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On Monday Labour, the Scottish National Party, Liberal Democrats and Plaid Cymru and the Independent Group—ridiculously dubbed the “rebel alliance”—refused to back an election.
'Tories Out' and 'Boris Johnson dead in a ditch' were the most popular chants along with 'We want independence now'.
With the Tories reeling, it's time for workers' struggle
Hundreds of people trapped at Britain’s border have faced increasing harassment by French authorities. Now—with the collusion of Tory Priti Patel—they’ve been attacked by police
Striking bromley library workers received a very warm welcome from delegates to the TUC union federation’s conference in Brighton last Sunday.
NEU union members at Roe Green Strathcona School in Brent, west London, struck on Monday. The action follows a walkout in June against a plan to close the school.
Stand Up to LGBTQ+ Hate Crime—an alliance of LGBTQ+, anti-Islamophobia and anti-racism campaign groups—was set to hold its second action against hate crime on Friday this week.
Royal Mail postal workers across Britain staged a mass show of force on Tuesday as they gear up for what their union leader called “the most important dispute in the recent history of industry in this country”.
Around 125,000 UCU union members in universities across Britain are balloting for strikes over pay, pensions and conditions.
Boris Johnson slithered from the House of Commons early on Tuesday morning in the weakest position any prime minister has faced for decades.
Scottish health workers on all-out strike have appealed for solidarity after talks collapsed last week
Low paid workers on indefinite strike were “loudly applauded” by delegates at the TUC union federation’s congress in Brighton this week.
Striking IT workers at the Driving, Vehicles and Standards Agency (DVSA) saw off bullying bosses’ attempts to sack a union member
Asda supermarket workers held protests across Britain
A 48-hour strike by thousands of British Airways (BA) pilots was hugely effective
Union leaders have supported workplace action for the global climate strike on 20 September.
Cash-strapped hospitals will have to fork out a further £55 billion to banks and building companies, according to a report published on Thursday.
A mass pro-democracy movement forced Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam to grant a major concession on Wednesday. But many protesters are vowing to continue their struggle until all of their demands are met.
Protesters greeted Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu as he made a surprise visit to Boris Johnson in London on Thursday.
There’s a big opportunity on Friday 20 September to push the climate movement forward. Workers have to follow school students.
Women say that the government does not keep them safe from rape and assault, and are demanding urgent action from the authorities
Hurricane Dorian has left staggering damage in its wake as it hit two northern islands in The Bahamas on 1 September.
The series ignores how bosses handed the Nazis power—and the force that could have stopped them, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
Britain has recently overtaken Italy for the prize of having the most shambolic political system in an advanced capitalist country. But there are now attempts at parallel solutions to both countries’ governmental crises.
As the climate movement intensifies, Sarah Bates says a new book by activist and author Naomi Klein raises serious questions about what action can win a sustainable world
This time it really is the big one. Decades of struggles over the future of Royal Mail and the postal industry have all been leading towards this pitched battle.
There’s a been Tory party since the late 17th century—now it’s in severe crisis. Simon Basketter looks at what could cause the death of the party for those who are born to rule
The veteran grime artist’s new album Hoodies All Summer is the latest offering of an increasingly politically-motivated scene, writes?Paddy Nielsen
Carnival Row is a neighbourhood in the fictional, fantastical, steam-punk city of the Burgue. It’s a home to people fleeing the war between the rulers of the Burgue and the Pact—two industrial powers fighting over the riches of a place called fae land.
The chaos in the British establishment has exposed the swamp that is parliament and British democracy. This week Tory leader Boris Johnson prorogued parliament—shutting it down to avoid scrutiny of his Brexit manoeuvres.
Earth is careering towards climate change so severe that there will be an “irrefutable toll on human life”.
The week of protests against the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair has been well organised.
The super-rich are inventing investments to avoid paying taxes.
The authorities have said they will retreat over the bill that sparked resistance. But having sensed their power demonstrators are now demanding further change, writes Sadie Robinson
The Labour Party has unveiled ‘radical measures’ under a new Ministry of Employment Rights. Tomáš Tengely-Evans casts a critical eye over the plans