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1 January 2013
The coming year, like 2012, will be one of intense working class struggles, writes Peter Taaffe
19 December 2012
Protests have taken place across Northern Ireland since Belfast council voted through restrictions on flying the British union flag on the City Hall
5 December 2012
The 2014 referendum is going to take place against the backdrop of an unprecedented economic crisis. Tory Toff, David Cameron's Con-Dem government is attempting, and to a degree has already succeeded,...
14 November 2012
While the US presidential race was mainly about what to vote against, an inspiring campaign in Seattle's 43rd district for Washington state house offered working class voters a real alternative
31 October 2012
At the 20 October anti-austerity demonstration, three trade union leaders reflected the feelings of the majority of trade unionists in calling for a 24-hour general strike
23 October 2012
The London 20 October TUC demo was a great success. But there was a feeling among many workers that more decisive action is necessary to force the government to retreat, writes Peter Taaffe
26 September 2012
The Labour Party conference takes place at a crucial time. Working people are crying out for a lead in a mass movement which can force elections and topple the hated Con-Dem government, writes Peter Taaffe
26 September 2012
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition conference on 22 September was a forum for real debate about political representation for working class people, writes Paula Mitchell
13 September 2012
The report of the Hillsborough Independent Panel has ripped aside the tangled web of lies and cover-up woven by the South Yorkshire police, the government and the army of lickspittles in the press who denigrated Liverpool and the victims of the man-made catastrophe in 1989 that was Hillsborough, writes Tony Mulhearn
30 August 2012
Across the country millions of people are starting to suffer the consequences of Austerity Britain. Over two and a half million are unemployed, with millions only able to get part time work.
21 August 2012
The feel-good Olympics can not disguise the catastrophic position facing British capitalism, or the potential for social explosions inherent in the situation...
8 August 2012
The reaction of the right wing to the Olympics opening ceremony says it all. It was attacked in a racist, reactionary, anti-working class article in the Daily Mail (later taken down from the paper's website...
20 June 2012
TV review: A previous BBC TV programme, The Tower, about Deptford in south London, said that the area was full of drunks and criminals and the 'cure' was to move in rich yuppies, writes Pete Redfarn.
6 June 2012
Pyrrhic victory for the political establishment will rebound: The 31 May referendum on the Fiscal Treaty in Ireland was passed by a 60/40 margin on the basis of a turnout of 51%...
16 May 2012
Voters - not only in Greece but also in the recent French presidential elections, the German regional elections, in Italy's local elections and indeed in the UK - have punished the ruling parties for making the working and middle classes pay for the failure of the capitalist profit system
2 May 2012
Britain is in the depths of economic recession. The threat of unemployment, poverty and even homelessness hangs over the lives of millions of people. Unemployment is climbing towards three million...
18 April 2012
Oxford and Cambridge, universities of the elite, are "in revolt" against Chancellor George Osborne's plans to curb tax breaks the filthy rich gain from charitable donations, writes Pete Mason.
18 April 2012
Battling for change: The latest crisis in capitalism has given rise to the 'Occupy' movement, a visible and youthful protest at the unequal ownership and distribution of wealth...
18 April 2012
The need for concerted strike action against Con-Dem cuts in the public sector is more urgent than ever. Central to that struggle is the ongoing battle to stop the government forcing workers to work longer, pay more and get less. Peter Taaffe reports.
11 April 2012
Does Livingstone offer a working class alternative?: In this year's London mayoral election, the personalities of the self-styled mavericks - current mayor Boris Johnson and former mayor Ken Livingstone - dominate
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