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As desperate politicians scapegoat migrants we say - resist racism

28 October 2014
Tory defence minister Michael Fallon wants to whip up fears with his talk about parts of Britain being “swamped” by eastern European migrants.

Mainstream parties look to racism ahead of Rochester and Strood by-election

28 October 2014
The Tories and Labour’s battle to be the toughest on migrants will only feed Ukip, argues Ken Olende

Resist attempts to try and break care staff

21 October 2014
Strikers at Care UK in Doncaster ended a three-week strike last Sunday. The care workers have now struck for 90 days in eight months.

The left must unite to be an alternative

14 October 2014
The media cliche machine has been in overdrive since the by-elections on Thursday of last week. Tedious though this is, undoubtedly something big has happened.

Mainstream parties made a monster in Ukip that is dragging them to the right

14 October 2014
Racists across Britain will have cheered the news that Ukip has its first elected MP. The result will make a nasty, racist party appear more legitimate. It will make voting Ukip seem like more than simply a protest vote.

After Clacton - Labour and the Tories let Ukip set the agenda

14 October 2014
The blame for last week’s by-election results doesn’t stop with Nigel Farage, says Sadie Robinson

Rail privatisation is the express route for profits

14 October 2014
Rail bosses are rubbing their hands at lucrative new deals as spineless politicians let them tighten their grip

Organise to stop Ukip

07 October 2014
Ukip was set to win its first MP on Thursday of this week, when a by-election will take place in Clacton, Essex.

Unison rejected poor pay proposal - Unite and GMB should too and build the strike

30 September 2014
Some 15 ballots of Unison union members in academy schools all backed strikes—and they will join the local government walkout on 14 October.

Strike back to beat Tory pay cuts

30 September 2014
A series of successful strikes by workers across different unions can boost confidence to take on the Tories—and counter pressure on union leaders to retreat, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Doncaster Care UK strikers need national backing for their pay fight

30 September 2014
Doncaster Care UK workers launched a fresh three-week strike on Monday of this week. 

Tories prepare to join war after US bombing spreads to Syria

23 September 2014
Cruise missiles rained down on Syria from fighter jets, Predator and Reaper drones and from the sea on Tuesday of this week.

‘Privatisation has shifted tax burden onto poorest’ says writer James Meek

23 September 2014
The Campaign for Real Poverty is what privatisation should be called, argues author James Meek.

Miliband makes promises and commits to cuts in Labour conference speech

23 September 2014
The Labour leader’s speech mixed pro-business pledges with vague rhetoric, writes Simon Basketter

Let's get David Cameron out - Vote yes in Scotland, join pay strikes and protests

09 September 2014
It wasn’t supposed to be like this for Britain's political elite. Less than year ago the unionist Better Together campaign in Scotland felt assured of victory. Now it is hanging by a thread

Ruling class panics after Yes campaign takes lead in Scottish independence poll

09 September 2014
The No campaign is in trouble with the Scottish independence vote too close to call, writes Raymie Kiernan

Former Labour councillors in Hull say 'Socialists need to take a stand against cuts'

09 September 2014
Labour is not providing an alternative to the misery and anger that the Tories’ cuts are creating, say two former Labour Party councillors.

Clacton by-election - the Tories, Ukip and the last resort

09 September 2014
Tory MP Douglas Carswell defected to Ukip and is standing for re-election in the seaside constituency of Clacton. Dave Sewell visited the town and spoke to people hit by the crisis

Union leaders promise action at the TUC conference - now let’s hold them to it

09 September 2014
Trade unionists from across Britain gathered in Liverpool this week for the conference of the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

Independence referendum - No campaign gets nasty as Scots prepare to vote

02 September 2014
Two hundred people protested in Glasgow outside a closed meeting of the CBI bosses’ organisation last week. David Cameron had chosen to address them rather than talk to Scottish voters.

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