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Huge public distrust of Tony Blairís reasons for war. Liberation turning into occupation. Bush targeting Iran for his next attack. Al Qaeda networks still in place. The case for war with Iraq is now so much in doubt that the governing classes of Britain and the USA are in crisis, credibilty in tatters. As resistance to the occupying forces mounts Iraq is in danger of turning into Bushís Vietnam with Blair in tow.
RAI, anti-war campaigner joins MARK CURTIS, author of a critical history
of British Foreign Policy and LORETTA NAPOLEONI, expert on the funding
of Al Qaeda to discuss, war, what was it good for?
Signs of the Times Seminar
Market Values : The Privatisation of Choice
The party that founded the welfare state is now committed to its replacement with the market state. Transport, health, education have all been targetedor huge privatisation projects. Where the public sector remains dominant new managerlism enforces market values and treats the workforce as liabilities rather than assets. The government is encountering serious public opposition to these policies as hospitals, schools and the railways experience the unwelcome consequences of marketisation.
Discussing Labourís privatisation project and the prospect of a democratic alternative ALLYSON POLLOCK author of a critical analysis of PFI and Foundation Hospitals, with HEATHER WAKEFIELD national officer of the public services trade union UNISON.
POLLOCK, Professor of Health Policy, University College London
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Free Admission, No Advance Registration.