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As governments prepare for COP 2019 global gathering, Sarah Bates analyses the climate talks
Between an Emmerdale cliffhanger and the start of I’m A Celebrity stood Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson. Despite the fact that neither politicians nor viewers were desperate to see the first TV debate, it nonetheless taught us something.
Strikes hit some 34 sixth form colleges on Wednesday as NEU union members walked out. The action was the third walkout in the union’s campaign over pay and funding – and the biggest so far.
Overall, the tone of the manifesto is more combative than the one Labour released in 2017, bit there are important concessions to the right.
Thousands of postal workers gathered outside their workplaces on Friday to tell Royal Mail bosses they won’t back down.
Hallam downplayed the Holocaust as “just another fuckery in human history” and “almost a normal event”.
The Tories are expected to announce on Sunday that they will bring in new laws to outlaw some rail strikes.
Tory prime minister Boris Johnson presented himself as a champion of ordinary people against the politicians at the party’s manifesto launch in Telford, Shropshire, on Sunday.
Workers and students staged determined picket lines across Britain on Monday as an eight-day strike got underway.
The US announced last week that it considers Israeli settlements on Palestinian land to be legal.
Big picket lines, student support, enthusiastic particpation and union recruitment as eight-day strike begins
Striking university staff were in a buoyant mood as they entered the second day of an eight-day walkout on Tuesday.
Donald Trump is set to fly to London next week to attend a two-day summit of the Nato warmongers’ alliance
An eight-day strike across 60 universities got off to a fantastic start on Monday.
While Boris Johnson speaks of a “one nation” Britain, at least five homeless people have died in the last few weeks.
School students across the world were making posters, preparing slogans and dropping banners to organise for their next day of climate action.
Ahead of the university strikes, a number of institutions wrote to students trying to dissuade them from showing solidarity with the UCU.
Rail workers are gearing up for what could be one of the biggest battles against the train bosses and their Tory backers.
Hundreds of health workers in the north west of England began their fifth round of strikes for equal pay this week.
Workers at Westex Carpets in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, are on all-out indefinite strike over pay.
The number of hospital beds in England has fallen to the lowest level since records began—and a decade of Tory cuts is to blame.
Labour Party activists have held mass canvassing sessions in marginal seats across Britain as part of their campaign to win the general election.
Nigel Farage unveiled the Brexit Party’s “contract with the people” last week. The document is effectively the party’s general election manifesto.
Strikes in Peru and Colombia have marked the spread of revolt
Voters in Hong Kong delivered an unprecedented landslide for pro-democracy candidates in local elections
Security forces in Iran have reportedly killed at least 115 protesters
There’s a large element of accident in how Ukraine has come to dominate the impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump
Jeremy Corbyn’s radical manifesto isn’t the first time that Labour has pledged to take on the rich. Charlie Kimber looks at how this played out for the 1974 government
Edward Norton’s new film is an ode to past classics that also takes a fresh look at the inequality and corruption of today
Reviews of paintings by William Hogarth almost universally remark that his themes of corruption, prostitution, alcohol abuse and urban chaos are instantly recognisable today
Antisemitism is “sanctioned from the top”—but not, as the Chief Rabbi wrote this week, from the top of the Labour Party.
This week we saw examples of how Labour’s election campaign could be electrified.
Boris Johnson’s response to the flooding in South Yorkshire exposed that he doesn’t understand what it’s like to live on very little money (Socialist Worker, 20 November).
‘They’re unanimous in their hate for me, and I welcome their hatred’
Prince Andrew secretly met Ghislaine Maxwell inside Buckingham Palace