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Government forced to back down on workfare

Campaigners have won a temporary reprieve, but the fight to end ‘forced labour’ continues. Izzy Köksal reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why I don’t want a statue of Tony Blair

Felicity Arbuthnot has her own ideas about how the UK’s former Prime Minister could be remembered.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Exploited and confined in British households

MPs have rejected an amendment to the Modern Slavery Bill that could have protected migrant workers. Javier Pérez de la Cruz reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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EU must stop its arms trade hypocrisy

Andrew Smith explains why human rights must be placed at the heart of European foreign policy.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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What lies behind Britain’s ‘special relationship’ with Bahrain?

Two years ago today, the UK supported a brutal crackdown against Bahraini citizens. Andrew Smith writes.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Britain is all talk and no action on human rights

Andrew Smith deplores the government’s latest attempts to cosy up to Saudi Arabia.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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So, just who is Jeremy Corbyn?

Britain’s new Labour leader is already rocking the politics boat. Hazel Healy explains his appeal.…

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We need to end the pro-military consensus

And to do that, says Andrew Smith, we have to close the revolving door between arms companies and government.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Fortnum & Mason convictions are unacceptable assault on protest

The guilty-by-association verdict for 10 Uncut activists is straight-up intimidation, says defendent Pete Speller.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Is peaceful protest a waste of time?

Vanessa Baird ponders the tactics needed to resist austerity..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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