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People’s coronavirus inquiry says government is guilty of mass deaths

People’s coronavirus inquiry says government is guilty of mass deaths This pandemic was predictable. This death toll was avoidable

Mask wearing ought to apply everywhere now

Mask wearing ought to apply everywhere now The Tories’ hatred of face masks that protect people from infection is creating regulation chaos.

Omicron variant is blowback from global vaccine inequality

Omicron variant is blowback from global vaccine inequality Scientists have long warned that this would happen if large parts of the world were left unvaccinated.

International round up: Far right takes early lead in elections

International round up: Far right takes early lead in elections A far right lawyer who wants to crack down on indigenous people and migrants will face a former student leader in Chile’s presidential elections run-off next month.

Far right feed off marches in Europe over Covid laws

Far right feed off marches in Europe over Covid laws The far right is gaining from frustration over how governments deal with Covid, argues Yuri Prasad

Booster jabs? Billions are still waiting for their first

Booster jabs? Billions are still waiting for their first Vaccine patents need to go. No to monopolies in a pandemic

Midwives demand action over assaults on NHS care

21 November 2021
Over 70 protests took place across Britain on Sunday

Don’t stop the fight in Glasgow cleansing + Civil service round-up

16 November 2021
Both the GMB and Unite unions have accepted a revised pay deal for ­workers in 34 councils across Scotland.

Mandatory vaccinations risk making NHS crisis worse

12 November 2021
The Tories have decreed that NHS workers will have to be fully vaccinated by next April or risk being sacked

Cuts and shifting Covid-19 rules led to attacks on tube workers

10 November 2021
One worker said, "Being sworn at every day and confronted with violence and aggression has become part of the job"

NHS bosses ready to tell patients ‘terribly sorry we cannot look after you’

09 November 2021
Overcrowded and understaffed hospitals have created a crisis

Covid cases and deaths skyrocket across Europe

09 November 2021
Covid restrictions have been dropped across Europe

Corruption scandal—Tories used the pandemic for profit

08 November 2021
The fall of Owen Paterson MP reveals a wider truth

Tories do nothing as Covid cases soar

02 November 2021
Cases of the virus are rising sharply but the Tories still refuse to bring in restrictions, writes Sam Ord

Royal Parks workers will fight on for a full victory + DVLA + Tesco drivers

01 November 2021
Outsourced park cleaners and playground assistants in London ended a month-long strike last week with a vow to keep fighting until all their demands are met.

Demand better than Tories’ Covid plan A or B

26 October 2021
The Tories are risking tens of thousands of lives by refusing to consider any new measures to deal with the rising number of Covid-19 cases.

Protesters hit streets to confront a military coup in Sudan

25 October 2021
Huge protests gathered in Sudan’s capital Khartoum and other major cities at the start of this week in response to a military coup.

NHS in deep crisis as Covid-19 cases allowed to spread unchecked

24 October 2021
Health workers say services are already in a 'terrible place', and a cancer nurse describes a service beyond breaking point

Anti-Covid tablet is a bitter pill for the poor

22 October 2021
New drugs with the potential to cut Covid hospitalisations and save many thousands of lives are about to hit the global market.

Outsourced Royal Parks workers strike and protest for pay equality

20 October 2021
A striker said, 'You can see the majority of us are black and minority ethnic. And the majority of the trustees are white. It doesn’t look good does it?'

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