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by Steve Flynn Labour MP for Glasgow East Margaret Curran attended a Progress group fringe meeting at the last Labour Party conference and babbled about how the people in Scotland have had it "too cosy" and they need to "get real."
Monday, 03 June 2013 00:00

Remembering Haw's courageous protest

by Callum Smith Twelve years ago, on June 2 2001, Brian Haw began what was to be one of the most courageous and committed protests of modern times against Western foreign policy.
by Paul Doran The political turmoil in Hungary has of late taken on a farcical situation by the present government's rewriting of its history.
Monday, 03 June 2013 00:00

Tories can't claim BBC bias

by Keith Flett The fact that a joint operation by the Daily Telegraph and the BBC has caught out a right-wing Tory MP in a cash for questions sting suggests a delicious irony.
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Workers did Twenty20 in 1892

by Nick Matthews Keith Flett reminds us (M Star May 16) of the origins of first class one day cricket in England from the Gillette Cup 50 years ago.
by Ian Sinclair In his analysis of Russia's involvement in Syria (M Star May 29) Brendan O'Brien is rightly suspicious of US-British actions.
by Phil Brand I am left hoping that the challenge to the government over planned expansion to Lydd airport in Kent is successful.
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Communists' achievements are many

by Bryn Rowlands Here we go again, how many times have we been told that the Soviet Union was not socialist and that the communist leadership exploited the workers? (M Star, May 29)
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Troops are in Mali and Afganistan

by Paul Doran As much as I dislike having to correct a truth, especially from the pen of Phil Brand (M Star May 26), I would like to point out that much to our country's crying shame and against the vast wishes of the majority of its people Ireland now…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Hague's Syrian blood lust must be stopped

by Richard Maunders With brazen hypocrisy, Foreign Secretary William Hague and his French counterpart encouraged the EU arms embargo on Syria to be lifted.
by John Ellison Steven Johnston's letter (M Star May 29) about the Soviet Union muddles socialism, capitalism and history.
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Bright idea for King

by Keith Flett While there has been plenty of speculation recently about what discs governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King might choose to take to a desert island there has been little on his choice of luxury item.
Thursday, 30 May 2013 00:00

Sending arms to Syria is madness

multiple authors The idea that William Hague and his French counterpart want to send arms to the Syrian rebels is sheer madness.
Thursday, 30 May 2013 00:00

Where will under-25s live?

by Tim Mickleburgh Planning to cut housing benefit for those under 25 is a vicious measure, which leaves the obvious question - what are people of that age expected to do for accommodation?
Thursday, 30 May 2013 00:00

Zookeeper death was preventable

by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals We were saddened to hear of the passing of zookeeper Sarah McClay.
Thursday, 30 May 2013 00:00

Living the high-life

by Keith Flett Holidays: David Cameron can probably rest assured in Spain, knowing that Boris Johnson takes more holidays than he does. In any case Britain is the long-hours capital of Europe.
by Brendan O'Brien Ian Sinclair argues that Russia arming President Assad's army is causing prolonged bloodshed in Syria and makes a negotiated settlement unlikely (M Star May 16).
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 00:00

Will warmongering MPs ever face justice?

by Ray Davies I joined the protest in Cardiff against the indiscriminate use of unmanned drones and I could not help thinking of the savage murder of Drummer Lee Rigby.
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 00:00

Arming insurgents would be wrong

by Felicity Arbuthnot Recent seemingly authentic videos were posted on the internet featuring Syrian insurgents beheading someone and an apparent insurgent cutting out the heart of a man and taking a bite out of it.
by Paddy Kane What is the world coming to?
by Steven Johnston I read John Green's review of A Marxist History of the World: From Neanderthals to Neoliberals (M Star May 27) and it shows just how poor his understanding of socialism is.
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 00:00

That's why I read the Star

by Paul Simon As if I needed reminding, the differences in how the papers reported and contextualised the awful murder in Woolwich last week confirms why I am so pleased to be reading the Morning Star and not some highly-strung, hysterical liberal rubbish like the Guardian.
Tuesday, 28 May 2013 00:00

Look at CEO pay for a change

by Paul Raybould Government and public service offices waste thousands of pounds answering the annual barrage of questions from the Taxpayers' Alliance.
by Nick Matthews UKIP represents a class that saw the Conservatives as their party but fear it has been taken over by toffs.
by Maggie Chetty That was a good letter by Ann Lynch about the need for a balanced debate on independence (M Star May 21).
Tuesday, 28 May 2013 00:00

A wave of media Islamophobia

by Keith Flett EDL: Given the tidal wave of media Islamophobia since the murder in Woolwich, I trust some space will also be found to remind people of the criminal convictions of the leaders of the misnamed English Defence League.
by Patricia Sheerin I was shocked by the recent sickening attack involving a serving British soldier.
by Tom Morrison With ending the disability living allowance and introducing the universal credit later this year, the sick, disabled, and unemployed will experience the brunt of welfare reforms made by this government of big business, tax-dodgers and the super-rich.
Monday, 27 May 2013 00:00

Bring troops home to stop murders

by Phil Brand While the death of the young British soldier in Woolwich is horrific and deplorable, we need to ask why a British soldier was targeted and not an Irish or Swedish one.
Monday, 27 May 2013 00:00

Chetty right about Green Man letters

by Peter Frost As the writer who may have inadvertently started the flush of letters on the origins of the Green Man legend, can I say how much I agree with Maggie Chetty (M Star May 16).

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