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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.

LETTERS: Universal Credit nightmare has made me more political

My mother sadly passed away last May and the tenancy of our flat was transferred to me. I was told to move onto Universal Credit.

LETTERS: I was hounded over Trojan Horse and it still hurts today

I was the only teacher to be found guilty as a result of the Trojan Horse allegations in Birmingham. It was one of the most politicised cases in education the country has ever seen.

LETTERS: The Chennai Six case is a story about capitalist wars

The “Chennai Six” are no doubt going to get a heroes welcome when they finally return.

LETTERS: We’re fighting Islamophobia and sexism at our university

Schools inspectorate Ofsted’s decision to question Muslim girls wearing a hijab is racist.

LETTERS: Conditions are dangerous inside 'grisly Risley' prison

There have been reports that an explosive device was found inside HM Prison Risley last week.

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.

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