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The Troublemaker - For lobbyists, ‘It’s time for us to start doing Labour again’

05 September 2017
Lobbyists are slowly moving towards Labour.

Fat cats are the acceptable face of capitalism for May

29 August 2017
Theresa May attacked greedy bosses to mask a U-turn on plans to curb fat cat pay this week.

The bell could yet toll for Theresa May—if we fight

22 August 2017
Weakened and discredited, May must preside over a mess—and with very few allies

The Tories' Brexit dilemma is a chance to fight for socialist demands

22 August 2017
 

Action is urgently needed over pay as Tory ‘living wage’ is found too low to live on

21 August 2017
The Tories’ sham “living wage” is not even enough to allow families to support their children, according to a shock new report by the Child Poverty Action Group.

Tories' racist muddle over Brexit should be open goal for Labour

17 August 2017
Brexit secretary David Davis's immigration proposals are desperate and dangerous—and the reactions to them are revealing.

Grenfell Tower Tory now giving advice on 'protecting front-line services'

17 August 2017
Disgraced former leader of Kensington and Chelsea council Nicholas Paget-Brown has landed on his feet

Wages down, prices up—time to fight the Tories' squeeze on our living standards

15 August 2017
The Tories and bosses tried to spin new inflation figures released on Tuesday as good news for workers.

Philip Hammond’s Brexit mess shows splits in the Tories

15 August 2017
The Tories made a show of ending their summer of Brexit bickering this week in the run-up to Theresa May’s return from holiday.

Tories trashed in by-elections and votes for racist Ukip party dwindle

08 August 2017
Labour won four out of six council by-elections held on Thursday of last week. And in two of them—Margate Central and Milton Regis—Jeremy Corbyn’s party took the seat from the racist Ukip party.

Fat cats rake it in—make them pay out

08 August 2017
Some newspapers last week reported that Britain’s top bosses have suffered a 17 percent pay cut. The real news is that the gap between bosses’ and workers’ wages is growing.

New Tory figures expose the cruelty of their cap on benefits

08 August 2017
The number of people hit by the Tory benefit cap rocketed after the threshold was lowered last November, according to government figures released last week.

We still need a pay rise, says TUC—but we’ll need a bigger fight to get it

08 August 2017
The TUC union federation has called a major lobby and rally of parliament on 17 October “to tell our MPs that Britain’s dedicated public servants need a pay rise”.

Tories’ punishment and privatisation fuels crisis in prisons

08 August 2017
Prison riots that broke out last week put the spotlight on the overcrowded jail conditions in England and Wales under Tory rule. Simon Basketter investigates

Strikers in Brum refuse to be trashed by council

01 August 2017
Bin workers in Birmingham are waging a heroic fight against the Labour council’s funding cuts. Labour councils often condemn Tory austerity while passing it on.

Seize our rulers’ crisis to win real change

01 August 2017
The people at the top of society are in trouble. We need to be organised to exploit their vulnerability and force them out, and fight for a better society in the process

Tory Brexit plan will make migrants more vulnerable

01 August 2017
The free movement of people between Britain and the European Union (EU) is set to end with Brexit in March 2019, the Tories have decided.

Taking up the fight against the local authority cuts

31 July 2017
As Bristol’s mayor calls for protest against Tory austerity, Sadie Robinson looks at the fight against council cuts

Sheffield jobcentre strike inspires wider fight as PCS union discusses campaign

25 July 2017
Workers at a Sheffield jobcentre ended a week-long strike last Friday—and could soon be joined by workers at three other offices in their fight against Tory cuts and closures.

Birmingham council strike heats up as refuse staff take daily action

25 July 2017
Birmingham workers are fighting for their livelihoods against vicious council cuts, reports Dave Sewell

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