Lead story

Unions prepare to fight cuts

FOR THE ‘BIGGEST MOBILISATION SINCE POLL TAX’

TUC CONFERENCE in September 2010 is set to be an arena for the discussion and coordination of a mass public campaign against the Coalition Government's planned cuts and to defend jobs, services and pensions and to restore full trade union rights.

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Editorial

Hiroshima 1945

THIS WEEK millions in Japan and throughout the world will pause to remember those who died in the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during the last days of the Second World War. On 6th August 1945 Hiroshima was destroyed by an American atom bomb. Nagasaki was hit three days later. Some 200,000 people, mostly civilians, were killed instantly in the atomic blasts. Many more would later perish from flash burns and radiation sickness.

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