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  • Labour’s eyes on the future

    JOHN McDONNELL’S pledge to stand by workers “in Parliament and on the picket line” is demonstrated by the vote Labour is forcing on public-sector pay on Wednesday.

    The party is forcing the Conservatives onto weak ground and sending a clear message to nurses, civil...

    Monday 11th Sep 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • May hopes to cheat people

    THERESA MAY’S plan to engineer an absolute Tory majority on key parliamentary committees amounts to a shameless attempt to subvert the general election verdict.

    May complains about being viewed as “robotic,” suggesting that she was “frustrated” during the...

    Saturday 9th Sep 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Halting the Brexit Bill is no victory

    LABOUR’S decision to oppose the government’s European Union (Withdrawal) Bill encourages Tory claims that the opposition has reneged on Jeremy Corbyn’s insistence that the EU referendum must be honoured.

    Whatever amendments Labour proposes, the Bill’s bottom...

    Friday 8th Sep 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • The exodus of NHS nurses

    THE “Scrap the Cap” day of action on nurses’ pay should focus minds as we enter the conference season — and Jeremy Corbyn was right to make raising pay the key theme of the first Prime Minister’s Questions since Parliament’s summer break.

    The pay cap...

    Thursday 7th Sep 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Don’t be fooled by the right’s faux concern for Venezuela

    PARLIAMENT played host to a particularly sordid spectacle yesterday, with a mob of MPs who have previously shown zero interest in Venezuela showing up to spout off regarding developments about which they are impressively ill-informed.

    Both the Tories and the Labour right see...

    Wednesday 6th Sep 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • The McStrike makes history

    McDONALD’S workers who were on strike yesterday deserve wholehearted support and solidarity from the entire labour movement. The issues raised — predominantly low pay and casual employment — are key for all of organised labour.

    For several years, through the Fast Food...

    Tuesday 5th Sep 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Nuclear weapons: Where are the voices of sanity?

    North Korea’s sixth nuclear test occurred within hours of the end of 10 days of US-South Korean military exercises only 30 miles from the North-south border.

    Those manoeuvres with 17,500 Us troops together with contingents from Britain, Australia, Colombia and elsewhere went...

    Monday 4th Sep 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • A landmark for education

    The creation of the National education Union which took place yesterday is undoubtedly a significant event for the trade union movement.

    The coming together of ATL and NUT to form a union half a million strong, which will be the fourth-biggest affiliate to the TUC, will certainly...

    Saturday 2nd Sep 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Class hatred & the Tories

    DISGUSTING chatter about gassing “chavs,” conducting medical experiments on them instead of animals, shooting “peasants” and sterilising the poor have, since exposed by Guido Fawkes’s right-wing blog, shone a light on the class hatred that motivates some...

    Friday 1st Sep 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Climate change can no longer be ignored

    THE beleaguered people of Houston are struggling to survive one of the worst natural disasters in the city’s history. Fifteen trillion gallons of rainfall have fallen on some of its districts so far — more than twice as much as devastated New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina struck...

    Thursday 31st Aug 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial