Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
10 May 2017
To justify calls to reduce the foreign aid budget, parts of the capitalist establishment have pointed to the corruption that permeates the business of aid
5 April 2017
Talk of Britain 'going to war' with Spain, EU politicians telling each other not to 'lose their cool' - can all seem surreal. The chaos shows that there is no cohesive approach to Brexit within the British or European ruling classes
15 February 2017
Twenty-four times as much money is looted from poor countries in the global south than is sent in aid
8 February 2017
Non-fiction review: Lenin on the Train: When the February revolution broke out in Russia in 1917 and the Tsar was overthrown, Vladimir Lenin was living in exile in Switzerland.
22 June 2016
A convoy of 250 vehicles set off to deliver solidarity and aid to refugees
2 March 2016
"Two women a week are murdered by a partner. My job is to prevent that."
10 February 2016
Justice Secretary Michael Gove has made a complete u-turn on cuts to legal aid at the end of January.
13 May 2015
Nepal, one of the poorest countries in south Asia, has been further devastated by the recent earthquake and its aftershocks
18 March 2015
Paul Heron reviews 'On Liberty' by Shami Chakrabati
4 March 2015
Late for supper: Almost 100,000 children in poor families went hungry last year because of government cuts or sanctions imposed on their parents' benefits
22 October 2014
The World Health Organisation axed 300 of its 2,400 jobs in 2011. Cuts in governments' contributions slashed its budget by 20%. Its director-general, Margaret Chan, described "a new and enduring era of economic austerity"
13 March 2014
It is rare, if it happens at all, that those of us on the left attend protests and demonstrations with Tory party grandees among the speakers...
27 February 2014
Justice under the knife: Ahead of the 7 March strike by lawyers, Russell Fraser, joint secretary of the Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers speaks about the implications of the cuts to justice and the plans to fight them
26 February 2014
The latest developments in the Ukraine saw the dramatic overthrow of President Viktor Yanukovich and his flight from Kiev, writes Niall Mulholland.
8 January 2014
Between Christmas and New Year, thousands of tenants in rent arrears were dragged into courts across the country facing possession orders
25 July 2012
End police violence: "Police officers pelted with bricks as they help dying man" read the Evening Standard's headline on 2 April 2009, writes Claire Laker-Mansfield.
7 November 2011
Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy, from Dublin in Ireland, was part of the aid flotilla to Gaza that was stormed by Israeli troops on Friday
2 November 2010
Firefighters hospitalised in brutal strikebreaking: London firefighters picketed Southwark fire station as AssetCo driven appliances returned after the second day of strike action on 1st November...
27 October 2010
ON 20 October Alan Clough, a retired corporation gardener from Bury and Unison member, was due in Bolton Magistrates' Court charged with assaulting a police officer during the rally against the far right English Defence League in Bolton in March, writes Paul Gerrard, Bury NUT.
18 August 2010
TWENTY MILLION people affected, over 1,600 dead and thousands face starvation, but the Pakistan government's incompetence has made the disaster worse.
The Trade Union Rights Campaign - Pakistan initiated the Workers' Relief Committee to coordinate aid to workers and activists.
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