The story of the great rebellion against the Shah's dictatorship, and how it was confiscated by the clerical fundamentalists. Pic: women protesting against the Shah in 1978, and not yet coerced into religious dress.
Hospitals across the country continue to buckle under the stress of winter-related conditions — persistent cold weather and a nasty strain of influenza. But the responsibility for this crisis must lie with the government.
The labour movement should demand that not just Carillion, but all the big public service contractors, Serco, G4S, Capita, should be nationalised with minimum compensation, and their public contracts brought back in-house.