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Fresh Tory bill means new attacks on migrants

13 March 2018
As top Tories ramp up scapegoating of migrants, Labour must oppose racism, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

The Troublemaker: The Russians are coming and have bought the Tories

13 March 2018
The level of confusion over what actually happened is matched by the level of bluster over the nerve agent attack on British spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter

Yarl's Wood hunger striker Theresa calls on Theresa May to shut down migrant prison

12 March 2018
A woman hunger striker at Yarl’s Wood has called on Theresa May’s government to shut down the detention centre—and stop criminalising migrants.

Big firms pay lower rate of tax than before the recession

11 March 2018
Major multinationals are paying significantly lower tax rates than before the 2008 financial crisis. Yet taxes on workers have increased.

Anti-racists mobilise ahead of demos in London, Glasgow and Cardiff next Saturday

10 March 2018
There is now less than a week to go to the 17 March demonstrations, organised by Stand Up to Racism (SUTR). 

Hundreds of protesters greet Saudi Arabian crown prince’s arrival in Britain

08 March 2018
Anti-war protesters greeted Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman with chants of “Hands off Yemen” on Wednesday—the first day of his visit to Britain.

Tory homes bluster means business as usual for developers behind crisis

06 March 2018
In another desperate attempt to find a popular policy, Theresa May announced on Monday that the government would crack down on developers that don’t use their land.

Theresa May calms rebels but can’t please big business

06 March 2018
Theresa May managed to unite her ramshackle government last week—for at least 24 hours.

The system risks lives

27 February 2018
The number of street homeless people has risen for the seventh year in a row—as temperatures dropped below freezing.

Brexit talks show up tensions for Tories

27 February 2018
AS negotiations over Britain’s departure from the European Union move towards a climax, the policy positions of the Tories and Labour register the balance of forces within each party

The Troublemaker - Access to Tory ministers goes to the highest bidders at ball

13 February 2018
It was the strongest endorsement of her premiership yet. Unfortunately for Theresa May it did not come from any cabinet minister.

Schools suffer from Tories’ cuts

12 February 2018
Tory cuts to school funding have caused thousands of job cuts across England.

Have energy companies been forced onto the frack foot?

12 February 2018
Councils have blocked frackers’ plans and investors are losing interest. With resistance from environmental campaigners, Sarah Bates asks if this could this be a turning point in the fight

What's behind the row about George Soros and the EU?

09 February 2018
 Right wingers were shocked to find out that a billionaire financier is using his money to influence politics in favour of the rich.

Cuts, closures and outsourcing show councils in chaos

08 February 2018
More than half of councils in England are planning to slash costs by closing children’s centres, reducing support for disabled children and cutting child protection teams.

Tories’ train crash - rail privateers fail, but are handed more lines

06 February 2018
Rail privatisation was once more exposed as a scam this week. Billionaire Richard Branson quit the East Coast rail franchise—and left us to pick up the bill.

Don’t let the Tories criminalise dissent

06 February 2018
Politicians and commentators have made sure they were seen to celebrate the Suffragettes and others who fought for the vote.

Theresa May’s visit to China shows the pressure she faces

06 February 2018
No one is likely to write an opera about Theresa May’s visit to China the way John Adams did about president Richard Nixon’s historic trip to Beijing in 1972. Her stay in China was completely obscured by media stories about Tory divisions over Brexit.

Exclusive—how ‘free speech’ minister Jo Johnson stifled Palestine debate

05 February 2018
The Tories love to cast themselves as brave defenders of free speech on college campuses, but documents prove a minister’s orders prompted Uclan university bosses to ban a Palestine debate

A howl of rage at the Tories’ and bosses’ destruction of the NHS

03 February 2018
Marchers in London said, 'We are sickened and angered by the NHS crisis, we blame the Tories and we want them out.'

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