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LETTERS - We must destroy capitalism before it wrecks our planet

I have been part of Extinction Rebellion (XR) in York since December.

LETTERS - Big business loves Trump’s welfare state for the richest

US president Donald Trump is rightly often criticised as a racist, a sexist and a climate change denier. But we should never forget that he is also a vicious class warrior for the rich.

Letters - Solidarity matters to people who face attack in Palestine

On Monday 4 March 2019, I landed at Tel Aviv airport in Israel ready to be picked up and transported to Ramallah in Palestine.

LETTERS—Poverty means much more than not having lots of cash

Government statistics published last week showed a sharp increase in disabled people living in poverty.

LETTERS—Gambling bosses use new rules to attack us workers

From this week, betting shop customers will no longer be able to stake as much as £100 on a single spin of the roulette wheel on a Fixed Odds Betting Terminal (FOBT).

Letters - socialists should side with neither Farage or Bercow

A small Brexit march, organised by the Leave Means Leave pressure group, and temporarily led by Nigel Farage, set off from Sunderland last week. It’s on a 270 mile march to London.

LETTERS—We must defend Corbyn to build unity against racism

As an octogenarian, my views on antisemitism were shaped by growing up before and after the Second World War.

LETTERS—How should we approach Birmingham school protest?

How should we approach Birmingham school protest?

LETTERS—Health charges for migrants are racist—scrap all of them

The treatment of Boysie Folkes shows that the whole system of charging migrants for healthcare and checking people’s immigration status is wrong.

LETTERS—We should all get behind the climate strikers on 15 March

The inspiring student climate strikes recently should be an example to all of us (Socialist Worker, 20 February).

LETTERS—We need more than token gestures to save the planet

Sheffield council has recently declared a climate emergency.

LETTERS - Labour left lost momentum in Haringey - we need to fight for more

Labour left group Momentum burst into Haringey, north London, in 2015.

LETTERS - Keep pressure on councils for a ‘climate emergency’

There’s a growing movement to demand political leaders take serious action on climate change.

LETTERS—How we won a strong vote for school strikes in Ealing

NEU union members voted overwhelmingly to support strikes over pay and school funding.

LETTERS - Can we bridge left-right gap to fight the establishment?

Is there any thought of having an anti-austerity hi-vis protest here in Britain? I am fed up of this government and I feel it’s really needed.

Letters: We shouldn’t pay—fight for right of EU migrants to stay

We have a Tory government that takes any opportunity to make racist policies.

LETTERS - Tory hypocrisy over barracks, Grenfell and housing crisis

Tory MP Johnny Mercer has attacked the Ministry of Defence for housing soldiers in unsafe barracks. “Animals would not be housed in such dangerous conditions,” he said.

LETTERS - Fighting back has helped to recover from hate crimes

During February 2018 I came out as trans-female. Since the age of five, in 1967, I knew that I was female.

Letters—Leeds refugee case shows that campaigning can work

We have been foster carers for a young refugee, Hossein Ahmadi, who arrived in Britain on the back of a freezer truck in the summer of 2016. He had spent ten months in the misery of the Dunkirk camp.

Letters—profit is driving car industry job losses and plant closures

Redundancies and cutbacks in the car industry have a long history

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