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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

French officials threaten Calais clear out will get harsher as Tories do nothing

25 October 2016
French cops sow confusion and chaos with camp clearance—but it could have all been avoided

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.

Campaigners debate way forward for resistance to Tory assault on housing

23 October 2016
The campaign against the Tories’ hated Housing and Planning Act took a big step forward yesterday, Saturday, with a 300-strong summit of activists, tenants, residents and councillors.

Theresa May shifts to the right—but makes new enemies

11 October 2016
Theresa May used last week’s Tory conference in Birmingham to shift her party and her government sharply to the right.

Theresa May's talk of 'centre ground' can't mask her dangerous right wing vision

05 October 2016
Prime minister Theresa May closed a Conservative Party conference of hard right wing policies by laying out her “vision” in a speech today, Wednesday.

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