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Holiday hunger backlash turns the tide against Tories - weekly briefing

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 26/10/2020 - 10:53am in

Alex Snowdon on class warfare and the government’s commitment to inequality  

Tory MPs vote to starve kids: this is what ‘scum’ really looks like

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 26/10/2020 - 7:49am in

Tories’ refusal to extend free school meals into the school holidays tells us everything we need to know about the rottenness of the political elite, argues Kara Bryan

Refusing to feed children: Tory contempt for the working class

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 25/10/2020 - 12:57am in

The Tories are punishing working class children for being poor and we can't let them get away with it, argues Caitlin Southern

Basic income trial shows ‘poignant’ stories

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 23/10/2020 - 4:49pm in

A three-year-long project documenting the impact of a small basic income trial in the United States is entering its final stages before release. The goal of the project was to “explore what people do with extra unconditional cash.”

Sunak's latest u-turn shows the Johnson project is falling apart

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 23/10/2020 - 7:39am in

With a government this divided, we can win many more concessions and ones which benefit workers not businesses, argues Chris Nineham

Divide and rule: why the Tories are imposing Tier 3 on Manchester – CounterBlast

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 21/10/2020 - 6:09am in

The government’s Tier system of local lockdowns is deliberately pitting regions against each other and avoiding an effective national strategy with the necessary financial support

Testing times, but no trace of a government strategy - weekly briefing

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 19/10/2020 - 9:27am in

Lindsey German on the Tories’ ever-escalating Covid crisis, anti-austerity and Labour’s warped security values

Experts’ dissent reflects collapse of coronavirus consensus - CounterBlast

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 18/10/2020 - 10:00am in

The rift which has opened up between the government and scientific advisors further amplifies Johnson’s negligence, argues Alex Snowdon.

Spy cops bill: Starmer helping the Tory assault on civil liberties

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 17/10/2020 - 8:48am in

Starmer's tacit support for government legislation that will allow undercover police to commit crimes is a dangerous new low, argues Lucy Nichols

Against a false dilemma: we can save lives and livelihoods

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 16/10/2020 - 8:58am in

Protecting people's lives and preventing hardship are not an either/or, what we need is the political will to do both, argues Chris Nineham

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