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LETTERS - We have to act now to stop the Israeli state murder of Palestinians

As I watched events in Gaza unfold on the news, I was astounded by utterly obscene contrasting pictures.

LETTERS: Time to take all the political issues into our workplaces

At a recent workplace meeting organised by the Unison union in Camden, north London, about 150 came to hear Gary Younge speak. It was on “50 years since the assassination of Martin Luther King, why Black Lives Matter”.

LETTERS: We're stronger and more united after Newham academy battle

We have lost, but we have won much, and we are not defeated

LETTERS: Tory benefit system creates more desperate situations

Food bank usage has shot up in areas where Universal Credit has been rolled out in full

LETTERS - This Tory regime is racist to the very core of its politics

Theresa May deliberately created a racist “hostile environment” in order to discourage migrants and refugees coming to, or staying in, Britain.

LETTERS - Drill music panic is a ploy to distract from real issues

I’ve been frustrated to see headlines blame drill music for the recent rise in stabbings in London.

LETTERS - Day of hate against Muslims became a day of anti-racist solidarity

The events last week to show solidarity with Muslims were very important and can be the basis for future campaigning work.

LETTERS - ‘We will fight to stay part of the NHS’, says Wigan porter

Health bosses in Wigan want to outsource 900 of us porters, cleaners and security staff to WWL Solutions Ltd.

Letters - How fans in Scotland threw football act into the dustbin


LETTERS - Tories have some nerve over Skripal poisoning hypocrisy

The hypocrisy around the gruesome attack on Sergei and Yulia Skripal is sickening. As if the Russian secret service dreamt up the practice of poisoning civilians all on its own.

LETTERS: We need open borders not single market and ID cards

Plus, food and capitalism, voting rights and sexism in the media

Letters: Our court win gives fascists in Austria the middle finger

Austrian revolutionary socialist group Left Turn Now scored an important victory against the fascist Freedom Party last week

LETTERS: ‘I was made to go through interrogation by the state’

Plus, cuts to mental health services, South Africa after Zuma and more

LETTERS: Behind the headlines—brutal police repression for refugees

There’s a lot of desperation here in Calais.

LETTERS: They won’t stop us fighting for solidarity with Palestine

Plus We must defend the NHS, keep cash for the councils and cop spies

LETTERS - the state will try the same old tricks in Rashan Charles inquest

Rashan Charles, who died in east London last year, was the latest in a long line of young black men killed after contact with the police.

LETTERS: Our strike votes show we can beat Tory anti union law

The UCU union’s fantastic ballot result last Monday should give every worker a real boost.

Letters - violent police will protect the bosses’ elite conference

Spare a thought for John McDonnell this week. He’ll be abandoning his comfort zone to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

LETTERS - We can build a campaign to make life in Scarborough fair

As a resident of Scarborough—Britain’s low-pay capital—I was uplifted to learn of Jeremy Corbyn’s plans to get Labour campaigning in “left behind” communities.

LETTERS - Councils must be held to account over their child abuse failings

A recent court ruling could mean that councils won’t have to grant compensation to victims of abuse that they failed to protect.

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