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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.

We can win on Palestine


It is possible to stand up for the right to criticise Israel—as a victory for a Palestine solidarity activist last month showed.

Turn the tide on Tories and racists in 2019


These are urgent times. Political and economic crises are accelerating, and racists and fascists are seeking to grow amid the chaos.

Our united front can beat Nazi Tommy Robinson


The anti-racist and anti-fascist unity last Sunday was the best display of what it will take to stop the Nazis

Riots rock our rulers


Riots in France pushed the government to retreat on a fuel tax rise

A ‘people’s vote’ is a bad alternative for Labour


Jeremy Corbyn is inching towards backing a second referendum over Brexit

No care from fat cats


Thousands of elderly and vulnerable adults face an uncertain Christmas as their care provider rushes to sell off its council contracts.

Disaster in Yemen shows brutality of imperialism


Despite massacres, disease, impending famine and tens of thousands of deaths, the US “can’t support” even a limited ceasefire in the war on Yemen

As Brexit chaos continues - grab this chance to push the Tories out


Theresa May survived the first blasts of the Brexit crisis storm. But she still seems headed for disaster.

Tory hypocrisy over famine in Yemen


Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt called on Saudi Arabia to “stop famine and cholera intensifying” in Yemen ahead of meeting with the country’s rulers this week.

Join the socialists and fight a racist system


Capitalism produces racism and uses it to keep us divided and distracted from the real relations in society.

Hypocrisy over Grenfell after effigy burning


Every politician and pundit was publicly sickened by the disgusting video of people burning an effigy of Grenfell Tower on bonfire night.

One hundred years on - remember that revolutions ended the First World War


This week marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. The bloody conflict caused appalling suffering and loss of life.

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