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Hypocrites vote for the expansion of Heathrow

26 June 2018
Activists and residents have vowed to fight on against the catastrophic runway plans, writes Sarah Bates

The Troublemaker - Did selling off fire safety training worsen Grenfell Tower disaster?

26 June 2018
Did privatisation of essential safety services play a role in the Grenfell Tower fire disaster?

Tories crash the NHS birthday bash

25 June 2018
The NHS was launched 70 years ago but it now faces multiple challenges from Tories and bosses. Sarah Bates and Tomáš Tengely-Evans look at the attacks that threaten the service

As Tories split over spliffs - we say legalise cannabis

19 June 2018
Former Conservative leader William Hague is the latest high profile Tory to call for cannabis law reform.

Tory rebels push May toward a Brexit crisis

19 June 2018
Theresa May was due to face a crucial test over Brexit in parliament this week, and possibly to suffer a damaging defeat.

May’s ‘Brexit dividend’ NHS funding plan backfires and creates chaos in the Tories

18 June 2018
Theresa May’s pledge to boost NHS funding through a £20 billion “Brexit dividend” backfired spectacularly on Monday.

After landmark court case - Universal Credit is cruel and useless

18 June 2018
The Tory rollout of Universal Credit (UC) unlawfully discriminates against disabled people, the High Court ruled last week.

Bedside robots are no replacement for NHS funding and human workforce

12 June 2018
Seventy years since it was founded, the NHS is in crisis.

Blame Tories’ system not firefighters for Grenfell

05 June 2018
It is almost impossible for anyone to deny the failures that led to the Grenfell Tower fire and at least 71 deaths. But there is now a battle over who is responsible.

Exploit Tory Brexit split

05 June 2018
Theresa May is taking a gamble next week which, if it fails, could sink her.

Tory racism lies behind counter-terrorism laws

05 June 2018
Tory prime minister Theresa May is fighting to hide her party’s deep-seated Islamophobia.

Irish repeal movement’s historic win deals blow to bigotry

29 May 2018
Irish voters delivered a ­landslide two to one vote to repeal the 8th Amendment and liberalise abortion laws last Saturday.

Bosses’ care home selloffs cause crisis for older people

22 May 2018
One of Britain’s biggest providers of care homes is up for sale—exposing the problems with privatisation, says Sarah Bates

A British passport to prejudice

15 May 2018
Sarah Bates and Alistair Farrow spoke to immigration lawyers about how the Tories' ‘hostile environment’ for migrants policy is still tearing apart the lives of tens of thousands of people

The Troublemaker - Government admits torture and kidnapping—almost

15 May 2018
The Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) was an anti-Gaddafi Islamist militant group.

Sunday Times Rich List shows we need to get rid of the rich to create a better world

13 May 2018
The 1,000 richest people in Britain now have a record total wealth of £724 billion—up 10 percent on last year’s figure.

Anger over pay on TUC march as workers protest against the Tories

12 May 2018
Tens of thousands of people have joined the TUC union federation march in London for a “new deal for workers”.

May and the Labour right defend the big bosses’ EU

08 May 2018
Embattled prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit plans continue to unravel amid renewed Tory divisions and the European Union (EU) rulers’ bullishness.

The Troublemaker - Wait until 2071 to know why the cops killed teenagers

08 May 2018
Files on the killings of a 15 year old and an 11 year old with plastic bullets by police in Northern Ireland have been sealed until 2059 and 2071 by the government.

Protests planned for key Grenfell dates

08 May 2018
The public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire could last well into 2020.

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