People’s Assembly: We must support the Junior Doctors’ Strike

11 January 2016 — The People’s Assembly Against Austerity

The Junior Doctors will commence their first day of Industrial Action tomorrow. The BMA has stated “it is clear that the government is still not taking junior doctors’ concerns seriously… repeatedly dragged its feet throughout this process, initially rejecting our offer of talks and failing to make significant movement during negotiations.”

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COLDTYPE Issue 110 January 2016 – is now on line

11 January 2016 — Coldtype

COLDTYPE Issue 110 January 2016 – is now on line

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Do your newspaper front-page photographs tell the truth about what’s happening in the world? Probably not, according to David Shields, who, in our cover story, looks at more than 4,500 front pages of the New York Times and explains why he’s no longer a reader. In other main stories this month, George Monbiot is angered by the inevitability of the floods that have ravaged British cities, Frida Berrigan despairs at the effect of school lockdown on her son, Dell Franklin meets the girl who talked too much, Conn Hallinan hands out awards for stupidity, and William Blum finds something good to say about Donald Trump. Plus much more good stuff . . .

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