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Dear friends As I have previously announced, we are now “freezing” the blog.  We are also making archives of the blog available for free download in various formats (see below). 

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by Mr. Allen for the Saker blog Over the last few years, we hear leaders from both Russia and China pronouncing that they have formed a relationship where there are

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Public Inquiry
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offsite link The ?Experts? Are Still Pushing Mandates Fri May 24, 2024 13:00 | Ian Miller
We?re in the middle of 2024, and the 'experts' still won?t give up their ridiculous defence of Covid mandates. But it's all just proof-by-assumption based on guesswork and biased data, says Ian Miller.
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offsite link The Electric Car Revolution is Coming Crashing Down Fri May 24, 2024 11:00 | Will Jones
The state-subsidised electric car market has crashed in China and the country is trying to dump the vehicles on the West, but the same is happening here as well. For manufacturers it's going to be a blood bath.
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offsite link What is Mass Migration For, Why Does it Keep Happening, and Why Will Nobody Stop It? Fri May 24, 2024 09:00 | Eugyppius
What is mass migration for, why does it keep happening and why will nobody stop It? Eugyppius looks at the main theories behind Europe's seemingly unclosable borders and the elites' odd attachment to the disastrous policy.
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offsite link Why has the Royal Society Honoured Anthony Fauci? Fri May 24, 2024 07:00 | Ben Pile
The Royal Society, the world's oldest scientific academy, has honoured Anthony Fauci, and in doing so confirmed its role as the guardian, not of empirical discovery, but politicised institutional Science.
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A summary of the most interesting stories in the past 24 hours that challenge the prevailing orthodoxy about the ?climate emergency?, public health ?crises? and the supposed moral defects of Western civilisation.
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People Before Profit is calling on Sinn Fein's Martina Anderson, to publicly oppose cuts in education

category national | rights, freedoms and repression | press release author Monday May 03, 2010 14:41author by People Before Profit Report this post to the editors

We are up for the fight Sinn Fein wants to duck

Sinn Fein Minister Catriona Ruane has made it plain she intends to cut jobs in front-line services.

She told the Assembly’s education committee on January 14th that, ‘Action needs to be taken during the 2010/11 financial year to secure significant budget savings and this will involve pain...It will simply not be possible to avoid some reduction in funding direct to the classroom...There may inevitably have to be staff reductions.’

That means sacking class-room staff to meet Treasury edicts based on bailing out the bankers.

At the same time, her party leader Gerry Adams is suggesting that all Executive parties cooperate to oppose the cuts!

Sinn Fein is for the cuts at Stormont - against the cuts when there are votes to be won. I wouldn’t rule out party members standing outside the schools hit by Ms. Ruane’s ‘reductions’ with placards denouncing what's happening inside!

What’s Ms. Anderson’s position? Does she support Minister Ruane’s ‘inevitable’ cuts or not?

Meanwhile, Regional Development Minister Conor Murphy has quietly announced plans to privatise parts of our public transport system. Private firms are to be invited to tender against Translink for bus routes, for example. Meanwhile, Sinn Fein proclaims opposition to privatisation.

When it comes to economics, you name it, Sinn Fein is for it. And also against it.

I reckon the main reason Mr. Adams wants all the mainstream parties to form an alliance on cuts is so that none of them can be singled out for blame when the cuts come.

More and more former Sinn Fein voters are becoming tired of to this facing-two-ways tactic. We appeal to them to come over to People Before Profit - the only party which can be counted on to organise resistance to the cuts. Sinn Fein is full verbal radicalism. But when it comes to the practicalities, they bend with the wind from Westminster. People Before Profit is up for the fight that Sinn Fein won’t take on.

Related Link: http://www.peoplebeforeprofit.ie/node/323
author by solidarity seekerpublication date Mon May 03, 2010 15:56author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Meanwhile watch out for the Public Assembly Bill, this would make sure no one will be able to meaningfully protest about any of the cuts. Who says they don't have joined up policies!!!!

author by non-voterpublication date Mon May 03, 2010 17:37author address author phone Report this post to the editors

I agree with the criticisms of SInn Fein, but if PB4P is a political party as the above quote suggests ,it should say so clearly . If it is a party and not an “ alliance” formed with the aim of “deepening links between community groups “ as stated in PB4P’s website http://www.peoplebeforeprofit.ie/node/2 ,it would mean that the many SWP members in PB4P are in two parties at the same time. That is a recipe for the sort of opportunist , facing-both- ways politics that the group accuses others of practising.
The last poster is right to oppose the Public Assembly Bill , but the PB4P site doesn’t have any articles about the bill that I could see . It would be good to see an analysis of it. The aim of the bill is not to prevent “meaningful protest” though . As part of the peace dividend the British state will in fact now tolerate meaningful protest - so long as it remains at the level of protest . What it will not allow is the type of independent ,effective action that would threaten its existence . “People Before Profit is up for the fight that Sinn Fein won’t take on.” That sort of bravado talk is worryingly naïve to anyone with memories of Berntollet The northern statelet with the provisonals now incorporated will not tolerate any sort of a fight.

 
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