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‘Mugabe’s gone, everyone is singing in the street,’ says Zimbabwean socialist

Celebrations broke out in the Zimbabwean capital Harare at the news of president Robert Mugabe’s resignation on Tuesday. But the process must go deeper.

Robert Mugabe—how an anti-colonialist hero became an authoritarian nationalist

Robert Mugabe was a hero of the struggle against colonialism and first leader of independent Zimbabwe. He then became a compromiser with imperialism—and finally a dictator.
Anti-racists take refugee solidarity onto the streets

Anti-racists take refugee solidarity onto the streets

Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) supporters plan days of action this Saturday for the SUTR Calais Winter Appeal
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Fiddling the figures can’t end Tory crisis

Philip Hammond, the Tory chancellor, likes to present himself as a safe pair of hands. He’s nicknamed “spreadsheet Phil”. Boring maybe, but reliable. But he’s been responsible for two of the biggest media pratfalls of the present government, which is saying something.

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Fiddling the figures can’t end Tory crisis

Philip Hammond, the Tory chancellor, likes to present himself as a safe pair of hands. He’s nicknamed “spreadsheet Phil”. Boring maybe, but reliable. But he’s been responsible for two of the biggest media pratfalls of the present government, which is saying something.


Art auction paints a picture of capitalism's warped priorities

Some £340 million for a painting by Leonardo da Vinci—and possibly a fake one at that—may seem a touch steep. But it’s a small price to pay for billionaires keen to hide away their cash.

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