Category Archives: Social Justice

Holyrood versus Whitehall on the Bedroom Tax

The Scottish and UK governments are on a collision course over the bedroom tax.

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Bedroom tax ‘iniquitous and inhumane’, say MSPs

The bedroom tax “is iniquitous and inhumane and may well breach tenants’ human rights”, according to a new report.

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SNP and Labour unite to seek bedroom tax repeal

Labour has agreed to work with the SNP to look at legal ways of removing the bedroom tax.

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Review: Human InSecurity: Fear, Deprivation and Abuse in India

Is Indian democracy broken? Carl Packman looks at a new book by Ram Mashru which examines how the Indian establishment is setting back democracy.

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Students will not be intimidated by the police

Yesterday’s demonstration was a clear statement that students will not be intimidated by the police, writes Tom Harris.

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What the UK can do about corruption in the global South

Western countries are effectively giving corrupt people and companies the tools to steal from their citizens.

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The worst countries to be a Christian

The persecution of Christians will be debated today in the House of Commons.

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EU austerity and dismantling of collective bargaining ‘unlawful’

The European Union’s austerity measures and the dismantling of collective bargaining in a number of countries is unlawful, according to a professor at the University of Bremen.

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Boris, the super rich and pay inequality

Boris is using this position as Mayor to help the elite reshape London – regrettable consequences.

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UK government threatening Northern Ireland on welfare, claims Sinn Fein

Sinn Fein has accused the UK government of threatening Northern Ireland for its reluctance to implement its welfare reforms.

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