The Weekly paper of the New Communist Party of Britain
Week commencing 15th December 2017

Lead story

We really do need to leave the EU

by Daphne Liddle

RICHARD Branson’s Virgin Care was awarded a £328,000 pay-out following a contractual dispute over the provision of services in Surrey.

But the trade laws that allowed Virgin to sue the NHS are part and parcel of European Union (EU) business regulations that see health care as a commodity and the provision of its services as a free market.

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Human rights body to launch Grenfell fire inquiry

THE EQUALITY and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is set to launch its own inquiry into whether the Government and/or Kensington and Chelsea Council local council failed in their duty to protect life and provide safe housing in respect of the fire in the Grenfell tower block last June, which cost at least 70 lives.

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Trump declares war on the Arabs

MILLIONS of people have taken to the streets throughout the world to protest against US imperialism’s decision to recognise Israel’s annexation of Arab East Jerusalem. Across the Arab world, from Morocco to the Gulf, demonstrators are denouncing Donald Trump, the chief American war-lord, and demanding action in solidarity with the Palestinians struggling against the barbarous Zionist regime. In occupied Palestine itself, some protesters have been killed and many more wounded in clashes with the Zionist police and security forces.

Moqtada al-Sadr, the militant Iraqi Shia cleric whose Mahdi Army led the Shia Muslim resistance to the American occupation, has called for the expulsion of all Israeli diplomats on Muslim soil and Lebanese cleric Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of the Shia resistance movement in Lebanon, has called for a united front “in the field” to support the Palestinian resistance against this “foolish decision”, which he hoped meant the “beginning of the end” of Israel.

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