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Take stock on pensions


Global stock market gyrations this week should send a warning to millions of workers about their pensions

Don’t let the Tories criminalise dissent


Politicians and commentators have made sure they were seen to celebrate the Suffragettes and others who fought for the vote.

Theresa May’s visit to China shows the pressure she faces


No one is likely to write an opera about Theresa May’s visit to China the way John Adams did about president Richard Nixon’s historic trip to Beijing in 1972. Her stay in China was completely obscured by media stories about Tory divisions over Brexit.

PIP high court judgement shows the benefits of fighting


The Tories have been forced to make a major U-turn on benefits.

The battle for trust and truth in an era of fake news


Pundits blame social media for damaging trust in the news. Nick Clark looks at the real truth and lies behind fake news

Take on Donald Trump’s presidents club


Sexist-in-chief Donald Trump has said “I’ll be there” for a state visit to Britain in October. He reneged on his promise to visit earlier this month amid fears of huge protests.

Theresa May will stumble on unless we topple her


How long can the Tories survive?

We can push back sexism


A Fawcett Society report this week laid bare the scale of sexual harassment in Britain.

Imperialism won’t end Kurdish agony


In a Middle East tormented by the domination of Western imperialism, the Kurdish people have been among the greatest victims.

Global elite wallow in wealth at Davos summit


Bosses, politicians and celebrities descended on Davos in Switzerland this week for the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Donald Trump’s cancelled visit to Britain shows that protesting works


Donald Trump won’t visit Britain next month because he is too scared of protesters

Carillion crash is the product of a failing system


Politicians and bosses rushed to denounce failed firm Carillion as the latest in a long list of companies described as the “unacceptable face of capitalism”.

Labour should not back single market


Jeremy Corbyn is under increasing pressure from the Labour right to shift his policy on Brexit. This would mean—at the maximum—supporting a second referendum and—at the minimum—backing Britain staying in the European single market if it does leave.

Don’t fall for the right wing myth of the ‘white working class’


Tory austerity provides a real opportunity to unite working class people in resistance.

The Independent Office for Police Conduct - new name, same pigsty


The cops’ pet watchdog, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC), has been replaced by the Independent Office for Police Conduct.

Tory Toby Young’s free speech lies


Free school fanatic Toby Young will be in charge of policing who is allowed to speak on university campuses.

Don’t wait until 2022 to fight against Tory rule


We can’t wait until the next general election—which might not come until 2022—to get the Tories out.

As Labour draws closer to office—beware the soft left


Nick Clark looks at the history of how the soft left in Labour has sold out struggle as a warning for today

Bitcoins—a very capitalist currency


A virtual currency called bitcoin has captured the public imagination—and the attention of get-rich-quick speculators.

Build resistance now to vicious Tory offensive


The year ends in avoidable cold and misery for the victims of Tory Britain.

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