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LETTERS - anti-racism is a fight for the interest of the working class


At a recent meeting my union branch—health workers in the Unite union—affiliated to Stand Up To Racism (SUTR). They agreed for me to write an SUTR article in every issue of our monthly newsletter.

LETTERS - Prisons are violent cesspits that the Tories make even worse


Prisons are violent cesspits that the Tories make even worse

Letters: Attack on nursery funding hurts kids who need it most


A big campaign has taken off in Cambridgeshire to defend nursery schools. Last week parents, governors, teachers, support staff, Labour councillors, the local MP and others joined together to launch the campaign.

LETTERS: Tories’ attacks on benefits make claimants more sick


The government’s claims to help Employment Support Allowance (ESA) sickness benefit claimants into work are ridiculous.

LETTERS: Organise, don’t mourn, after the destruction of the refugee ‘jungle’ in Calais


The events in Calais last week exposed the incompetence and the brutality of both the British and French governments.

LETTERS: We dug through the night to help people in Aberfan


The Aberfan disaster of 1966 happened on a Friday (Socialist Worker, 19 October), and broadcasts told people to keep away. But by the Saturday evening, they’d put out an appeal for people to relieve those who were there.

LETTERS: It’s time to get organised after the Stand Up To Racism conference


We need unity in action to combat the rise of the far right across Europe. That was the message to take away from the Stand Up To Racism conference.

LETTERS: There’s some justice at last over racist ‘perfect murder’


At Glasgow High Court last Wednesday, Ronnie Coulter was found guilty of the murder of Surjit Singh Chhokar.

LETTERS: Celebrate Jeremy Corbyn’s win and build the fight against Tories


In the past when the Labour right has not been able to rely on the trade union bureaucracy to bolster its position, it has tacked left.

LETTERS: I worked in a grammar school - they don’t help the poorest


New grammar schools won't do what Theresa May says they will, a former teacher writes

Letters—Orgreave justice campaign says keep the pressure on


I was among the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign members who met home secretary Amber Rudd in parliament last week.

LETTERS: Tory cuts leave domestic violence victims no means to escape abusers


The murder of Clodagh Hawe and her children by her husband Alan, and storylines in popular soaps, have put domestic violence under the media spotlight.

LETTERS: Huge debt puts off working class people from studying


I’m 18 and about to start a Bachelors degree. I’m also from a working class family in the North, that huge part of England the government doesn’t seem to know exists.

LETTERS: Richard Branson is taking Virgin passengers for a ride


Richard Branson was keen to try and prove that Jeremy Corbyn did not have to sit on the floor of one of his overcrowded, overpriced trains.

LETTERS: The stench of hypocrisy runs through this society


At least three French towns have banned the wearing of “burkinis”. This has supposedly been done in the name of “emancipating women” and “combatting terrorism”.

LETTERS: I came to seek asylum—but they locked me up instead


I come from Cameroon, where it is illegal to be gay. In 2012 I was caught with another man in a hotel and arrested.

LETTERS: NHS treats LGBT+ people like second class citizens


Several leading media outlets have responded to ground-breaking advances in HIV prevention with homophobic slurs.

LETTERS: Stand with refugees against councils and media smears


Residents on the Scottish island of Bute have hit back at pernicious claims made in the Daily Mail newspaper last week that Syrian refugees here “want to leave”.

LETTERS - We witnessed people power defeat the military in Turkey


I arrived in Istanbul with my partner and our nine-month old baby just as the military coup was beginning in Turkey.

LETTERS: Where can I turn now that Bernie Sanders has let us down?


I feel betrayed and let down. I’ve backed Bernie Sanders all the way in his campaign to be the Democratic Party candidate for US president. Now he has backed Hillary Clinton.

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