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Letters - ‘Kickstart’ program will give bosses opportunity to exploit

Letters - ‘Kickstart’ program will give bosses opportunity to exploit Measures announced in Rishi Sunak’s mini-budget supposedly to help workers have been welcomed by the TUC.

Letters—New law in Philippines spells danger for all political activists

Letters—New law in Philippines spells danger for all political activists Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte finally passed the dangerous new anti-terror bill into law this month.

Letters—we’ve become fed up with the right in the Labour Party

Letters—we’ve become fed up with the right in the Labour Party I’m sickened by the decision to sack Rebecca Long-Bailey from the shadow cabinet

LETTERS - We social housing residents are fighting the developers

car park, housing, poverty, London, children, development We live in a social housing block of 30 flats in west London, and our residents’ association is fighting a development that is taking away our space.

Letters—we’re inspired to tear down slaver’s Edinburgh statue

Letters—we’re inspired to tear down slaver’s Edinburgh statue Inspired by events in Bristol, Edinburgh Stand Up To Racism has been holding protests at the Henry Dundas statue at St Andrew Square.

Letters: Solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement in Ireland

Letters: Solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement in Ireland Almost 70 Black Lives Matter protesters have been issued with fines for attending the socially-distanced rallies in Derry and Belfast on Saturday 6 June. 

Letters—We have to say her name as well—it was Breonna Taylor 


The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has shaken the US and large parts of the world to its core.

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—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 - ‘Kickstart’ program will give bosses opportunity to exploit


Measures announced in Rishi Sunak’s mini-budget supposedly to help workers have been welcomed by the TUC.

Letters—New law in Philippines spells danger for all political activists


Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte finally passed the dangerous new anti-terror bill into law this month.

Letters—we’ve become fed up with the right in the Labour Party


I’m sickened by the decision to sack Rebecca Long-Bailey from the shadow cabinet

LETTERS - We social housing residents are fighting the developers


We live in a social housing block of 30 flats in west London, and our residents’ association is fighting a development that is taking away our space.

Letters—we’re inspired to tear down slaver’s Edinburgh statue


Inspired by events in Bristol, Edinburgh Stand Up To Racism has been holding protests at the Henry Dundas statue at St Andrew Square.

Letters: Solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement in Ireland


Almost 70 Black Lives Matter protesters have been issued with fines for attending the socially-distanced rallies in Derry and Belfast on Saturday 6 June. 

Letters—We have to say her name as well—it was Breonna Taylor 


The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has shaken the US and large parts of the world to its core.

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—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.

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