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Letters—We workers need more than just applause and gratitude

Letters—We workers need more than just applause and gratitude As a support worker I have seen recently the outpouring of affection and respect lavished upon us “key workers”. 

Letters—Crisis shows how education can be organised differently 

Letters—Crisis shows how education can be organised differently  As a teacher, socialist and trade unionist I met the cancellation of Sats, GCSEs and A Levels with mixed feelings. I have genuine sympathy for children who have been preparing long and hard for their tests and exams. 

LETTERS—We need to fight to bail out people, not rich businesses

LETTERS—We need to fight to bail out people, not rich businesses I’ve helped to set up a mutual aid group in Mile End, east London. We’ve distributed leaflets telling people how to access help at food banks, mosques, churches and charities. 

Letters - Donations are not getting to flood victims most in need

Letters - Donations are not getting to flood victims most in need I was disappointed to learn this week that a crowdfunder set up by actor Michael Sheen for the Storm Dennis flood victims in Wales won’t go directly to the victims.

Letters - Population Matters replies

Letters - Population Matters replies We published an article on 7 January which Population Matters believes mischaracterises its position on a number of issues, and we have agreed to publish the following letter-

Letters—Is HS2 good news for planet or environmental disaster?

Letters—Is HS2 good news for planet or environmental disaster? The development of railways is needed to take cars and much lorry traffic off heavily-polluting, CO2-creating, dangerous roads.

Letters—Media racism exposed in coverage of coronavirus

04 February 2020
Panic around the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan has led to a rise in racist attacks against Chinese and East Asian people.

Letters—We marched to shut down the billionaire hypocrites

28 January 2020
As one of the organisers made clear, “We make no demands on the World Economic Forum—we come here to shut it down.”

Letters—We’re fighting for Sheffield to divest from Israeli firms

21 January 2020
At Sheffield Hallam (SHU) we’re fighting to get the university to divest from companies that participate or invest in Israeli violation of international law.

Letters—Iraq movement shows how climate can feed resistance

16 December 2019
Thank you for your fantastic coverage of the inspirational movement in Iraq.

LETTERS—Don’t stand apart or sneer at canvassing for Labour

03 December 2019
campaigners and canvassers should not see people just as “objects of a campaign to get them to vote” (WhatsApp to Victory? 20 November).

Letters—Labour Party’s retreat over Kashmir is a worrying sign

18 November 2019
I was enraged to hear that the Labour Party had declared the question of Kashmir to be a “bilateral issue” between India and Pakistan in which Labour will not interfere.

Letters—EU can’t have cake and eat it on Brexit food standards

12 November 2019
The latest Brexit scare story is that a trade deal with the US will undermine food standards in Britain.

LETTERS: Vote Labour—and keep up the fight against austerity

05 November 2019
The announcement of the general election is welcome news for anyone who is committed to challenging the racism and austerity we have suffered under the Tories.

Letters—A hard working life, and now my pension has been stolen

15 October 2019
This month I will be 62, but there will be no real happy birthday feeling until I am 66.

Letters—Progressive groups listed on cop ‘counter-terror’ list

24 September 2019
 A counter-terrorism document giving advice to workers includes left wing groups in its safeguarding bulletin—alongside proscribed terrorist organisations.

Letters—British Gas is driving down our wages to boost profits

17 September 2019
I’m writing on behalf of my colleagues from British Gas. British Gas sells energy and mechanical services.

LETTERS—Tackling crime means major change in economic system

27 August 2019
Sadie Robinson (Socialist Worker, 21 August) accurately describes the way the Tory government is creating a climate of fear in order to bring in authoritarian policies.

Letters—I witnessed bravery against cops’ violence in Hong Kong

27 August 2019
I was lucky to witness the incredible protest in Hong Kong airport earlier this month.

LETTERS—We should campaign until Chelsea Manning is set free

06 August 2019
Readers should support Chelsea Manning in her refusal to testify to the US Grand Jury.

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