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Jeremy Hunt imposes new contract—a challenge to junior doctors and the union movement

Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt is set to announce that he will impose a dangerous new contract on junior doctors.

New Google scandal—Tax scam bosses’ bonanza

There’s no austerity for them. Just days after Google did a sweetheart tax deal with the Tories, the firm has handed vastly more money to its top bosses.

We can turn the tide on the scapegoating of migrants

Much of the media eagerly publicised the news that professor Angus Dalgleish was due to make a speech attacking migrants.

Bernie Sanders' victory in New Hampshire shows establishment politics in the US is cracking up

Bernie Sanders, who calls himself a socialist, has won a thumping victory in the New Hampshire state election for the Democratic Party presidential candidate.

Junior doctors strike shows how to take on the Tories

A junior doctors’ strike has challenged Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s plans to push through more attacks on the NHS today, Wednesday. This was the second 24-hour strike by junior doctors in the British Medical Association (BMA).


Russia's proxy war twists the knife in Syria

At a meeting in Manchester last week I heard a Syrian refugee describe his plight and that of his family. It was heartbreaking. Essentially the same story could be told of millions, and their number increases daily.

Tories' legal aid climbdown is victory for campaigning lawyers

Last Thursday saw a tremendous victory for legal aid. After three years of campaigning Michael Gove announced a U-turn on the government’s plans for a two-tier duty contracts system.

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