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Letters—Keir Starmer is showing his right wing agenda in Liverpool

Letters—Keir Starmer is showing his right wing agenda in Liverpool The scrapping of the Labour Party list of candidates for the Liverpool mayoral election by Keir Starmer has caused outrage in the city and nationally.

LETTERS—India’s vaccine rollout driven by power politics, not need

LETTERS—India’s vaccine rollout driven by power politics, not need The Serum Institute of India is the world’s largest producer of vaccines, with the ability to produce 1.5 billion doses per year.

LETTERS—Give black people ownership of coronavirus vaccinations

LETTERS—Give black people ownership of coronavirus vaccinations Take up of the coronavirus vaccine has been much higher than expected. A quarter of the British adult population is now vaccinated.

LETTERS - Individual acts over safety can become collective resistance

schools, safety, coronavirus, south London, health Thanks for printing my letter on the NEU union’s groundbreaking advice to teachers to use Section 44 of the 1996 Employment Rights Act to refuse to work because of Covid-19 (Letters, 27 January).

Letters—Bosses ignoring our safety to keep shipyard open

Letters—Bosses ignoring our safety to keep shipyard open I work in a shipyard and we’ve been open throughout the Covid-19 lockdown. 

Letters—Tory MP should pay for his wealth having slavery roots

Letters—Tory MP should pay for his wealth having slavery roots Richard Drax, MP for South Dorset, is the richest parliamentarian in Britain.

Letters—blame the government for the pressures of online education


I write as a grandparent of two primary age grandchildren and as a retired teacher. I think there is a lot of pressure from the department for education on heads to try to force their staff to provide huge amounts of work for their pupils

LETTERS—Keir Starmer blaming the wrong people for Covid-19 spread


In an appearance on TV’s Good Morning Britain last week Keir Starmer voiced his support for emergency legislation to deal with anti-vaxxer campaigns.

Letters—Union wrong to counterpose saving jobs to saving planet 


Scarborough police broke up our socially-distanced anti‑offshore gas field demo this week.

LETTERS—Anti-trans court ruling is an attack on autonomy for all


A high Court judicial review earlier this month outlawed the use of puberty blockers for young trans people unless they can persuade doctors to go to court on their behalf.

LETTERS - Don’t be demoralised, get organised at work instead


It is easy to get demoralised with politics in Britain given the strength of the populist right and the weakness of the Labour Party.

Letters—Free period products provision in Scotland is a win for women


This week in Scotland marked a victory for grassroots campaigners who have fought a long battle for free and fair access to menstrual items.

Letters: Continue the fight for Palestine—but outside of the Labour Party


The right has continuously deemed left wing activists who criticise Israel and its oppressive actions towards Palestinians as antisemites. 

Letters - Don’t be fooled by the false promise of nuclear jobs


Socialists and environmental campaigners should have no illusions in nuclear power.

LETTERS—Time to tear down the jails


One of my young family members was in prison a while ago. During our visit we were treated like prisoners ourselves—made to wait endlessly in the shabby, dirty facilities.

LETTERS—Gardner’s occupation drove others to fight Thatcherism


The occupation of the Gardner’s factory 40 years ago was an inspiration to many workplaces.

Letters—Andy Burnham is leading a fight, and we should support him


We believe that Socialist Worker should have backed Burnham’s position more forcefully

LETTERS—shielding ‘guidance’ puts vulnerable people at risk


The Tories’ new guidance on shielding means there’s pressure on people to return to work.

Letters—No job leaves me asking what was the point of college?


Finally graduating from university after three years is an overwhelming feeling.

Letters—Don’t let them copy Australia’s offshore detention centres 


Home Secretary Priti Patel’s proposal to dump asylum seekers on the remote volcanic outcrop of Ascension Island is mimicking Australia’s racist refugee policy.

Letters—Keir Starmer is showing his right wing agenda in Liverpool


The scrapping of the Labour Party list of candidates for the Liverpool mayoral election by Keir Starmer has caused outrage in the city and nationally.

LETTERS—India’s vaccine rollout driven by power politics, not need


The Serum Institute of India is the world’s largest producer of vaccines, with the ability to produce 1.5 billion doses per year.

LETTERS—Give black people ownership of coronavirus vaccinations


Take up of the coronavirus vaccine has been much higher than expected. A quarter of the British adult population is now vaccinated.

LETTERS - Individual acts over safety can become collective resistance


Thanks for printing my letter on the NEU union’s groundbreaking advice to teachers to use Section 44 of the 1996 Employment Rights Act to refuse to work because of Covid-19 (Letters, 27 January).

Letters—Bosses ignoring our safety to keep shipyard open


I work in a shipyard and we’ve been open throughout the Covid-19 lockdown. 

Letters—Tory MP should pay for his wealth having slavery roots


Richard Drax, MP for South Dorset, is the richest parliamentarian in Britain.

Letters—blame the government for the pressures of online education


I write as a grandparent of two primary age grandchildren and as a retired teacher. I think there is a lot of pressure from the department for education on heads to try to force their staff to provide huge amounts of work for their pupils

LETTERS—Keir Starmer blaming the wrong people for Covid-19 spread


In an appearance on TV’s Good Morning Britain last week Keir Starmer voiced his support for emergency legislation to deal with anti-vaxxer campaigns.

Letters—Union wrong to counterpose saving jobs to saving planet 


Scarborough police broke up our socially-distanced anti‑offshore gas field demo this week.

LETTERS—Anti-trans court ruling is an attack on autonomy for all


A high Court judicial review earlier this month outlawed the use of puberty blockers for young trans people unless they can persuade doctors to go to court on their behalf.

LETTERS - Don’t be demoralised, get organised at work instead


It is easy to get demoralised with politics in Britain given the strength of the populist right and the weakness of the Labour Party.

Letters—Free period products provision in Scotland is a win for women


This week in Scotland marked a victory for grassroots campaigners who have fought a long battle for free and fair access to menstrual items.

Letters: Continue the fight for Palestine—but outside of the Labour Party


The right has continuously deemed left wing activists who criticise Israel and its oppressive actions towards Palestinians as antisemites. 

Letters - Don’t be fooled by the false promise of nuclear jobs


Socialists and environmental campaigners should have no illusions in nuclear power.

LETTERS—Time to tear down the jails


One of my young family members was in prison a while ago. During our visit we were treated like prisoners ourselves—made to wait endlessly in the shabby, dirty facilities.

LETTERS—Gardner’s occupation drove others to fight Thatcherism


The occupation of the Gardner’s factory 40 years ago was an inspiration to many workplaces.

Letters—Andy Burnham is leading a fight, and we should support him


We believe that Socialist Worker should have backed Burnham’s position more forcefully

LETTERS—shielding ‘guidance’ puts vulnerable people at risk


The Tories’ new guidance on shielding means there’s pressure on people to return to work.

Letters—No job leaves me asking what was the point of college?


Finally graduating from university after three years is an overwhelming feeling.

Letters—Don’t let them copy Australia’s offshore detention centres 


Home Secretary Priti Patel’s proposal to dump asylum seekers on the remote volcanic outcrop of Ascension Island is mimicking Australia’s racist refugee policy.

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