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In UK riots, Conservative Party rewriting doesn't wash

Iain Duncan Smith told BBC's Panorama that our recent riots were nothing to do with unemployment.


British right spreads anti-youth message

British responses to the rioting spreading throughout England have had a sharp anti-youth tone.


British riots spurred by "greed is good" society

These attitudes were reproduced so grotesquely by the needy inadequates on TV shows such as The Apprentice.


British education cuts: a member of Parliament speaks out

The yawning gap between the richest and the rest has to be addressed and wealth must be redistributed.


World Notes: Japan, Israel, Cuba and more

Western Sahara, Mexico, United Kingdom, Afghanistan, Israel and Cuba: all the latest in international news.


Brits battle health service privatization

LONDON - The Royal College of General Practitioners and the Unite union joined other campaigners in speaking out against the conservative government's "Liberating the NHS" plan.


Bloody Sunday massacre: Unjustified and unjustifiable

British Prime Minister David Cameron has apologized unreservedly to the families of those killed on Bloody Sunday 38 years ago, saying the action of troops was "unjustified and unjustifiable."


Con-Lib coalition deal could mean 170 new peers

LONDON (Morning Star) -- The coalition agreement between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats could result in the parties appointing more than 170 new peers [House of Lords members].


British unions debunk lies about National Health Service

American and British trade unionists unite to debunk lies about the UK's National Health Service.

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