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General strike in Greece as recovery hopes fade

Athens: students mark the anniversary of the Polytechnic Uprising in 1973

A planned general strike by workers across Greece on Thursday of this week comes at a crucial time.

Thousands join rallies for change in Scotland

Mass meetings of the Scottish National Party and Radical Independence Campaign last weekend showed how the passion for politics remains in Scotland, writes Raymie Kiernan


After Ukip win in Rochester - a call for the left to unite

Now there is no doubt. We have to take the threat of Ukip very seriously and the left has to get its act together. We need more resistance to Ukip and austerity, and a united left.

Students march on parliament demanding free education

Thousands of students marched on parliament to demand free education today, Wednesday, on a noisy demonstration against fees and cuts.

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Ed Miliband has shown he doesn’t get class

If you want to get a sense of how Ukip’s rise is debasing political debate, you need look no further than the absurd martyrdom of “White Van Man”.


Artificial intelligence is not as close as its fans make out

John Parrington looks at artificial intelligence, and says it will be a long time before computers are smarter than humans

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