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SNP’s growth for Scotland depends on the lobbying industry

07 September 2016
The Scottish National Party (SNP)’s vision for Scotland includes much corporate lobbying.

Tories bail out Southern rail bosses to bash the union

07 September 2016
The Southern Railway gravy train was topped up with a £20 million bailout last week from Tory transport secretary Chris Grayling.

A Very British Deterrent - Trident exposes our rulers' contempt for democracy

07 September 2016
A BBC documentary uses previously secret documents to tell the story of Britain's nuclear “deterrent” from the end of the Second World War.

It’s cock-up after Balls-up for blundering blokes of Labour

30 August 2016
Poor old Owen Smith can’t stop putting his foot in his mouth.

Shock new attacks on the NHS to come, but there's also resistance

26 August 2016
NHS bosses are drawing up plans to shut hospital departments across England as the Tories ramp up their assault on the health service.

The Tories fear Brexit - we need to shape it

23 August 2016
The left must start to contest the debate about what will happen when Britain leaves the European Union (EU). At the moment the argument is dominated by competing right wing visions.

Huge support for Jeremy Corbyn shows we should act now to beat the right

23 August 2016
Voting started this week in the Labour leadership election.

Landlords double their profit from housing benefit in just a decade

23 August 2016
New figures show how the Tories are pushing the market into housing—and the damage it does, says Alistair Farrow

A revolving door of people who grant bosses pay rises

16 August 2016
The people hired by big companies to decide how much bosses should get paid are earning around £170,000 for attending a handful of meetings.

The real cost of the Tories’ war on welfare reveals the truth behind it

16 August 2016
David Cameron and his crusading work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith made a mission of “reforming” benefits.

Turn the radical mood into a mass movement against Tory austerity

09 August 2016
One thing the surge in support for Jeremy Corbyn shows is that working class people are seething with anger against politicians and the bosses.

Theresa May's grammar schools will write working class children off as failures

09 August 2016
The Tories could open new grammar schools. The right wing press eagerly explained that this is part of Theresa May’s drive to boost “social mobility”.

Detention centre death slammed by Home Office's own report

02 August 2016
A seriously ill 43 year old man died handcuffed to his hospital bed because immigration detention officers feared he would escape.

Anger at bosses' collusion on immigration raid but migrant pay strike at Fawley wins

02 August 2016
Bosses hope discrimination will divide us, but a successful strike of migrant workers at Fawley refinery was an important victory, writes Dave Sewell

Cameron’s cronyism is a fitting legacy for pig man

02 August 2016
David Cameron’s legacy is as it should be. A load of honours for his mates.

Theresa May’s first war as bombs drop on Libya

02 August 2016
Politicians have learned nothing from the Chilcot report.

Theresa May delays Hinkley Point nuclear deal as Tory splits fail to heal

02 August 2016
A last-minute U-turn on a major infrastructure deal last week dashed any hopes that prime minister Theresa May’s coronation would halt the turmoil in the Tory Party.

Owen Smith puts on left face to launch his Labour leadership challenge

27 July 2016
Owen Smith, who is challenging Jeremy Corbyn for the Labour leadership, officially launched his campaign today, Wednesday. He made a concerted effort to present himself as a left winger.

Tory government wants Thatchers’ cosy corruption to be kept secret indefinitely

26 July 2016
Tory corruption is to be kept secret. Two files entitled “Cementation contract: Mark Thatcher and the Omanis” are listed as being “retained” for 65 years. Two others were “temporarily retained” with no release date.

Theresa May’s new Tory cabinet is made of bankers, bullies and crooks

19 July 2016
Socialist Worker’s guide to the new set of right wing ministers who replaced the old ones last week

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