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If I ruled the world: Bob Crow

My two guiding examples—Cuba and Millwall football club

By Bob Crow   March 2013

© Roslyn Gaunt

The elevation from general secretary of the RMT to World Leader is a transition that could only be allowed to take place with popular consent and with a democratic mandate. Obviously, those Tory MPs who constantly attempt to interfere in internal union business, and who are elected to their seats with only a fraction of their total electorate endorsing them, would also want to stick their oar in on the thresholds and procedures required to secure world governance.

But once the mechanism is out the way, what…

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