Category Archives: politics

Liverpool TUC’s statement on day of Thatcher’s funeral

Margaret Thatcher died on 8 April 2013 and the vast majority of ordinary people greeted her passing with undisguised joy. The right wing media have tried to portray this response as the disrespectful behaviour of a minority. It isn’t. It … Continue reading

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Thatcher not quite dead: her legacy on the left

Commentaries on Margaret Thatcher’s death commonly claim that she polarised the UK. This ignores the fact that the UK was always polarised. It’s called class society. When the economy is in good shape the ruling class grant concessions to the … Continue reading

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Egypt solidarity demo this Friday

Cardiff Stop the War Coalition has called a demo in solidarity with the Egyptian uprising this Friday, 4 Feb, from 5.30pm at Nye Bevan statue, Queen St: bring placards, flags, banners, drums etc. Frontline info on Egypt can be found … Continue reading

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Statement from Cardiff Anarchists on police spy “Mark Jacobs”

“Mark Jacobs”, generally known as “Marco” has been identified as a police informer. “Marco” worked with Cardiff anarchists but was also known to the socialists active around the Cardiff Radical Socialist Forum: he attended forum events and meetings organising the … Continue reading

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St Athan: the farce is over

After years of hype and a huge dose of public money spent simply developing and promoting the idea, the St Athan military super-academy has finally been ditched. This will come as little surprise to those who have followed the progress … Continue reading

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South Wales to Gaza convoy – help needed

BOOKS NOT BOMBS: BOOKSALE FOR GAZA Saturday 28 Aug – 11:00am – 5:00pm, 143 Ninian Park Road, Riverside, Cardiff. Help Dr Conker’s Bookshop raise money for the South Wales to Gaza convoy. 1000s of books in all categories. 50% of … Continue reading

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On Armed Forces Day, remember two million marched against war!

Armed Forces Day was first mooted in 2008. Army bigwigs and Brown’s government were concerned with the growing unpopularity of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the problem of recruiting new servicemen and women. At that time 91 members … Continue reading

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