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Health is a class issue


Women in Britain die earlier than women living in most other European countries, according to Public Health England (PHE).

EU border force Frontex - now with guns to use on migrants


When the Syrian regime begins its latest bloody assault on its own people, politicians in Europe will be ready to feign sorrow for the victims.

Unions must lead action against the Tories


There is a glaring gap between the scale of the Tory crisis and the level of resistance from unions.

Corbyn’s retreat shows Labour’s limitations


Jeremy Corbyn has spent his political life campaigning against oppression, imperialism and racism. His first act after being elected Labour leader in September 2015 was to join a protest in solidarity with refugees.

Don’t dismiss Zionism


Jeremy Corbyn has been accused of antisemitism for saying a group of Zionists—people who support Israel’s founding ideology—didn’t understand “English irony”.

All onto the streets to push back the far right


If you are angry, worried and outraged by the rise of racism and fascism, it’s time for action.

Prison offers no solutions - whether run privately or run by the state


The chief inspector of prisons has forced ministers into taking Birmingham jail back under state control.

Rulers spout racism—it’s time for resistance


Every week politicians find new ways to wage war on migrants. And they are openly using language designed to encourage racism and violence.

The unfare rail rip off


The latest plans to hike rail fares show why we have to stop the private train companies in their tracks.

The media love racism—they just hate Corbyn


Jeremy Corbyn has never and will never receive fair treatment from the media.

Capital cooks our planet


An international group of scientists has said we face environmental collapse in just a few decades if there isn’t drastic action on climate change.

Boris Johnson is just the tip of state Islamophobia


Boris Johnson once again confirmed his racist credentials this week.

Report reveals the reality of western ‘aid’


A damning new report in the wake of the Oxfam sexual abuse scandal in Haiti shows how international aid is shaped by Western imperialism

Early deaths for the poor—shame of Tory Britain


Poverty shapes every aspect of our lives—as a BBC documentary highlighted this week.

Tory NHS racism exposed by health workers


NHS workers are handing back medals they won for fighting the Ebola crisis in west Africa.

As May clings on—don’t wait to drive her out


In what she probably regards as a great achievement, Theresa May has made it through to parliament’s summer break.

Labour MPs out to undermine Palestinian solidarity


Supporters of Israel are piling pressure on the Labour Party to change its new code of conduct which says discussion of the foundation of Israel is “legitimate”.

Huge protest shows prospects for a fightback


The protests against Donald Trump and the Nazis who love him have transformed the mood among socialists and anti-racists in Britain.

Racist warmonger Donald Trump gives confidence to fascists - we must stop both


Donald Trump’s visit to Britain will embolden racists and fascists here and in the US.

Darkness at the heart of the British state


Revelations that the British state is complicit in torture destroy the lie that Britain is more “civilised” or progressive than other countries.

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