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Occupy: We are the 99%!

The Occupy Wall Street Movement (OWS) has spread like wildfire to hundreds of cities across the USA. Its acknowledged inspirations were Cairo’s Tahrir Square, Madrid’s Puerta del Sol, Barcelona’s Plaça…

Editorial: Their crisis is our opportunity

Milton Friedman, the Monetarist economist who inspired Thatcher, once said that you can only carry out lasting change if there is a state of crisis. Well today the politicians are…

How we can fight back against the crisis

In the face of a huge crisis many trade union and labour leaders are unwilling to fight back against the rich and the banks. Dave Stockton outlines how we can…

What is wrong with Europe?

THE GREEK economy accounts for only 2 per cent of EU GDP. If the EU were a single economic entity, like the United States, transferring some funds to pay off…

World economy at tipping point into recession

CAPITALISM IS staring into the abyss of a new recession.  The recent bail-outs of banks and countries assumed that the major economies would revive in the near future. They have not. Stagnation…

Form joint strike committees and unite the pensions struggle

Jeremy Dewar looks at the impending mass strike action in defence of pensions and asks how we can get the biggest turn out possible…

Mick Dooley: we need to transform the unions

Mick Dooley is a member of UCATT and will be speaking at Anticapitalism on building resistance in an age of austerity…

Jerry Hicks: our side needs to up the ante

An interview with Jerry Hicks, an organiser of Grass Roots Left, the rank and file movement in UNITE, and a long standing trade unions activist who is speaking on the…

Ashok Kumar: we must fight the new racism

Ashok Kumar, student activist and ex LSE sabbatical officer, wil be speaking at Anticapitalism 2011 on the new racism…

Joana Ramiro: Palestine is key to the Arab revolutions

Joana Ramiro will be speaking at Anticapitalism 2011 on the struggle for the liberation of Palestine The story of the Palestinian struggle is written in blood in the history books.…