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BRAZIL: LULA VOWS TO PUNISH REBELS

by New Worker correspondent

NEW Brazilian leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has vowed to punish the ringleaders who plunged the capital into chaos last weekend.

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Tories target unions

by New Worker correspondent

TUESDAY saw the Tory Government unveil its latest anti-trade union law with the first reading of a Bill which demands that public sector services maintain a minimum service level (MSL) during strike action. This was promised in their 2019 General Election manifesto (at least with regard to public transport). The same document also promised to abolish ‘Fire-and -Rehire’ – but that has not been given such a high priority, despite ministerial promises made at the time of the P&O sackings.

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Editorials

Defend the right to strike

AS WAVES of strikes sweep through Britain the Tory government responds in the only way it knows how – repression. The Sunak government is moving anti-union legislation to curb industrial action in key public sectors to ensure that essential public services are maintained during industrial action.

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On the unity of the movement

IT IS amusing to note that calls for a new Communist International often come from the most sectarian elements of the world movement. But world-wide contacts between communist parties can only strengthen the communist cause.

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