Margaret Thatcher’s Tory government had a deliberate policy of refusing to accept any responsibility for allowing contaminated blood to be given to haemophiliacs.
Around 150 people came to Marxism in Scotland, hosted by the Socialist Workers Party (SWP), in Glasgow last Saturday.
The pressure on racist, sexist US president Donald Trump was growing as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.
Civil service workers in the PCS union protested outside offices across the country on Tuesday—pay day—against poverty pay.
John, who died last week, was a founding member of the Socialist Society at Dundee University in the 1960s.
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Transport workers in the North West of England were set to stage a 24 hour coordinated strike on Wednesday of next week.
The minister for universities, Jo Johnson, is on the warpath for freedom of speech, he claims.
A horrifying attack on a Muslim woman in Leicester underlines the importance of taking on Islamophobia.
“It’s like cladding your home in solid petrol,” fire expert and surveyor Arnold Tarling told the BBC last week.
Was the Heaton-Harris affair just a storm in a teacup? Christopher Heaton-Harris is the pro-Leave Tory whip who wrote to university vice-chancellors asking for information about “professors involved in the teaching of European affairs, with particular reference to Brexit”.
Dave’s new song Question Time voices the harsh reality many face under a Tory government.
Lovers of toilet humour and references to the philosopher Hegel will adore Young Marx. Unfortunately for the rest of us, there is little that’s either edifying or funny about this odd choice of a maiden production for the new Bridge Theatre.
Tory health minister Philip Dunne waded in behind a dangerous plan to deal with the shortage of hospital beds on Monday.
At the start of this week 15 current ministers and over 20 more Tory MPs faced allegations of sexual misconduct.
The battle over fracking in Britain has shifted a gear. Third Energy is poised to frack at Ryedale, North Yorkshire.
“It has been a good week for billionaires,” wrote the editor-in-chief of MoneyWeek in the Financial Times on Saturday.
One hundred years ago Tory foreign secretary Arthur Balfour's declaration laid the basis for Palestinian oppression. Nick Clark looks at its legacy today
The annual United Families and Friends Campaign (UFFC) held its annual march in central London on Saturday.
People all over Catalonia are celebrating the long-awaited declaration of independence by the Catalan parliament.