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by our European Affairs Correspondent

GREEK workers took to the streets on Tuesday 16th February 2010 in a new wave of strikes and protests against the government’s austerity plan to freeze wages, cut allowances by ten per cent and hike up taxes on fuel, tobacco, alcohol and property.

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Tory cooperatives fool no one

TORY Shadow Chancellor George Osborne is feeling very insecure; that is the only explanation for his crazy proposal that if the Conservatives win the coming election they will introduce worker co-operatives into the public sector where workers would be allowed to take over their own departments and run them.

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