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- Category: Unions
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On 10 July public service workers answered to call of their unions to step up the fight for jobs, improved pay and conditions and the right to good pension. There were demonstrations and rallies in 50 cities with thousands more workplaces picketed. The strength of the turn out gave confidence to the TUC, which has called for a national march against austerity on 18 October. Read the Star editorial.
- Category: Economics
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COMMUNIST CALL: General secretary Robert Griffiths urges CP members and supporters to take action on 10 July strikes. "The readiness of two million workers to strike this Thursday shows that the working class has not been defeated by the Tory-LibDem coalition for which nobody voted in 2010. They are determined to defend their pay, pensions, jobs and services.
- Category: Wales - Cymru
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In an open letter to the working people of Wales, CP Wales industrial organiser and secretary of Cardiff TUC calls for solidarity and a big turn out on demonstrations planned for six key centres of Cardiff, Camarthen, Swansea, Wrexham, Bangor and Merthyr Tydfil.
- Category: Health|Education|Services
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The NHS is under threat like never before, writes Steve Sweeney, well known scourge of the NHS privatisers.
- Category: Peace
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David Cameron plans to celebrate “British values” by spending £55 million to commemorate the centenary of the first world war. writes Alan Mackinnon, secretary of CND Scotland.