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A vicious Tory attack could kill more child refugees as they try to make it to safety in Britain
Tens of thousands of people joined the march
Thousands of people marched in central London, and hundreds protested in other towns and cities
Labour MPs have decided overwhelmingly that the best candidate to take on the Tories as party leader is right wing, Remain-loving knight commander of the order of the bath sir Keir Starmer QC
Hundreds of people are being driven into homelessness by errors in housing benefits appeals and overpayments.
The Children’s Commissioner has warned that social care is “in crisis” after new figures showed the number of children in care has reached a ten-year high.
A record-breaking number of patients have been forced to wait for more than an hour before being admitted from ambulances into accident and emergency (A&E) departments.
Four Unison union branch officers in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, remain suspended by their own union without knowing the charges against them.
Workers in 37 UCU union branches are reballoting for strikes. The branches voted overwhelmingly for walkouts in initial ballots, but failed to meet the Tories’ 50 percent turnout threshold for legal strikes.
Workers at St Catherine’s Catholic School for Girls in south east London resumed their strikes this week with a three-day walkout from Tuesday.
Security staff at St George’s University Hospitals Trust (SGUL) in west London started 15 days of strikes on Monday—and immediately faced police action.
Richard Greeman, a Marxist writer and activist best known for his work on Victor Serge, looks at why Macron is so determined, and asks how workers can win
Royal Mail workers in Merseyside were set to strike for two days from Saturday of this week against a major attack on their CWU union.
The world’s 500 wealthiest people added £1,000 billion to their wealth last year
As the flood waters recede—at least for now—in Jakarta, Indonesia, residents are left trying to piece their lives back together
Some unions say nearly a fifth of the population stayed away from work
The fourth national day of strikes and demonstrations on Thursday saw massive support against French president Emmanuel Macron’s attacks on pensions.
Union members are holding real debates how to take their movement forward, says Charlie Kimber
A new coalition government in Spain is vowing to create “a Spain of moderation and not a Spain of tension”.
Protests burst out in Iran last Saturday after the regime admitted to accidentally shooting down a passenger plane.
It’s clear who the losers were in the confrontation between the United States and Iran.
The Australian wildfires show the terrifying reality of catastrophic climate change
Gabby Thorpe is impressed by Camilla Royle’s new book on the life and work of Engels—a key contributor to Marxism
Decades of Western imperialism in the Middle East lie behind the latest crisis
The state is so worried about Extinction Rebellion (XR) it has included the direct action group in its Prevent strategy.
awitchhunt in the Labour Party is about to begin in earnest on a mass scale.
What if, instead of producing our food from animals and plants, we could grow it all in a lab?
Not since the dark days of Diana has such a sense of dread and unhappiness surrounded the royal watchers of the British press.
In 2010 an earthquake killed and injured hundreds of thousands of people in Haiti and left many more homeless. But more horrific was world rulers’ response, argues Gabby Thorpe