Death of Margaret Thatcher Reopens the Debate Over Her Cruel Legacy By Roger Annis

15 April 2013 — The Bullet • Socialist Project E-Bulletin No. 805

The death of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on April 8 has renewed an intense political debate in Britain and internationally over her legacy. For her ruling class sycophants, Thatcher was a heroine, “one of the greatest” prime ministers Britain ever had. While she is falsely credited with lifting Britain out of a lasting economic slump during the 1970s, she did succeed in imposing a drastic and lasting shift in the balance of social and economic wealth between rich and poor, very much to the detriment of the latter. She was prime minister from 1979 to 1990.

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No Sign of Peace or Reconciliation in France-Controlled Mali By Roger Annis

6 March 2013 — The Bullet • Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 776

France perpetrated two large deceptions in conducting its military intervention into Mali more than seven weeks ago. These have been universally accepted in mainstream media reporting. The first is that the unilateral decision to invade Mali on January 11, 2013 was hastily made, prompted by imminent military threats by Islamic fundamentalist forces against the south of the country where the large majority of Malians live.

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France Launches War in Mali in Bid to Secure Resources, Stamp Out National Rights Struggles By Roger Annis

19 January 2013 — The Bullet • Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 762

France, the former slave power of west Africa, has poured into Mali with a vengeance in a military attack launched on January 11. French warplanes are bombing towns and cities across the vast swath of northern Mali, a territory measuring some one thousand kilometers from south to north and east to west. French soldiers in armoured columns have launched a ground offensive, beginning with towns in the south of the northern territory, some 300 km north and east of the Malian capital of Bamako.

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Austerity and Counter-Austerity in Britain By Roger Annis

22 October 2012 — The Bullet • Socialist Project E-<strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>Bulletin No. 714

Social Protest Movements and Political Organizing On the Rise

<strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>Britain is in the throes of a deepening class struggle prompted by attacks on social and democratic rights by the capitalist class. The economic elite is pressing forward with an <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>austerity program of ever-deepening cuts to jobs and social services. A coalition government of Conservatives and Liberal-Democrats has been in power for the past two years and has cut billions of dollars from public services. With the country mired in economic stagnation, the two parties are aiming to cut billions more in government spending, most notably in the social sphere.

<img class=”alignright” src=”http://www.socialistproject.ca/bullet/b714.jpg&#8221; alt=”” width=”240″ height=”182″ />Demonstrators gather in central London on October 20, 2012.

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