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New issue of British Worker out Now!

THE LATEST issue of British Worker – the paper of Solidarity Trade Union – is out now! As we’ve previously noted (see our articles We Heard it on the Grapevine … of 5 October 2010 and Two Out of Four Ain’t Bad! Of 20 November 2010) it’s now produced as a street version and is … Continue reading

Terrible human cost of Afghan War

THE number of civilians killed or wounded in Afghanistan rose by 31 per cent in the first six months of the year. More than 1,200 civilians were killed and another 1,997 injured, the United Nations has said. These are the worst figures since the Taliban was driven out following the 9/11 attacks in 2001. The … Continue reading

The High Cost of War

The war in Iraq has cost Britain £5 billion. 176 British soldiers have been killed there. The war in Iraq costs the US £5 billion every month. They have lost 4,000 soldiers. More than 655,000 Iraqis have been killed since the occupation of Iraq, according to a report published in The Lancet last October. 1.14m … Continue reading

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