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Unequal Britain

by Daphne Liddle

BRITAIN is now the most unequal country in the western world, with a wealth gap between the richest and the poorest as big as in Nigeria, according to a United Nations report published last week.

Women are on average paid less than men; black and ethnic minority workers are paid less than others while young workers struggle to be paid at all as the practices of compulsory workfare and unpaid internships grow.

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Mugabe wins again!

WHEN is an election not an election? The answer, as far as the imperialists are concerned, is whenever the result goes against them.

This week Robert Mugabe won the Zimbabwean presidential race for the fifth time on the run while his Zanu-PF party trounced the opposition in the race for seats in the National Assembly.

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