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The woman who is taking Universal Credit to court

04 February 2020
Hated benefits rules left Nichola Salvato in debt over childcare costs. Now, reports Sadie Robinson, she’s on a legal crusade to have them overturned

Do not value migrants just for their ‘productivity’

04 February 2020
We mustn’t let business interests dominate arguments against the Tories’ vicious immigration bill, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Right want to use south London stabbings for more repression

03 February 2020
Boris Johnson unveiled a wish list of repressive measures after the shooting of Sudesh Amman in Streatham, south London, on Sunday.

Scrap HS2 and take rail off the fat cats

27 January 2020
A new report laid bare the growing chaos behind the the HS2 project, just as Northern Rail hits the buffers

Seriously ill patients stranded in A&E wards

21 January 2020
A decade of Tory cuts has the NHS at breaking point—with patients stuck in ambulances and emergency wards, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Can Boris Johnson get an EU trade deal done?

21 January 2020
Now Boris Johnson really has to “get Brexit done”. Formally leaving the European Union (EU) on 31 January is one thing. Settling the real relationship between Britain and what will remain its biggest market is quite another.

True horror of housing benefits in Tory Britain

14 January 2020
Hundreds of people are being driven into homelessness by errors in housing benefits appeals and overpayments.

Children at risk because of care crisis

14 January 2020
The Children’s Commissioner has warned that social care is “in crisis” after new figures showed the number of children in care has reached a ten-year high.

Trade unionists vow to fight Boris Johnson’s attacks on their right to strike

19 December 2019
 The queen’s speech on Thursday confirmed that the Tories are going to attack the right to strike. It is a huge challenge that has to be confronted head-on by trade unionists, socialists and campaigners.

The election result isn’t all old people’s fault

17 December 2019
Age affected how people voted

We’re not pudding up with the Tories

17 December 2019
Boris Johnson’s victory has to be met with a step change in our resistance

Why Labour lost the general election

17 December 2019
Leave voters in Labour's former seats thought it would betray them over Brexit

General election analysis—workers aren’t all right

17 December 2019
As the right claim the general election and the Brexit vote are a rejection of left wing politics, Tomáš Tengely-Evans says there’s something much more complicated going on

Will racism get worse after the election?

17 December 2019
Migrants, Muslims and minorities fear attacks in the wake of Boris Johnson’s win.

Start the resistance now and keep building it till Johnson and the government are out

17 December 2019
Rage against the Tories was on the streets of towns and cities across Britain last week.

Boris Johnson is set for further battles

17 December 2019
Boris Johnson had a spring in his step after the Tories’ resounding win over the Labour Party in the general election last week.

Independence demonstration can deepen Scottish resistance to Tories

17 December 2019
A demonstration for Scottish independence in Glasgow on 11 January is set to be huge.

The Trial of Christine Keeler rights some historic wrongs

16 December 2019
This new BBC drama looks back on the events of the Profumo Affair—and tells a story of wealth, power, sexism and abuse, says?Tomáš Tengely-Evans

New attack on right to strike, but workers can derail the Tories

16 December 2019
Privateering prime ­minister Boris Johnson was set to announce plans to attack workers’ rights in the queen’s speech this week.

Thousands join angry marches against Boris Johnson

13 December 2019
Rage against the Tories was on the streets of London on Friday evening as around 2,000 people joined a demonstration outside Downing Street. 

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