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‘What NHS crisis’ says government as it pushes private sector

By Andy Yorke WINTER IS here and along with it the deepest NHS crisis yet. Despite the respite from covid in 2022, waiting lists hit an all-time record of 7.2 […]

Andy Yorke  ·  07 February 2023

Starmer v Sunak

By Alex Rutherford WITH A new winter of discontent, rising prices, a growing strike wave and scandals ranging from tax penalties to kidnapped child refugees, it is no wonder that […]

Alex Rutherford  ·  07 February 2023

End neglect and abuse of asylum seekers

By R. Banks THE GOVERNMENT’S mistreatment of asylum seekers has come into public focus in recent weeks through a series of scandals, highlighting serious safeguarding failures and violations of basic […]

George Banks  ·  07 February 2023

400 issues of Workers Power

By Dave Stockton THE FIRST issue of Workers Power as a monthly paper appeared in October 1978. Its headline Smash the Five Per Cent Limit related to a situation we […]

Dave Stockton  ·  07 February 2023

Rapist police off our streets!

By Jeremy Dewar THE METROPOLITAN Police is infested with violent misogynists. This isn’t rhetorical exaggeration. It’s a fact. Twelve serving Met officers have been convicted of sexual offences against women […]

Jeremy Dewar  ·  07 February 2023

CWU reballot: vote yes and restore the strike!

By Pete Thompson WORKERS IN Royal Mail and Parcelforce took 18 days of strike action last year against bosses’ plans to hold down pay and rip up terms and conditions […]

Workers Power  ·  23 January 2023

Defend workers’ incomes against inflation

INFLATION HAS reached its highest level since the 1980s. The November rate for the UK was 10.67%. Between September 2021 and September 2022, food prices increased by 14.5 percent. At […]

Workers Power  ·  16 January 2023

Obituary: Bruno Sanhueza (1967–2022)

By Jeremy Dewar Bruno Sanhueza died unexpectedly from a stroke in October 2022 at the early age of 55. His father Carlos delivered a moving eulogy in a packed crematorium […]

Jeremy Dewar  ·  18 December 2022

The NHS: Death by a thousand cuts

7.2 million people are on waiting lists for NHS treatment in England.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  18 December 2022

Smash the Tory anti-union drive

The unions must demand Labour commit to repealing every anti-union law.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  18 December 2022

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