Category Archives: Social Justice

EU austerity and dismantling of collective bargaining ‘unlawful’

The European Union’s austerity measures and the dismantling of collective bargaining in a number of countries is unlawful, according to a professor at the University of Bremen.

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Boris, the super rich and pay inequality

Boris is using this position as Mayor to help the elite reshape London – regrettable consequences.

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UK government threatening Northern Ireland on welfare, claims Sinn Fein

Sinn Fein has accused the UK government of threatening Northern Ireland for its reluctance to implement its welfare reforms.

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SNP fail to address affordability of council tax freeze

A senior academic has raised questions over the viability of the SNP’s council tax freeze.

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Labour must support the drive to help Africa produce its own vaccines

Labour could show its committment to global social justice by supporting Africa’s drive to produce its own vaccines.

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Feature: The formal political process isn’t always the best way to effect social change

The tools that citizens are using to advance human rights in Tel Aviv and beyond are evolving.

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As long as Labour believes it can take working class voters for granted, nothing will change

Salman Shaheen, a member of Left Unity’s national co-ordinating group, replies to Left Foot Forward editor James Bloodworth, who wrote a piece for the Guardian yesterday in which he argued that the left should stick with the Labour Party.

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Does the left need a new political party?

Writing in today’s Guardian, Left Foot Forward editor James Bloodworth rejects the idea that there is a need for a new party of the left.

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Walmart and others fail to show up to compensation discussions for Bangladesh factory victims

Of the brands involved in sourcing from the Bangladesh garment factory at the heart of the disaster in April, only nine out of the 29 companies have attended a meeting convened to discuss compensation payments.

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Opinion: “Man-up” – The need for feminists to tackle the crisis in masculinity

The new wave of feminism in the UK needs to pay attention to the increasing crisis in masculinity, argues Siobhan Bligh.

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