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News round-up - more workers are in poverty, says new charity report

04 December 2018
A fifth of the population in Britain is in poverty according to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation charity—and some four million are workers.

Crisis for Theresa May as vote on Brexit deal looms

04 December 2018
Nobody at the top of society knows what will happen in British politics in the next two weeks—including Theresa May. A crisis has struck at the heart of the government and the Tories.

Volunteering is no answer to Tory cuts

04 December 2018
Eight years after David Cameron pledged to create a “Big Society” the Tories have finally made good on his promise.

May’s frantic fight in Brexit deal vote

27 November 2018
Theresa May and big business are desperately trying to whip MPs into backing the Tory Brexit deal.

The Troublemaker—MPs hide how £3 billion gets spent on spooks in Britain

27 November 2018
Matthew Hedges said in the UAE last week he was a spy, and this week said he wasn’t.

As Brexit chaos continues - grab this chance to push the Tories out

20 November 2018
Theresa May survived the first blasts of the Brexit crisis storm. But she still seems headed for disaster.

The Troublemaker—Brexit chaos special

20 November 2018
When the plot hits your eye like a big pizza pie you’re a Tory

LETTERS—Home Office racism did not stop with Windrush scandal

20 November 2018
In the wake of the Windrush scandal the Home Office continue to threaten Commonwealth citizens with deportation.

Explained—why there is a crisis over Brexit now

20 November 2018
Rows over a new Brexit bill have intensified divisions among the Tories and the bosses. None of them want a way forward that will benefit working class people

What does global capital want out of a Brexit deal?

20 November 2018
Brexit has become, as numerous commentators have pointed out, a historic crisis of the British state

Tory austerity destroys lives for ideological reasons, says UN official

16 November 2018
"What I saw is a lot of misery. A lot of people feel the system is failing them. They feel the system is there just to punish them,” said the UN's Philip Alston

What’s the deal with the Tories’ Brexit agreement?

16 November 2018
The Tory Brexit deal seeks to protect business and attack migrants.

As May clings on—call for protests and demand a general election

15 November 2018
This should be the moment for Labour and the trade unions to call for protests everywhere demanding May out, Tories out and a general election now

Cabinet accepts Theresa May’s Brexit deal but Tory chaos continues

14 November 2018
The Tory cabinet accepted Theresa May’s draft Brexit deal—after a five-hour meeting on Wednesday.

Tory hypocrisy over famine in Yemen

13 November 2018
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt called on Saudi Arabia to “stop famine and cholera intensifying” in Yemen ahead of meeting with the country’s rulers this week.

Use Brexit rows to get the Tories out

13 November 2018
Government ministers were summoned to an emergency cabinet meeting to discuss a Brexit deal. It was unclear whether it would be approved by the cabinet, and still more uncertain what will happen when it goes to parliament. May's crisis is far from over.

The Troublemaker - Millionaire Tory landlord in sick video of Grenfell effigy

13 November 2018
One of the six men arrested over a vile bonfire night effigy of Grenfell Tower is a property millionaire who owns an £8 million block of flats in Clapham, south London

Millions on Universal Credit left poorer by Tories’ budget

13 November 2018
A majority of claimants will still be worse off under the Tories’ Universal Credit (UC) despite extra money promised in the budget.

Don’t give cops more power to use stop and search

12 November 2018
Police chiefs want to make it easier to harass black people. They have met with senior Tories to discuss getting rid of requirements that cops must have “reasonable grounds” to search someone.

Report from MPs slams ‘pointlessly cruel’ benefit sanctions

06 November 2018
A damning report slammed the government’s brutal benefit sanctions regime. It said the human cost of sanctions, where benefits are withheld, is “simply too high” and “pointlessly cruel”.

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