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The Tory plan to reopen businesses across England comes as Covid-19 continues to kill hundreds every week, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
New figures show the Tories’ drive to push big numbers of children back to school this month is failing.
Royal Mail postal workers in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, left their workplace on Monday over coronavirus safety fears.
Anti-racists “took the knee” for Black Lives Matter in towns and cities on Wednesday.
The government is being urged to use a “once in a lifetime opportunity” to stop catastrophic climate change, says a new report
Labour leader Keir Starmer has sent his clearest signal yet that he will attack left wing party members—and use criticism of Israel as an excuse
The number of suspected coronavirus outbreaks in schools nearly doubled last week, according to figures from Public Health England (PHE). The news is a stark warning about how the Tory easing of the lockdown is putting health at risk.
Right wingers want to use the stabbings in Glasgow to stoke a backlash against migrants and refugees
It’s not only Dominic Cummings that Boris Johnson has refused to sack. He is also protecting housing secretary Robert Jenrick, despite repeated allegations of what looks like corruption.
A mother of two women who were murdered says revelations of cops’ misconduct “speaks volumes of the ethos” that runs through the Metropolitan police force.
Doctors protested outside Downing Street on Tuesday to “highlight the risks of indoor spread”.
Thousands of council workers in Tower Hamlets are preparing to strike against vicious attacks on their pay, terms and conditions this week.
The Scottish independence organisation All Under One Banner (AUOB) held a press conference at the Scottish parliament recently to announce a series of demonstrations which will be “static and socially distanced”, starting in Stirling on 20 July.
UCU union members in universities and colleges across Britain are fighting a swathe of attacks on jobs and pay.
Bosses at the Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) have backed off from an attempt to victimise leading trade unionist Paul Williams.
More than half a million people across the world are now known to have died from coronavirus
The death toll from Covid-19 surpassed 128,000 in the US on Monday
Israel looked set to begin moves to annexe up to a third of the Palestinian West Bank from Wednesday of this week.
It’s a desperate attempt to maintain the old set-up after it was rejected by voters earlier this year
The fascist National Rally (RN) won the position of mayor of Perpignan in the second round of municipal elections in France on Sunday.
In 1945 Kwame Nkrumah was one of only 100 people who gathered at the Pan-African Congress in Manchester to plan the end of empire.
A battle for control is brewing across Libya. Nick Clark looks at the background to the powers’ interventions
The scale and radicalism of the month of Black Lives Matter protests continues to shake those in power.
Richard Horton, the longstanding editor of the medical journal The Lancet, is scathing about the establishment’s handling of the coronavirus crisis. He told Socialist Worker why.
As coronavirus spreads through slaughterhouses in the US and Europe, Simon Basketter looks at how the drive for profit is to blame
This film on Netflix tells a little known story of US state-sponsored terror without romanticising Cuba’s Castro government
It’s 1991 in the semi-arid climate of Oracle, Arizona. Eight “Biospherians” begin a two year long expedition into the possibilities of maintaining life in an entirely closed ecological system
The British Film institute has drawn together a number of films on its BFI Player into a new collection
Boris Johnson’s promise this week of a “new deal” marked the latest dishonest move in a decade of Tory austerity.
The coronavirus crisis is a profit-laden paradise for some pharmaceutical firms.
We live in a social housing block of 30 flats in west London, and our residents’ association is fighting a development that is taking away our space.