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Government announces contaminated blood inquiry - but there’s still no chair

03 November 2017
The government announced plans for a full statutory inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal. But it failed to announce a chair for the inquiry.

Bank of England’s interest rate hike will hit workers’ living standards

02 November 2017
The Bank of England has raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point from 0.25 to 5 percent.

Tory scum floats on top of a sexist society

31 October 2017
Allegations of serious sexual harassment and abuse by MPs have shone a light on the sexism which lies at the heart of our society.

The Troublemaker - Thatcher’s Tories covered up the tainted blood scandal

31 October 2017
Margaret Thatcher’s Tory government had a deliberate policy of refusing to accept any responsibility for allowing contaminated blood to be given to haemophiliacs.

Grime MC’s new song is a grilling for the government

31 October 2017
Dave’s new song Question Time voices the harsh reality many face under a Tory government.

Fiasco of ‘AirBnB’ NHS plan reveals a deep crisis in social care

31 October 2017
Tory health minister Philip Dunne waded in behind a dangerous plan to deal with the shortage of hospital beds on Monday.

Tories caught in torrent of new harassment claims

30 October 2017
At the start of this week 15 current ministers and over 20 more Tory MPs faced allegations of sexual misconduct.

Bloody Balfour’s century of oppression in Palestine

28 October 2017
One hundred years ago Tory foreign secretary Arthur Balfour's declaration laid the basis for Palestinian oppression. Nick Clark looks at its legacy today

Healthcare ‘AirBnB’ is no substitute for hospital beds

24 October 2017
Patients recovering from surgery in Essex could be removed from hospital and put up in ordinary people’s spare bedrooms.

Humiliated May faces deepening Tory crisis

23 October 2017
Rows rumble on in the Tory party, but it will take struggle to get them out, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Defeat on Universal Credit vote exposes Tory weakness

18 October 2017
The government knew it would lose, so it ordered Tory MPs not to take part in a parliamentary vote on the introduction of the harsh new Universal Credit benefit regime.

Claimants speak out - ‘Tory Universal Credit means I have no money to buy food’

17 October 2017
The Tories’ new Universal Credit benefit scheme is plunging people into debt, homelessness and food poverty.

We can smash Tories' pay cap

17 October 2017
Workers rallied against the Tories’ 1 percent public sector pay cap as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

The European Union vs Theresa May—neither side is progressive

17 October 2017
The Brexit negotiations will probably stay stuck after this week’s meeting of the European Council.

LETTERS - Harvey Weinstein exposes society riddled with sexism

17 October 2017
I’ve been sickened, but not surprised, by the recent exposure of film producer Harvey Weinstein’s horrific treatment of women in the film industry.

Updated: marchers demand justice for Grenfell as Tories refuse to fund sprinklers

14 October 2017
Up to 1,500 people marched through North Kensington in west London on Saturday night to demand justice for the people who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

Hunt's phony pay cap claim fools no-one

12 October 2017
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt tried to con health workers by claiming he had scrapped the Tories’ 1 percent pay cap.

Fighting racism means fighting the Tories

10 October 2017
Theresa May has presided over vicious racist assaults both as prime minister and home secretary.

Put Theresa May out of her misery - then sack all the Tories

10 October 2017
Theresa May narrowly survived an internal Tory party coup attempt last week in one of the worst weeks of her leadership so far.

Tory-led Kensington and Chelsea council in fresh bid to sideline Grenfell survivors

10 October 2017
The Tory-led council that ignored safety warnings ahead of the Grenfell Tower fire is still trying to sideline residents’ voices.

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