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4 December 2019
In a second trial against David Duckenfield, after the first jury failed to reach a verdict, the former match commander stood accused of gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool fans in the Hillsborough football stadium disaster in 1989.
30 May 2018
Fiction: Black River: Aberfan, Hillsborough, Grenfell. Names synonymous with warnings ignored, corners cut and the disregard capitalism has for working class lives.
3 July 2017
More than 28 years after the Hillsborough disaster, charges are being brought against the policeman in charge and five others
19 April 2017
Once again, self-styled 'man of the people' Kelvin MacKenzie is making the news with more anti-working class smears against the people of Liverpool
14 December 2016
According to this year's 'veracity' survey from polling agency Ipsos Mori, faith in British politicians to tell the truth is lower than ever before.
28 September 2016
Socialist Liverpool FC supporters' group Spirit of Shankly recently unveiled its new banner. As well as combining Liverpool and Everton colours, the banner prominently features Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell. It also backs foodbanks and carries union endorsements.
21 September 2016
Reports from Socialist Students activities as schools and colleges go back.
11 May 2016
"It's time for a public inquiry into the policing of the miners' strike, not just Orgreave and the role of the police, but also the role of politicians." Surprisingly this comment is from Sir Peter Fahy, former chief constable of Greater Manchester Police.
29 April 2016
The recent verdict of the inquests into the Hillsborough football stadium disaster of 1989, which killed 96 people vindicates the 27-year campaign for the truth, which battled against establishment lies and slurs on the victims. Tony Mulhearn, who was an anti-cuts, socialist city councillor in Liverpool from 1984 to 1987, responds.
27 April 2016
The inquest into the 1989 Hillsborough disaster has found that police unlawfully killed 96 fans. This decision vindicates the families and supporters of victims who have campaigned for years against an establishment cover-up.
27 April 2016
Merseyside TUSC applauds the brilliant verdict that the Hillsborough victims were unlawfully killed as well as completely exonerating the fans from any responsibility for the catastrophe
17 February 2016
Liverpool Football Club has backed down over ticket price hikes after thousands of fans walked out during a match.
8 April 2015
The 26th anniversary of the Hillsborough stadium disaster in Sheffield, when 96 Liverpool football supporters were crushed to death, takes place on 15 April
31 July 2014
Following the admission earlier this year that the police Special Demonstration Squad spied on the family campaign of Stephen Lawrence, a new police report admits that police gathered intelligence on 18 more families who had justice campaigns
13 June 2014
Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has had to apologise for posing with a copy of the Sun newspaper
11 June 2014
Sun don't shine: The Sun newspaper continues to attract deserved opprobrium from those affected by the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster when 96 Liverpool FC fans died
23 April 2014
'A day of coming together in unity': The sun shone down on 15 April 1989. Little did Liverpool FC football fans heading for a cup semi-final know the sun would soon turn into the darkest night of their soul
9 April 2014
'Heartbreak, tributes, tears' was the headline in the Liverpool Echo as the next chapter in the Hillsborough tragedy unfolded, writes Tony Mulhearn.
27 February 2014
The concept expressed by right wingers Messrs Alan Johnson and Clarke of political independence for the police is breathtakingly naïve (Guardian Comment 14/2/14)
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