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Letters—Universal Credit cuts will push food banks to the edge

Letters—Universal Credit cuts will push food banks to the edge The reduction in Universal Credit (UC) by £20 a week will force 1.2 million people to skip meals according to a survey conducted by YouGov.

Letters—‘Small steps’ won’t help stop the climate crisis, action can

Letters—‘Small steps’ won’t help stop the climate crisis, action can If strategies from Allegra Stratton, the prime minister’s spokesperson for the COP26 climate summit, are anything to go by then November’s meeting will do nothing to arrest environmental crisis.

Letters—Drug related deaths show the brutality of neoliberalism

Letters—Drug related deaths show the brutality of neoliberalism Scotland’s drug deaths are an indicator of a sick society. For seven consecutive years, Scotland has had the highest rate in Europe.

Letters—Now the climate change horrors are coming home

Letters—Now the climate change horrors are coming home The horrific effects of climate change have been growing for years.

Letters—Young people are turning left, and towards socialism

Letters—Young people are turning left, and towards socialism New research from the right wing Institute of Economic Affairs shows 67 percent of young people are rejecting capitalism in favour of socialism.

LETTERS—John Bercow joining Labour signals its rightward shift

LETTERS—John Bercow joining Labour signals its rightward shift The shadow Justice minister Karl Turner is “delighted” that the last speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow has defected from the Tories to join Labour. This is a view strangely echoed by John McDonnell.

Letters—Scotland failing on climate target as Cop26 approaches

18 June 2021
It's particularly outrageous as Glasgow will host this year’s UN climate conference in November.

Letters—Why sexual harassment of young women is normalised

15 June 2021
I wasn’t surprised by the latest report describing the scale of sexual harassment faced by young women. No young woman would have been.

LETTERS—Rise in Green vote cannot hide party’s contradictions

17 May 2021
What should we make of the rise of the Green Party in the recent elections?

LETTERS—How medical monopolies wreck the lives of millions

04 May 2021
The vaccine rollout is a cause for celebration for many, but it also shines a spotlight on Western domination over the Global South.

LETTERS—The report’s lies that Britain is a ‘model of racial equality’

02 April 2021
​​​​​​​The long awaited Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report suggests “claims of institutional racism not borne out”.

LETTERS—More strikes in Myanmar can beat back the military

23 March 2021
An article in the bosses’ Financial Times newspaper last week was headlined, “Protesters playing a dangerous game with the Myanmar economy, warn businesses”.

Solidarity with prisoners over the holidays

11 December 2020
As the holiday season approaches, Socialist Worker asks readers to write to political prisoners and those who have suffered at the hands of the system to show solidarity

LETTERS—Grouse shooting rule shows what the elite are about 

18 September 2020
As if we need yet another example of how out of touch the Tories are, here we go again.  

Letters—Museum is wrong, we won’t walk in under slaver’s boot

03 August 2020
The Fight continues to remove the statue of Robert Geffrye at the Museum of the Home, in Hackney, east London.

Letters—We workers need more than just applause and gratitude

11 May 2020
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 

31 March 2020
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

20 March 2020
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

09 March 2020
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

24 February 2020
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-

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