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Tory PM Cameron declines invite to speak at TUC

20 July 2010
Top union sources have told Socialist Worker that Tory leader David Cameron has declined an invitation to speak at the Trades Union Congress annual conference.

Pensions: Tories and bosses want to rob our retirement

13 July 2010
Over five million private sector workers face big cuts in their pensions because the government has changed the way that increases are calculated.

Sandwell schools: "You can't get much more frontline".

13 July 2010
After initially announcing that nine planned projects in Sandwell in the West Midlands would go ahead, Tory education secretary Michael Gove then said they were all cancelled.

Defiance and victories in the 1970s

13 July 2010
In the early 1970s a Tory government tried to unleash war on the working class. But workers organised a revolt so powerful that it brought down the government.

Cuts fight demands a coalition of resistance

13 July 2010
This is the week that the Tory cuts really started to bite.

Tory cuts plans exposed in Barnet

06 July 2010
Eric Pickles, the Tory communities ministers, has launched an attack on "non-jobs" created by councils.

The Tories want Blood: We need a fightback

06 July 2010
The Tories have declared war on the working class—and it is the biggest struggle we have faced since the mid-1980s, when the miners took on Margaret Thatcher.

40 percent cuts must not go unchallenged

06 July 2010
The Tories are threatening to cut 40 percent of the public sector as they slash and burn their way through our services.

Tories dragging their heels on Afghan withdrawal

06 July 2010
The Tory government says it has set a timetable for withdrawal from Afghanistan—but then said it hadn’t.

Make 3 October a day of rage at Tory cuts

06 July 2010
The Tories’ war on the working class has begun in earnest. The severity of attacks on jobs, services, pensions and rights at work is becoming clearer by the day.

Prison doesn't work - but don't trust Ken Clarke

06 July 2010
The tory justice secretary Kenneth Clarke last week sent right wing politicians into fits of rage with his plans to reduce the prison population.

As TUC invites Cameron to speak, we need a fightback not paralysis at top

29 June 2010
In a remarkable outburst of appeasement, the TUC general council has invited Tory prime minister David Cameron to address its congress in September.

‘Get out of your home’ and work

29 June 2010
The Tories want the unemployed to give up their council homes and move in search of work.

Academies: resistance grows to Tory plans

29 June 2010
The Anti Academies Alliance held a 250-strong meeting in London Last week.

Shock new report says Osborne’s cuts will kill

29 June 2010
The cuts planned by the Tories will cause up to 38,000 extra deaths in Britain over the next ten years due to their impact on poor people’s health and stress levels.

Busting Tory lies over workers’ life expectancy

29 June 2010
Figures from the Office for National Statistics show

Tory scum

29 June 2010
Not a day passes without the Tories coming up with new plans to batter workers and the poor.

Income tax changes help the rich

22 June 2010
New parents lost up to £1,235 in the budget as they were hit with attack after attack by the Tory toffs.

‘Bank levy’ lets the bankers off

22 June 2010
The Tories are finally "making the bankers pay" – but it’s a derisory amount.

Strike back against Tory budget misery

22 June 2010
Tory prime minister David Cameron says the government’s austerity budget will "change our way of life". It won’t change the life of a millionaire like him in the slightest, of course, but for millions of workers it means a swathe of attacks.

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