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Border controls mean slavery and death


Tuesday marked one year since the demolition of the “jungle” refugee camp by cops in Calais.And one year on the refugee crisis is as bad as ever.

Justice for contaminated blood survivors now


The government’s consultation regarding a public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal ended on Tuesday.

There’s no capitalism without racism


We have to fight together against Islamophobia, antisemitism and racism. But we also need to confront the capitalist system that produces racism.

Services on the brink


Public services are at breaking point after seven years of Tory austerity.

Fighting racism means fighting the Tories


Theresa May has presided over vicious racist assaults both as prime minister and home secretary.

Our rulers are violent hypocrites


 The Spanish state has responded to the Catalan independence referendum with violence.

Bosses struggle to defend failing system


Leading Tories are fighting an open battle to defend capitalism. Last week Theresa May hailed the free market as the “greatest agent of collective human progress”.

As refugee crisis grows in Europe, we say - let them in


The refugee crisis has not gone away—if anything it is getting worse.

Don’t just savour the Tories’ crisis - organise to make them fall


After decades of right wing ideas dominating political debate in Britain, the left feels more confident.

Tories axe million public sector jobs


After seven years of brutal attacks on public services there are almost one million fewer public sector jobs.

Shift resistance up a gear to drive May out


Theresa May is desperately trying to gloss over the latest row engulfing the Tories.

Will Labour give solidarity to workers in struggle?


 

Nuclear delusions sideline renewable energy


The case against renewable energy took a severe blow this week after wind power firms won the rigged race for a government subsidy.

Strikes can bust public sector pay cap


The Tories are rumoured to be preparing to lift the 1 percent public sector pay cap—at least for some workers.

Trump—horseman of imperialist apocalypse


Two deeply unpleasant men are facing off over North Korea’s nuclear weapons. The world feels closer to the possibility of nuclear war than at any time for half a century.

Trade unions’ Brexit mistake


The leader of Britain’s biggest union has praised Labour’s call for Britain to stay in the European single market (see page 3).

Kill capitalism—before it kills us


Residents of Hokkaido, Japan, were woken up early on Tuesday morning by sirens, loudspeaker announcements and phone alerts telling them to seek cover immediately.

A pack of racist lies over Travellers in Cromer


Travellers did not run amok in a Norfolk seaside town last weekend—and the town was not put on “lockdown”

The bell could yet toll for Theresa May—if we fight


Weakened and discredited, May must preside over a mess—and with very few allies

Sierre Leone mudslide death toll is no ‘natural’ disaster


Landslides and flooding killed hundreds of people in the West African state of Sierra Leone on Monday.

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