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30 May 2012
This week the Leveson inquiry called the godfather of Rupert Murdoch's daughter to give testimony. In the stand sat Tony Blair, the man who occupied Downing Street for ten years
25 January 2012
What we think: Labour lords voted against the introduction of the benefit cap which threatens 67,000 families with poverty and homelessness. Yet Liam Byrne, shadow Work and Pensions secretary, made it abundantly clear Labour supports the cap.
18 January 2012
Ed 'Moribund' and the Labour leadership's brainwave to boost election poll ratings is "Vote for us and we will freeze your pay and cut your services"! writes Dave Reid, Socialist Party Wales.
18 January 2012
Bonus restraint? Fat chance!: I have just seen with disgust that Bob Diamond, the boss of Barclays Bank, is in line for a £10 million bonus (on top of his £1.3 million a year salary) for his efforts in the financial world this year, writes Lin Black, Swansea.
11 January 2012
Prime minister David Cameron now tells us that he is determined to announce action in this spring's Queen's speech on the phenomenally high pay of 'fat cat' company executives, writes Roger Shrives.
4 January 2012
Ian Pattison - a marcher on the Youth Fight for Jobs Jarrow march - replies to Labour leader Ed Miliband's recent comments which claim to offer a 'radical rethink' on benefits, writes Dear Ed Miliband.
2 November 2011
Press reports in the past week have revealed a very close relationship between former Labour prime minister Tony Blair and Nursultan Nazarbayev, the dictatorial ruler of mineral-rich Kazakhstan, writes Ken Douglas.
2 November 2011
Spare no expense: Former prime ministers Margaret Thatcher, John Major and Tony Blair together have claimed over £1.7 million in 'expenses' in the last five years...
5 October 2011
Ed Miliband said at Labour Party conference that we would have to 'live within our means' and that "Most of the cuts implemented by the Con-Dems will not be reversed"
29 September 2011
‘Vote for us and nothing will change’! was the message of Labour's Ed Balls to the working class desperate for leadership. Two Socialist Party members report on the LRC fringe meeting and on watching the conference on TV
13 September 2011
Janice Godrich, PCS national president, has quizzed Labour leader Ed Miliband from the floor of TUC congress over his refusal to support public sector workers taking action over cuts to their pensions...
7 September 2011
Torture Inc.: Unearthed secret correspondence in Tripoli between the Gaddafi regime and western spy networks reveal how US, British and other governments collaborated with the Libyan dictator in the 'rendition' (ie kidnapping) and torture of alleged terrorist suspects...
20 July 2011
What we say: When long-rotten fruit finally falls, all manner of grossness oozes from it and all varieties of parasites can come crawling out...
11 July 2011
* Nationalise the media to allow full and democratic freedom of discussion and decision-making
'Murdochgate', the News of the World scandal, is Britain's Watergate, writes Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary
6 July 2011
Ed Miliband has come under fire for pulling out of speaking at the Durham Miners' Gala. In a cowardly retreat it became clear he did not want to share the stage with Bob Crow, the militant leader of the...
25 May 2011
When, on 26 March, over half a million took to the streets on a trade union demonstration against the cuts, Independent journalist Dominic Lawson sneered that more would be prepared to march in favour of the cuts...
5 April 2011
COMING ON top of the controversy surrounding weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), the death of scientist Dr David Kelly has brought about the most serious crisis that New Labour has faced since coming to power in 1997...
23 February 2011
Civil service union PCS activists rallied in London on 15 February against the politically motivated sacking of key union officers...
2 February 2011
Defend the right to protest: on 24 January police 'kettled' a peaceful demonstration outside the central London headquarters of Atos Origin, writes By a Unison member.
20 October 2010
Lawful Industrial Action (Minor Errors) Bill 2010: On 22 October, two days after the government announces its savage public spending cuts, left Labour MP John McDonnell's Lawful Industrial Action (Minor Errors) Bill has its second reading, writes Jim Horton.
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