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Issue No. 1918

“If this [report] had been written by the Socialist Workers Party, it couldn’t have been more condemnatory of the man.”

Roy Greenslade former Mirror editor

on the report into Conrad Black’s “corporate kleptocracy”

“The neo-conservative government in the US is verging on lunatic in some areas—and we have got into bed with them.”

Baroness Kennedy, human rights lawyer and Labour peer

“A meeting in relation to damages would serve no purpose. Our clients are prepared to consider the claims subject to causation and proof of damage in the usual way.”

Lawyers for Network Rail Chief John Armitt refusing to meet with relatives of people who died at the Potters Bar rail crash in May 2002 to explain why their compensation is just £10,000

“Four more years.”

Republican Party convention delegates

chanting at anti-Bush protesters in New York last week

“Four more months.”

Protesters’ response

“As a kid I saw tanks in the streets. I saw communism with my own eyes.”

Arnold Schwarzenegger, governor of California

speaking at the Republican convention

“He could not have seen a Soviet tank in Styria. The Russians left in 1945.”

Stefan Karner, Austrian historian. Schwarzenegger was born in the Austrian province of Styria in 1947

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Sat 11 Sep 2004, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1918
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