Monthly Archives: April 2011

Left Forum 2011

Chris Reynolds The Left Forum 2011 took place on 18-20 March at Pace University in New York City. This annual gathering of academics, activists, journalists, politicians and more assembled thousands of participants from all over the world for three days … Continue reading

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Middle France

This month, Mediapart set out to discover ‘middle France’, in the form of a series of interview portraits of men and women of different ages and professional and personal situations and who receive a monthly income of 1,500 euros (for … Continue reading

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Reporting the demo, covering the crisis 2

Like an impressively large number of people, I went down to London last Saturday for the trade union organised demonstration against the cuts. We travelled in comfort (hitching a lift on a train hired by the RMT, to whom warm … Continue reading

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