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The Troublemaker—Police officers caught stealing and abusing

03 September 2019
A detective who stole £9,000 related to murder cases from a police safe has been jailed.

Fight for a genuinely democratic society

03 September 2019
On many of the demonstrations against Boris Johnson there are placards calling to “defend democracy”.

How to make sense of the Tory crisis over Brexit

02 September 2019
Tomáš Tengely-Evans dissects the latest stage of the Tory crisis and looks at how the left should respond

Protests across Britain against Johnson’s suspension of parliament

31 August 2019
Over 70 protests took place across Britain on Saturday.

Tories and French government plot new ways to harass refugees

29 August 2019
Tory home secretary Priti Patel and the French interior minister plan more repressive measures.

As Johnson suspends parliament, protest to kick him out

28 August 2019
Johnson wrote to MPs on Wednesday saying he wanted parliament to be suspended from “the second sitting week in September”. Protests have been called all over Britain.

The Troublemaker—Screws lined up ‘like penalty shoot-out’ to watch man die

27 August 2019
across the floor and restrained by prison guards are the final conscious moments of prisoner Allan Marshall.

Life in a container is like a prison - residents speak out

26 August 2019
Councils warehousing poor people in disused office blocks are now putting them in shipping containers.

Tory clampdown in northern France spells disaster for refugees

24 August 2019
The Tories are preparing for a fresh clampdown on refugees trapped at Britain’s border in Calais in northern France.

More prisons won't help stop crime

13 August 2019
Boris Johnson said his billion pound boost for prisons would stop them becoming “factories for making bad people worse”.

‘National government’ wouldn’t protect us

13 August 2019
Lots of people are rightly appalled that Boris Johnson is our prime minister.

National unity is unity with the bosses

13 August 2019
A growing number of MPs have backed calls for a “national unity government” to stop a no-deal Brexit.

Tory cuts fail children in local authorities’ care

13 August 2019
Around 50,000 children rely on care from councils whose services are inadequate, according to a study published last week.

The Troublemaker - Home Office spies on people it claims to be mentoring

13 August 2019
Home Office mentors are gathering information on their clients in “confidential” deradicalisation meetings and sharing it with police to investigate the people they are counselling.

Tories want more power for bullying and racist cops

13 August 2019
'Law and order’ is green light for police to harass black people and the poor, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

The Troublemaker—Rich and royals unite to save the planet for nice holidays

06 August 2019
The younger royals like to foster an image of being progressive fighters for social justice. This was somewhat marred last week by a visit made by prince Harry to join a conference on saving the world.

Priti Patel wants more stop and search

06 August 2019
Tory home secretary Priti Patel said that people should “literally feel terror” of breaking the law.

Boris Johnson’s NHS funding promises aren’t good for health

06 August 2019
Boris Johnson has promised a cash injection for the NHS, but years of cuts mean that much more will be needed to make up for the damage done, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Fight for workers’ action against Boris Johnson

30 July 2019
Union leaders greeted Boris Johnson’s first week as prime minister by pleading with him to improve workers’ rights. Which is weak even by their standards.

Boris Johnson is poisonous—topple the Tory toff

30 July 2019
Tory toff Boris Johnson has made clear that his government will be nasty, racist and right wing.

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