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LETTERS: I was hounded over Trojan Horse and it still hurts today

LETTERS: I was hounded over Trojan Horse and it still hurts today I was the only teacher to be found guilty as a result of the Trojan Horse allegations in Birmingham. It was one of the most politicised cases in education the country has ever seen.

LETTERS: The Chennai Six case is a story about capitalist wars

LETTERS: The Chennai Six case is a story about capitalist wars The “Chennai Six” are no doubt going to get a heroes welcome when they finally return.

LETTERS: We’re fighting Islamophobia and sexism at our university

LETTERS: We’re fighting Islamophobia and sexism at our university Schools inspectorate Ofsted’s decision to question Muslim girls wearing a hijab is racist.

LETTERS: Conditions are dangerous inside 'grisly Risley' prison

LETTERS: Conditions are dangerous inside grisly Risley prison There have been reports that an explosive device was found inside HM Prison Risley last week.

LETTERS: Unions get behind fight to save Women’s Aid service

LETTERS: Unions get behind fight to save Women’s Aid service A campaign to defend South Yorkshire Women’s Aid has been receiving an absolutely fabulous response from the trade unions.

LETTERS: Unions must be at forefront of challenging harassment

LETTERS: Unions must be at forefront of challenging harassment Revelations about the extent of sexist abuse in Hollywood and Parliament are shocking. But if you’re a woman worker in 2017, sexual harassment at work is rife.

Letters: we teaching assistants will fight on after a divisive deal

24 October 2017
There’s a lot of hurt among Durham teaching assistants (TAs) after the latest pay deal was accepted.

LETTERS: Boris Johnson’s Libya insult exposes warmonger Tories

09 October 2017
Boris Johnson’s latest comments on Libya have rightly provoked anger.

LETTERS: The fight is on to repeal Ireland’s anti-abortion Eighth Amendment

02 October 2017
Irish women are still denied autonomy over their bodies and the right to choose.

LETTERS: Labour and the unions should not give in to scapegoating of migrants

19 September 2017
Freedom of movement gives migrants and workers from Britain the right to travel and work across the European Union (EU).

LETTERS: National Action arrests are not enough to beat fascists

11 September 2017
The far right poses a serious threat, from the KKK and Nazis in Charlottesville to the racists at the core of the Football Lads Alliance (FLA).

LETTERS: A vulnerable child’s future was used to foster racism

04 September 2017
The issue of a “white, Christian child” who was fostered by a Muslim carer has been used to increase Islamophobia and racism.

LETTERS: The UN tore the Tories to shreds on disabled people’s rights

28 August 2017
In Geneva, Switzerland, last week, the United Nations (UN) disability committee told Britain’s government that its cuts have led to “human catastrophe”.

LETTERS: Take up the fight against the Tories’ vindictive benefits regime

21 August 2017
The Tories’ attack on unemployed and low paid workers is stepping up a gear with the further rolling out of Universal Credit in October.

LETTERS: Bosses need to pay care workers our due

14 August 2017
Care workers should be paid the minimum wage for sleep-in shifts (Socialist Worker, 2 August) but we’re still waiting for our back pay.

LETTERS: Five years after massacre, South African workers have unfinished business

07 August 2017
Five years ago on 16 August South African police shot dead 34 striking miners at the Lonmin Corporation’s Marikana mine.

LETTERS: To defend jobs and the planet, our unions must do better

31 July 2017
Unite union assistant general secretary Tony Burke praised the car industry, especially the “close working relationship” between employers and union.

LETTERS: I know the reality of bogus self-employment

25 July 2017
The Taylor review called bogus self-employment into the public eye. I have experienced this in the railway and construction industry.

LETTERS: Fans are organising to stop the racist Football Lads Alliance

18 July 2017
Raymie Kiernan’s piece on the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) was timely (Socialist Worker, 5 July). As Raymie says, the FLA is trying to learn lessons from the English Defence League’s (EDL) implosion.

LETTERS: ‘Back office’ cuts had dire consequences for Grenfell

03 July 2017
Socialist Worker is absolutely right to highlight the scandal of fire station closures and the reduction of firefighter numbers in London.

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