The issue of a “white, Christian child” who was fostered by a Muslim carer has been used to increase Islamophobia and racism.
In Geneva, Switzerland, last week, the United Nations (UN) disability committee told Britain’s government that its cuts have led to “human catastrophe”.
The Tories’ attack on unemployed and low paid workers is stepping up a gear with the further rolling out of Universal Credit in October.
Care workers should be paid the minimum wage for sleep-in shifts (Socialist Worker, 2 August) but we’re still waiting for our back pay.
Five years ago on 16 August South African police shot dead 34 striking miners at the Lonmin Corporation’s Marikana mine.
Unite union assistant general secretary Tony Burke praised the car industry, especially the “close working relationship” between employers and union.
The Taylor review called bogus self-employment into the public eye. I have experienced this in the railway and construction industry.
Raymie Kiernan’s piece on the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) was timely (Socialist Worker, 5 July). As Raymie says, the FLA is trying to learn lessons from the English Defence League’s (EDL) implosion.
The Mediterranean Sea continues to be a graveyard for refugees fleeing war, torture, famine and poverty.
Socialist Worker is absolutely right to highlight the scandal of fire station closures and the reduction of firefighter numbers in London.
I was attacked in the Daily Mail newspaper last week, along with others on the left, for protesting over the Grenfell Tower fire.
Radiohead singer Thom Yorke has refused to observe the cultural boycott of Israel and will play a gig in Tel Aviv in July.
I have recently been sanctioned by Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). They claim I have been overpaid over £7,000 in Employment Support Allowance (ESA) benefit.
I would like to respond to the tribute to the late Tony Cliff by Alex Callinicos (Socialist Worker, 24 May).
An angry constituent responds to a leaflet from Enfield MP Joan Ryan
More than three years ago the government approved a group of leading employers to develop standards for entry onto apprenticeships in the early years sector. I was on the group.
In a poll in Manchester last week tackling homelessness was viewed by half the respondents as an important factor in deciding their vote.
I am a student and I supported the recent college lecturers’ strikes in Scotland (see page 20). I started a Facebook group for students to show solidarity—and it really took off.
I suspect few readers of this newspaper will have been surprised at the decision of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) last week.
We found out that Theresa May was going to be in Bristol and organised to go down and protest outside. A few of us students from the university went.