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82 thousand pensioners have signed up to the government’s new Pension Credit scheme since it was launched a month ago. This leaves two million who are entitled to the money but haven’t claimed.

In this week - snapshots from history

85 years ago

1918

A REVOLUTION began in Germany, prompted by a sailors’ mutiny.

The sailors’ revolt spread to industrial towns and cities. Workers’ and soldiers’ councils were set up. The German army fell apart and an armistice was signed, but the revolution continued to grow.

The “November Days” of the German Revolution shattered the Kaiser’s brutal regime and demonstrated workers’ power.


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Inside the System
Sat 22 Nov 2003, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1"
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