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RMT Union Baron Uses Kremlin-Backed Tv Channel To Call For Overthrow Of Capitalism
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A senior official at the union behind rail strikes that are crippling the south of England appeared on Kremlin-backed broadcaster Russia Today to call for the overthrow of capitalism.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/12/...overthrow/
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Steve Hedley, who is paid £71,000 a year as senior assistant general secretary of the RMT - which yesterday announced new strikes on the London Underground - has become the latest of the rail union’s leaders to admit that the organisation wants to bring down Theresa May’s government.
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Appearing on the Kremlin-funded channel last month, Mr Hedley said: “It’s very clear in our rule book, we’re in an antagonistic relationship with the managers and with the bosses. We want to overthrow capitalism and create a socialist form of society.”
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The weeks leading up to Christmas have been beset by a string of industrial disputes, including strikes by baggage handlers, British Airways cabin crew and postal workers.
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The weeks leading up to Christmas have been beset by a string of industrial disputes, including walkouts by British Airways cabin crew and postal workers.
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RMT conductors on Southern Rail will strike over New Year, while the union’s London Underground staff will walkout on Monday, January 9.
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The Tube strike will coincide with a week-long drivers’ strike that will bring the Southern network to a halt, bringing further misery for 300,000 commuters.
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The unions insist that the Southern strikes are down to safety issues involving the planned roll-out of driver-only trains, which have run on Britain’s rail network for more than 30 years, and have been endorsed by the rail safety watchdog.
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Footage of Sean Hoyle, the president of the RMT, emerged at the weekend, in which the official said unions are co-ordinating strikes to "bring down this bloody working-class-hating Tory government".
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