Wondering who benefited from the war in Afghanistan? They’ll be meeting in London next month.

Support us and go ad-free As the Taliban take over Kabul’s presidential palace, you’d be forgiven for wondering who it is that two decades of war and foreign occupation has benefited. In 2001, the US, UK, and their allies invaded Afghanistan. The invasion certainly hasn’t benefited the people of Afghanistan; since 2001, an estimated 47,245 …
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Work from home? They’ll cut your pay!

Support us and go ad-free Businesses are still trying to find ways to make workers pay. Curtis Daly calls for a new way of working. Video transcript Working from home? Maybe you’re getting paid too much. I think we’ll cut it.  Seems fair?  Well, Whitehall officials have had ‘high level talks’ discussing scrapping a wage …
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Two in five disadvantaged pupils think they’ll get unfair grades, poll suggests

Support us and go ad-free Nearly two in five disadvantaged students aren’t confident they’ll receive fair grades that reflect their ability under the teacher assessment system this summer, a report suggests. Concern A survey by the Social Mobility Foundation (SMF) charity suggests 52% of high-achieving poorer pupils don’t feel they’ll be able to successfully appeal …
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The witch hunt has come for Ken Loach. They’ll have to come through us first.

First, the media and political opportunists tried to convince us life-long anti-racist Jeremy Corbyn was Hitler-in-waiting. Now, life-long anti-racist Ken Loach is being attacked by the same witch hunt. But after several years of the fraudulent weaponisation of antisemitism to achieve political objectives, the left is done. You come for one of us, you come …
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Government website crashes as people try and find out which tier of coronavirus restrictions they’ll face

Almost all parts of England will face tough coronavirus curbs with a ban on households mixing indoors and restrictions on hospitality after December 2. Only the Isle of Wight, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly have been placed in the lowest Tier 1 set of restrictions, with people in all other parts of England set …
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