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Friday  9 October 2015
Labour news you cannot afford to miss !


FRANCE: Air France managers flee as staff storm meeting on job cuts 
“Air France managers fled a meeting on Monday about mass job cuts after angry staff waving banners and flags stormed the room, according to Reuters journalists at the scene.”
read more…http://www.reu


GREECE: Former Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis denounces working class, praises British Tories
“The People’s Assembly held a meeting in London last month, “Fighting for our Future,” at which former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis was the featured speaker.”
read more…http://www.wsw


ISRAEL: Death-chanting Israeli mob rejoices as Palestinian teen is executed
“Amid increasing violence in occupied Jerusalem and the rest of the West Bank, Israeli forces executed a Palestinian youth in cold blood early on Sunday morning.”
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CHINA: “Workers’ democracy” and its discontents
“This blog has focused on contemporary struggles, especially those of migrant workers in the private and foreign-invested export sector.”
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RUSSIA: Putin Calls Out Washington
“Last Wednesday (28 Sept 2015) the world saw the difference between Russia and Washington. Putin’s approach is truth-based; Obama’s is vain boasts and lies, and Obama is running out of lies.”
read more…http://www.glo


GREECE: A death in Athens
” Just outside the main downtownpart of Athens lies Kolonos, an old Athenian neighborhood near the archaeological park of Akadimia Platonos, where Plato used to teach.”
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ISRAEL: Roger Waters to Jon Bon Jovi: “You stand shoulder to shoulder with the settler who burned the baby”
” Roger Waters penned a long open letter to Bon Jovi, slamming the group ahead of their October 3rd concert in Tel Aviv.”
read more…http://www.sal


PALESTINE: Netanyahu’s ‘Strong Hand’ hits families
“Israel demolished two Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem yesterday, the day after troops killed a child.”
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IRAN: Scenes from the Class Struggle in Iran
” Paradoxically, Jafar Panahi’s “Taxi” is now the third film the Iranian director has made despite the twenty-year ban on making films imposed by his nation’s morality police.”
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RUSSIA: The mind of Mr. Putin
“So Vladimir Putin in his U.N. address summarized his indictment of a U.S. foreign policy that has produced a series of disasters in the Middle East that we did not need the Russian leader to describe for us.”
read more… http://www.tul



GREECE: From Capitalism to Egalitarianism, the Missing Link: Hierarchy, not Money, is the Root of All Evil
“Apologists for capitalism maintain that the brutal system of exploitation is consistent with human nature.  Nothing could be further from the truth.”
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ISRAEL: Israeli Police execute Palestinian youth, settlers attack his dead body
“A Palestinian youth was executed by Israeli Occupation police on Sunday dawn, after an Israeli settler shouted that he was trying to initiate a stab operative, in Jerusalem.”
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USA: Insurrectional Black Power: CLR James on Race and Class
“During the exhilarating and dangerous late 1960s and early 1970s, no world historical figure of older generations had a more militant defense of Black Power than CLR James”
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