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Capitalism produces racism and uses it to keep us divided and distracted from the real relations in society.
Workers at The John Roan school in Greenwich, south east London, struck on Wednesday. The NEU union members are fighting a plan to turn the school into a privately-run academy.
The Democrats won a majority in the House of Representatives for the first time in eight years. But the Republicans increased their majority in the Senate.
Tyre-maker Michelin's threat to 850 jobs has to be met by action from the unions.
A 200,000-strong march in the capital Warsaw was jointly organised by Poland’s fascist organisations and the highest state officials to mark the 100th anniversary of Poland’s independence.
The latest unofficial strike by postal workers last week came amid a tumultuous few days for Royal Mail, including the forced resignation of a top boss.
Birmingham’s fighting care workers were set to strike again this week.
Police chiefs want to make it easier to harass black people. They have met with senior Tories to discuss getting rid of requirements that cops must have “reasonable grounds” to search someone.
A majority of claimants will still be worse off under the Tories’ Universal Credit (UC) despite extra money promised in the budget.
Tube drivers shut down the Central Line on Wednesday of last week as they walked out in a dispute about fair treatment at work.
UCU union members across six colleges are expected to strike over pay on 28 and 29 November.
Government ministers were summoned to an emergency cabinet meeting to discuss a Brexit deal. It was unclear whether it would be approved by the cabinet, and still more uncertain what will happen when it goes to parliament. May's crisis is far from over.
The Unite union heralded a victory at the TGI Fridays restaurant chain last week.
Workers at the Cammell Laird Shipyard in Birkenhead, Merseyside, have voted to strike to defend their jobs.
A battle over local government pay in Scotland could be looming after more workers rejected their latest pay offer.
Workers at Street Cranes escalated their action this week to 48-hour stoppages on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Unison union members have launched a campaign to defend leading health worker Karen Reissmann.
Around 80 care workers struck over five days from last Saturday to stop a devastating pay cut.
The Tories have been forced to formally dump a scheme that saw NHS data used to target migrants.
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell laid out what he said were the Labour leadership’s plans for transforming the state at an event on Monday evening.
Around 1,000 anti-racists and anti?fascists outnumbered a motley crew of no more than 50 racists and Nazis in Norwich
Anti-racists are taking on far right ideologue Steve Bannon’s attempts to whip up racism in Britain.
The Tory cabinet accepted Theresa May’s draft Brexit deal—after a five-hour meeting on Wednesday.
This should be the moment for Labour and the trade unions to call for protests everywhere demanding May out, Tories out and a general election now
The Tory Brexit deal seeks to protect business and attack migrants.
"What I saw is a lot of misery. A lot of people feel the system is failing them. They feel the system is there just to punish them,” said the UN's Philip Alston
Thousands of people joined the national demonstration against racism and fascism in central London this Saturday.
Thousands of people marched on Saturday. Trade unionists, Labour Party members, Brazilians, Muslims, councillors, socialists, Palestine campaigners and others all joined the march.
It showed the sort of fighting unity we need against the lies and the division peddled by the racists and the far right.
Thousands of climate change activists blocked five central London bridges for hours on Saturday, leading to arrests and causing chaos for the cops.
Pictures of the 17 November demonstration by Guy Smallman
Israel’s leader Binyamin Netanyahu threatens a new war amid fresh attacks on Gaza, says Nick Clark
Anti-fascists in Greece protested outside the Court of Appeal in Athens on Tuesday.
Immigration laws are the backdrop to increasing attacks on migrants and refugees, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans
Donald Trump has been blundering around Europe again, picking fights as he goes. But the relationship that really matters is between the US and China.
Thousands of people will march in London on 17 November against the rise of racism and fascism. Activists spoke to Socialist Worker about the renewed threat from the right—and what needs to be done to fight it
From Hungary, to Italy, to Brazil, to the US, racists and fascists are growing. Charlie Kimber looks at what’s behind this terrifying growth—and how we can stop it
The artefacts of six hundred years of Anglo-Saxon rule on display at the British Library provide a unique insight into history, writes Camilla Royle
Birds of passage is a visually stunning account of the lives of the Wayuu clan who live in northern Colombia.
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt called on Saudi Arabia to “stop famine and cholera intensifying” in Yemen ahead of meeting with the country’s rulers this week.
After a lifetime in the thick of working class struggle, Bill Ronksley, former president of train drivers' union Aslef and Sheffield TUC secretary, has died aged 94.
The only surprise about the news that three universities are on the verge of bankruptcy is that it has taken so long.
One of the six men arrested over a vile bonfire night effigy of Grenfell Tower is a property millionaire who owns an £8 million block of flats in Clapham, south London
Commentators, business and union leaders, say that Brexit is to blame for car factory closures. It’s really down to firms’ fear that overproduction will hit profits, argues Sarah Bates