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New book remembers when women workers struck and won equal pay at Trico

In 1976 a group of women workers struck for equal pay—and won. The 21-week walkout became the longest successful strike for equal pay in Britain. But many people have never heard of it.

Aretha Franklin gave us a vision of struggle - and of a radically different world

16 February 1968 and Aretha Franklin was in Detroit as the mayor declared it Aretha Franklin Day, when Martin Luther King stepped up on the stage to present her with a special award from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.


A long and sordid history—Labour’s support for Israel

The Labour Party has extended the hand of friendship to Israel for a century

Turkish turmoil could trigger wider collapse

The plunge in the value of the Turkish currency is a sign of escalating tension with the US. But it may also indicate a coming economic storm that could hit many more countries and wreck millions of lives.

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