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We live in an era of plagues because of capitalist development, argues socialist author Mike Davis.
Unison, the Royal College of Nursing and the Royal College of Midwives have organised a national minute’s silence for 11am on Tuesday 28 April.
Construction bosses are putting their profits before workers' lives
Bus workers are speaking out about their “fear and anger” as transport bosses move too slowly to protect their safety
Bosses at distribution companies are “endangering thousands” of workers
An Uber driver died from coronavirus after trying to hide his illness
More than 5,000 people are being made to go into work to operate the government’s payment scheme for laid off workers.
Postal workers in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, walked out briefly on Friday of last week over coronavirus health and safety fears.
At least 4,000 people have died of coronavirus in care homes, according to an industry body.
UVW union members at St George’s University of London in Tooting are demanding Personal Protective Equipment
Local government employers in England and Wales last week offered just a 2.75 percent pay rise for over a million workers for 2020-21.
The UCU union has attacked a leaked plan by Durham university bosses to slash face-to-face teaching by up to a quarter.
The RMT union has blasted Merseyrail station cleaning and facilities’ contractor Mitie for using the cover of the Covid-19 crisis to withdraw a pay award.
Schools and colleges should only reopen when it is safe to do so.
On Monday night the price of West Texas Intermediate oil, used as a benchmark in oil pricing, plunged by over 300 percent to almost minus $40 dollars a barrel.
Don’t listen to bosses bleating about corporate hardship, they are still preparing to deliver tens of billions of pounds in dividends to shareholders.
Trade unionists gathered near Holloway bus garage in Islington, north London, on Thursday to demand protective clothing for all drivers.
Health workers and their supporters took part in a day of symbolic action to demand “health before profit” on Thursday.
Bus workers are speaking out about their 'fear and anger' as transport bosses move too slowly in protecting their safety.
Half of nursing staff have felt pressure to work without appropriate protective equipment during the coronavirus crisis, according to a survey by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN).
'It’s not the same for everybody because not everybody needs to sit down.'
A devastating article in the Sunday Times underlines the criminal complacency of the Tories. But the rot goes deeper than individuals.
US president Donald Trump is ramping up attempts to force people back to work even as coronavirus sweeps the country and deaths mount.
Donald Trump's decision to withdraw United States funding for the World Health Organisation symbolises how the coronavirus pandemic has been dominated by national responses to what is a global problem.
In a time when capitalism is in crisis, the works and life of the revolutionary Vladimir Lenin—born 150 years ago this week—are still crucial, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
Sophie Squire asks what makes people believe in conspiracy theories—and looks at why they’re ultimately a dead end
The Labour Party’s structures have always privileged its MPs and the right wing who hold members in contempt. The left shouldn’t be their willing hostages again, writes Nick Clark
This BBC adaptation brings the complicated—and therefore believable— characters of Sally Rooney’s popular novel to screen
Are people too selfish to prevent others from starving to death? That’s the central question of theThe Platform
Homeland Holidays is a short film from 1937 on resorts owned by the Workers Travel Association
The failures of most trade union leaders to mount any resistance to the Tory government’s fatal handling of coronavirus intensifies the danger to workers
Tory disagreements over ending the lockdown reflect splits in the ruling class about how to return to “business as usual”
I was angry to see the Spanish state relax its coronavirus lockdown last week and workers in manufacturing and construction being told to return to work.
Entertainment mogul David Geffen was forced to delete a social media post boasting of isolating on a superyacht.