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Tories health 'reform' would sack one in eight nurses

12 April 2011
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has exposed Tory and Lib Dem lies about the NHS.

Right to work round-up

12 April 2011
Activists gathered in Conway Hall, London, on Tuesday of last week to discuss the next steps in the fightback against the Tory cuts.

Minimum wage ‘rise’ is pennies

12 April 2011
The Tories added a miserly 15p to the minimum wage this week—and it’s even worse for young people.

NHS jitters show that the Tories fear a battle

05 April 2011
The Tories are in crisis over the NHS. They are running scared of mass opposition to their plans to hand over health service funding to GPs.

Joint east London strike is an ‘absolute inspiration’

05 April 2011
East London saw Britain’s first big, united strike against Tory cuts last week.

Handing over more power to nuclear firms increases hazards

05 April 2011
The nuclear industry is dangerous, expensive and corrupt—and the Tories are hellbent on making it even worse.

Camden teachers’ battle shows how to fight the Tory cuts

05 April 2011
Fury at the Tories burst onto the streets of Camden, north London, last week as teachers struck against £20 million cuts to key children’s services.

Cameron lies about NHS: Tories axe cancer nurses

05 April 2011
Desperate Tories will try to persuade us this week that their plans for NHS "reform" will not rip the service apart.

Should we support a prison officers’ strike?

05 April 2011
Prison officers across Britain have held meetings over the Tory government’s controversial plans to privatise jails.

Strikes grow against academies

05 April 2011
Teachers are fighting a key battle against one of the Tory government’s flagship policies in schools across Britain.

Exclusive: ‘Sick firm told us to catch out disabled people'

05 April 2011
The ruthless Tory drive to remove thousands of seriously ill and disabled people from benefits was exposed this week as a nurse employed to assess them spoke out to Socialist Worker.

Budget packed with perks for bosses

29 March 2011
The Tories are relaxing planning regulations. Their claims of being the "greenest government ever" are an excuse to throw extra money at the nuclear industry.

Tory candidates ‘golliwog’ pose

29 March 2011
Two Tory council candidates were caught posing with "golliwog" toys on Facebook.

UB40 speaks out against injustice of Tory cuts

24 March 2011
UB40 band members Brian Travers and Jimmy Brown spoke out against unemployment at a Birmingham Against the Cuts press conference on Wednesday.

Protests in London against George Osborne's budget

23 March 2011
Protesters demonstrated in central London this evening, Wednesday, in protest at Tory chancellor George Osborne’s budget.

George Osborne delivers another Tory budget for the rich

23 March 2011
George Osborne said this was a budget for "growth". That’s true—but it’s growth in profits for the rich, growth in bankers’ bonuses and growth in unemployment.

Making it a crime to be homeless

22 March 2011
Around 500 campaigners and homeless people protested against a Tory council’s plan to ban soup kitchens in central London last week.

Drive out the Tory scum

22 March 2011
The Tories want to turn the clock back for working class people in Britain. They want to get rid of things that generations fought to win—pensions, the NHS, rights at work—forever.

Loan safety net to be removed

22 March 2011
The Tories plan to scrap crisis loans for essential household items at the end of this month, in a vicious attack on people facing destitution.

Lecturers' strikes hit back against the coalition

22 March 2011
The biggest strike yet under the Tory government was to take place this week. Around 120,000 lecturers were to walk out on Thursday to defend their jobs, pay and pensions.

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