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Killing civilians in Libya to protect them

Libya devastationLindsey German: Nato's "humanitarian" war on Libya is predictably killing the people it was supposed to protect. When we're told how well the war is going and how many lives it is saving, remember Afghanistan and Iraq

  • Written by Lindsey German
  • Category: Opinion

Greece protests: Days of Unrest and Hope

Greek ProtestGreece has been seized by a movement of popular protest involving many thousands of people in a radical experiment in popular democracy and a refusal to pay for a debt that they did not create. Panagiotis Sotiris argues we are witnessing history in the making.

  • Written by Panagiotis Sotiris
  • Category: Opinion

Cameron’s Big Solution - the social cleansing of London

Parkhill estateCameron's attack on benefits will force thousands of poor people to move to outer London - working families, single poor people, including pensioners who have worked all their lives, hard working unskilled people, the disabled and the ill. André Rostant and his family will be amongst them.

  • Written by Andr√© Rostant
  • Category: Opinion

The two sides of the Spanish Revolt

The mass protests and occupations of public squares in Spain have mobilized millions of angry discontented people yet the right has won in the elections. Pablo Fernández looks at Spain's contradictory rebellion.

  • Written by Pablo Fernández
  • Category: Opinion

Spain: this is what working class revolt in 2011 looks like

Spanish protestsSpanish people have taken to the streets in huge numbers with public squares occupied by protestors opposed to austerity and calling for real democracy. Alex Snowdon argues that this is the new shape of working class resistance.

  • Written by Alex Snowdon
  • Category: Opinion

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, rape and the power to wreck lives

Dominique Strauss-KahnThe head of the IMF Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been arrested on charges of rape. Lindsey German asks why a man described as ‘a well-known seducer’ and who enforces austerity was considered a suitable candidate for the left in the French presidentials.

  • Written by Lindsey German
  • Category: Opinion

Osama Bin Laden: death of a ghost

Bin LadenObama today reported to the American people that Osama Bin Laden had been killed in a US raid on a compound in Pakistan. Former soldier Joe Glenton - jailed for refusing to fight in Afghanistan - gives his take on the death of the former US asset.

  • Written by Joe Glenton
  • Category: Opinion