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Anti-frackers freed from prison, and call for mass demonstration

Anti-frackers freed from prison, and call for mass demonstration After three jailed protesters were released on appeal, they urged everyone to be part of the fight against fracking and join a mass demonstration. 

Crunch time for Brexit deepens the Tory crisis

Crunch time for Brexit deepens the Tory crisis A crucial week for the Brexit process will further expose the deep divisions that lie at the heart of the Tory party

Tories risk a man’s life to push through deportation

Tories risk a man’s life to push through deportation The Tories are trying to deport a man so ill he needs medics on board the deportation flight.

Cuadrilla begins first fracking in Britain for seven years

Cuadrilla begins first fracking in Britain for seven years Fracking has once again started in Britain, another sign of how the government and big business are endangering the environment.

Benefit sanctions leave people "suicidal", scared and homeless, finds study

Benefit sanctions leave people suicidal, scared and homeless, finds study Benefit sanctions are “life threatening” for some disabled claimants, according to a new study. And the constant threat of sanctions leaves many “living in a state of constant anxiety”.

‘Benefits regime pushed me to the edge’

‘Benefits regime pushed me to the edge’ The Tories’ rollout of Universal Credit has driven thousands of working class people into hunger, homelessness and debt—and some to death. People living through the war on benefits told Sadie Robinson why it should be scrapped

Woman on benefits says—‘Tory benefit cuts forced me to starve’

09 October 2018
The Universal Credit benefits regime has to be scrapped

Don't trust Theresa May’s housing pledge - demand new council homes

09 October 2018
Theresa May announced last week that she was removing the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) borrowing cap for local authorities.

State racism—fuelling the fire of fascism

09 October 2018
Tories and others claim that they can undermine the far right by being more racist. But as Tomáš Tengely-Evans explains, conceding to the fascists’ ideas just boosts them

Mental health cuts leave quarter of patients waiting three months for treatment

09 October 2018
Shocking new research has revealed the scale of the crisis facing mental health services.

Tories plan to snatch hundreds of pounds from parents

06 October 2018
Millions of families are set to lose £200 a month under the next phase of the Universal Credit (UC) benefit system.

Theresa May’s desperate speech dances around the truth

03 October 2018
Theresa May has declared an end to austerity, much of the mainstream press told us on Wednesday. But her speech to the Tory party conference in Birmingham did no such thing.

Tories plot fresh racist clampdown on migrants

02 October 2018
The Tories have unveiled a new war on migrants in a desperate bid to save their car-crash government.

Blood money - victims speak out on the Infected Blood scandal

01 October 2018
A new inquiry is set to look at the decades of secrecy shrouding the use of contaminated blood in Britain. Thousands died as a result of being given blood that experts knew was infected with Hepatitis C. Sadie Robinson spoke to those fighting for justice

Strikers lead anti-Tory march in Birmingham

29 September 2018
Chants of “Tory scum, get out of Brum” rang out in Birmingham on Saturday as around 1,200 people joined a march ahead of the Tory party conference.

The Troublemaker - Tories in a U-turn over conference hologram

25 September 2018
It would have at least woken up those who were nodding off at the back. But Jeremy Wright, the culture secretary, has axed plans to give his speech to the Tory conference as a hologram.

As the Infected Blood Inquiry begins - campaigners call for truth and justice

24 September 2018
An inquiry into the infected blood scandal began on Monday. Thousands of people were infected with HIV and Hepatitis C after being given contaminated blood during the late 1970s and 1980s. More than 2,800 have died.

Trump ramps up trade wars to boost his flagging support

18 September 2018
Tensions between the US and China threatens workers—and exposes Donald Trump’s weakness, says Charlie Kimber

We need a fightback and a general election, not ‘People’s Vote’

09 September 2018
 TUC union federation general secretary Frances O’Grady joined growing calls led by the right and big business for a “People’s Vote” on a Brexit deal on Sunday. 

Councils inject £9 billion into fracking companies

07 September 2018
A new report has uncovered how council bosses are investing workers’ money into dirty drilling. Sarah Bates looks at who’s funding the fossil fuel giants

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