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by Daphne Liddle

RAIL unions last week warned that plans by the Con-Dem Coalition to reform the rail industry could cost more than 20,000 jobs and have come together to an Action for Rail campaign, which was launched with a Day of Action on Monday, with 100,000 leaflets given out at major railway stations throughout the country.

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Syria: imperialist moves rebuffed

by our Arab Affairs correspondent

NEW imperialist moves to get United Nations approval for Nato aggression in Syria have been again been rebuffed by the Russians, who are stressing their continuing support for the efforts of UN envoy, Kofi Annan, and his six-point plan to end the violence.

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Otto Friedrich Cahn was born 5th March 1921 in Frankfurt. He was forced to leave Germany with the rise of Hitler, and together with his brother sailed for England in 1939, supported by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). He liked to recall his time as an agricultural worker in East Anglia.

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Nato lies to stoke a new war

THE BOURGEOIS lie machine has once more gone into full swing to try to mobilise public opinion in support of imperialist intervention in Syria.

Page after page in the ruling class press is plastered with the crocodile tears of imperialist politicians and the hypocritical sermons of the “human rights” gang while images of the carnage at Houla have been splashed across the media to demonise the Syrian army and paint Syrian President Bashar al Assad as a tyrant in the same league as Nero or Ivan the Terrible.

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