The media panic about a rapid rise in new drug-resistant strains of TB in London supposedly linked to immigration is wrong and dangerous
After a report exposes bosses’ bullying at Barts Health in east London, health workers say cuts and pressure are undermining care. Sadie Robinson reports
After two prisons have had “disturbances” already this year, Sadie Robinson looks at how privatisation is driving prisoners’ conditions down even further
Newly released documents show how the supposedly invincible Thatcher government reeled from the impact of strikes, writes Simon Basketter
A change in the law means more people are being pushed into temporary housing while councils cash in on property prices, reports Sarah Ensor
Following the deaths of six cyclists in London, Raymie Kiernan looks at why roads are now less safe and the reality of Boris Johnson’s ‘cycling revolution’
Britain burned a huge number of damning documents in secret to hide the shame of its brutal empire. Ken Olende looks at Operation Legacy
Simon Basketter looks at part of the history of British army terror tactics in Northern Ireland and what BBC’s Panorama didn’t tell us about death squads.
Sarah Ensor and Dave Sewell speak to workers from around the world about how they are organising the fightback in their workplaces and building trade unions in Britain
As Yarl’s Wood is mired in an abuse scandal, Ken Olende looks at the scale of detention centres in Britain and what life is like for people locked inside them
Tenants in Glasgow met last week to discuss the devastating effects of the bedroom tax and how they can fight to scrap it now, reports Dave Sewell
Stories claiming that Britain is swamped by migrant ‘health tourists’ who drain the health service are dishonest propaganda for the Tories, argues Sarah Ensor
A new report into mental health services shows that cuts, shortages and short-term thinking is only making them worse, writes Simon Basketter
Two years after Travellers were evicted from Dale Farm, Grattan Puxon tells Sadie Robinson about the human cost of being denied the right to a home
Michael Gove’s new curriculum won’t ‘raise standards’ because it’s designed to bash teachers, blame children for failure and justify cuts, writes Sadie Robinson
As students return to universities and colleges, Raymie Kiernan looks at how the Tories’ austerity is affecting them—and the continuing battles against it
Attacks on Muslim women’s right to wear the niqab are about scapegoating—not professional standards and certainly not liberation, argues Judith Orr
Reports of the death of class consciousness have been greatly exaggerated according to the latest British Social Attitudes survey, says Sadie Robinson
People are more favourable towards trade unions than they are towards politicians, banks or newspapers.
Nearly half of those surveyed agreed that homosexuality is “not wrong at all”—compared to just 17 percent in 1983.