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Rebellion spreads in the USA!

by Monica Moorehead

OVER the last two weeks a rebellion has spread like wildfire, starting in Minneapolis, with the burning down of a police precinct, then throughout the USA and then across the world in cities on almost every continent.

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Workers’ Notes

by New Worker correspondent

THIS WEEK we look at the manufacturing sector in Britain, particularly the motor and aerospace industries, and the effects of the coronavirus crisis on it and its workforce.

Despite the decline of British industry, Britain is still the ninth leading manufacturing country in the world. In the 1970s it contributed 25 per cent of Britain’s GDP, now it is 17.5 per cent. It has grown by an average of 1.4 per cent since 1948 and despite its declining importance it accounts for about 45 per cent of exports.

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Editorial

Another Boris U-Turn

BORIS JOHNSON’S decision to shelve the plan to get all primary school pupils in England back into the classroom before the summer break has been welcomed by parents and teachers fearful of a premature return that could trigger off a second wave of the coronavirus plague.

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End the homeless crisis

“It is a national scandal that anyone should sleep without a roof over their head in one of the richest countries in the world and after pressure from councils, Mayors, charities and others the Government appears to have backtracked on reports that programmes to tackle homelessness policy may no longer be funded directly by central Government,” Jeremy Corbyn, the former Labour leader, said last week.

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