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Choosing hope over homophobia

By Daniel Pitt. Britain’s first ever same-sex weddings will be celebrated in a few weeks from now after decades of gradual progress, but the shadow of homophobia still hangs on nations across the world. 76 countries still criminalise homosexuality and … Continue reading

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Capitalism won’t solve climate crisis

The concentration of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere has climbed to critical levels, with the latest measurement of this gas by Hawaiian observers puts it at 400 parts per million or the highest rate in human history to put it … Continue reading

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Racist scapegoating isn’t the answer

There are few things a Conservative is more adept at than stirring suspicious contempt of immigrants by employing racist scapegoats, as exemplified by a vile advertising campaign used across six London boroughs which involved a van telling illegal immigrants to … Continue reading

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Wake up from the outsourcing nightmare!

The abhorrent scandal of private firms abusing the power they were given by successive governments in controlling public services, from justice to welfare and health to defence, has once again been brought under public scrutiny as G4S and Serco were … Continue reading

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Spending Review spells further pain

George Osborne’s most recent budget perpetuates the disingenuous style of class war to protect the interests of an elite few. The government is poised to cut £11.5bn more as mapped out in a spending review which is undoubtedly geared towards … Continue reading

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The ‘precariat’ fighting for a better world

By Mark Wright This is the term given to many under paid over worked young people in particular but can apply to many those who are in and out of work all the time never knowing where the next pay … Continue reading

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The Iron Lady and the iron-lite economy

Thatcher came from a petit bourgeois background which is where she obtained her radicalism. She put the UK firmly on the path of de-industrialisation and her sale of council houses appealed to the petit-bourgeois/peasant mentality. The big bourgeois failed in their … Continue reading

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Sunderland anti-fascist coalition builds resistance to racist poison.

On Saturday 30th March the ‘Sunderland Anti-Fascist Coalition’ (SAFC) staged yet another demonstration in opposition to far right organisations, who are regularly taking to the streets of Millfield in Sunderland to spread racism and hate. On this occasion it was … Continue reading

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Welsh Labour betrayal laid bare

Cardiff voters turned out in their thousands last year to reject the coalition of Liberal Democrat and Plaid Cymru councilors initiating the despicable implementation of cuts demanded by the Westminster government. Earlier this month the Labour-controlled authority publicly announced a package of … Continue reading

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Latest employment figures don’t tell the whole story

By Daniel Pitt The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions was clearly delighted to announce recently an apparent fall in unemployment of 14,000 between October and December to 2.5 million, according to the Office of National Statistics. When he … Continue reading

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