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5 April 2017

What would a socialist food industry look like?

How to feed the world? That is a question that capitalism has never been able to solve, with one-third of the world's total population suffering malnutrition. Even in the economically advanced capitalist countries like Britain growing numbers are reliant on food banks.

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5 April 2017

Fight Tories' callous cuts pushing 200,000 more kids into poverty

A raft of callous Tory measures starting on 6 April will push another 200,000 kids below the breadline, according to the Child Poverty Action Group.

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29 March 2017

Universal Credit is making the housing crisis worse

The roll-out of the 'Universal Credit' benefits system seems to be making an already desperate social housing situation a whole lot worse

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22 March 2017

'I'm writing this to tell you about the plight of disabled people'

Reader's comment: I'm still here, I'm still fighting for what I rightfully deserve. And I'm writing this to tell you about the plight of disabled people all over the country. We're not on the news separated from you, we're among you

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22 March 2017

Tories scrap housing benefit for under-21s

A new rule change will end housing benefit for 18 to 21-year-olds from next month. Reverse all benefit cuts - fight for mass building of council homes now!

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15 March 2017

Disabled workers deserve a living wage

Rosa Monckton, one of the trustees of Team Domenica, a 'charity' which claims to help disabled people get into work, has said that businesses should be allowed to pay disabled people less than the minimum wage.

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15 March 2017

Women's struggles reduced to perfume sales and career ladder

Writing at, Clare Doyle pointed out that "only in a few countries - Pakistan and Turkey among them - have demonstrations regularly taken place on International Women's Day."

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8 March 2017

Aristocrats to hold byelection for one of their 92 reps

There's a byelection coming up on 21 March. There are 27 candidates, all hereditary peers, all men, and all very rich.

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1 March 2017

Tories to dodge rulings against disability benefit cut

Despite two tribunals ruling that the Department for Work and Pensions should expand the reach of the 'personal independence payment' (PIP) disability benefit, the government is bringing emergency legislation to stop it.

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22 February 2017

30% of people on inadequate incomes in UK

19 million people in the UK - nearly 30% of the population - live below the 'minimum income standard' (MIS) and "are just about managing at best," according to a recent report by the poverty think-tank Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

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22 February 2017

The Socialist Inbox

Do you have something to say?: Send your news, views and criticism in not more than 150 words to Socialist Postbox, PO Box 24697, London E11 1YD, phone 020 8988 8771 or email

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15 February 2017

PCS union pledges to fight Jobcentre job losses

Reports from PCS campaigning in Llanelli and Sheffield

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15 February 2017

Super-rich subsidised

The 'precariat' is costing public funds nearly 4 billion a year in lost taxation and benefits

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11 February 2017

60 Years After Beveridge Welfare reform - back to the future?

THE BEVERIDGE Report advocated full employment and the creation of a welfare state. It was 1942 and the second world war had raised workers' expectations of a better future. Thousands had died and those

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8 February 2017

Universal basic income - what do socialists say?

The idea of welfare benefits being replaced by a 'universal basic income' (UBI) has resurfaced in recent years - a welcome discussion because it raises the fundamental right of everyone to have an income that meets their basic needs. Exact proposals vary but they are all based on the idea of everyone in society receiving an unconditional, tax-free, regular payment, regardless of whether they are working or the composition of their household.

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1 February 2017

Why I joined: "Things have to change"

I look around at prices going up for everything and can't understand how we can sustain this way of life for even the next ten years!

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11 January 2017

Them & Us: 500k house party... 50p for rent

It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us.

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14 December 2016

End the Tories' war on the working poor

55% of poor people now live in working households - for the first time on record.

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14 December 2016

Doncaster: cuts give rise to 'tent city'

Homelessness in the UK has reached epidemic proportions. Homelessness in Doncaster is no worse than other towns but a few enterprising folk have set up a tent city to protect the town's homeless.

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7 December 2016

Food banks and the real Daniel Blakes

Hundreds of thousands of people are surviving and feeding themselves by using foodbanks in Britain today

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