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The NHS is on life support with a severe case of Tory cuts

10 January 2017
The British Red Cross declared a “humanitarian crisis” in the NHS after it was drafted in to stop the health service breaking down.

Fight to open the borders as refugee dies in France

03 January 2017
A 17 year old Congolese refugee died at the French port of Dunkirk on Christmas Eve in the 17th known death at Britain’s border in 2016.

The Brexit that we want

03 January 2017
There are specific demands around Brexit that the whole working class movement needs to unite around. Alistair Farrow sets out Socialist Worker’s contribution to an urgent debate

Post Office workers announce a Merry Strikemas for the Tories

13 December 2016
Post Office workers were set to strike for five days from Monday of next week.

Tories split on Brussels—it's time to sprout resistance

13 December 2016
One thing will be certain in 2017—the Tories will continue to tear one another apart over Brexit.

Southern rail bosses lose court bid to ban strikes—now workers must turn up the heat

08 December 2016
A High Court judge threw out a request from Southern rail owners Govia Thameslink Railway to ban train drivers’ industrial action today, Thursday.

Britain is segregated - between rich and poor

06 December 2016
Racists have seized on a new report on segregation in Britain.

Guards' strike and drivers' action hit Southern rail but bosses run to the courts

06 December 2016
Southern rail was hit by a three-day train guards’ strike and a drivers’ overtime ban from Tuesday of this week.

Defend free movement—not the single market

29 November 2016
Theresa May’s Tory government wants to “have its cake and eat it” in Brexit negotiations—but that’s not going to happen.

Pay down, benefits cut - the Tories are still making us pay

29 November 2016
Real wages in Britain are set to fall below 2008 levels by 2021 and the poorest third of households are going to get poorer

Philip Hammond's Autumn Statement—Tories' plan is still to make us pay

23 November 2016
Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement boosts the rich at the expense of the poor.

‘Pay to stay’ plan for council tenants is dropped, in a blow to Tories’ Housing Act

22 November 2016
The Tories’ assault on council housing hit a setback this week when housing minister Gavin Barwell announced that planned mandatory “Pay to Stay” rent hikes were being scrapped.

Gas giants under fire for ‘hidden’ profits

15 November 2016
The main energy firms are making much bigger profits than they claim, and other stories about the Tories and the rich

Ruling class in open warfare after court ruling on Brexit

08 November 2016
Is Britain beginning to experience the kind of “culture war” that divides the political elite in the US?

Courts cause confusion and chaos for Tories and Labour

08 November 2016
Nigel Farage, the former Ukip leader who is in temporary charge again, has pledged to lead a 100,000-strong demonstration in London.

We can win if left can offer a way forward

08 November 2016
Politics in 2016 have apparently been bad enough to trigger a “Brexistential crisis”

Benefit attacks have violated disabled people’s rights, says United Nations

08 November 2016
Tory benefit reform has meant “grave or systematic violations of rights of people with disabilities”, the United Nations (UN) has found.

Tories struggle to fight on many fronts

01 November 2016
Theresa May’s ministers this week scuppered some of their predecessors’ key policies.

Campaigners slam Tories for ruling out Orgreave inquiry

31 October 2016
There will be no inquiry into the Battle of Orgreave, home secretary Amber Rudd has announced.

Tories' Heathrow runway expansion plan is a flight of fantasy

25 October 2016
Any expansion of London airports is bad news for public health and the planet—and a third runway at Heathrow is perhaps the worst.

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