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From The Socialist newspaper, 14 April 2020

Expired PPE relabelled for NHS use

Stickers are used to conceal expired use-by dates on coronavirus PPE, photo by an NHS hospital cleaner, Scotland

Stickers are used to conceal expired use-by dates on coronavirus PPE, photo by an NHS hospital cleaner, Scotland   (Click to enlarge)

Scotland's SNP first minister Nicola Sturgeon has approved relabelling of out-of-date personal protective equipment for use in the coronavirus pandemic. Pictured, a use-by date of four years ago is concealed by a sticker.

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In The Socialist 14 April 2020:


What we think

Tory lies cost lives

End of the Corbyn era - Organise to fight for socialist policies

Workers take action while union leaders call truce with government and bosses


International news

Coronavirus: Amazon workers threaten revolution!

Coronavirus, capitalism and fighting for socialism worldwide


Coronavirus news

Dispatches from the front: shortages of NHS staff, equipment - and union leadership

Expired PPE relabelled for NHS use

The minimum wage must go up! Fund coronavirus workers, not bosses' profits!

Capitalism causes crisis profiteering: fight for workers' oversight and public ownership

Under the microscope: Pandemic news in brief


Workplace news

Where's the PPE Welsh Assembly?

EE puts workers' health and safety at risk

Things will never be the same again

Anger as London local authorities bulldoze through powers to discipline workers

A day in the life of a frontline worker

Victory for Medway bin workers

Socialists in Unite meet via Zoom: Struggles continue in the workplaces


World War Two

Class collaboration and worker militancy in World War Two Britain


Campaigns

Labour leadership election: Starmer wins but the fight for socialism goes on

Coronavirus crisis finance appeal

May Day greetings: we need to fund independent workers' media now more than ever

Getting the Socialist out safely under lockdown


Readers' opinion

Going viral


 

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