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Letters—Abandoning restrictions in hospitals will be deadly

Letters—Abandoning restrictions in hospitals will be deadly The Tories are now unleashing the “herd immunity” strategy they always wanted as a way of dealing with Covid.

Letters—Unions should boost climate fight, not back nuclear power

Letters—Unions should boost climate fight, not back nuclear power ​​​​​​​I believe the NEU union was wrong to support the GMB’s motion on climate change at this years TUC congress.

Letters—Universal Credit cuts will push food banks to the edge

Letters—Universal Credit cuts will push food banks to the edge The reduction in Universal Credit (UC) by £20 a week will force 1.2 million people to skip meals according to a survey conducted by YouGov.

Letters—does Starmer really want the unions out of Labour?

Letters—does Starmer really want the unions out of Labour? Is Ian Hodson right that Keir Starmer doesn’t want the trade unions in Labour?

Letters—Unions must fight for safety as new school term begins

Letters—Unions must fight for safety as new school term begins Education workers are returning to schools across England and Wales with mixed emotions.

Letters—As an Afghan, I rejoice at the end of Western occupation


Being an elderly Afghan, I have despaired about the two grim decades of the British invasion.

Letters—The latest vaccine failure exposes more Tory greed


Tory health secretary Sajid Javid confirmed this week that the government is to begin administering booster vaccines in the autumn.

Letters—‘Small steps’ won’t help stop the climate crisis, action can


If strategies from Allegra Stratton, the prime minister’s spokesperson for the COP26 climate summit, are anything to go by then November’s meeting will do nothing to arrest environmental crisis.

Letters—Drug related deaths show the brutality of neoliberalism


Scotland’s drug deaths are an indicator of a sick society. For seven consecutive years, Scotland has had the highest rate in Europe.

Letters—Tory policies risk the health of migrants and black people


Many migrants still fear accessing the NHS, having their status checked and facing huge bills for hospital treatment.

Letters—Now the climate change horrors are coming home


The horrific effects of climate change have been growing for years.

Letters—Young people are turning left, and towards socialism


New research from the right wing Institute of Economic Affairs shows 67 percent of young people are rejecting capitalism in favour of socialism.

Letters—Johnson plays a dangerous game with our health


The government is putting profit before health—again. This time it’s to prioritise football matches.

LETTERS—John Bercow joining Labour signals its rightward shift


The shadow Justice minister Karl Turner is “delighted” that the last speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow has defected from the Tories to join Labour. This is a view strangely echoed by John McDonnell.

Letters—Why sexual harassment of young women is normalised


I wasn’t surprised by the latest report describing the scale of sexual harassment faced by young women. No young woman would have been.

Letters—Profit amid Sri Lanka devastation


My home land of Sri Lanka is being despoiled by people who put money first. A chemical-laden cargo ship sank off the coast near the city of Colombo last week.

LETTERS—Spirit of anti-racism grows—and my hospital is proof


Sometimes years of patient work as anti-racists and trade unionists pays off.

LETTERS—Halting deportations means keeping up militant response


We won a massive victory over immigration deportations last week on the streets of Pollokshields in Glasgow.

LETTERS—Rise in Green vote cannot hide party’s contradictions


What should we make of the rise of the Green Party in the recent elections?

Letters—Abandoning restrictions in hospitals will be deadly


The Tories are now unleashing the “herd immunity” strategy they always wanted as a way of dealing with Covid.

Letters—Starmer will snatch influence away from Labour members


 

Letters—Unions should boost climate fight, not back nuclear power


​​​​​​​I believe the NEU union was wrong to support the GMB’s motion on climate change at this years TUC congress.

Letters—Universal Credit cuts will push food banks to the edge


The reduction in Universal Credit (UC) by £20 a week will force 1.2 million people to skip meals according to a survey conducted by YouGov.

Letters—does Starmer really want the unions out of Labour?


Is Ian Hodson right that Keir Starmer doesn’t want the trade unions in Labour?

Letters—Unions must fight for safety as new school term begins


Education workers are returning to schools across England and Wales with mixed emotions.

Letters—As an Afghan, I rejoice at the end of Western occupation


Being an elderly Afghan, I have despaired about the two grim decades of the British invasion.

Letters—The latest vaccine failure exposes more Tory greed


Tory health secretary Sajid Javid confirmed this week that the government is to begin administering booster vaccines in the autumn.

Letters—‘Small steps’ won’t help stop the climate crisis, action can


If strategies from Allegra Stratton, the prime minister’s spokesperson for the COP26 climate summit, are anything to go by then November’s meeting will do nothing to arrest environmental crisis.

Letters—Drug related deaths show the brutality of neoliberalism


Scotland’s drug deaths are an indicator of a sick society. For seven consecutive years, Scotland has had the highest rate in Europe.

Letters—Tory policies risk the health of migrants and black people


Many migrants still fear accessing the NHS, having their status checked and facing huge bills for hospital treatment.

Letters—Now the climate change horrors are coming home


The horrific effects of climate change have been growing for years.

Letters—Young people are turning left, and towards socialism


New research from the right wing Institute of Economic Affairs shows 67 percent of young people are rejecting capitalism in favour of socialism.

Letters—Johnson plays a dangerous game with our health


The government is putting profit before health—again. This time it’s to prioritise football matches.

LETTERS—John Bercow joining Labour signals its rightward shift


The shadow Justice minister Karl Turner is “delighted” that the last speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow has defected from the Tories to join Labour. This is a view strangely echoed by John McDonnell.

Letters—Why sexual harassment of young women is normalised


I wasn’t surprised by the latest report describing the scale of sexual harassment faced by young women. No young woman would have been.

Letters—Profit amid Sri Lanka devastation


My home land of Sri Lanka is being despoiled by people who put money first. A chemical-laden cargo ship sank off the coast near the city of Colombo last week.

LETTERS—Spirit of anti-racism grows—and my hospital is proof


Sometimes years of patient work as anti-racists and trade unionists pays off.

LETTERS—Halting deportations means keeping up militant response


We won a massive victory over immigration deportations last week on the streets of Pollokshields in Glasgow.

LETTERS—Rise in Green vote cannot hide party’s contradictions


What should we make of the rise of the Green Party in the recent elections?

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