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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

How the cops fail victims of child sexual exploitation

Report gives voice to young people at risk of abuse - and blows apart a racist myth

Fortress Europe—leaving refugees to drown at sea

European government ministers’ calls to end patrols in the Mediterranean to rescue migrants stranded at sea is just business as usual, argues Annette Mackin

Anger in Rotherham over council's abuse priorities

Two months after a report into horrific child sexual abuse was published, Sadie Robinson spoke to residents about the lack of support for young people

As anti-union Carr Review reports - unions’ ‘extreme’ action is not nearly hard enough

Annette Mackin argues the Tories’ Carr Review of anti-trade union laws shows bosses will only go further on the offensive if we don’t put up a fight

Rail privatisation is the express route for profits

Rail bosses are rubbing their hands at lucrative new deals as spineless politicians let them tighten their grip

Property vultures are set for a killing on council homes

The rich plan to snap up even more public land at the Mipim UK 2014 property fair - with the help of councillors

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