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The Troublemaker—For Serco test failures the profits are still world-beating

The Troublemaker—For Serco test failures the profits are still world-beating Outsourcing firm Serco has announced its profits are set to soar after being paid to operate NHS Test and Trace in England.

Testing flops and firms profit from the virus

Testing flops and firms profit from the virus The latest test and trace figures for England, released on Thursday, are another record of disaster.

Tories protect their own amid allegations of corruption

Tories protect their own amid allegations of corruption It’s not only Dominic Cummings that Boris Johnson has refused to sack. He is also protecting housing secretary Robert Jenrick, despite repeated allegations of what looks like corruption.

10,000 protesters take on far right Slovenian government

10,000 protesters take on far right Slovenian government There have been six weeks of protests against the prime minister

Revolt in Haiti grows against shortages, corruption and US

Revolt in Haiti grows against shortages, corruption and US Months of protests have developed into an uprising that has the potential to bring down the Haitian president

Reports of child abuse are shaped by media hypocrisy

Reports of child abuse are shaped by media hypocrisy Peter Bornshin suffered sexual abuse while in the care of social services in the early 1980s. He was tormented by his experiences at the Grafton Close Children’s Home, west London.

The criminal legacy of the London Olympics

23 July 2019
A new book exposes the corruption and dodgy deals behind the 2012 Olympic Games in London, writes Simon Basketter

US court cases bring corruption scandal closer to Donald Trump

22 August 2018
Donald Trump surrounded himself with crooks and thieves during his 2016 presidential election campaign. Two court cases taking place in the US prove it. They give glimpses into the rottenness of the world Trump inhabits and his presidency.

New book shows how police failings helped cover up Rotherham abuse

22 April 2018
Sammy Woodhouse was key to exposing a child sexual exploitation scandal in Rotherham – and the failures of the police and other authorities to act on abuse.

The spy at the heart of the Lawrence campaign

22 April 2018
Days before the 25th anniversary of Stephen Lawrence’s murder, we learned a little more about how the state used spies to undermine the Lawrence family.

McMafia brings the bosses’ infighting to our TV screens

09 January 2018
McMafia grapples with the differences between “good” and “bad” capitalism—and makes thrilling drama at the same time.

Labour councillors wanted bribes for planning permission, tape suggests

12 December 2017
Labour politicians in Tower Hamlets, east London, have been accused of arranging to accept bribes from property developers.

The Troublemaker - For lobbyists, ‘It’s time for us to start doing Labour again’

05 September 2017
Lobbyists are slowly moving towards Labour.

Who killed Daniel Morgan? Corrupt cops, journalists and a south London murder

23 May 2017
Daniel Morgan was murdered on 10 March 1987. His body was found in a car park in south London.

Protests pile pressure on South African president and miners in Ukraine fight back

16 May 2017
South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma was facing a vote of no confidence in parliament this week—just as protests surged in areas around the largest city Johannesburg.

Tories launch secret plans to stop your secret messages

09 May 2017
The Tories don’t understand encryption so they are trying to get rid of it.

Corruption crisis could bring down South African president Jacob Zuma

04 April 2017
Protests in South Africa have rocked the state and could topple the president, writes Charlie Kimber

South Korea - a state built for empires

21 March 2017
After a corrupt president, a mystic adviser and a giant firm were all humbled by revolt, Simon Basketter looks at how US imperialism, profit and dictatorship shaped South Korea

Protests in Romania call for the government to go

07 February 2017
A government decree watering down punishments for corruption has sparked large scale protests with thousands taking to the streets.

Why we won't miss Keith Vaz

07 September 2016
Socialists have no interest in individuals’ private consensual sexual choices. Indeed if Labour MP Keith Vaz has a wider sexual spectrum than he previously showed in public it is the one nice thing you could say about him.

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