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6 December 2017
The Royal Bank of Scotland wants to cut 259 branches and 1,000 jobs - while the Tories plan to sell it at a £26 billion loss
29 November 2017
For workers, young people, the disabled and the unemployed, the lost decade since 2007 has been the equivalent of a Mark II Great Depression
11 October 2017
A standing ovation greeted Jeremy Corbin's pledges on housing at Labour's conference: to stop 'social cleansing' regeneration schemes and give residents a vote on regeneration proposals; to build more council homes and to control rents.
11 October 2017
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us including Lords' expenses and young workers' debt.
20 September 2017
Still recovering from the last crisis? Hold on to your wallet, Britain's bankers are storing up another one - £200 billion of consumer debt
9 August 2017
Is capitalism reproducing the same conditions that led to the 2007-08 financial crash? In two introductory articles, Ross Saunders looks at the rickety global financial order and Ian Groeber points to the recent Italian bank bailouts to show how the working class continues to pick up the tab for the capitalists' failures.
26 July 2017
Stand firm for an internationalist, workers' Brexit: Just six weeks ago Jeremy Corbyn's leadership, and radical election manifesto, led to a historic surge in the Labour vote
28 June 2017
After an investigation of six years, and over nine years following the events concerned, the Serious Fraud Office has finally decided to bring charges against Barclays bankers
14 June 2017
Tories out! Corbyn in! Take the wealth off the 1%!: While working class people across Britain go hungry, directors of massive corporations continue to rake in obscene bonuses, writes Geraint Thomas, Nottingham Socialist party.
22 May 2017
Peter Taaffe reviews Melvyn King's book: The End of Alchemy: money, banking and the future of the global economy
3 May 2017
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell is promising to reverse cuts to corporation tax and capital gains tax
12 April 2017
Old political elite discredited: In the forthcoming French presidential election Jean-Luc Mélenchon is closing the gap on the three frontrunners.
5 April 2017
Talk of Britain 'going to war' with Spain, EU politicians telling each other not to 'lose their cool' - can all seem surreal. The chaos shows that there is no cohesive approach to Brexit within the British or European ruling classes
5 April 2017
Finding out one has cancer is worrying enough. Treatment is often an ordeal. Facing financial hardship and insecurity as a result adds enormously to the anxiety many experience.
5 April 2017
A raft of callous Tory measures starting on 6 April will push another 200,000 kids below the breadline, according to the Child Poverty Action Group.
29 March 2017
Between them, HSBC, Barclays, RBS, Lloyds, and Standard Chartered reported profits of £9 billion in tax havens - a massive 67% of their total.
1 February 2017
Nationalise the banks and top corporations: Over half of Britain's richest firms could immediately wipe out the deficit in their pension schemes if they were willing to prioritise former workers over investors.
4 January 2017
Chief executives' pay in Britain's top 250 companies increased by an average of 82% between 2003 and 2014. We need to kick out the fat cats who are creaming money off the backs of workers.
7 December 2016
Hundreds of thousands of people are surviving and feeding themselves by using foodbanks in Britain today
16 November 2016
One third of 'high net worth individuals' are under investigation by HM Revenue and Customs, says the National Audit Office.
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