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Fat cats rake it in—make them pay out


Some newspapers last week reported that Britain’s top bosses have suffered a 17 percent pay cut. The real news is that the gap between bosses’ and workers’ wages is growing.

Do workers need a new strike ballot after 12 weeks?


Groups of workers who’ve led impressive strikes this year have then halted their action to run a second ballot once 12 weeks have passed.

Who really tolerates tyrants?


Politicians and pundits have whipped themselves up into moral outrage over Venezuelan “dictator”—or rather, elected president—Nicolas Maduro.

It's anger that fuels votes for an alternative


Is it really any wonder that people backed a manifesto that sought to reverse some of the worst effects of that crusade for the richest in society?

Courts protect warmonger Tony Blair


British newspapers were furious at a bomb maker who was jailed on terror charges last week.

Seize our rulers’ crisis to win real change


The people at the top of society are in trouble. We need to be organised to exploit their vulnerability and force them out, and fight for a better society in the process

The logic behind the crossover between Holocaust deniers and Israel’s allies


If you keep crying “Wolf!” don’t be surprised when the real beast enters the room.

Why we won’t get an anti-racist police force


Police officers in England have killed three black men in a month. Edson Da Costa died after being stopped by police in Newham, east London, on 15 June. His life support was switched off on 21 June.

Corbyn can’t afford a muddle on Brexit


Politicians who tied themselves in knots over whether to leave the European Union (EU) are finding the question of how to leave just as uncomfortable.

The Tories are the living dead - end the zombie regime


A letter of no confidence in Theresa May is already circulating among Conservative MPs.

Warmongers throw good money after bad


How much bang for your buck do you think you’d get for a £100 million fighter jet?

Time ticks away on the Tories’ collapsing cabinet


Tony Blair's latest intervention in the Brexit debate shows him to be unusually self-deluding even by his standards. He still doesn’t seem to understand that every time he opens his mouth he damages whatever cause he’s supporting.

‘Worker status’ is not good enough


The Taylor Review was brought about by challenges by workers in bogus self-employment. But there’s a danger that the result will serve the bosses.

No victory for West in Iraq


Even from their own viewpoint, warmongers’ celebrations of “victory” over Isis in Iraq sound hollow.

As Theresa May begs for help—don’t let her hang on


First Theresa May threw a bung to the reactionary Democratic Unionist Party. Then she called on the slippery Lib Dems to vote with her government. Now May is reaching out to Labour.

How can we fight under new strike laws?


Offshore workers in the Unite union are the latest to have their legal right to strike blocked by the Trade Union Act. But it is possible to fight as Royal Mail have shown.

Councils need to fight the Tories' demands for cuts - including those run by Labour


Even if councils stopped filling in potholes, maintaining parks and open spaces it wouldn’t be enough to satisfy the Tories’ demand for cuts.

The Tories are down but not out - we need to start kicking to bring them down


It’s less than a month since the general election and the Tories have dropped almost their entire manifesto.

The Labour right’s Brexit bungle helps the Tories


The way forward for the left is not to defend the indefensible neoliberal EU

The vile Tory murderers must pay—protests can get them out


The Tories have stitched up a deal with the sectarian murderers and sexist bigots of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

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