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Universities strike day 2 - ‘All the issues are joined together’

Workers took to the picket lines on Friday at 63 universities. Workers are fighting casual contracts, low pay, spiralling workloads, pay gaps and attacks on pensions.
Leeds university strike 21 February 2020

Mass protests after massacre by Nazi terrorist in Germany

Tens of thousands of people protested after a gunman killed nine people from migrant backgrounds at a shisha bar and a cafe in the city of Hanau.

Anger at the Tories after climate chaos sparks floods

The damage caused by the floods across Britain has exposed the total failure to provide for people in danger.
media, sexism, suicide, mental health, Caroline Flack, tabloids, Love Island

Systematic hypocrisy and the death of Caroline Flack

The suicide of Caroline Flack has opened up debate about the media, reality TV and mental distress. But jumping to simplistic explanations or solutions will not help vulnerable people, says Sarah Bates
Labour, trans, sexuality, antisemitism, leadership

Divisions tear through Labour on the eve of leadership vote

As members begin voting for the next Labour leader this week, debates about transphobia, Palestine solidarity and the party’s election defeat are raging, reports Nick Clark

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Coronavirus shows capitalism is sick

It is still too early to say how serious an epidemic Covid?19—as the latest coronavirus outbreak is now known—will prove to be.


Systematic hypocrisy and the death of Caroline Flack

The suicide of Caroline Flack has opened up debate about the media, reality TV and mental distress. But jumping to simplistic explanations or solutions will not help vulnerable people, says Sarah Bates

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