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LETTERS: Time to take all the political issues into our workplaces

LETTERS: Time to take all the political issues into our workplaces At a recent workplace meeting organised by the Unison union in Camden, north London, about 150 came to hear Gary Younge speak. It was on “50 years since the assassination of Martin Luther King, why Black Lives Matter”.

LETTERS: ‘I was made to go through interrogation by the state’

LETTERS: ‘I was made to go through interrogation by the state’ Plus, cuts to mental health services, South Africa after Zuma and more

LETTERS: They won’t stop us fighting for solidarity with Palestine

LETTERS: They won’t stop us fighting for solidarity with Palestine Plus We must defend the NHS, keep cash for the councils and cop spies

LETTERS: Our strike votes show we can beat Tory anti union law

LETTERS: Our strike votes show we can beat Tory anti union law The UCU union’s fantastic ballot result last Monday should give every worker a real boost.

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

11 December 2017
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

05 December 2017
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

27 November 2017
Schools inspectorate Ofsted’s decision to question Muslim girls wearing a hijab is racist.

LETTERS: Conditions are dangerous inside 'grisly Risley' prison

21 November 2017
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

13 November 2017
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

06 November 2017
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.

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