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Issue No. 2269

‘Rock of stability’

Tory chancellor George Osborne on his economic “strategy”—as Britain’s growth forecasts are downgraded

‘We need to be like a football team—with everyone’s role suited to their positions and abilities’

George Osborne. Presumably workers’ position is in goal, fending off attacks

‘We must be careful not to overreact’

Tory culture secretary Jeremy Hunt appeals for calm over the latest hacking revelations

‘A major black eye’

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is more realistic

‘It might not quite make for a revolution, but as Lenin said, “sometimes history needs a push”’

The Guardian’s Secret Footballer on how the participation of black footballers at the 2018 World Cup could challenge racism in Russian football

‘Sour-faced union chiefs are becoming an irrelevance’

The Sun on the TUC conference. The paper dedicates a lot of pages to the ‘irrelevance’

‘I’m so happy’

The spirit of militancy spreads. Emily Morton—after staging a three-week sit-in in a church facing demolition so she could marry there

‘This is a new world order, if you push people they’re going to fuck shit up. But there is enough to go round for everyone. Tell your government that’

Chuck D from Public Enemy on the riots

‘Make the criminals fear the police’

New Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe talks tough

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Who Says?
Tue 13 Sep 2011, 18:23 BST
Issue No. 2269
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