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Global protests against climate change see massive mobilisations

climate protest London

Hundreds of thousands of people marched for action against climate change last Sunday in a global day of protest that wildly exceeded organisers’ expectations.

Health workers to strike during week of walkouts and protests

Health workers in England are set to walk out on 13 October—and now we have to fight to make it as big as possible and a focus for opposition to the Tories, argues Annette Mackin


An empire bathed in blood: when Britannia ruled the waves

In a desperate bid to head off a Scottish Yes vote, David Cameron evoked a mythical British Empire that had given democracy to the poor and freedom to the slaves. Here Ken Olende looks back at what life was really like when Britannia ruled the waves

Campaigners set to march against Ukip conference in Doncaster

Ukip leader Nigel Farage hopes to present his racist party as respectable at its national conference, set to begin in Doncaster on Thursday of this week.

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‘Privatisation has shifted tax burden onto poorest’ says writer James Meek

The Campaign for Real Poverty is what privatisation should be called, argues author James Meek.


Scotland after the referendum: we need to back a left alternative not the SNP

The left in Scotland has the sort of opportunity that comes around only very occasionally. 

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