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Our 10 most popular posts from 2011

Here, in reverse date order, are our best-read posts of 2011. Yes, it's going to be a tough one – but we warmly wish all our readers and supporters a very happy new year. See you in 2012.

Fighting inequality: our patriotic duty

Britain's wealth divide highlights the meaningless of government claims that ‘we're all in this together’.

How to respond when your MP says “I am deeply committed to the NHS”

Richard Blogger rebuts the claims of pro-NHS bill MPs.

Exclusive: More than 2,000 charities and community groups face cuts

Exclusive False Economy research reveals how cuts are choking the Big Society one year on from its launch.

This is not a pension reform – it is simply a pay cut

Nigel Stanley demolishes the myths used to justify cuts to public sector pensions.

Far from cutting debt, Osborne’s plans will make it soar

Osborne plans to drive down public debt by increasing the household debt that fuelled the crisis in the first place.

Exclusive: 50,000 NHS job losses uncovered by False Economy

We can reveal that more than 50,000 NHS staff posts are set for the axe, destroying government claims that the NHS is in safe hands.

Osborne crowned king of the tax dodgers

We awarded George Osborne a giant jammy dodger after he was named top tax shirker in our online poll.

“Too precious to destroy” – Philip Pullman stands up for public libraries

More than 300 people attended a packed meeting to defend Oxford's libraries, where Philip Pullman gave this inspiring speech

No money left? UK corporations are sitting on a £600bn surplus

The Government claims “there is no money left” when making the case for immediate and deep spending cuts. Not true.

Library closures: the full, infuriating picture

If this map of cuts and proposed cuts to libraries doesn't make you angry, nothing will.


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