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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.

LETTERS: Boris Johnson’s Libya insult exposes warmonger Tories

09 October 2017
Boris Johnson’s latest comments on Libya have rightly provoked anger.

Theresa May’s empty speech at the Tory conference shows her days are numbered

04 October 2017
The stability and strength of the Tories was on display for all to see as Theresa May delivered her keynote speech to the Tory party conference on Wednesday.

Theresa May leads a party of mayhem at Tory conference

03 October 2017
The Tory conference in Manchester this week saw their party leadership in turmoil

Bosses struggle to defend failing system

03 October 2017
Leading Tories are fighting an open battle to defend capitalism. Last week Theresa May hailed the free market as the “greatest agent of collective human progress”.

Good response to the PCS union’s call for protests over the pay cap

03 October 2017
Civil service workers at government department offices across Britain protested on Friday of last week demanding an end to the 1 percent public sector pay cap.

Defiant mood on the streets of Manchester as marchers pledge to drive the Tories out

01 October 2017
Chants of, “Tories out—Corbyn in” rang out in Manchester today, Sunday. Tens of thousands of protesters joined the People’s Assembly demonstration and festival outside the Tory party conference.

Thousands gather in Manchester to protest against the Tories and austerity

01 October 2017
Thousands of demonstrators are gathering in Manchester today, Sunday, to protest against Tory austerity. The Tories are beginning their annual conference in the city.

Tests still refused over tainted blood as court rules victims can sue the government

29 September 2017
Around 500 victims of the contaminated blood scandal will be able to sue the government for damages, a court ruled last week.

Ukip leadership contest deepens splits within the party

28 September 2017
The racist Ukip party is set to announce its new leader today, Friday, as the party’s conference begins in Torquay.

Theresa May’s desperate free market lies expose Tory fears

28 September 2017
Theresa May is trying to defend capitalism, a system that fails the majority of people on the planet. Speaking today, Thursday, she argued that the free market is the “greatest agent of collective human progress ever created”.

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