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Big demonstration of people fighting for the NHS and against the Tories

Big demonstration of people fighting for the NHS and against the Tories Anger against the Tories' assault on the NHS was on the streets of London on Saturday.

NHS fight should spark resistance to Tories

NHS fight should spark resistance to Tories It will be great to see tens of thousands of people march for the NHS in London on Saturday. It’s an active response to the desperate crisis of the NHS and a show of defiance.

Sunday Times Rich List shows we need to get rid of the rich to create a better world

Sunday Times Rich List shows we need to get rid of the rich to create a better world The 1,000 richest people in Britain now have a record total wealth of £724 billion—up 10 percent on last year’s figure.

March against Tory austerity—then step up the pressure for more action

March against Tory austerity—then step up the pressure for more action Thousands of trade unionists and campaigners are due to join a march in London this Saturday for workers’ rights and against the Tories’ brutal austerity policies.

Greek strikers and protesters show anti-austerity fight goes on

Greek strikers and protesters show anti-austerity fight goes on Health workers, power workers, pensioners and mining workers were all on the streets. But coordination is lacking.

Vote Labour on 3 May—but organise action too

Vote Labour on 3 May—but organise action too Local elections across much of England on 3 May are a chance to deliver a verdict on Theresa May’s regime of racism, austerity and war.

Anti-austerity fury in Greece ahead of strikes against free market reforms

24 April 2018
Hospital workers, council workers and teachers across Greece were set to march and strike together on Wednesday this week.

What’s behind gun and knife crime?

06 April 2018
After several recent killings of young people in London, media and politicians have blamed “gangs” and to call for more resources for police. But, as Sarah Bates finds, the roots of the violence lie in deep social problems

Theresa May calms rebels but can’t please big business

06 March 2018
Theresa May managed to unite her ramshackle government last week—for at least 24 hours.

LETTERS: ‘I was made to go through interrogation by the state’

26 February 2018
Plus, cuts to mental health services, South Africa after Zuma and more

Corbyn must not give in to the right over Brexit

25 February 2018
Jeremy Corbyn has come under massive pressure from right wing Labour politicians to back staying in the European single market, which enforces austerity and privatisation.

Cuts, closures and outsourcing show councils in chaos

08 February 2018
More than half of councils in England are planning to slash costs by closing children’s centres, reducing support for disabled children and cutting child protection teams.

Protesters gather in London to say no to Tory attacks on the NHS

03 February 2018
Protesters are gathering on Gower Street in central London today to protest against the Tory assault on the NHS.

After Claire Kober quits in Haringey - turn the tables on pro-cuts Labour councils

30 January 2018
Defeat for the Labour right in Haringey could spur wider resistance, writes Alistair Farrow

Transport strike in Greece cancels flights and brings trains and buses to a standstill

15 January 2018
Thousands of transport workers in Greece struck on Monday of this week against the left wing Syriza government’s plans to bring in harsh new anti-union laws.

Mother of Becky Romero leads protest over her death - and backs 3 Feb NHS demo

13 January 2018
The mother of Becky Romero, a 15 year old who died because of metal health cuts, has slammed underfunding of services as “utterly shameful”. And she called on people to join the demonstration for the NHS on 3 February in London.

Protest to demand justice for Becky Romero

09 January 2018
The family and supporters of Becky Romero planned to protest in Bristol this Saturday.

As campaigners call a national protest for the NHS on 3 February - let’s make it big

05 January 2018
Health campaigners are planning a national demonstration against the Tories’ assault on the NHS. Called by Health Campaigns Together and the People’s Assembly for Saturday 3 February, it could bring tens of thousands onto the streets of London.

Tory benefit ‘reforms’ mean people can’t access the support they’re entitled to

02 January 2018
Hundreds of thousands of unemployed people are not receiving financial support that they are entitled to.

Tory policies mean a Universal Credit nightmare over Christmas

29 December 2017
Christmas has been bitterly hard for people on the new Universal Credit (UC) regime. It means delays in payments, yet more brutal sanctions, and spiralling rent arrears for many.

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