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UK University faces legal challenge over strike action

The battle over compensation for University strikes has taken a new turn as the first of legal proceedings against an institution have ...

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Corbyn's Hate Factory

The media coverage of the allegations of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party has been vitriolic and sensationalist; papers have been hopping between ...

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Why Britain desperately needs a four-day working week

This week, education secretary Damian Hinds announced plans to cut teachers workloads in the face of shortages that are leaving schools paying ...

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UK University faces legal challenge over strike action

Posted on May 22, 2018 1
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Corbyn's Hate Factory

Posted on Apr 10, 2018 2
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Why Britain desperately needs a four-day working week

Posted on Mar 16, 2018 3
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UK University faces legal challenge over strike action

London-based firm Leigh Day will challenge Lancaster over Consumer Rights Act

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“Corbyn’s Hate Factory”

Accusations of anti-Semitism against the Labour Party’s have been misleading and hyperbolic

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Why Britain desperately needs a four-day working week

People are working too hard for too little

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Corbyn the ‘communist spy’ is another smear to add to the Tory collection

The right-wing media in Britain is a parody of itself. Hysterical and abusive, it shamelessly misleads the British public.

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The problems with the government’s war on encryption

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin

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Carillion’s liquidation is disturbing for many reasons

The collapse of the UK’s second largest construction company highlights significant flaws in how we envisage government regulation

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‘The Devil’s Dung’: why Christianity should be progressive

Political Christianity should restore its roots of socialism and progressivism

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Momentum’s ‘loyalty-tests’ are an affront to democracy

The group’s introduction of contracts for MPs undermines the Parliamentary tradition. But worst of all, they remove MPs’ rights to intellectual independence

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The Green Party are the future of progressive politics

The Green Party still plays a vital role for experimental, innovative left wing politics

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Britain needs a New Deal-esque pledge in next weeks Autumn Budget

Why Big Lip needs to pull the ‘magic money tree’ out of his arse and deliver before we’ve had it.

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‘No unemployment’? Then why can’t families afford to buy food?

The way the government reports employment statistics is highly misleading, as made evident by usage of food banks reaching record highs

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Universal Credit – the flagship Tory welfare timebomb that students need to get clued up on

Final year students need to look now at their circumstances and understand what hardship could lie in wait for them if the Tories don’t halt and fix this cruelly designed replacement of Jobseekers Allowance.