1983: the biggest myth in Labour Party history September 2015

Labour's 1983 election campaign has long been used to say it is impossible for a leader like Jeremy Corbyn to win any election from the left. Alex Nunns digs out the truth

The myths of the Greek crisis July 2015

The people of Greece aren’t to blame for the country’s debts. Tom Walker looks at some of the myths of the crisis

Mythbuster: Health warning March 2015

By repackaging privatisation as ‘reform’, the government has tried to sell voters the idea of dismantling the health service. Jacky Davis exposes the main marketing myths behind the NHS giveaway

The myth of the 1970s October 2014

In the 1970s, they say, the dead lay unburied, greedy unions held the country to ransom and a divided country was impossible to govern, John Medhurst asks: was it really so bad?

Mythbuster: Israel’s attack on Gaza July 2014

Tom Walker takes apart the excuses Israel is using to justify its massacre

The myth of the economic recovery January 2014

Hugo Radice and John Weeks examine George Osborne’s claims of an austerity-driven return to growth

Back to class: free schools and academies mythbuster October 2013

Red Pepper looks at the myths surrounding academies and free schools

Mythbuster: Home truths about housing April 2013

Red Pepper’s guide to the reality behind the housing crisis

Mythbuster: Immigration – the real story December 2012

Isabelle Koksal counters the right wing myths with some facts and figures

Mythbuster: Tall tales about welfare reform August 2012

Ben Baumberg, Kate Bell and Declan Gaffney tackle some of the most common welfare myths

Mythbuster: The truth about the unions November 2011

As the Tories and their pals in the press ratchet up the anti-strike rhetoric, Red Pepper knocks down some of the myths they throw at the unions

Pensions: what private finance doesn’t want you to know June 2011

Richard Minns and Sarah Sexton take on the lies about retirement provision

Higher education: the lie-busting low-down February 2011

Cristina Delgado Garcia and Luke Yates explain why university cuts aren’t fair or needed

There is an alternative – unlock the surplus December 2010

UK companies are sitting on £600 billion, writes Duncan Weldon

Countering the cuts myths August 2010

The government and the press say we are in the grip of a debt crisis caused by the 'bloated' public sector. Here, Red Pepper debunks the myths used to push cuts to jobs and public services

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