Lead story

Syria peace talks begin

by our Arab Affairs correspondent

HIGH-LEVEL delegations from all the major powers landed in Switzerland this week for the start of talks aimed at ending the violence in Syria, which has racked the country for the past two years. But whether they will succeed is extremely doubtful given the efforts of the imperialist camp to sabotage the international conference before it even began.

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Community unites against fascists in Cricklewood

by New Worker correspondent

ANTI-FASCISTS turned out in force in Cricklewood Broadway, north London, last Saturday to counter a demonstration planned by the Britain First movement.

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Editorial

Superior cornflakes and the Holocaust

THIS week is Holocaust Memorial week and the sight of Tory London Mayor Boris Johnson reading out an excerpt from Primo Levi’s If not now, when at a ceremony in London’s City Hall prompts another look at the pernicious “master race” philosophy that leads to some people thinking themselves inherently superior — and therefore others must be inferior. This is what led ultimately to the Holocaust, the industrial scale mass murder of those deemed to be “useless mouths”.

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Special Appeal

Building the Paper

The Central Committee of the NCPB looked at the problem of the mountain of bills that threatens to overwhelm our paper when it met last weekend. All our full-time workers are in arrears and our cash-flow problem means that it’s even hard to find the money to buy the £200 worth of stamps we need every week for the despatch. The first step was to raise the target for our Special Appeal to £15,000.

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