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LETTERS: Unions get behind fight to save Women’s Aid service


A campaign to defend South Yorkshire Women’s Aid has been receiving an absolutely fabulous response from the trade unions.

LETTERS: Unions must be at forefront of challenging harassment


Revelations about the extent of sexist abuse in Hollywood and Parliament are shocking. But if you’re a woman worker in 2017, sexual harassment at work is rife.

Letters: Tories’ hypocrisy is exposed over question of free speech


The minister for universities, Jo Johnson, is on the warpath for freedom of speech, he claims.

Letters: we teaching assistants will fight on after a divisive deal


There’s a lot of hurt among Durham teaching assistants (TAs) after the latest pay deal was accepted.

LETTERS - Harvey Weinstein exposes society riddled with sexism


I’ve been sickened, but not surprised, by the recent exposure of film producer Harvey Weinstein’s horrific treatment of women in the film industry.

LETTERS: Boris Johnson’s Libya insult exposes warmonger Tories


Boris Johnson’s latest comments on Libya have rightly provoked anger.

LETTERS: The fight is on to repeal Ireland’s anti-abortion Eighth Amendment


Irish women are still denied autonomy over their bodies and the right to choose.

LETTERS - We need more solidarity in sport to drive out racism


The news that a large section of the England Women’s football team have rallied around manager Mark Sampson after allegations of racism is no surprise.

LETTERS: Labour and the unions should not give in to scapegoating of migrants


Freedom of movement gives migrants and workers from Britain the right to travel and work across the European Union (EU).

LETTERS: National Action arrests are not enough to beat fascists


The far right poses a serious threat, from the KKK and Nazis in Charlottesville to the racists at the core of the Football Lads Alliance (FLA).

LETTERS: A vulnerable child’s future was used to foster racism


The issue of a “white, Christian child” who was fostered by a Muslim carer has been used to increase Islamophobia and racism.

LETTERS: The UN tore the Tories to shreds on disabled people’s rights


In Geneva, Switzerland, last week, the United Nations (UN) disability committee told Britain’s government that its cuts have led to “human catastrophe”.

LETTERS: Take up the fight against the Tories’ vindictive benefits regime


The Tories’ attack on unemployed and low paid workers is stepping up a gear with the further rolling out of Universal Credit in October.

LETTERS: Bosses need to pay care workers our due


Care workers should be paid the minimum wage for sleep-in shifts (Socialist Worker, 2 August) but we’re still waiting for our back pay.

LETTERS: Five years after massacre, South African workers have unfinished business


Five years ago on 16 August South African police shot dead 34 striking miners at the Lonmin Corporation’s Marikana mine.

LETTERS: To defend jobs and the planet, our unions must do better


Unite union assistant general secretary Tony Burke praised the car industry, especially the “close working relationship” between employers and union.

LETTERS: I know the reality of bogus self-employment


The Taylor review called bogus self-employment into the public eye. I have experienced this in the railway and construction industry.

LETTERS: Fans are organising to stop the racist Football Lads Alliance


Raymie Kiernan’s piece on the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) was timely (Socialist Worker, 5 July). As Raymie says, the FLA is trying to learn lessons from the English Defence League’s (EDL) implosion.

LETTERS: Refugees drown as the crisis gets swept under the carpet


The Mediterranean Sea continues to be a graveyard for refugees fleeing war, torture, famine and poverty.

LETTERS: ‘Back office’ cuts had dire consequences for Grenfell


Socialist Worker is absolutely right to highlight the scandal of fire station closures and the reduction of firefighter numbers in London.

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