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Middlesbrough Sanctions Protests

Our colleagues in Teesside Unite Community Branch have organised two demonstrations against sanctions. The first is on December 3rd, starting at 12 noon.  It will take place outside the Job Centre in Corporation Street… 43 more words

Jobcentre Busy-Bodies To Outrank Healthcare Professionals In Treatment For Addictions

Jobcentre busy-bodies could soon have the power to force people in treatment for drug or alcohol problems to take up full time ‘work related activity’ if they are unable to beat their addictions quickly enough. 595 more words

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Whilst The Rich Get Richer The Poor Freeze: No More Deaths From Fuel Poverty

Every Winter, in one of the richest countries in the world, people die because they can’t afford to put the heating on.  Yet still fuel prices soar with the poorest expected to pay the most through thieving pre-payment meters. 342 more words

Fighting Back

Thornberry Snobbery: A Drop in the Ocean.

On the eve of last week’s Rochester and Strood by-election, the Labour shadow attorney general Emily Thornberry tweeted a photograph of a house which she had happened upon in the constituency. 520 more words

Reflections Upon Contemporary Events.

County Durham Socialist Clothing Bank

The following motion was passed at the last meeting of the Northern TUC. This is fantastic news.

Motion to the Northern TUC:

In support for the County Durham Socialist Clothing Bank…

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(2014) New Labour's Tax Evasion -AGAIN

Yet again the “party of the worker” doesn’t practice what it preaches. But then, what else should we expect from parasites? Here is New Labour’s last tax evasion: …

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Notoriously Militant

Joint event with the People’s Bookshop: Sheila Cohen – ‘Notoriously Militant: The Story of a Union Branch at Ford Dagenham’

Dear Comrades

I wanted to let you know about a great little event that we are organising at the the People’s Bookshop in Durham. 587 more words