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George Osborne steals £2k a year from workers

04 January 2011
The Tories are set to make 2011 a year of pain for millions.

Fight to stop Tories privatising Royal Mail

04 January 2011
Union leaders are talking up the possibility of strikes to defend postal workers’ jobs, pensions and conditions as Tory plans to privatise Royal Mail gather pace.

Day X3 - the day students shook the Tory coalition

14 December 2010
The vote on tuition fees in parliament last week showed British "democracy" is a hollow sham.

Haringey protest against Tory housing minister

08 December 2010
Local residents living in temporary accommodation heckled Tory housing minister Grant Shapps yesterday in Broadwater Farm, Tottenham, north London, over attacks on housing.

Tories, not parents, to blame for child poverty

07 December 2010
The Tories blame ordinary people for their own poverty to justify benefit cuts. They paint a picture of parents as feckless scroungers who can’t be bothered to find a job and help their children.

Now is the time to become a socialist

07 December 2010
The student revolt and the fight against Tory cuts have created new political debates in every workplace, college and community.

Abortion Rights activists protest at Ann Widdecombe

30 November 2010
Activists from Abortion Rights held a protest against Ann Widdecombe, the anti-choice Tory bigot, on Thursday of last week. She was speaking at a £50-a-head fundraiser for anti‑abortion group Right to Life

Unity with workers is vital to beating Tories

24 November 2010
Millions of people who live in fear of what the Tory spending cuts will do to their families and communities cheered Wednesday’s protests.

‘Voluntary’ cuts—why we defend every job

23 November 2010
The Tories and the bosses are on the offensive. They want to slash jobs, pensions and services.

Unity is essential in the battle against cuts

23 November 2010
A peace process is slowly under way on the left. United by a common enemy—the Tories and the Lib Dems—a comradely spirit is breaking out.

Strictly protest against Ann Widdecombe over abortion

23 November 2010
The Abortion Rights group has called a protest against Ann Widdecombe, anti-choice Tory bigot, on Thursday of this week.

Barnet sixth formers march on local Tory HQ

19 November 2010
Hundreds of school, college and sixth form students from across Barnet in north London marched to the local Tory Party HQ in Finchley last night chanting "No ifs, no buts, no education cuts!"

Students inspire the anti-cuts movement

16 November 2010
The 50,000-strong student and lecturers’ demonstration last week, and the occupation of Tory party headquarters, were a brilliant boost to the fight against the government.

Cheap labour is the aim of Tory welfare attacks

16 November 2010
Those who are deemed fit to work and are currently on Jobseeker’s Allowance will be forced to accept any job going.

You should join the socialists

16 November 2010
The latest round of vicious Tory attacks on the poor and vulnerable shows more than ever the need for an alternative to the madness of the market.

Campaigners oppose Tory welfare plans

16 November 2010
Richard Hawkes of disability charity Scope:

Margaret Thatcher: how we defeated the ‘iron lady’

16 November 2010
‘It’s like we’ve gone back to the 1980s. We had the cuts, and now we’ve got the riot." That was the response of one student protester interviewed outside the broken windows of Tory HQ last week.

Break a Clegg

16 November 2010
Activists are determined to hound Nick Clegg, David Cameron and the other Tory toffs wherever they pop up.

Pepsi to write government health policy

16 November 2010
Fast food companies and the drinks industry are helping Tory and Lib Dem ministers draft their health policy.

Student protest: Tories are the real vandals

16 November 2010
Arguments are still ­­raging over what happened as students’ seething rage at Tory plans to treble university fees and slash education budgets burst onto the streets of London last week.

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