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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 - George Monbiot’s lab food plan gives power to bosses

What if, instead of producing our food from animals and plants, we could grow it all in a lab?

Letters—don’t believe the myth that trans rights threaten women

Socialists should campaign for reform of the Gender Recognition Act to allow individuals to self-identify their own gender

Letters—Iraq movement shows how climate can feed resistance

Thank you for your fantastic coverage of the inspirational movement in Iraq.

LETTERS - Collective action is the best way to push a radical agenda

Dave Jones (Letters, 4 December) says there isn’t any difference between saying vote Labour in Socialist Worker and “campaigning with the Labour Party to tell your neighbours to vote Labour”.

LETTERS—Don’t stand apart or sneer at canvassing for Labour

campaigners and canvassers should not see people just as “objects of a campaign to get them to vote” (WhatsApp to Victory? 20 November).

LETTERS - PM’s response to flooding shows he’s part of the elite

Boris Johnson’s response to the flooding in South Yorkshire exposed that he doesn’t understand what it’s like to live on very little money (Socialist Worker, 20 November).

LETTERS: Vote Labour—and keep up the fight against austerity

The announcement of the general election is welcome news for anyone who is committed to challenging the racism and austerity we have suffered under the Tories.

Letters—We hope our strike at Beis encourages others to fight

After being on indefinite strike since the middle of July, I and the other cleaners at the department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) finally have our victory.

LETTERS - The racism in football is not only about Bulgarian Nazis

The racist behaviour by Bulgarian fans against black English footballers was disgusting.

Letters—A hard working life, and now my pension has been stolen

This month I will be 62, but there will be no real happy birthday feeling until I am 66.

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