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  • Crucial support centres to close


    by Felicity Collier

    TWO community centres that give vital support to disabled people are to close under proposals from Southwark Council in London.

    Campaigners gathered outside a Southwark Council meeting last night protesting against the closures of the Riverside day...

    Thursday 23rd Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Activists occupy library to protest against refuge cuts


    by Felicity Collier

    CAMPAIGNERS in Bristol are occupying a disused library to protest against the housing crisis and cuts to public services.

    Cheltenham Road Library, which was closed down three weeks ago, has been occupied by Bristol Sisters Uncut since Tuesday.

    ...

    Thursday 23rd Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Indie site takes on hypocritical rag


    by Felicity Collier

    AN INDEPENDENT news website facing legal action by the Daily Mail said yesterday that it has raised £10,000 for its defence through crowdfunding.

    Byline Media received a letter from Mail editor Paul Dacre earlier this month threatening to sue...

    Wednesday 22nd Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Threat to low-paid as inflation rises


    by Felicity Collier

    BRITAIN faces “sleepwalking into a living-standards crisis” with inflation at its highest since 2013, the TUC warned yesterday.

    Fuel and food prices have pushed inflation higher than expected, according to data from the Office for...

    Wednesday 22nd Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Wearside’s only domestic abuse charity in trouble


    by Felicity Collier

    A VITAL charity that helps victims of domestic violence in the north-east of England could be left without funds within a matter of months, its director told the Star yesterday.

    Wearside Women in Need (WWIN) is the only provider of...

    Wednesday 22nd Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • White working class label ‘unhelpful’ in tackling poverty


    by Felicity Collier

    THE label “white working class” is divisive and unhelpful in tackling poverty, according to a report published yesterday by the Runnymede Trust and the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (Class).

    The Class think tank and race-equality...

    Tuesday 21st Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Watson told to keep his nose out of Unite leadership race


    by Lamiat Sabin and Felicity Collier

    SHADOW chancellor John McDonnell warned Labour deputy leader Tom Watson yesterday against meddling in the Unite leadership race after the latter claimed there was a “hard left” plot to seize control of Labour.

    Mr Watson...

    Tuesday 21st Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Norfolk pays price for dumping kids’ sensitive case files


    by Felicity Collier

    NORFOLK County Council has been fined £60,000 after sensitive files relating to seven children were found in a cabinet bought from a second-hand shop, it was revealed yesterday.

    The council kicked the cabinet out after an office move.

    ...

    Tuesday 21st Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Notes on the Margins


    FELICITY COLLIER takes a look at radical publications outside the mainstream

    Tuesday 21st Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Arts

  • Women have been right at the heart of every mass movement


    The activist, author and intersectional feminist Angela Davis led an inspirational discussion at the Southbank Centre recently. FELICITY COLLIER was there

    Tuesday 21st Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Features


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