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Strike back to save #OurNHS

Overworked doctors and nurses. Toddlers sleeping on chairs. A full blown humanitarian crisis. Such headlines of “NHS in crisis” in the mainstream media have become the norm. The truth is that, under the Tories, the National Health Service is crumbling before our very own eyes. The full force of the labour movement needs to be mobilised in defence of the NHS.

Knives are out for Corbyn after Labour by-election defeat

The cacophony of calls for Corbyn to fall on his sword has grown louder after Labour’s defeat in the Copeland by-election, with the Labour right wing more determined than ever to stick the knife in. Only by coming out fighting with a bold socialist programme can Corbyn and the Labour Left turn the situation around now.

Parliament Ltd: lifting the lid on the rotten world of Westminster

Pat McDonald reviews Martin Williams’ first publication, Parliament Ltd - an excellent insight into the murky depths of political and institutional corruption that brilliantly exposes the true nature of what goes on behind Westminster walls.

Southern strike continues as ASLEF members reject sham deal

Yesterday, on Wednesday 22nd February, RMT members on Southern rail continued their strike action against job cuts and attacks on health and safety. With ASLEF members now also rejecting a cooked up deal between the bosses and TUC leaders, we will likely see renewed joint action between RMT and ASLEF trade unionists in the coming weeks and months.

Ban Trump! End the rotten relationship!

Yesterday evening, thousands gathered in cities across the country to protest once more against Trump, against his reactionary programme, and against Theresa May's Tory government, which has cosied up to the new US President in the hope of a post-Brexit trade deal. The message was loud and clear: Donald Trump is not welcome here!

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