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The west must put its money where its mouth is

by New Worker correspondent

BORIS JOHNSON praised world leaders concluding deals to stop deforestation by the end of the decade and reduce methane emissions to help contain climate change. Although the Prime Minister was “cautiously optimistic” about the prospects for a deal at the UN COP26 climate change conference in Scotland there was, however, “a long way to go” in the fight to tackle climate change.

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More Fire-and-Rehire

by our Arab Affairs correspondent

THE Tory Government recently talked out a Labour MP’s attempt to introduce a Commons Bill that would outlaw fire-and-rehire action by employers despite frequent criticisms from the Tory benches of the practice.

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Putting the people first

by John Maryon

MONEY IS the lifeblood of capitalism. A social system in which success is measured by profit and the accumulation of wealth. Socialism on the other hand puts the security and well-being of the people as an important priority within a more caring, respectful and co-operative society. Socialism strives to create an environment in which all individuals can live a full life of purpose and achievement without the constraints of class or privilege.

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Unite: A new broom at the helm

by New Worker North West correspondent

In her keynote address, Sharon Graham set out her programme of change to transform the way the union operates.

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Editorial

All gas and gaiters in Glasgow

BORIS JOHNSON has been strutting the stage with most, though not all, of the world’s leaders in Scotland’s second city for the UN Climate Change conference this week. But in the absence of Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping, the spotlight has inevitably focused on Joe Biden rather than the underlings who revolve around him like satellites basking in the reflected glory of the leader of the imperialist pack.

The imperialists had clearly hoped to divert attention from themselves by pinning the blame for global warming on Russia and China. But the Russian and Chinese leaders wisely decided not to take part in the jamboree in Glasgow this week, which has left the imperialists who pose as environmental activists for the benefit of their home crowds with only the Third World to blame for a crisis largely of their own making.

Biden bleats on about People’s China and Russia failing to show leadership on climate change. “It just is a gigantic issue and they walked away. How do you do that and claim to be able to have any leadership?” he tells the Western media that conveniently turn a blind eye to the fact that developed countries, even today, are the main culprits of CO2 emissions.

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