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Zero hour contracts need to be addressed in the new Care Act

Hundreds of thousands of workers across the British economy are being offered absolutely no protection, and no guaranteed hours, but concern is absent in the new Care Act

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The Left must confront its unintentional anti-Semitism

While the aims of many pro-Palestinian campaigners are admirable, the left must look at the wider context of Israel and Palestine today

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Why we need to think again about suicide since Robin Williams’ death

Taking your own life is not easy. I know I’ve tried, and obviously failed. When you commit suicide you haven’t lost a battle with depression or illness or whatever it maybe. No, you have won – you have taken the final step away from an insoluble problem.

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With the threat of IS are we Chamberlain or Churchill?

Islamic State are clearly a threat to the West, argues Edisa Korugic and Robbie Travers, but the question is what do we do about it?

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Tar sands provide an opportunity to show the EU as a force for good

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The European Commission must ban the sale of tar sands crude oil in the EU.

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Who were the most successful British political party leaders since 1900?

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David Cameron is the surprising top Tory performer, ahead even of Margaret Thatcher.

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Vote UKIP, get [insert party name]

Godfrey Bloom1j

There is a 1 in 3 chance that someone elected as a UKIP MEP will no longer be a party member by the time of the next election.

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Opinion: In defence of the #NoMakeUpSelfie

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Patrick English argues that criticisms of the #NoMakeUpSelfie campaign are misplaced and we should support a movement which is doing so much good.

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Tackling the productivity orthodoxy to boost pay

Millions of working people find themselves working harder for less. We need to rebalance our economy.

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Should human rights outweigh religious rights?

We were invited to argue the case for the proposition on The Big Questions last Sunday.

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