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30 September 2020
A self-declared dollar billionaire US president pays $750 in federal income tax a year, whereas the average US worker pays $8,196 a year in income taxes. Who says capitalism is unfair?
2 September 2020
Even before Covid-19, poorer secondary school students were the equivalent of 18 months' learning behind better-off students
25 March 2020
On 31 March 1990, a massive demonstration surged into central London. It was the culmination of months of organisation and defiance of the Tory government's hated poll tax by millions of overwhelmingly working-class people.
24 March 2020
Back in the mists of time, on 6 March, in the days before Coronavirus was dominating everything, local residents in Newham came together to organise opposition to the budget that had just been agreed by the Labour council
11 March 2020
Salford council has cut £211 million from spending since 2010, writes Nick Chaffey, Socialist Party national committee.
5 February 2020
Unite members working as council tax benefit managers for Newham's Labour council in east London have won a pay and grading claim after giving the employer notice of strike action to commence.
5 February 2020
Civil service workers at Ealing tax office took further strike action on 29-31 January against its closure and staff redundancies
3 February 2020
In an interview, London's Labour mayor shows he's a friend of the multinationals and not the working class
8 January 2020
Faced with increasing scrutiny worldwide, oil giant Shell has revealed it paid no UK corporation tax in 2018. This is despite Shell also earning nearly £557 million in pre-tax profits in the UK over that year, with global pre-tax profits being $35.6 billion.
4 September 2019
The last few years have seen swathes of closures of shops across the UK as whole chains have collapsed while others close considerable numbers of stores.
31 July 2019
Johnson is keen to present himself as a representative of ordinary people - but his policy announcements are anti-worker through and through
15 May 2019
The top 1,000 wealthiest individuals and families in Britain are sitting on a record £771.3 billion, up £47.8 billion in a year. This astonishing fact is in this year's Sunday Times Rich List.
2 May 2019
Following an article in the Guardian by Matthew Taylor titled 'Extinction Rebellion protesters to stand in European elections', Coventry Socialist Party member Dave Nellist responded with a letter to the Guardian
17 April 2019
During the campaign against the Poll Tax, we used to say that the tax was unfair because a lord in his manor was expected to pay the same as a dustman down the road.
3 April 2019
Scrap Universal Credit now: Merthyr has received a bad press as the "benefit capital of Britain". The Mirror newspaper pointed out the average male life expectancy on one of the estates is lower than Haiti's. But it's a friendly town.
20 March 2019
The chancellor's spring statement signaled a continued squeeze on low-income families.
13 March 2019
It's one world for us and another for the super-rich especially billionaire tax avoiders!
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