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Blood scandal that ruined lives covered up

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

Stop the jobs massacre when furlough ends People are being thrown out of work at the sharpest rate since the recession in 2009

It’s one rule for us and another for the rich

It’s one rule for us and another for the rich The government’s whole approach is sunk in hypocrisy

Bosses’ press isn’t free

Bosses’ press isn’t free When Extinction Rebellion (XR) blockaded the entrances of two printing plants last week, it might not have anticipated the vitriolic response. 

Tories—not young people—risk our lives

Tories—not young people—risk our lives The Tories are casting about for someone to blame for rising coronavirus cases. Their current favourite scapegoat is young people.  

Donald Trump’s shooter comments show how racism comes from the top

Columbus, Ohio, US, Black Lives Matter, BLM, anti-racism, protest, demonstration, Kenosha President Donald Trump’s response to the murder of two anti-racist protesters was to support the killer.

This is a crisis of capitalism, not virus lockdowns


As millions of people fear for their jobs, bankers and bosses celebrated a bonanza on the stock market.

Why the Labour left is weak


Even some of the Labour right are starting to get fed up with their party leader Keir Starmer.

Challenge the system to fight for black lives


The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement forced institutional racism onto the political agenda and shook the establishment.

Exams U-turn shows that action can beat the Tories


Students have taught all of us a lesson in class war. Protest gets results.

Workplace outbreaks underline continued risk posed by Covid-19


The government has not conquered coronavirus, and its failed policies are increasing the risk of a deadly second wave.

End an unfair exam system


Class, not ability, determines what grades you get in school— and the exams fiasco in Scotland made that explicit.  

A jobs massacre has begun—time to fight


Britain is in the middle of a horrific jobs slaughter—some 730,000 jobs have already gone since March. 

NHS protests point the way to win change


The NHS workers’ pay revolt is hugely welcome. It shows how there is real anger in society and working class fury can explode unexpectedly, often outside the official channels of the labour movement.

We can still fight Israel


 

Hypocrisy from the top over China's oppressed Uyghur minority


British politicians have suddenly discovered they’re passionate defenders of human rights again.

Fight for more than the Tories’ puny pay deal


Don’t listen to the noise coming from the Treasury, the Tories are doing their best to hammer workers into the ground. 

Unmasking Tory chaos


The government has announced that wearing face masks in shops will be compulsory in England from 24 July.

Don’t look to Starmer to resist the Tories


Here’s a forensic look at some of the big moments of Keir Starmer’s first 100 days as Labour leader.

Tories’ care home lies


 Tory prime minister Boris Johnson has begun the process of passing the blame for the coronavirus crisis. 

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

It’s one rule for us and another for the rich


The government’s whole approach is sunk in hypocrisy

Bosses’ press isn’t free


When Extinction Rebellion (XR) blockaded the entrances of two printing plants last week, it might not have anticipated the vitriolic response. 

Tories—not young people—risk our lives


The Tories are casting about for someone to blame for rising coronavirus cases. Their current favourite scapegoat is young people.  

Donald Trump’s shooter comments show how racism comes from the top


President Donald Trump’s response to the murder of two anti-racist protesters was to support the killer.

This is a crisis of capitalism, not virus lockdowns


As millions of people fear for their jobs, bankers and bosses celebrated a bonanza on the stock market.

Why the Labour left is weak


Even some of the Labour right are starting to get fed up with their party leader Keir Starmer.

Challenge the system to fight for black lives


The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement forced institutional racism onto the political agenda and shook the establishment.

Exams U-turn shows that action can beat the Tories


Students have taught all of us a lesson in class war. Protest gets results.

Workplace outbreaks underline continued risk posed by Covid-19


The government has not conquered coronavirus, and its failed policies are increasing the risk of a deadly second wave.

End an unfair exam system


Class, not ability, determines what grades you get in school— and the exams fiasco in Scotland made that explicit.  

A jobs massacre has begun—time to fight


Britain is in the middle of a horrific jobs slaughter—some 730,000 jobs have already gone since March. 

NHS protests point the way to win change


The NHS workers’ pay revolt is hugely welcome. It shows how there is real anger in society and working class fury can explode unexpectedly, often outside the official channels of the labour movement.

We can still fight Israel


 

Hypocrisy from the top over China's oppressed Uyghur minority


British politicians have suddenly discovered they’re passionate defenders of human rights again.

Fight for more than the Tories’ puny pay deal


Don’t listen to the noise coming from the Treasury, the Tories are doing their best to hammer workers into the ground. 

Unmasking Tory chaos


The government has announced that wearing face masks in shops will be compulsory in England from 24 July.

Don’t look to Starmer to resist the Tories


Here’s a forensic look at some of the big moments of Keir Starmer’s first 100 days as Labour leader.

Tories’ care home lies


 Tory prime minister Boris Johnson has begun the process of passing the blame for the coronavirus crisis. 

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