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‘We’ll reject the legacy of the racist Tory Powell’

14 April 2018
Fifty years on, anti-racists will defy the message of Enoch Powell’s racist speech, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

What’s behind gun and knife crime?

06 April 2018
After several recent killings of young people in London, media and politicians have blamed “gangs” and to call for more resources for police. But, as Sarah Bates finds, the roots of the violence lie in deep social problems

Throw out Tory health deal and defend the NHS

27 March 2018
The Tories showed their contempt for the health service and those who work in it with a miserly pay offer last week.

A Brexit deal for bosses

20 March 2018
Theresa May’s deal with the European Union over Brexit will see a 21 month “transition period” after Brexit on 29 March 2019.

Britain’s licence to kill

13 March 2018
Theresa May threatened Russia with retaliation if it didn’t respond to an ultimatum by Tuesday night.

Theresa May is a faithful friend to corrupt Mohammed bin Salman

13 March 2018
Only someone with Theresa May’s flair for public relations would have received Mohammed bin Salman, crown prince of Saudi Arabia, on International Women’s Day last Thursday.

Fresh Tory bill means new attacks on migrants

13 March 2018
As top Tories ramp up scapegoating of migrants, Labour must oppose racism, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

The Troublemaker: The Russians are coming and have bought the Tories

13 March 2018
The level of confusion over what actually happened is matched by the level of bluster over the nerve agent attack on British spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter

Yarl's Wood hunger striker Theresa calls on Theresa May to shut down migrant prison

12 March 2018
A woman hunger striker at Yarl’s Wood has called on Theresa May’s government to shut down the detention centre—and stop criminalising migrants.

Big firms pay lower rate of tax than before the recession

11 March 2018
Major multinationals are paying significantly lower tax rates than before the 2008 financial crisis. Yet taxes on workers have increased.

Anti-racists mobilise ahead of demos in London, Glasgow and Cardiff next Saturday

10 March 2018
There is now less than a week to go to the 17 March demonstrations, organised by Stand Up to Racism (SUTR). 

Hundreds of protesters greet Saudi Arabian crown prince’s arrival in Britain

08 March 2018
Anti-war protesters greeted Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman with chants of “Hands off Yemen” on Wednesday—the first day of his visit to Britain.

Tory homes bluster means business as usual for developers behind crisis

06 March 2018
In another desperate attempt to find a popular policy, Theresa May announced on Monday that the government would crack down on developers that don’t use their land.

Theresa May calms rebels but can’t please big business

06 March 2018
Theresa May managed to unite her ramshackle government last week—for at least 24 hours.

The system risks lives

27 February 2018
The number of street homeless people has risen for the seventh year in a row—as temperatures dropped below freezing.

Brexit talks show up tensions for Tories

27 February 2018
AS negotiations over Britain’s departure from the European Union move towards a climax, the policy positions of the Tories and Labour register the balance of forces within each party

The Troublemaker - Access to Tory ministers goes to the highest bidders at ball

13 February 2018
It was the strongest endorsement of her premiership yet. Unfortunately for Theresa May it did not come from any cabinet minister.

Schools suffer from Tories’ cuts

12 February 2018
Tory cuts to school funding have caused thousands of job cuts across England.

Have energy companies been forced onto the frack foot?

12 February 2018
Councils have blocked frackers’ plans and investors are losing interest. With resistance from environmental campaigners, Sarah Bates asks if this could this be a turning point in the fight

What's behind the row about George Soros and the EU?

09 February 2018
 Right wingers were shocked to find out that a billionaire financier is using his money to influence politics in favour of the rich.

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