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LETTERS—Grouse shooting rule shows what the elite are about 

LETTERS—Grouse shooting rule shows what the elite are about  As if we need yet another example of how out of touch the Tories are, here we go again.  

Letters—The lack of Covid-19 testing is yet another Tory disaster

Letters—The lack of Covid-19 testing is yet another Tory disaster Cambridge university recently announced that it will be providing free weekly Covid-19 tests to all students living in college accommodation.

Letters—It’s time for a new squatters’ movement to win us housing

Letters—It’s time for a new squatters’ movement to win us housing The horrendous situation facing renters during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially in the private sector, is going to get much worse after 21 September

Letters - Debenhams workers show fighting back is possible

Letters - Debenhams workers show fighting back is possible On 11 August, I along with thousands of other workers at Debenhams, was made redundant. The primary emotion that all of us are feeling is shock, but we are also angry. 

Letters—Scrapping our public health body is all about deflection

Boris Johnson, Tories, Publich Health England, Coronavirus Scapegoating is behind the Tory decision to scrap Public Health England (PHE), growing support for Scottish independence, plus more.

Letters- 'We are determined to stay on the streets in Portland'


Our protests In Portland started with the Minneapolis uprising and have continued every day for well over two months.

Letters - ‘Kickstart’ program will give bosses opportunity to exploit


Measures announced in Rishi Sunak’s mini-budget supposedly to help workers have been welcomed by the TUC.

Letters—New law in Philippines spells danger for all political activists


Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte finally passed the dangerous new anti-terror bill into law this month.

Letters—we’ve become fed up with the right in the Labour Party


I’m sickened by the decision to sack Rebecca Long-Bailey from the shadow cabinet

LETTERS - We social housing residents are fighting the developers


We live in a social housing block of 30 flats in west London, and our residents’ association is fighting a development that is taking away our space.

Letters—we’re inspired to tear down slaver’s Edinburgh statue


Inspired by events in Bristol, Edinburgh Stand Up To Racism has been holding protests at the Henry Dundas statue at St Andrew Square.

Letters: Solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement in Ireland


Almost 70 Black Lives Matter protesters have been issued with fines for attending the socially-distanced rallies in Derry and Belfast on Saturday 6 June. 

Letters—We have to say her name as well—it was Breonna Taylor 


The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has shaken the US and large parts of the world to its core.

Letters - South Korea’s second wave is a real warning for Britain 


South Korea is witnessing what seems to be the beginning of a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Letters—Why are the press ignoring the Covid-19 gender gap? 


I was struck this week by the mainstream media’s lack of interest in the latest report from the Fawcett Society.The differential impact of Covid-19 on BAME communities has been widely reported but little attention has been given to the issue of women and the pandemic. 

Letters—we must end the housing crisis before lockdown’s over


We cannot go back to the same old housing crisis—something has to change

Letters—We workers need more than just applause and gratitude


As a support worker I have seen recently the outpouring of affection and respect lavished upon us “key workers”. 

Letters : We made silence political 


In Oxfordshire we wanted to make sure that last week’s Workers’ Memorial Day action to remember health and care staff was more than a silent protest.

Letters - Remember the dead but keep up fight for the living


In the midst of a global  pandemic it is easy to forget about other health hazards. But asbestos is still the number one occupational killer in Britain with over 5,000 deaths per year.

LETTERS—Grouse shooting rule shows what the elite are about 


As if we need yet another example of how out of touch the Tories are, here we go again.  

Letters—The lack of Covid-19 testing is yet another Tory disaster


Cambridge university recently announced that it will be providing free weekly Covid-19 tests to all students living in college accommodation.

Letters—It’s time for a new squatters’ movement to win us housing


The horrendous situation facing renters during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially in the private sector, is going to get much worse after 21 September

Letters - Debenhams workers show fighting back is possible


On 11 August, I along with thousands of other workers at Debenhams, was made redundant. The primary emotion that all of us are feeling is shock, but we are also angry. 

Letters—Scrapping our public health body is all about deflection


Scapegoating is behind the Tory decision to scrap Public Health England (PHE), growing support for Scottish independence, plus more.

Letters—The Met fails again over the Stephen Lawrence murder


 

Letters- 'We are determined to stay on the streets in Portland'


Our protests In Portland started with the Minneapolis uprising and have continued every day for well over two months.

Letters - ‘Kickstart’ program will give bosses opportunity to exploit


Measures announced in Rishi Sunak’s mini-budget supposedly to help workers have been welcomed by the TUC.

Letters—New law in Philippines spells danger for all political activists


Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte finally passed the dangerous new anti-terror bill into law this month.

Letters—we’ve become fed up with the right in the Labour Party


I’m sickened by the decision to sack Rebecca Long-Bailey from the shadow cabinet

LETTERS - We social housing residents are fighting the developers


We live in a social housing block of 30 flats in west London, and our residents’ association is fighting a development that is taking away our space.

Letters—we’re inspired to tear down slaver’s Edinburgh statue


Inspired by events in Bristol, Edinburgh Stand Up To Racism has been holding protests at the Henry Dundas statue at St Andrew Square.

Letters: Solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement in Ireland


Almost 70 Black Lives Matter protesters have been issued with fines for attending the socially-distanced rallies in Derry and Belfast on Saturday 6 June. 

Letters—We have to say her name as well—it was Breonna Taylor 


The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has shaken the US and large parts of the world to its core.

Letters - South Korea’s second wave is a real warning for Britain 


South Korea is witnessing what seems to be the beginning of a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Letters—Why are the press ignoring the Covid-19 gender gap? 


I was struck this week by the mainstream media’s lack of interest in the latest report from the Fawcett Society.The differential impact of Covid-19 on BAME communities has been widely reported but little attention has been given to the issue of women and the pandemic. 

Letters—we must end the housing crisis before lockdown’s over


We cannot go back to the same old housing crisis—something has to change

Letters—We workers need more than just applause and gratitude


As a support worker I have seen recently the outpouring of affection and respect lavished upon us “key workers”. 

Letters : We made silence political 


In Oxfordshire we wanted to make sure that last week’s Workers’ Memorial Day action to remember health and care staff was more than a silent protest.

Letters - Remember the dead but keep up fight for the living


In the midst of a global  pandemic it is easy to forget about other health hazards. But asbestos is still the number one occupational killer in Britain with over 5,000 deaths per year.

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