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Islamists back Egypt’s military

For decades, Hosni Mubarak justified his rule by claiming that democratisation would see Egypt fall into the hands of the Muslim Brotherhood, the banned Islamist opposition movement, writes Marcus Halaby…

British imperialism’s bloody history in the Middle East

UK Prime Minister David Cameron flew into Cairo after Hosni Mubarak was forced out, saying he wanted to be the first Western politician there since the revolution. He was flanked…

Benefits overhaul will punish unemployed and disabled people

The government has stepped up its war on the poor with planned restructuring of benefits, which will see many of the UK’s poorest worse off, writes Keith Spencer…

After the Town Hall occupation, anti-cuts group grows

Report from Lambeth Save Our Services Fresh from our spirited occupation of Brixton Town Hall, Lambeth Save Our Services met last night full of new activists, brimful of confidence and…

50,000 NHS jobs to go

The TUC, has obtained figures from 185 hospitals, 126 primary care, 23 ambulance and 54 mental health trusts showing 53,150 NHS job cuts in the next four years, writes Mark…

Fight the attacks on services for women

Women bear the brunt of the Tory cuts with job losses in the public sector and attacks on health and social care services for children and families. Joy Macready examines…

Wisconsin: Public sector workers and youth strike back!

Tens of thousands of young people, students, teachers, and public-sector workers are rallying in Madison, Wisconsin and occupying the State Capitol in opposition to proposed sweeping anti-union legislation. From the…

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