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The feel-good Olympics cannot disguise the catastrophic position facing British capitalism, or the potential for social explosions inherent in the situation. PETER TAAFFE looks at Britain in the run-up to the October 20 TUC demonstration, and what will be needed next to step up the fight against austerity.
A recent documentary film into harassment on the street has provided a shocking portrayal of the difficult and often scary daily experiences of women. Available research has shown that all social groups are affected - between 85% and 95% of women report having experienced such harassment. SARAH WRACK looks at the issue.
Global capitalism is mired in depression. A Keynesian tract for our times proposes a way out - and is reviewed by LYNN WALSH.
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The Syrian cauldron
Cover photo: Paul Mattsson