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Universal Credit is a Tory threat to women


Tory Britain is ruining lives. MPs have been forced to launch an inquiry into how the rollout of Universal Credit (UC) has pushed some women to work as prostitutes.

Brexit and the sham of capitalist democracy


Votes that aren’t “meaningful”. Votes on the already defeated policies of a government without a majority. And votes blocked by parliamentary conventions from over 400 years ago.

We can be powerful when we fight together


Amid the stifling narrowness of official politics in Britain, there are some very welcome signs of change this week.

Resist racist Trump


Donald Trump is again holding ordinary people in the US to ransom in a bid to get billions in funding for his brutal border wall with Mexico.

The right wants Labour to be party for the bosses


Politicians, the media and TV personalities are gunning for Jeremy Corbyn.

Busting the myths of knife crime


Every death from a knife, gun or other assault is a tragedy. But it’s not true, as the Daily Express newspaper claimed on Tuesday, that there are “war zones on our streets”.

Chagos Islands shame


Some of the longest-suffering victims of Britain’s colonial past managed to embarrass its rulers in front of the world

The Tories fall apart over Brexit—now break their rule


Cracks in ­establishment politics are turning into chasms

Don’t let blame for Grenfell Tower disaster be deflected onto firefighters


A Channel 4 Dispatches documentary entitled Grenfell: Did the Fire Brigade Fail? aired on Monday.

Honda job losses - the crisis in the car industry is about capitalism, not Brexit


The threat to the jobs of 3,500 Honda workers in Swindon shows bosses’ contempt for workers.

Scrap capitalism to save the planet


Two reports this week spelled out the scale of the threat posed by climate change. They follow decades of similar warnings.

Our action can break the Brexit blockage


There’s a paralysis and sense of unreality in British politics

We're cut as the rich prosper


Working class people everywhere have been hit hard by Tory cuts.

Labour’s shameful betrayal of migrants


 Labour had a chance to stop a major racist Tory attack on migrants this week. It failed

Textile workers in Bangladesh don’t wannabe exploited


The Spice Girls have come under fire this week for commissioning T-shirts that are made by women earning just 35p an hour.

Media bias is business as usual


Diane Abbott’s disgraceful treatment on the BBC’s Question Time programme shone a light on media bias.

The Carillion collapse and capital


Carillion, a former giant firm in construction, outsourcing and privatisation, went bust one year ago. It was one of the go-to firms to get rid of public services, first with New Labour and now with the Tories.

US school strikes are the best way to fight Trump


The arrogant, racist bigot US president Donald Trump can seem immune to opposition.

Fight for the soul of the yellow vests


The liberal centre is disintegrating—and a battle is raging about whether the left or right gains.

Defend our right to protest outside parliament


Nazis harassing people around parliament has led to calls for more curbs on protests in the area.

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