs overwhelmingly rejected a bid to impose a moratorium, suspending fracking for shale gas, although the government agreed to Labour proposals for 13 new conditions to be met before shale gas extraction can take place. Environmental campaigners and ...
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