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Tories are friends of profit, not freedom

Tories are friends of profit, not freedom They just want to get profits flowing at all costs

We’re made to pay the price of an ugly system

We’re made to pay the price of an ugly system The problem isn’t one or two nasty bosses—it’s a system that fails the vast majority

Public vs private sector pay—don’t let them divide us 

Public vs private sector pay—don’t let them divide us  Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s spending review on Wednesday was set to assault every sector of workers. Leaks suggested he would not only curb pay for millions of public sector workers but also attack some of the lowest paid.

Tory plans won’t bring festive cheer

Tory plans won’t bring festive cheer The Tories are driving ordinary people to risk their lives so bosses can keep chasing profits. Boris Johnson has unveiled the new tier system set to be in place when England exits national lockdown next week. 

Tories’ virus failures cost lives for profit

Tories’ virus failures cost lives for profit It’s been a year since what is believed to have been the first coronavirus infection in Wuhan, China, on 17 November 2019. Now there are finally real hopes for a vaccine.

Break the weak Tories

Break the weak Tories The Tories are in trouble. Their lockdown is unlikely to significantly cut coronavirus cases as it leaves key areas of transmission, such as schools, open.  

Big Pharma to cash in on new Covid-19 vaccine


Covid-19 isn’t over, but news of a seemingly successful vaccine trial has prompted a flurry of hope that an end may be in sight. But control by private firms will be disastrous.

Class struggle is the only alternative to an unfair system


The US political system is rotten and offers nothing to ordinary people. This is the main conclusion from this week’s election.

Solidarity not charity is answer to Tory cruelty


The Tories’ refusal to give free school meals to children in the holidays has seen an outpouring of support for poor children from ordinary people.

Systematic racism is to blame for black and Asian coronavirus deaths


Coronavirus has “thrived on” systematic racism—and more black people will “unnecessarily die” unless there’s urgent action.

French state exploits murder to attack Muslims


The murder and beheading of teacher Samuel Paty in France last week was appalling. It must not be used to deepen Islamophobia and racism.

The Tories are weak— and we can stop them


The Tory government is wrecking working class people’s futures, and gambling with their lives.

MPs cash in despite crisis


Unemployment is soaring and average pay is falling. Millions of Britain’s poorest households could see their incomes cut by £20 a week from April, when a temporary rise in Universal Credit is due to expire.

The real divide across Britain is class


Coronavirus has highlighted deep class divisions across British society. But for the mainstream press in England, the divide is between the North and South. 

A failure of the system, not individuals


The Tories have repeatedly tried to scapegoat ordinary people to avoid responsibility for their own mishandling of the pandemic.

Labour doesn’t want to spook the establishment


Gary Haggarty, a member of the pro-British paramilitary organisation the Ulster Volunteer Force in Northern Ireland, worked as a paid agent of Special Branch cops.

A lockdown on dissent


There was justified anger from the left in response to new government teaching guidelines that ban anti-capitalist teaching materials from classrooms.

Resist the drive for profit that is killing us


Capitalism keeps a tiny minority of people rich off the back of work that is done by the vast majority of people.

Blood scandal that ruined lives covered up


A Tory government knowingly put ordinary people’s health at risk and caused the unnecessary deaths of thousands of people. They then poured time, effort and money into trying to cover up their actions.  

Stop the jobs massacre when furlough ends


People are being thrown out of work at the sharpest rate since the recession in 2009

Tories are friends of profit, not freedom


They just want to get profits flowing at all costs

We’re made to pay the price of an ugly system


The problem isn’t one or two nasty bosses—it’s a system that fails the vast majority

Public vs private sector pay—don’t let them divide us 


Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s spending review on Wednesday was set to assault every sector of workers. Leaks suggested he would not only curb pay for millions of public sector workers but also attack some of the lowest paid.

Tory plans won’t bring festive cheer


The Tories are driving ordinary people to risk their lives so bosses can keep chasing profits. Boris Johnson has unveiled the new tier system set to be in place when England exits national lockdown next week. 

Tories’ virus failures cost lives for profit


It’s been a year since what is believed to have been the first coronavirus infection in Wuhan, China, on 17 November 2019. Now there are finally real hopes for a vaccine.

Break the weak Tories


The Tories are in trouble. Their lockdown is unlikely to significantly cut coronavirus cases as it leaves key areas of transmission, such as schools, open.  

Big Pharma to cash in on new Covid-19 vaccine


Covid-19 isn’t over, but news of a seemingly successful vaccine trial has prompted a flurry of hope that an end may be in sight. But control by private firms will be disastrous.

Class struggle is the only alternative to an unfair system


The US political system is rotten and offers nothing to ordinary people. This is the main conclusion from this week’s election.

Solidarity not charity is answer to Tory cruelty


The Tories’ refusal to give free school meals to children in the holidays has seen an outpouring of support for poor children from ordinary people.

Systematic racism is to blame for black and Asian coronavirus deaths


Coronavirus has “thrived on” systematic racism—and more black people will “unnecessarily die” unless there’s urgent action.

French state exploits murder to attack Muslims


The murder and beheading of teacher Samuel Paty in France last week was appalling. It must not be used to deepen Islamophobia and racism.

The Tories are weak— and we can stop them


The Tory government is wrecking working class people’s futures, and gambling with their lives.

MPs cash in despite crisis


Unemployment is soaring and average pay is falling. Millions of Britain’s poorest households could see their incomes cut by £20 a week from April, when a temporary rise in Universal Credit is due to expire.

The real divide across Britain is class


Coronavirus has highlighted deep class divisions across British society. But for the mainstream press in England, the divide is between the North and South. 

A failure of the system, not individuals


The Tories have repeatedly tried to scapegoat ordinary people to avoid responsibility for their own mishandling of the pandemic.

Labour doesn’t want to spook the establishment


Gary Haggarty, a member of the pro-British paramilitary organisation the Ulster Volunteer Force in Northern Ireland, worked as a paid agent of Special Branch cops.

A lockdown on dissent


There was justified anger from the left in response to new government teaching guidelines that ban anti-capitalist teaching materials from classrooms.

Resist the drive for profit that is killing us


Capitalism keeps a tiny minority of people rich off the back of work that is done by the vast majority of people.

Blood scandal that ruined lives covered up


A Tory government knowingly put ordinary people’s health at risk and caused the unnecessary deaths of thousands of people. They then poured time, effort and money into trying to cover up their actions.  

Stop the jobs massacre when furlough ends


People are being thrown out of work at the sharpest rate since the recession in 2009

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