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6 February 2019
Lords and the homeless - its one world for the super-rich and another for the rest of us
31 October 2018
Billionaire boss Philip Green has spent millions of pounds attempting to hide multiple allegations of sexual harassment, bullying and racism towards his employees.
20 June 2018
Bitterly divided, chaos ridden, vulnerable to potential rupture: these are all descriptions that could, in many respects, be applied to the Conservative and Labour parliamentary parties
16 May 2018
No-one is at the helm of the government's plan for Brexit. There is chaos at every level of the capitalist state as it threatens to crash out of the EU.
8 March 2017
There's a byelection coming up on 21 March. There are 27 candidates, all hereditary peers, all men, and all very rich.
9 November 2016
The decision of the High Court that the government must allow Parliament a say in the issue of Brexit is a bombshell with wide, and perhaps even unforeseen, effects. It could lead to a general election next year which in turn will widen even further the endemic splits within the Tory Party. As shown by the resignation of Tory MP Stephen Phillips over the government's handling of Brexit and of Zac Goldsmith over the third runway at Heathrow, these splits are already of Grand Canyon proportions!
27 April 2016
We congratulate Mrs Windsor on reaching 90 - after travelling the world, and being waited on hand and foot, at the expense of Britain's workers. There will be no place for the feudal institution of the monarchy in a socialist society.
3 February 2016
Lording it up...: Spare a thought for stricken peers who can't survive on their pitiful £300 a day allowance. Baron Farmer of Bishopsgate has spoken up for insolvent lordly colleagues.
11 November 2015
The Tories' anti-trade union bill could be law as early as January or even December.
29 October 2015
Unite to fight divided Tories: Tory plans to cut tax credits have caused uproar, but divisions at the top show the government's weakness
2 September 2015
The rich have it easy, the rest of us struggle. Super-rich bosses can now literally swim in the sky.
19 August 2015
Short dispatches on the utter hypocrisy of the bosses and their politicians.
5 August 2015
The sex-and-drugs scandal and subsequent resignation from the House of Lords by Baron Sewel of Gilcomstoun merely re-confirms that Britain's political elite is rotten and out of touch with the real world.
29 July 2015
20%: Disgracefully, only 48 of Labour's 232 MPs voted against Tory welfare cuts in Osborne's latest austerity budget
8 July 2015
The news that allegations of child sexual abuse committed by Lord Greville Janner are to be heard in court is to be welcomed.
22 April 2015
The latest in the series of horrific mass child sexual abuse scandals is around Greville Janner, a Labour Party member of the House of Lords
11 July 2012
"The House of Lords is an unbelievably undemocratic institution" and an "appalling system of institutionalised corruption", writes Ken Douglas.
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