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How workers are fighting back against low pay and zero hours


Low paid workers are unable to make ends meet as bosses cut their hours and attack their conditions

Devolving the care cuts will not help to stop them


Plans to merge NHS and social care in Manchester won’t empower patients or carers but drive the market even deeper into health

Cops searched for evidence to blame fans for deadly crush, Hillsborough inquests hear


The Hillsborough inquests heard former top cop Peter Hayes agree that cops tried to gather evidence against fans—but he denies being involved in lying, reports Sadie Robinson

Barnet care workers strike back against Tory service cuts


A struggle by care workers in Barnet, north London to defend pay and a quality care service has got bosses on the ropes. It’s bad news for the council privatisers, reports Raymie Kiernan

Striking refuse lorry drivers say, 'We've just got to take a stand'


Refuse lorry drivers in Barking and Dagenham spoke to Tomáš Tengely-Evans about their fight to defend a public service from the cuts and the local council’s plans to slash their wages

Oxfordshire child abuse was ‘living hell’ but cops just ignored victims


The right wing press say that the Oxfordshire abuse scandal is about race. But once again a report has slammed authorities’ attitudes, writes Sadie Robinson

How did nationalist despair hijack the hopes in Ukraine?


Tomáš Tengely-Evans talked to disillusioned demonstrators in Kiev a year after protests brought down a government. He analyses how the country can escape the brutal civil war

Resistance is mounting to attacks on our homes


Tenants and campaigners fighting social cleansing on London estates spoke to Dave Sewell about their battles against the bailiffs, cops and councils

The state creates vicious drama of benefits raids


Dave Sewell examines how the government aims at turning people against the most vulnerable

New anti-terror bill makes Muslims the enemy within


The Islamophobic Prevent Strategy, which demands that workers in the public sector spy on Muslims, is set to become law. Ken Olende explains what the counter-terrorism bill will mean

'I feel much better after leaving the Labour Party'


Sadie Robinson spoke to former Labour Party members who left the party in disgust at its refusal to take on Tory cuts, and found a new home to fight for an alternative to austerity

Lambeth College win shows that bosses can be beaten


Lambeth College workers in south London have scored an important victory in a dispute which saw them strike for 42 days. They spoke to Sadie Robinson about their experience

Bus worker speaks out—all the controllers say is, 'Why are you late?'


Mostafa, a bus driver, spoke to Raymie Kiernan about the pressures of work

What will Labour really do about the Tories’ austerity?


Labour denies they would reverse cuts or increase spending

How the tenants of Cressingham Gardens are fighting back to save their homes


Residents on a south London estate are taking on the housing crisis in London

Techniques of terror—the truth about state torture


Simon Basketter looks at how the US uses torture to punish those who challenge its power—and how the British state has backed it all the way

Gaza feels deadly fallout of Israel’s bombs as floods hit


Gaza residents reveal reality of ‘reconstruction’ and floods

Tory 'anti terror' bill is a licence for Islamophobia


Simon Basketter looks at the Home Office’s new ‘counter-terrorism’ bill

It’s official—services face collapse from council cuts


The government’s own auditor admits cuts have pushed council services to breaking point

How the right has twisted migration figures to whip up racism


A new report has exposed how ‘facts’ about immigration have been twisted to paint migrants as a burden

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