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New Google scandal—Tax scam bosses’ bonanza

There’s no austerity for them. Just days after Google did a sweetheart tax deal with the Tories, the firm has handed vastly more money to its top bosses.

We can turn the tide on the scapegoating of migrants

Much of the media eagerly publicised the news that professor Angus Dalgleish was due to make a speech attacking migrants.

Solidarity pours in for Birmingham teachers striking to defend victimised union rep

NUT, Birmingham, ATL, NASUWT

Teachers at Birmingham’s Small Heath School began a three-day strike today, Tuesday, in an increasingly bitter dispute with school bosses.

Striking PIA airline workers defy guns and killings in Pakistan

Two workers, ground engineer Saleem Akbar and senior manager Inayet Raza Rizvi, were killed as the military opened fire at thousands of people marching towards Karachi’s airport terminal on Tuesday.

The best way to defend union rights is to strike like Lambeth library workers

The TUC’s week of action against the Trade Union Bill began on Monday with plans for workers to hold workplace meetings and protests against the new anti-union laws.

Biggest general strike in years defies Syriza's pension cuts in Greece

The huge general strike rally in Athens today, Thursday, was probably the biggest since 2011 and the summer of mass occupations of public squares.


Russia's proxy war twists the knife in Syria

At a meeting in Manchester last week I heard a Syrian refugee describe his plight and that of his family. It was heartbreaking. Essentially the same story could be told of millions, and their number increases daily.

Tories' legal aid climbdown is victory for campaigning lawyers

Last Thursday saw a tremendous victory for legal aid. After three years of campaigning Michael Gove announced a U-turn on the government’s plans for a two-tier duty contracts system.

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