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Letters - South Korea’s second wave is a real warning for Britain 

Letters - South Korea’s second wave is a real warning for Britain  South Korea is witnessing what seems to be the beginning of a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Letters—Why are the press ignoring the Covid-19 gender gap? 

Letters—Why are the press ignoring the Covid-19 gender gap?  I was struck this week by the mainstream media’s lack of interest in the latest report from the Fawcett Society.The differential impact of Covid-19 on BAME communities has been widely reported but little attention has been given to the issue of women and the pandemic. 

Letters—we must end the housing crisis before lockdown’s over

Letters—we must end the housing crisis before lockdown’s over We cannot go back to the same old housing crisis—something has to change

Letters—We workers need more than just applause and gratitude

Letters—We workers need more than just applause and gratitude As a support worker I have seen recently the outpouring of affection and respect lavished upon us “key workers”. 

Letters : We made silence political 

Letters : We made silence political  In Oxfordshire we wanted to make sure that last week’s Workers’ Memorial Day action to remember health and care staff was more than a silent protest.

Letters - Remember the dead but keep up fight for the living

Letters - Remember the dead but keep up fight for the living In the midst of a global  pandemic it is easy to forget about other health hazards. But asbestos is still the number one occupational killer in Britain with over 5,000 deaths per year.

Letters: ‘Radical’ left in Spain failed the test of coronavirus


I was angry to see the Spanish state relax its coronavirus lockdown last week and workers in manufacturing and construction being told to return to work.

Letters: Say no to the sick idea of the ‘survival of the fittest’


A new scandal over Do Not Attempt Resuscitation (DNAR) orders has revived previously unthinkable eugenic notions about the “survival of the fittest”. 

Letters— We’re calling for workers and students to join a rent strike


Polls are suggesting that millions may already have fallen into rent arrears during this crisis. We need to be clear that renters can’t pay and we won’t pay. 

Letters—Crisis shows how education can be organised differently 


As a teacher, socialist and trade unionist I met the cancellation of Sats, GCSEs and A Levels with mixed feelings. I have genuine sympathy for children who have been preparing long and hard for their tests and exams. 

LETTERS—We need to fight to bail out people, not rich businesses


I’ve helped to set up a mutual aid group in Mile End, east London. We’ve distributed leaflets telling people how to access help at food banks, mosques, churches and charities. 

LETTERS - Chelsea Manning gives an example of heroic courage


Chelsea Manning, released from prison last week, is a hero.

Letters - Donations are not getting to flood victims most in need


I was disappointed to learn this week that a crowdfunder set up by actor Michael Sheen for the Storm Dennis flood victims in Wales won’t go directly to the victims.

Letters- Students are supporting the strikes at our universities


At York university we are trying to get campus campaigns to work together through the Students Support the Strike group.

Letters - Population Matters replies


We published an article on 7 January which Population Matters believes mischaracterises its position on a number of issues, and we have agreed to publish the following letter-

LETTERS - Bristol university students fought against Israeli apartheid


The Tory society at the University of Bristol recently organised a meeting entitled, A Unique Military Alliance—Israel and the UK.

Letters—Is HS2 good news for planet or environmental disaster?


The development of railways is needed to take cars and much lorry traffic off heavily-polluting, CO2-creating, dangerous roads.

Letters—Media racism exposed in coverage of coronavirus


Panic around the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan has led to a rise in racist attacks against Chinese and East Asian people.

Letters—We marched to shut down the billionaire hypocrites


As one of the organisers made clear, “We make no demands on the World Economic Forum—we come here to shut it down.”

Letters—We’re fighting for Sheffield to divest from Israeli firms


At Sheffield Hallam (SHU) we’re fighting to get the university to divest from companies that participate or invest in Israeli violation of international law.

Letters - South Korea’s second wave is a real warning for Britain 


South Korea is witnessing what seems to be the beginning of a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Letters—Why are the press ignoring the Covid-19 gender gap? 


I was struck this week by the mainstream media’s lack of interest in the latest report from the Fawcett Society.The differential impact of Covid-19 on BAME communities has been widely reported but little attention has been given to the issue of women and the pandemic. 

Letters—we must end the housing crisis before lockdown’s over


We cannot go back to the same old housing crisis—something has to change

Letters—We workers need more than just applause and gratitude


As a support worker I have seen recently the outpouring of affection and respect lavished upon us “key workers”. 

Letters : We made silence political 


In Oxfordshire we wanted to make sure that last week’s Workers’ Memorial Day action to remember health and care staff was more than a silent protest.

Letters - Remember the dead but keep up fight for the living


In the midst of a global  pandemic it is easy to forget about other health hazards. But asbestos is still the number one occupational killer in Britain with over 5,000 deaths per year.

Letters: ‘Radical’ left in Spain failed the test of coronavirus


I was angry to see the Spanish state relax its coronavirus lockdown last week and workers in manufacturing and construction being told to return to work.

Letters: Say no to the sick idea of the ‘survival of the fittest’


A new scandal over Do Not Attempt Resuscitation (DNAR) orders has revived previously unthinkable eugenic notions about the “survival of the fittest”. 

Letters— We’re calling for workers and students to join a rent strike


Polls are suggesting that millions may already have fallen into rent arrears during this crisis. We need to be clear that renters can’t pay and we won’t pay. 

Letters—Crisis shows how education can be organised differently 


As a teacher, socialist and trade unionist I met the cancellation of Sats, GCSEs and A Levels with mixed feelings. I have genuine sympathy for children who have been preparing long and hard for their tests and exams. 

LETTERS—We need to fight to bail out people, not rich businesses


I’ve helped to set up a mutual aid group in Mile End, east London. We’ve distributed leaflets telling people how to access help at food banks, mosques, churches and charities. 

LETTERS - Chelsea Manning gives an example of heroic courage


Chelsea Manning, released from prison last week, is a hero.

Letters - Donations are not getting to flood victims most in need


I was disappointed to learn this week that a crowdfunder set up by actor Michael Sheen for the Storm Dennis flood victims in Wales won’t go directly to the victims.

Letters- Students are supporting the strikes at our universities


At York university we are trying to get campus campaigns to work together through the Students Support the Strike group.

Letters - Population Matters replies


We published an article on 7 January which Population Matters believes mischaracterises its position on a number of issues, and we have agreed to publish the following letter-

LETTERS - Bristol university students fought against Israeli apartheid


The Tory society at the University of Bristol recently organised a meeting entitled, A Unique Military Alliance—Israel and the UK.

Letters—Is HS2 good news for planet or environmental disaster?


The development of railways is needed to take cars and much lorry traffic off heavily-polluting, CO2-creating, dangerous roads.

Letters—Media racism exposed in coverage of coronavirus


Panic around the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan has led to a rise in racist attacks against Chinese and East Asian people.

Letters—We marched to shut down the billionaire hypocrites


As one of the organisers made clear, “We make no demands on the World Economic Forum—we come here to shut it down.”

Letters—We’re fighting for Sheffield to divest from Israeli firms


At Sheffield Hallam (SHU) we’re fighting to get the university to divest from companies that participate or invest in Israeli violation of international law.

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