UK Floods 2015/16

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Spikymike
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Jan 3 2016 18:01
UK Floods 2015/16

Capitalist governments and many NGO's around the world seemed mighty pleased with the Paris COP 21 results aimed it is claimed at combating the effects of climate change whilst around the world workers and the poor generally suffered from a range of even more extreme than usual weather patterns no less than here in the UK with extensive flooding.
Here is a taster of short anti-capitalist articles responding to those events;
www.leftcom.org/en/articles/2016-01-03/uk-floods-another-predictable-cap...
http://critical-mass.net/2015/12/13/flooded-house-blame-the-rain/
www.worldsocialism.org/spgb/socialist-standard/2010s/2016/no-1337-januar......
Others may have some more direct experiences of their own to report and comment on?

wojtek
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Jan 4 2016 03:32

Apparently someone was water skiing down euxton lane in Chorley 555.

Spikymike
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Jan 7 2016 17:27

Not just Cumbria/north Lancs - Many ex-Council/Housing trust houses in Salford affected by flooding - many people without contents insurance, pulling together but still struggling to cope. See these;
www.salfordstar.com/article.asp?id=3076 www.salfordstar.com/article.asp?id=3078