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The Troublemaker - badger throttler clings on after Ukip no confidence vote

23 January 2018
The racist Ukip party is embroiled in a fresh crisis. Its national executive committee passed a motion of no confidence in leader Henry Bolton on Sunday—unanimously save for Bolton, who voted against.

A big protest in London on 3 February can help push back Tory attacks on the NHS

16 January 2018
An urgent call to resist the Tories’ attacks on the NHS went out from a health campaigners’ meeting in London on Thursday of last week.

Labour should not back single market

16 January 2018
Jeremy Corbyn is under increasing pressure from the Labour right to shift his policy on Brexit. This would mean—at the maximum—supporting a second referendum and—at the minimum—backing Britain staying in the European single market if it does leave.

As Carillion fat cats demand more state cash - stop outsourcing to save jobs

14 January 2018
Bosses at Carillion have got their hands out. They have already taken billions of public money on the outsourcing and privatising gravy train.

Mother of Becky Romero leads protest over her death - and backs 3 Feb NHS demo

13 January 2018
The mother of Becky Romero, a 15 year old who died because of metal health cuts, has slammed underfunding of services as “utterly shameful”. And she called on people to join the demonstration for the NHS on 3 February in London.

Winston Churchill - a brutal bully and racist who was rightly hated by many

13 January 2018
US right winger Mike Huckabee emerged from the latest Churchill film, Darkest Hour, to declare, “Churchill was hated by his own party, opposition party, and press."

One million children in poverty to miss out on free school meals

11 January 2018
New regulations under the Universal Credit regime will mean hardship for poorer families

Force out the Tories after their reshuffle kerfuffle

09 January 2018
The Tories won’t shuffle off without a fight. The time to strike and protest is now, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Theresa May’s chaotic reshuffle is yet another new low for the Tories

08 January 2018
Theresa May’s reshuffle of cabinet ministers began as farce and moved on to disaster on Monday.

Two deaths after long ambulance waits - Tory cuts are to blame

07 January 2018
At least two people have died this month because of Tory cuts to the NHS.

As campaigners call a national protest for the NHS on 3 February - let’s make it big

05 January 2018
Health campaigners are planning a national demonstration against the Tories’ assault on the NHS. Called by Health Campaigns Together and the People’s Assembly for Saturday 3 February, it could bring tens of thousands onto the streets of London.

Disgraceful Tory Homes agency board member Simon Dudley attacks homeless

04 January 2018
Windsor Tory councillor Simon Dudley wants to clear the town’s streets of homeless people before the royal wedding set to take place there in May.

Don’t wait until 2022 to fight against Tory rule

02 January 2018
We can’t wait until the next general election—which might not come until 2022—to get the Tories out.

Tory benefit ‘reforms’ mean people can’t access the support they’re entitled to

02 January 2018
Hundreds of thousands of unemployed people are not receiving financial support that they are entitled to.

We say no to Tories’ vigilante border plan

31 December 2017
The Tories are considering using “volunteers” to guard Britain’s borders and keep out those deemed illegal

Tory policies mean a Universal Credit nightmare over Christmas

29 December 2017
Christmas has been bitterly hard for people on the new Universal Credit (UC) regime. It means delays in payments, yet more brutal sanctions, and spiralling rent arrears for many.

PFI firms in the NHS set for £190 million windfall due to Tory corporation tax cuts

28 December 2017
Corporations profiting from Private Finance Initiative (PFI) schemes have creamed millions from the NHS and Tory tax cuts are handing them even more.

Anger after Tories fail to appoint chair for contaminated blood inquiry

23 December 2017
The Tories have failed to appoint a chair for an upcoming inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal – again.

Damian Green becomes third Tory minister to resign—fight to get rid of the rest

20 December 2017
Deputy prime minister Damian Green's resignation shatters the claim that Theresa May’s government had regained the initiative. 

Unions must resist Tory plan for longer working hours

17 December 2017
The Tories are planning to use Brexit as an excuse to push through attacks on workers’ rights.

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