How workers can fight the credit crunch

PUBLISHED: 09:42 31 January 2009 | UPDATED: 13:54 06 May 2010

Larry Elliott.  Guardian Berliner byline 

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RESPECTED financial journalist Larry Elliott will be the main speaker at a public meeting of the St Albans Chartists on Wednesday, February 11. Larry, who lives in St Albans, is economics editor of The Guardian and a long-time critic of Government polic

RESPECTED financial journalist Larry Elliott will be the main speaker at a public meeting of the St Albans Chartists on Wednesday, February 11.

Larry, who lives in St Albans, is economics editor of The Guardian and a long-time critic of Government policy. He has been reporting from the World Economic Forum in Davos.

The meeting will be held at 7.30pm at Trinity United Reformed Church in Beaconsfield Road and Larry will be joined by Jane Loftus, vice-president of the Communications Workers Union (CWU), Alan Walsh, branch secretary of Watford CWU, and Charlie Kimber of the Socialists Workers Party.

The meeting will formally launch the St Albans Chartists as a campaigning organisation and has been called to bring together trade unionists, socialists and campaign activists to discuss ways of resisting the effects on the current financial crisis on working people.

The aim is to create a broad-based network to co-ordinate a fightback.

Further information can be obtained from Neil Faulkner at neilfaulkner2000@yahoo.co.uk or call 01727 834844 or 07974 679805.


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