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  • Market quacks eye our NHS

    BRISTOL clinical commissioning group’s (CCG’s) decision to let tax-dodging privateers feast on local NHS contracts is disgusting, yet exactly the thing likely to result from placing our health service at the mercy of the market.

    That our taxes, used to pay for the NHS and...

    Saturday 23rd Apr 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Mandate to campaign for Remain

    THE STUC was mandated by delegates yesterday to campaign for a Remain position in the upcoming European Union referendum after a fiery debate at conference.
    Usdaw delegate Jean Hession warned that “many jobs and hard-won rights” were at risk from an EU exit, adding that the...

    Thursday 21st Apr 2016

    posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain

  • An ‘economic Nato’ exposed

    Gordon Parsons reviews TTIP: The Truth About the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, by Ferdi De Ville and Gabriel Siles-Brugge (Polity, £12.99)

    Monday 18th Apr 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Arts

  • RMT takes down EU in six points

    RAIL union RMT steamed into the EU referendum campaign yesterday, urging members to break with Brussels to “end attacks on workers’ rights.”

    The union set out six key reasons why it is advising members to support an exit left from the EU in the referendum on June 23....

    Friday 8th Apr 2016

    posted by Luke James in Britain

  • Staying in EU ‘will destroy NHS,’ warns Lord Owen

    FORMER Labour health minister Lord David Owen warned yesterday that the NHS would become “completely unrecognisable” if Britain voted to remain in the European Union.

    Speaking at the launch of Vote Leave’s Save Our NHS campaign in London, the Social Democratic Party...

    Thursday 7th Apr 2016

    posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain

  • NUT Conference: Teachers won’t take a side on EU referendum debate

    THE National Union of Teachers will remain neutral in the referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU after a heated debate on the final day of its conference yesterday.

    Delegates discussed a motion arguing that privatisation and austerity is “hardwired” into the EU...

    Wednesday 30th Mar 2016

    posted by Luke James in Britain

  • Ireland’s top union leader attacks TTIP and austerity at Marx Oration

    SOCIALISTS assembled in Highgate Cemetery at the weekend to mark the 133th anniversary of Karl Marx’s death with the customary oration.

    This year’s guest speaker was Irish Congress of Trade Unions president Brian Campfield.

    He used the occasion to attack austerity...

    Monday 21st Mar 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Let’s fight on our terms not EU’s

    Enrico Tortolano argues that Britain’s EU referendum on June 23 is not a choice between two bad options but rather a fundamental choice about the kind of society we want to live in

    Friday 18th Mar 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • MEP warns TTIP deal will ‘spell disaster for farmers’

    by Our Foreign Desk

    THE Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership being negotiated in secret by the EU and US could spell disaster for European agriculture, an Irish MEP said yesterday.

    Sinn Fein’s Matt Carthy warned Irish farmers to be “extremely...

    Thursday 17th Mar 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • A ‘Brexit’ would put workers in danger

    Employment rights are on the line in the EU referendum – so we can’t let businesses dominate the discussion, writes FRANCES O’GRADY

    Wednesday 9th Mar 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Features