Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
21 May 2013
In a marvelous show of solidarity, teachers at a Leicester school have taken strike action to defend children's education and the jobs of teaching assistants
8 May 2013
BMI Healthcare runs 65 private hospitals in Britain where it is the biggest private health firm. It usually gets an easy ride from the media, but less so recently, writes Roger Shrives.
17 April 2013
Measles - the preventable epidemic: Measles is now epidemic in South-West Wales, with nearly 700 cases reported this year. Vaccination rates across Britain and the US have tumbled in recent years largely due to the pseudo-scientific "antivax"...
10 April 2013
An advice worker explains what life on benefits is really like..
13 March 2013
Equal pay?: The Royal Bank of Scotland is 83% owned by the government. That means that we're paying for the bank's £390 million fine for rigging interest rates.
13 March 2013
From April the 'bedroom tax' will mean that social housing tenants with spare rooms will have their benefits cut, writes Paul Kershaw.
27 February 2013
Bully-don Club: Oxford University's notorious hell-raising Bullingdon Club - whose alumni include David Cameron and Boris Johnson - retains its vile upper class prejudices...
20 February 2013
Belt tightening: Farewell Woolworths, so long HMV, sayanara Peacocks. We've said goodbye to a whole host of high street chains over the last five years as shoppers have had to tighten their belts.
6 February 2013
The recent proposals from Tory childcare minister Liz Truss to "cut red tape" and "map out the government's childcare aspirations" may sound good, but in reality will translate to a poorer service, job losses and an inevitable increase in child safety issues, writes John Cosgrove , Liverpool Socialist Party.
23 January 2013
The Con-Dems' 'bedroom tax' is not just an attack on the unemployed but also on workers who are forced - through low pay and high private rents - to rely on housing benefit
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