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Boris Johnson unveiled a wish list of repressive measures after the shooting of Sudesh Amman in Streatham, south London, on Sunday.
Important witnesses at the Grenfell Tower Inquiry may refuse to give evidence, unless they receive and assurance that they are free the threat of criminal prosecution.
UCU union members have delivered overwhelming votes for strikes to defend their pensions, pay, contracts and conditions.
Over 200 porters, cleaners and caterers have won their fight over pay, conditions and to be brought in-house.
'Prioritising prison building and punitive policies will only do more harm and exacerbate this already failing system,' says charity
New evidence shows people who contracted serious diseases were kept in the dark, ostracised and blamed
Chants of “Shame” rang out against Transport for London (TfL) bosses at the headquarters in Southwark, south London, as hundreds of workers struck on Thursday.
Students fear a rise in racism after the first British cases of coronavirus infection were revealed to be from their university.
It’s not just the planet that’s hotting up—action to defend it is also ramping up a gear.
Anti-racists rallied in Edinburgh last Thursday after an assault on two Asian shopkeepers. Around 50 people joined the Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) protest.
Postal workers at Royal Mail workplaces across Britain are gearing up for local strikes after bosses pushed ahead with attacks on jobs and conditions.
Workers at 34 sixth form colleges were set to strike on Wednesday of next week.
Strikes will hit 74 universities across Britain in February and March.
Carpet workers in West Yorkshire remained “absolutely solid” as they began the 11th week of an indefinite strike over pay.
Library workers in Bromley, south east London, went back to work on Wednesday after an all-out strike that lasted eight months.
The Unison union’s Scottish council has voted to support a second independence referendum at a time chosen by the Scottish parliament.
A man in Chelmsford, Essex, suffered a brutal homophobic assault on Sunday of last week.
Trade unionists rallied in solidarity with workers at a west London tax office last week. PCS union members at the HMRC office in Ealing picketed against its closure at the start of a half-day strike last Thursday and stayed out for a full day on Friday.
Bus drivers in London are getting ready to vote for militant action over widespread worker fatigue.
Irish taoiseach (prime minister) Leo Varadkar was hoping to get an easy ride to re-election this week.
A Labour Party mayor has said his council will refuse to implement any more cuts—raising the prospect of a fight with the Tory government.
Boris Johnson has ordered cuts of at least 5 percent to every government department. His call comes ahead of the budget on 11 March.
Union members working for private contractors at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office began a month-long strike on Monday of this week.
Another day of national strikes and demonstrations was set for Thursday this week in France.
Bernie Sanders is proving to be a challenge to the Democratic Party establishment, says Gabby Thorpe
We mustn’t let business interests dominate arguments against the Tories’ vicious immigration bill, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans
“I have taken great care not to deride, bewail, or execrate human actions, but to understand them, ” the great philosopher Baruch Spinoza wrote in the Introduction to his Political Treatise, unfinished when he died in 1677.
US president Donald Trump unveiled his ‘deal of the century’ for ‘peace’ in Palestine last week. His plan will entrench occupation and leave Israel in charge, writes Nick Clark
Seventy five years ago, a cabal of world leaders crafted a secret plan to divide up Europe. Socialist Worker looks at how workers’ resistance forced their hand
This film from Korea is winning plaudits as a strange, well-made dark comedy. But more than that, writes Irang Bak, its message about inequality is universal
The latest series of the sitcom-drama Man Like Mobeen is now on BBC3 catch-up, alongside the previous two seasons.
Boris Johnson has unveiled the Tories’ “strategy” in hosting the United Nations (UN) Cop 26 climate talks in November.
Fear and anger are powerful emotions.
Comrades in Norwich were saddened to hear about the death of Socialist Workers Party (SWP) member Dave Waller last month.
Panic around the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan has led to a rise in racist attacks against Chinese and East Asian people.
‘Courtesy not least of Jeremy Corbyn’
The inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire heard last week that corporations had killed residents “in the pursuit of money”.
Hated benefits rules left Nichola Salvato in debt over childcare costs. Now, reports Sadie Robinson, she’s on a legal crusade to have them overturned