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RIP Bob Crow - who told it like it is - RMT General Secretary

Tony Gosling | 11.03.2014 13:31 | Analysis | Public sector cuts | Workers' Movements | London

At 10:25am, 15 mins or so after Bob's death was announced, BBC Radio 5 Live's political correspondent Chris Mason reported that Bob Crow 'was always winding up politicians'.
How disrespectful. Trades unions have 15 times more members and are far more democratic than political parties in the UK Mr Mason.

Then the BBC played an amateurish barely audible interview with Bob Crow criticising him for his high salary played yesterday on BBC Radio 4's The World At One.

Bob Crow Demands New 'Working-Class' Labour Party, Urges Unions To Break Ties With Miliband
The Huffington Post UK | Posted: 13/07/2013 13:48 BST
Firebrand trade union boss Bob Crow will seek to exploit Labour wranglings with unions by urging the movement to break ties with Ed Miliband and create a party that "speaks for working people".

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