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By Giorgio Cremaschi Stories of people burning alive in textile factories punctuates the history of industrial development and working conditions. March 8 commemorates the massacre of workers in a factory fire more than a century ago in the United States. After travelling the world leaving devastation and massacres of workers in its wake, now, thanks to the […]
IN THE RADICAL PRESS / MEMOIRE DES LUTTES By Bernard Cassen In view of the elections to the European Parliament in May 2014, the socialist and social democratic parties are seeking by all means to dissociate themselves from European policies, as these policies – which they have approved – are unpopular. As a diversion and … Continue reading »
France is in revolt over tax. In recent weeks the protagonists have ranged from drivers of heavy goods vehicles, wealthy cereal farmers, even the equestrian lobby. And, almost everybody in the depressed north western region of Brittany, it seems. The narrative is that Socialist France is ‘over-taxed’. As soon as he was elected President 18 months … Continue […]
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