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19 June 2019

Oppose big business's sphere of influence!

A Trump backer plans to build a sphere - as tall as Big Ben and as wide as the Millennium Dome - in Newham, east London, writes Ian Pattison, East London Socialist Party.

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7 November 2018

Mexico: The movement of 68 and the massacre of Tlatelolco

The movement that developed from July to December 1968 was undoubtedly one of the most intense and revolutionary chapters in the history of class struggle in Mexico.

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27 July 2016

Barcelona 1936: the people's Olympics

For a brief moment 80 years ago, in a hint of what Spain as a whole would become, Barcelona became the focus of opposition to fascism. In July 1936, 6,000 athletes arrived in the city, greeted by banners and bunting welcoming them. They were no ordinary athletes; the socialist hurdlers and the anarchist shot putters were there for the Olimpiada Popular, the People's Olympiad.

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11 May 2016

Film review: Eddie the Eagle

Tribute to working class Olympic spirit: "The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part... the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle."

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12 September 2012

The shame of sexism in sport

The 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games showed women's sport at its best. For Britain, there were stunning performances from Jess Ennis, Eleanor Summers and many others...

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Cardiff  protesters against big business 'takeover' at start of Olympics, 25.7.12, photo by Dave Reid

26 July 2012

YFJ protests against big business takeover of Cardiff

The 2012 Olympic games opened in Cardiff and anti-cuts campaigners were there to oppose the big business jamboree at a time when public services are being cut

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Hackney bus workers stopped the busses on the 22 June 2012 London-wide bus strike , photo Paul Mattsson

25 July 2012

Olympic victory for London bus workers

London bus workers have voted to accept the Olympics bonus deal offered by all companies operating Transport for London routes.

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4 July 2012

Olympic-watch

Tax haven in the city: The 'event of the summer' will be treated just like the tax havens of Jersey or the Virgin Islands...

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16 June 2012

London bus strike on Friday over Olympic award

London buses will come to a standstill on Friday 22 June as bus workers from every London bus operator will take strike action across the capital for the first time in a generation, writes Unite the union

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9 November 2011

News in brief

Bonus bonanza: RBS, the bank that became synonymous with greedy speculative bankers (Fred 'the shred' Goodwin), huge corporate losses and publicly funded bailouts, has once again rewarded its top investment bankers with a 500 million pay and bonus pot...

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14 October 2010

Save Wanstead Flats

A LARGE and angry audience of local residents packed a meeting hall in Forest Gate, east London, on 6 October to quiz the police and City of London Corporation trustees over plans to build a 'temporary' police station on Wanstead Flats to serve the 2012 Olympic Games, writes Dave Carr, East London Socialist Party.

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22 October 2008

Black Power Salute (BBC 4)

TV Review: The year 1968 was a momentous year for struggle. The monumental general strike in France and huge movements of students and workers in Italy and Germany; the uprising in Czechoslovakia against Stalinist...

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3 September 2008

Winners and losers at the Beijing Olympics

Comment: Many people across the world, particularly young people, will have been entertained and not a little inspired by many of the athletic performances in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, writes Peter Glover.

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21 May 2008

China: Earthquake disaster exposes regime's failings

AN ESTIMATED 50,000 people or more were killed when a powerful earthquake struck central China last week. Some five million survivors are homeless. Chen Lizhi and Vincent Kolo expose the shortcomings of the regime in the light of this disaster.

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8 April 2008

Olympic Games: Chinese regime fans the flames of protest

PRO-TIBETAN demonstrators disrupted the procession of the Olympic torch through London (above) , last Sunday, despite a huge police and security presence...

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27 November 2004

Olympics: Who foots the bill?

YOU CAN'T move anywhere in London without seeing an advert backing the Olympic bid. With representatives from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) due to visit London next February and the final decision to be taken the following July, there...

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