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25 November 2015

'Antibiotic apocalypse': profit system holds back research

Drug-resistant infections could kill an extra ten million people every year by 2050. A potential 'post-antibiotic era' is fundamentally due to the profit system.

27 November 2015

Osborne Spending Review climb-down shows austerity can be defeated

In his autumn review, the Tory chancellor announced the government's first U-turns

25 November 2015

Back doctors' strikes

Save our NHS: Following a complete refusal to negotiate by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, junior doctors will stage their first ever full strike in December.

25 November 2015

Sun's racist lie about Muslim support for terror

Lying Tory 'newspaper' the Sun ran a front page on 23 November condemning "One in five Brit Muslims' sympathy for jihadis". This was a naked attempt to whip up racism after the recent atrocities in Paris.

25 November 2015

Autumn statement: bonanza for bosses, pain for us

As we go to press, Tory Chancellor George Osbourne is due to deliver his autumn budget statement. The Socialist expects the usual tax cuts and freebies bonanza for big business and the rich. But for working class people, it can only be more misery.

25 November 2015

Lambeth library workers' wildcat strike

Library workers in Lambeth, south London, shocked Labour's cuts councillors with a lightning strike on 18 November.

25 November 2015

Transgender woman dies after spiteful courts pick male prison

A transgender woman has died after courts sentenced her to 12 months in a male prison. Vicky Thompson was found dead on 13 November at Armley Jail in Leeds.

25 November 2015

Them & Us

It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us. Flatshares v Bond lairs, Tory baron v retail workers, budget cuts v corporate handouts.

25 November 2015

Workplace news in brief

Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Derbyshire college strikes, BBC cuts protest, junior doctors' ballot results.

25 November 2015

Bombing Syria won't stop Isis

For workers' unity against war, terrorism and racism. Editorial of the Socialist: While Cameron's plan to bombard Isis can weaken it, it cannot remove it completely; and extending Britain's military action from Iraq to Syria will make terrorist attacks on British targets more likely.

25 November 2015

Socialist change not climate change

The growing threat of climate change and a socialist programme for the environment. The forthcoming climate summit in Paris meets as evidence continues to grow of the threat of global warming.

25 November 2015

Stop the Tories' war on Syria

Bombing won't halt Isis terrorism: The Tory government is beating ever louder its war drums, while the mass media churns out pro-war propaganda and presses Labour to follow suit.

25 November 2015

Trade Union Momentum launched to organise to defend Corbyn

Over 700 gathered at Westminster Central Hall on 21 November

25 November 2015

Police finally own up to spies' relationships with target women

The Metropolitan Police have finally apologised to seven women who undercover officers had intimate relationships with under false pretences.

18 November 2015

How to defend Corbyn and defeat austerity

Jeremy Corbyn continues to face savage and relentless attacks from the capitalist establishment and also from within Labour.

18 November 2015

Tories flog bank assets to hellhound US profiteers

Chancellor George Osborne is hailing his 13 billion sell-off of Northern Rock mortgages as a success. But overall, the taxpayer has made a big net loss on sales of public assets.

18 November 2015

Athletics doping scandal: big business profits behind global sports corruption

In a dramatic move, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF - the world's governing sports body) has provisionally suspended the Russian athletics federation. This follows a damning report by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) accusing the Russians of "state-sponsored doping".

18 November 2015

Councils won't spend a penny

A Labour councillor responsible for closing all his area's public toilets has been caught relieving himself on the street.

18 November 2015

Junior doctors: first strikes in 40 years

The British Medical Association has announced three strike days - the first since 1975. A 24-hour strike with emergency cover from 8am on 1 December will precede all-out strikes between 8am and 5pm on 8 and 16 December.

18 November 2015

Thousands march against India premier's bloody sectarianism

Thousands gathered outside 10 Downing Street on 12 November to protest against the visit of Narendra Modi, prime minister of India.

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