Dated: 03 Dec 2019
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More than 43,000 lecturers and other university staff returned to a strike this week in a battle over pay, pensions, conditions and contracts.
University strikers have been cheered by news that their union is set to reballot more branches
Jeremy Corbyn declared that “the election is now a fight for the survival of our NHS” after he revealed a Tory dossier on Wednesday.
The issue the SNP placed front and centre was not independence or austerity but Brexit
Striking school students will take action on Friday across many areas of Britain and large parts of the globe.
Families of those who died in the Hillsborough disaster have reacted with disbelief and anger after David Duckenfield was found not guilty of manslaughter.
Hundreds of thousands of activists who are part of the Fridays for Future movement demanded urgent climate action
On 30 November 1999 demonstrations, street occupations and riots at a meeting of the World Trade Organisation signalled the birth of a new opposition to the people at the top of the political and economic system.
The horrific killing of two people in a knife attack on Friday in London is being used to bolster right wing ideas. The crackdown has to be opposed.
UCU members staged big picket lines and rallies on Monday, on the sixth day of an eight-day strike. Many workers feel emboldened after a week of hugely successful action.
Hundreds of train guards began a huge programme of strikes against unsafe and unfair cost-cutting measures that jeopardise safety and their jobs.
As the Labour Party announced on Monday it would slash rail fares in government, Jeremy Corbyn supporters celebrated big turnouts at his rallies.
Postal workers were waiting to find out the next steps in the battle to defend their jobs and working conditions, as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.
Library and museum workers in West Yorkshire began a five-day walkout on Monday of this week.
As the holiday season approaches, Socialist Worker asks readers to write to political prisoners and those who have suffered at the hands of the system.
Workers at an HMRC tax office in west London were set to strike for two half days on Thursday of this week and Thursday of next week.
Workers who grit roads in west Wales have voted to strike.
University workers in central London have called the “first ever combined strike of directly employed and outsourced workers in the history of higher education” on Wednesday.
Workers at the Tower Hamlets branch of New City College began a two-day strike over pay and conditions on Tuesday.
NEU union members at St Catherine’s School for Girls struck on Tuesday of last week in a row over bullying.
Some 2,000 protesters took to the streets on Tuesday in London to demonstrate against Donald Trump's visit and the Nato warmongers' summit
The GMB union held Black Friday and Cyber Monday protests at several Amazon sites in anger at the “appalling” treatment of workers.
Right wingers are using the horrific killing of two people near London Bridge last week to bolster a reactionary agenda
A mass protest movement has forced the Iraqi prime minister to resign
Big strikes were set to hit France on Thursday this week as workers revolt against president Emmanuel Macron’s assault on pensions.
The Tories and the Blairites within the Labour Party quickly realised after Jeremy Corbyn’s election as Labour leader that the antisemitism slur was their most effective weapon against him.
Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at the history of nationalism behind China’s racist horror
Vue cinema banned Blue Story— a powerful film against violence—last week. It exposed the establishment’s fear of young black people
Elizabeth Is Missing, a new BBC drama, is brilliant.
E arth is experiencing such an acute climate crisis that “once in a century” catastrophes are now becoming regular occurrences
Three things in the past week have offered some inspiration and excitement away from the election grind
campaigners and canvassers should not see people just as “objects of a campaign to get them to vote” (WhatsApp to Victory? 20 November).
‘In the old days a decent fellow would have his butler take him out and shoot him’
Virginia Giuffre in an interview with BBC Panorama said, “I implore the people in the UK to stand up beside me, to help me fight this fight, to not accept this as being OK
A series of strikes has forced NHS England bosses and multinationals onto the back foot over privatisation and outsourcing. Gabby Thorpe reports on the latest fight in west London