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LETTERS - Palestinian refugees must have the right to return home

There was more evidence last week that the full support Donald Trump’s administration is giving to the occupation and ethnic cleansing of Palestine is unprecedented.

LETTERS - Why there’s a problem with Jamie Oliver’s jerk rice dish

It appears that Jamie Oliver has stirred up controversy over his jerk rice recipe. Good on him.

LETTERS—Trade union leaders should stand up for the Palestinians

Some Trade union leaders have said that Jeremy Corbyn should accept the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of antisemitism with all of its examples (Socialist Worker, 15 August).

LETTERS - the state will facilitate the far right threat in the US

Police attacked an anti-fascist demonstration in downtown Portland, Oregon, on 4 August.

LETTERS—Right wing slurs won’t get rid of abuse from a sick society

Right wing slurs won’t get rid of abuse from a sick society

LETTERS—Labour Party members on the streets against racism

I went to Scarborough & Whitby Labour Party’s recent election campaign launch to ask parliamentary candidate Hugo Fearnley to help build the local movement against racism and fascism.

Letters - Trump demos showed we can win against the racists

Oxfordshire saw a fantastic outpouring of anger against Donald Trump’s visit to the UK.

LETTERS: Turkey’s ban on Pride shows Erdogan fears a united fight

On Sunday 2 July the Turkish state crushed Istanbul’s LGBT+ Pride celebrations for the third year in a row.

LETTERS - Wigan strikers inspire us to fight for the health service

Our Unison union branch at University College Hospital in London voted to donate £2,000 to the Wigan hospital workers who struck and won against privatisation (Socialist Worker,

LETTERS - Saddleworth Moor blaze shows danger of fire service cuts

I live in Mossley, near the Saddleworth Moor fire that raged for almost a week.

LETTERS - Where next in fight for justice after Grenfell anniversary?

A year on from 72 avoidable deaths in Grenfell it’s disgusting to see Theresa May and housing minister James Brokenshire appropriating the green heart badges, which have become a commemorative symbol of Grenfell.

LETTERS - Boycott shows there’s no Pride in Israeli apartheid

The streets of Tel Aviv were filled with rainbow flags alongside Israeli ones as thousands took to the streets for their 20th annual Pride march recently.

LETTERS - University security scandal shows the cash is there for education

The University of London spent £415,000 on security when students held a sit-in in support of striking outsourced cleaners (Socialist Worker, 26 April 2018).

LETTERS: Brutality of US border is one more reason to stop Trump

Stories about family separation and the detention of so-called unaccompanied minors in the US have really had a ton of attention over the last few days.

LETTERS: Ken Livingstone fought for the left and progressive politics

The enforced resignation of Ken Livingstone from the Labour Party will be deeply disturbing to many socialists and activists both in and beyond Labour

LETTERS - We have to act now to stop the Israeli state murder of Palestinians

As I watched events in Gaza unfold on the news, I was astounded by utterly obscene contrasting pictures.

LETTERS: Time to take all the political issues into our workplaces

At a recent workplace meeting organised by the Unison union in Camden, north London, about 150 came to hear Gary Younge speak. It was on “50 years since the assassination of Martin Luther King, why Black Lives Matter”.

LETTERS: We're stronger and more united after Newham academy battle

We have lost, but we have won much, and we are not defeated

LETTERS: Tory benefit system creates more desperate situations

Food bank usage has shot up in areas where Universal Credit has been rolled out in full

LETTERS - This Tory regime is racist to the very core of its politics

Theresa May deliberately created a racist “hostile environment” in order to discourage migrants and refugees coming to, or staying in, Britain.

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