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Workers took action on Tuesday to save lives as the Tories’ deadly lies and inaction over coronavirus continue
Worker rightly said, 'as long as we are provided with PPE we will work, without PPE we won't'
There is massive under-reporting globally of the scale of coronavirus deaths—and that Britain is one of the world leaders in the cover-up
Bosses at a Royal Mail mail centre called the police after two workers refused to cooperate with bosses’ “unreasonable” demands.
Lambeth council in south London is disgracefully embarking on a big non-essential construction project in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, starting with the demolition of one of its own buildings.
Trade unionists are organising workplace actions to demand the Tories and bosses put health before profit
Women and equalities minister Liz Truss has announced that the Tory government will publish its response to reforming the Gender Recognition Act by the summer.
The failures of the Tory government are continuing to threaten the lives of millions of ordinary people
The government has refused to make the Universal Credit benefit regime any less punishing
Top Tories regularly stress that lockdown measures must continue. In reality bosses are forcing more and more people back to work
Media pundits and right wing Labour politicians are hugely impressed by Labour leader Keir Starmer’s response to the coronavirus. Few ordinary people will have noticed.
Pizza Hut workers in South London are fighting back over money they are owed
Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon has started talking about a “new normal”. Not for the first time during the coronavirus crisis she echoed ministers in the Westminster parliament.
Drivers employed by logistics company Bibby, which supplies cans for drinks manufacturers including Carlsberg, have won an agreement on health and safety after threatening to walk out.
Health workers and campaigners have been raising slogans against the Tories during the weekly Clap for the NHS on Thursdays.
After more than a year of political deadlock, Israel is set for a new government committed to annexing huge chunks of the Palestinian West Bank.
Some 40 percent of the 160 million people in the region are already undernourished
Donald Trump is pushing for the US to get back to work as soon as possible
Five people died after contact with French police imposing lockdown restrictions.
Activists in Australia are resisting attacks on their right to protest
Teachers and high school students in Greece protested in public last Friday against attacks on education
Governments claim they are reopening schools out of concern for children’s welfare and safety. But Sadie Robinson reveals the real reasons
The latest bombshell to explode in the government’s face has hit its claim to base its policy for the Covid-19 pandemic on “the science” or “the evidence”
More than 250 million people face food uncertainty by the end of this year, while producers are destroying food on an extraordinary scale
A global pandemic has exposed just how fragile the world economy already was. Tomáš Tengely-Evans examines why capitalism constantly creates economic crises
The Don of Diamond Dreams is far from cliche pop rap. It’s experimental, cathartic and interesting—but doesn’t always make sense
The National Theatre will stream a free showing of its hit 2011 performance of Frankenstein
Worker's Memorial Day on Tuesday showed there is bitterness and anger among the working class about how people have been treated during this crisis.
When the working class is faced with global crises, an internationalist response is needed. The coronavirus outbreak is clearly one such crisis.
In the midst of a global pandemic it is easy to forget about other health hazards. But asbestos is still the number one occupational killer in Britain with over 5,000 deaths per year.
‘There are more important things than living’
While some headlines focus on lack of safety kit at work or the rising benefit claims, there’s a hidden group of coronavirus victims—the rich.
The death toll from the coronavirus in care homes is a scandal, yet workers’ demands for safety measures are still being ignored, reports Sarah Bates