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How this year's silly season turned nasty

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Theresa May Can Be Defeated and Jeremy Corbyn be the Next PM

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Ecuador Shows the Left Can Win & Transform Countries for the Better

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A historic decision was made by the Royal College of Nursing

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Where is the Government’s 2016 drugs strategy?

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Trump shoots, liberals applaud

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Jeremy Corbyn is wrong about Syria

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Waterford bus workers march in search of their missing TD

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We must end wage slavery

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Remarks on the death of Martin McGuiness

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Khan favourite in Manchester Gorton, as Labour Party HQ panics about Yasmine Dar

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One Million Brazilians Rise UP Against Attacks on Workers Rights And Pensions

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Labour decides longlist for Manchester Gorton

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Sir Richard Leese announces Rusholme by-election

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Manchester Councillor Kev Peel attacks Sam Wheeler on Twitter

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Afzal Khan generates more momentum in Gorton with ASLEF endorsement

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Afzal Khan sends leaflets to union members

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Amina Lone says on Twitter that Corbyn is a “busted flush”

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Where do we stand in Gorton?

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Gorton: A view from the inside

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Why I’m right for Manchester Gorton

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Julie Reid accused of plagiarising Sam Wheeler’s Facebook statement

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From Gorton for Gorton

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Sam Wheeler confirms he is standing in Gorton, as he secures BFAWU support

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The consequences of hard brexit will stare the country in the face

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This budget will further hit women's living standards

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Things get vicious in Gorton as smear campaign against Sam Wheeler appears

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The Government’s Public Sector Pay Cap is Making Millions Poorer

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Why I want your support in Manchester Gorton

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Sam Wheeler gets Unite nomination for Manchester Gorton

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This Complacent Tory Budget Lacks a Vision for a Better Future

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CWU & GMB endorse Khan in boost to his campaign

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My budget speech

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The Prime Minister is being selective with the truth

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New candidates declare for Gorton & seek Unite nomination

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Many have been disgusted by the impact of Trump on women

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Who is going to be the Labour Candidate in Gorton?

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I will be standing to be Labour’s candidate in Gorton

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4 Lessons from Ian Warren's YouGov Poll of Labour Members

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Councillor Kevin Peel suspended from Manchester Labour Group for insulting Salford Council

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I'm running for my home seat

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Introducing Brexit Check

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Manchester exec member confirms resignation

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Better off with Labour McDonnell’s Alternative to the Tory Budget

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Rumors that Manchester Council Executive Member Kate Chappell to resign & trigger by-election

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Why I'm running in Manchester Gorton

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Manchester Gorton Labour selection: runners and riders

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Battle for Gorton intensifies, as some push for female candidate

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Invest in Equality - End the Tory Austerity Assault

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Manchester Gorton selection explodes

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Open Letter - Labour Members March for #OurNHS

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Politics Live Blog

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Tributes to Gerald Kaufman

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The Tories are getting away with murder

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#NHSNotNuclear: It's time to scrap the Government's nuclear follies and put our NHS first

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Stoke and Copeland Live Blog

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Senior Labour sources think it’s likely they will hold Stoke but lose Copeland

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Northern Powerhouse needs to invest in education & skills

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The person who elected a Mayor and a Labour Leader

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Trump's appointee to review intelligence agencies makes money from the federal government supporting national security

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The comparison between the last few months & Watergate is staggering

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In Support of Ecuador's Referendum on Tax Havens

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Councillor Jo Platt the frontrunner for Leigh Parliamentary Selection

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What would America look like under Mike Pence?

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More must be done when the President's Twitter account is just white men

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Rivals think there could be a by-election in Manchester Gorton

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5 ways Trump’s “Muslim ban” is breeding extremism, not defeating it

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The economy is on brink of crisis

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The inadequate housing system for refugees is a disgrace

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10 Muslim countries that were ready for a female President, way before the USA

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Why I'm voting for article 50

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2017 must be the year of action on Modern Slavery

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Ecuador’s referendum on tax havens should inspire others

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The worrying truth behind the tube strikes that should concern every Londoner

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GMB Slams ASOS Sweetheart Deal

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Our schools are in the middle of a perfect storm

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Why does Boris Johnson give a parliamentary pass to a Murdoch lobbyist?

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Theresa May is pandering to the loony right

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Come clean on what Brexit plan means for jobs and wages

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Trump is just lying about the opinion polls

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Why Crooked Media is a deeply welcome development

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Sandhill Ward wasn’t Jeremy Corbyn’s fault

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Why shouting at Sean Spicer doesn't work

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Privatisation fails our most valued national institution: the NHS

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Free Movement of Labour - a View from the North

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My speech in Peterborough

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2017 threatens to be every bit as interesting as 2016

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Bernie Sanders on Wealth

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Our Railways Should be Returned to the People

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WriteYou's Elimination of Violence Against Women Feature

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Top Five: Reforms to Narrow Gender Inequality

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We must do more to prevent violence against women in the first place

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More support is needed to help male domestic violence victims

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Violence against women harms their children too

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Reasons to be Cheerful?

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Why don’t more domestic violence victims speak out?

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Journalists exposing violence against women are making a huge difference

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Snatched Childhood: End Female Genital Mutilation

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Chinese Investment in London

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The Autumn Statement: A Macro Perspective

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Families living with a cancer diagnosis still feeling the pressure

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How Africa’s farmers can meet demand for traceable products

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Homelessness: Closer to home than you think

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The forgotten November election in DR Congo

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Chernobyl’s Legacy

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Charities: Public Benefit or Public Enemy?

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Are you fit to be behind the wheel?

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Is there actually a difference between real news and fake news?

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Small businesses are engines of social justice and employment

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Why you shouldn’t fall out with your doctor for refusing to prescribe antibiotics

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Young people need more support in escaping the poverty trap

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Charity trustees, please step into the limelight!

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The power of the voluntary sector

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Trump's victory is not entirely surprising

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Investigatory Powers Bill may not survive

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Has the world had enough of experts?

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Brexit as catalyst for change for good

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Child poverty will only get worse

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Top Five: Best Things About Being a Backbencher

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Prevention can play a key part in addressing society’s problem with youth homelessness

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We have no choice but to adjust to the shocks in the world

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The Golden Age of Unelectability

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The Rise and Rise of the Trump Brand: How Donald clinched the White House

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Trump will hurt fight against climate change

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Why is Loss and Damage Critical at COP22?

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Trump and Clinton are unemployable in the real world

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We need to address the housing issues of nursery staff

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Is it time to end our special relationship?

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Let Trump get on with the job

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We must keep fighting for a more open world

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Should Trump’s election be seen as a ‘Black Swan‘ event?

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When influencers don’t influence

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Allow councils to borrow to build new homes

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Lifestyle Index: Brexit

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Trump's victory could be beneficial for the UK property market

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Trump and Corbyn are two sides of the same coin

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Remove the hurdle of Article 50 legal challenge and get on with Brexit for the good of the economy

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Hillary Clinton is the most qualified candidate to run for the presidency

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We need to adapt our welfare state while protecting pensioners

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Remembering Orgreave

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Being angry about modern slavery is not enough

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WriteYou's Syria Feature

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Four Immediate Priorities in Syria

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Refugee settlements must be sensitive to gender

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We can no longer ignore the deaths of aid workers

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Insulin for Syrians

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Why don’t people give to Syria?

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Brexit is a con

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Donald Trumped: Why pull the plug?

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GM Crops: Making a bad situation worse (Part 2)

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The Blame Game

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It’s time to democratise our energy sector

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Vocational education is just as important as academic

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The Tories have launched a war on the poor

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Does Brexit give the UK a chance to fix our food industry?

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Everyone deserves a decent home

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Air Pollution Verdict: EU laws are vital

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Labour’s Alternative Can Advance Equality for Women

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ASOS need to treat their workers with respect

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What is decent work?

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Who’s Knocking on Your Door?

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The Death of Joe Camel: Denormalising tobacco tactics

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The BBC’s role in broadening our horizons

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Turkey, Iraq and the possibility of “regional war”

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Does God do Donald Trump?

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All eyes on Glasgow

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Exploring practical solutions post-Brexit

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Top Five: Sporting Heroes

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Scotland’s Future: All things must be called into question

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Salmond vs Miralles: Was Holyrood worth £414m?

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Winning With Jeremy: Labour’s alternative to Tory austerity

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Mayor must refuse to sign the Garden Bridge maintenance guarantee

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Brexit made easy

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R U Voting, USA?

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Britain should learn from New Zealand

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A Stitch in Time Saves Nine: Stemming the looked-after children epidemic

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The legal profession needs more diversity

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Hurricane Matthew in Haiti: We must leave no one behind

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Why the Government must change its mind and Save Our Early Years

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Medical cannabis is a scam and a non-starter – You cannot vote for a medicine

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Don't play politics with our children's future

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The wrong path of President Erdogan

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Top Five: Most Impressive Overseas Politicians

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A response to Amber Rudd's speech

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Ken Clarke and what could have been

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WriteYou's Conservative Conference Special

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Setting the Course For Brexit

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Consumer choice should drive our housing market

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Defeating Modern Slavery

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It's time we stand up for farmed animals

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There is no safe place in Syria

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Where Next For Labour? Downing Street

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Tory cuts to NHS put health visitors under threat

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Together for real change

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The UK needs a strong opposition

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Labour is strongest when united

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NHS looks to Labour to save it

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Why I'm joining the Lords

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A Critique of Churchill

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What's next for Labour?

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The Labour Party is alive and kicking

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Lord Kinnock's Top Five: Political Enemies

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WriteYou's Labour Conference Special

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Corbyn must change or Labour is doomed

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Now let's win the arguments

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Jeremy Corbyn and the Politics of Age

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Housing Crisis: We need the parties to embrace Living Rents

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A Way Forward for Labour: A Grass Roots Perspective

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Housing associations can help those failed by the market

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Dark Secrets of the World Anti-Doping Agency

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A Broken Military Covenant

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We need penal reform before it's too late

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Executive bonus payments need to be reined in

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Disability Inequality: The Elephant in the Room

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Zero-hour Contracts: Time to fight back

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No to the Coup in Brazil!

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Lib Dems are needed more than ever

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Why Lib Dems are fighting against grammar school expansion

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Verdict on Tim Farron, Year One

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We need another referendum on the Brexit deal

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Only the Lib Dems can save our NHS

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Influence Without Power

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The Death of Liberal Democracy?

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Eric Avebury, Turkey and the long road to reconciliation

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My First Twelve Months in the Job

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Ten internal challenges for critics of Corbyn

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Britain needs an industrial strategy

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Stop Your Silly Class War

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Listening and Acting

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Remainers still have a vital role to play

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Did Keith Vaz have a conflict of interest?

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Grammar schools are not the answer

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It's Good to Talk: Doing referendums differently after the EU vote

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More Peer Support Workers are Needed within the Mental Health System

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5 reasons why the burkini ban is nonsense

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The Corb Delusion

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WriteYou's Labour Leadership Special

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Why I'm Backing Jeremy for Labour

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Corbyn-sceptics are fighting for Labour principles

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Labour is unelectable under Jeremy Corbyn

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Reports of sexual offences in schools – the issue behind the headlines

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Jeremy Corbyn’s New Politics and Economics Can Win for Labour

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Go Vegan, Save Water

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Pooches in the workplace can stop the economy going to the dogs

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Why the Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse is so important

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We Need More Mental Health Support For Our Veterans

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Culling Badgers Is Not The Answer

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The Hizmet Movement: ‘Terrorist’ or Terrorised?

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Stop the sell off of our railway

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HS2: Is it too big to fail?

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Britain’s economy needs a radical transformation – Jeremy Corbyn is the man to deliver this

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Support vulnerable women to prevent future riots

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Some ominous signs post Brexit

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The Bank of England was too hasty with the gloom

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Theresa May Must Intervene To Tackle Crony Capitalism and Stop Companies House Records from Getting the Axe

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How did Labour get out of kilter?

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Why Owen Jones is wrong about Jeremy Corbyn

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After High Court rules for Jeremy Corbyn, I call on former Shadow Cabinet Ministers to call off their boycott

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My speech at Jeremy Corbyn's rally

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Why Britain has an opportunity to lead on marine energy

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This is an unmissable opportunity for the Green Party, and for our country

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Stop Playing Fast And Loose on Trident

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Trident a colossal, dangerous waste of money

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North Middlesex A & E under threat of closure

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We cannot afford to let mental health get drowned out by Brexit

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Reinstating the ‘National’ in the NHS

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We must end violence against women

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Is there a future for the Probation Service?

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Eagle turns to ‘Prince of Darkness’ to boost leadership hopes

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Emergency in Brazil: Democracy and Social Progress Under Threat

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Files deleted by Labour MP in attempted ‘sabotage’

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Letter to members about Jeremy Corbyn

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May grabs initiative with early website launch

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Lest we forget: social democracy was born out of the horrors of the Somme

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We need to talk about Cameron

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Jeremy for Labour leader and a progressive democratic Brexit

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"Self-obsessed MPs" are engaging in "outright treachery"

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In defence of (some) pollsters

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The future of our jobs and prosperity for young people is now at risk

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The country is now crying out for strong leadership

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This is our last chance to take back control

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Quitting the EU will be a shock for the housing market

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36 hours to save workers rights

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Wetherspoon's founder on the EU: "We've got to get out of this place"

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6 Claims the Leave Campaign Has Made in the EU Referendum

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The Commonwealth is not waiting with open arms for Brexit Britain

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In solidarity with peace-loving whites

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The EU is yesterday’s game. The UK’s future is global

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Brexit would cause ‘turmoil’ and ‘radically change’ relations with Ireland

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Holidays for good

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Pubs are being closed on the basis of a lie

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This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to take back control of our future

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Change only comes when we fight for it rather than flee from it

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It is time to have the self-confidence to break free

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For Whom does the Bell toll in the EU

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On the left and still thinking about voting to leave? It’s time to get real

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Wales is a nation on the move

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Influence? What influence?

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The EU isn’t perfect, but we’re better off in than out

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Why I called on the government to take action on diabetes

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I loved her dearly, but that didn’t make her right

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Those with real confidence in the UK should be backing us to lead rather than leave

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A remain vote is by far the better choice for anyone who cares about the future of our NHS

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The shock of Britain leaving may be exactly what is needed to rescue them and us

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It is vital that we get out and inspire people to vote on June 23rd

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It looks like young voters are going to swing it

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Tories, thank you for all of this. Scotland will be eternally grateful

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Why I am voting to remain

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Why the EU is good for small and medium enterprises

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Why the UK Needs and Economic Fairness Bill

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