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Policies and slurs show the disgusting racism at the heart of the Tory party

12 March 2019
The treatment of Shamima Begum has highlighted the racism at the heart of the government and its immigration rules.

Tory benefits freeze has caused misery for tens of thousands

11 March 2019
Shocking new figures have revealed the terrible toll inflicted by the Tory benefit freeze ahead of chancellor Philip Hammond’s spending statement on Wednesday.

‘Triple whammy’ of Tory cuts has hit working class women

07 March 2019
Heather Wakefield, author of a new report, said, “Austerity is shrinking women’s lives.”

Tory suspensions underline party’s Islamophobia

06 March 2019
Suspensions from the Tory party this week have highlighted the racism and far right sympathies in its ranks.

LETTERS—Health charges for migrants are racist—scrap all of them

05 March 2019
The treatment of Boysie Folkes shows that the whole system of charging migrants for healthcare and checking people’s immigration status is wrong.

The Tories fall apart over Brexit—now break their rule

26 February 2019
Cracks in ­establishment politics are turning into chasms

The Troublemaker—Spy chief quit after cops found abuser’s reference

26 February 2019
The former boss of spook ­headquarters GCHQ resigned his post after police investigators found that he gave a character reference in support of a paedophile priest who went on to re-offend.

Benefit rules broken in Jodey Whiting’s death

26 February 2019
The government breached its rules over its treatment of a disabled benefit claimant who killed herself after her payments were stopped.

No concessions to breakaway MPs and slurs about antisemitism

22 February 2019
The resignation of two more Labour MPs this week are designed to pile further pressure on Jeremy Corbyn.

Don't let loser May keep going

19 February 2019
Theresa May warned MPs that “history will judge us all” in a desperate bid to blackmail them into supporting her Brexit deal on Monday.

Another defeat for May—but Labour needs clear left vision for Brexit and resistance

14 February 2019
Theresa May found another way to lose a vote in parliament over Brexit on Thursday

Threats to China show Tory Williamson’s puffed up imperial fantasy

12 February 2019
Tory defence secretary Gavin Williamson puffed himself up this week by laying out a fantasy vision of Britain as a global power.

Philip Hammond has to spend more to ‘end austerity’

12 February 2019
Tory chancellor Philip Hammond has to spend billions more to meet his pledge to end austerity, a think tank has said.

May in crisis over EU deal as divisions get deeper for Tories

12 February 2019
Theresa May has launched another desperate bid to delay a vote on her Brexit deal.

The Troublemaker - Missing blood scandal files are latest part of a cover-up

12 February 2019
Government officials have removed hundreds of files relating to the scandal of contaminated blood used in British hospitals in the 1970s and 1980s. The files are now missing.

Labour’s Brexit plan is a mistaken concession to the bosses’ agenda

08 February 2019
Jeremy Corbyn has written to Theresa May suggesting a five-point plan to deliver Brexit. And shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said that, unless May accepts the plan, there should be a second referendum.

Brexit unity is wobbly as Theresa May seeks EU settlement

05 February 2019
Theresa May faces another tortuous twist over Brexit with headlines about her “triumphs” already turning to dust.

The Troublemaker—The secret plot to give the queen a holiday in Scotland

05 February 2019
PANIC. The queen and other senior royals will be evacuated from London in the event of riots under secret plans being drawn up by Whitehall.

Strikes over academy scam plan in Enfield

05 February 2019
NEU union members at Galliard Primary School in Enfield, north London, were set to start a two-day strike on Wednesday this week.

Tory immigration law cracks down on ‘unskilled’ migrants

29 January 2019
The new bill will come into force after Brexit and whip up division between workers. We must fight to extend freedom of movement for all, and the right to move in search for a better life

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