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Issue No. 2000

cartoon by Tim Sanders

cartoon by Tim Sanders


“Those people who maybe feel or hope that Gordon would take the Labour Party in a different direction from New Labour are completely mistaken.

I have no doubt he will be absolutely New Labour to his fingertips.’
Tony Blair, on Gordon Brown and the “orderly transition”

“Pinochet tortured a lot but there is no illiteracy in Chile.”
“Big Phil” Scolari, the man who turned down the England manager job praises Chile’s former dictator

“If the US has not learned its lesson from Iraq and thinks of invading Iran, notwithstanding all of the criticisms we have of our government, we will defend our country to the last drop of our blood. And we will not let an alien soldier set foot on the land of Iran.”
Shirin Ebadi, Iranian winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003 speaking at the Islamic Centre of America

“We will not accept paying taxes. We will wage a fiscal strike.”
Silvio Berlusconi, threatens the new Italian centre left government after his recent election defeat

“Under-nutrition should not be accepted in a country like Iraq, with its wealth of resources,”
Roger Wright, the United Nations Children’s Fund special representative for Iraq, as he releases a report which reveals that one in three Iraqi children are malnourished or underweight over three years after the US invasion


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Who Says?
Sat 13 May 2006, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 2000
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