Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
9 December 2015
Huge potential to change lives, limited by capitalism.
29 October 2015
After weeks of criticism, Tory health minister Jeremy Hunt released the report 'Sugar reduction: the evidence for action' on 22 October.
14 October 2015
Right-wing rag the Daily Mail has featured the Bake Off winner on their front page every year since the series began. Until last week.
2 September 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles.
29 July 2015
Build the fightback against austerity: It's the start of the summer holidays; a time when families expect to take a deserved break and enjoy themselves
3 June 2015
Hong Kong refugees won an important victory after more than a year of protests. The hated food packages (with expired and overpriced food) have been replaced by a coupon system enabling greater choice
27 May 2015
As a 'blue collar factory worker' I won't be fooled by David Cameron's mantra that his new cabinet stands as the "real party for working people"
13 May 2015
Nepal, one of the poorest countries in south Asia, has been further devastated by the recent earthquake and its aftershocks
30 April 2015
Viva Cuba?: Rent control to stop excessive rents being charged by rip-off private landlords is very popular
22 April 2015
The past year has been a bruising one for retail and distribution workers. One supermarket company after another has faced a crisis while high street shop closures have failed to significantly slow, writes Stop the supermarket bosses' attacks on workers.
22 April 2015
Low-paid workers around the planet took action on 15 April. The day of action protested against low pay and encouraged workers to organise to improve their lot
18 April 2015
Campaigners are protesting against 0-hr contracts and for a £10/hr minimum wage
15 April 2015
Mr Big: A £47 billion takeover bid by oil giant Shell for smaller rival BG Group will net 'Norway's Mr Oil' - Helge Lund - a cool £25 million, for just two months' work!
10 April 2015
On Wednesday 15th April, fast food and other low-paid workers in the USA will be taking part in what could be the biggest day of strikes, occupations and protests yet in their fight for a $15/hour minimum wage
8 April 2015
Employers around the country - large and small, including the public sector - have created a culture of despair. Poverty pay means millions cannot afford the basics they need for a decent life
1 April 2015
Food workers' victory: Two hundred and seventy workers at the giant multinational Refresco-Gerber in Bridgwater, Somerset have won a victory against reductions in terms and conditions after a series of strikes from January to March
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
7 January 2015
The target driven use of punitive benefit sanctions on poor people by this government of millionaires is a national disgrace
10 December 2014
Seasons' greetings: Christmas, we're told, is a time for giving and for families. And it appears to be Christmas all year for MPs' spouses and relatives who were paid a total £3.7 million from the public purse
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