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Israel’s power cuts push the Gaza Strip deeper into crisis


Gaza is a city ready to burst. Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are suffering after Israel drastically cut their power supply last week.

The racist ‘Trojan Horse’ lie hits the rocks after case is thrown out


An Islamophobic scheme to accuse Muslims of taking over Birmingham schools was further exposed as a lie last week. Sadie Robinson says the scandal is how Muslims were demonised

Update: Tory extension of Prevent strategy is a recipe for racism and an alibi for war


Tory home secretary Amber Rudd has promised an “uplift” for the Islamophobic Prevent strategy.

Tory wreckers manifesto is only for the rich


Theresa May tried to pitch her manifesto as progressive with false promises on the NHS and schools. Nick Clark unpicks the attacks that they’re planning

Disabled person’s suicide shows up the Tories’ cruelty over benefit cuts


Government welfare ‘reforms’ are having deadly consequences for disabled people. Eleanor Claxton-Mayer investigates the devastation of the cuts

Public sector pay cap drives workers out of health service—time to fight back


Millions are worse off after the Tories’ latest ‘slap in the face’ to the people who keep our public services going. Activists told Alistair Farrow it’s time to strike against the pay cap

One Housing's rent hikes are met with tenants resistance


Housing associations wants to raise rents by nearly 40 percent for some east London tenants. Alistair Farrow argues that the way to defend homes and win the fight is to get political

Tory and New Labour sell offs created the housing fat cats


The crisis in housing is growing with working class people threatened with rent hikes or even eviction. But it was the Tories and New Labour who created this crisis

What does the Tory Trade Union Act mean for trade unionism?


As the Trade Union Act comes into force, Sadie Robinson looks at the barriers that aim to stop workers striking—and why the Tories want them

Tories slash our state schools but splash out on their free schools


The Department for Education is splurging on land for privatised free schools while neglected state schools fall into disrepair, Sadie Robinson reports

Tenants outraged as Labour council drives through Tory demolition


Haringey residents are taking on the council over “redevelopment” that would destroy seven estates in north London writes Alistair Farrow

High-flying strikers take on low-down bosses at BA


‘Mixed fleet’ British Airways cabin crew are waging an inspiring battle against poverty pay. Dave Sewell spoke to workers at London Heathrow airport

Crisis gives more cream to fat cat billionaires


For all their whining about Brexit, the rich have got richer, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

How Standing Rock protesters stood up to the US state


Native Americans have won their struggle at Standing Rock in North Dakota. Alistair Farrow looks at how they defied police violence, corruption and cronyism to defend their water supply

Pay down, benefits cut - the Tories are still making us pay


Real wages in Britain are set to fall below 2008 levels by 2021 and the poorest third of households are going to get poorer

Donald Trump's bad dream team


In New York’s Trump Tower, a vile presidential transition team is putting together a cabinet and filling over 1,000 senior posts. Tomáš Tengely-Evans gets to know our new overlords

Kamikaze council declares war on Glasgow’s workers


Labour-controlled Glasgow council is pushing through vicious cuts but workers are fighting back. Raymie Kiernan looks at the politics behind the strikes and Labour’s disgraceful record

Rich want a smash and grab raid on our pension schemes


A crisis in one pension fund in the West Midlands has lifted the lid on an industry determined to make workers and pensioners pay for the economic crisis

How do bosses still dare to pay women lower wages?


The resilience of the gender pay gap is nothing to celebrate, Sadie Robinson argues—and the reasons tell us something about how the system uses sexism

Labour won’t win support by clamping down on migrants


As politicians claim Labour needs to clamp down on migrants to win back the ‘white working class’, Dave Sewell argues solidarity with migrants needs to be a priority for the movement

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