Dated: 04 Aug 2020
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The government is suggesting a second Covid-19 wave is about to hit Britain—but they aren’t doing nearly enough to prepare properly for a new onslaught.
The World Health Organisation recorded the highest daily number of new cases globally on Saturday.
Cleaners at HMRC tax offices in Liverpool and Bootle began a four week strike on Monday—part of a long-running battle for a living wage.
The Fight continues to remove the statue of Robert Geffrye at the Museum of the Home, in Hackney, east London.
Cops are more likely to use force against black people, and schools are more likely to exclude them
Workers in the UCU union across the higher education sector have voted to reject the employers’ offer to end the “four fights” dispute.
Government ministers have ‘paused’ a vital measure to protect the most vulnerable—without any evidence
A logistics firm at the centre of a spike of coronavirus was slammed for poor health and safety at the beginning of the crisis.
Unison union memberas are set to strike on Thursday 13, Friday 14 and Monday 17 August against attacks from the Labour council
Outsourced workers at Homerton University Hospital in east London have won sick pay after a long-running campaign.
A 40-strong protest took place last week at 10 Downing Street, called by the National Pensioners Convention, over the Tories' betrayal on free TV licences for over-75s.
Health workers’ fury burst onto the streets of London on Wednesday as over 1,500 marched on Downing Street.
England has had “the longest continuous period of excess mortality” and “the highest levels of excess mortality” in Europe.
Rape convictions in England and Wales fell to a record low last year. The number of prosecutions and convictions has been slashed by half in just three years.
The Tories are trying to blame ordinary people and scapegoat Muslims for their failures to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Donald Trump is stepping up his right wing threats as he tries to secure his presidency.
A wave of workers’ protests and riots over unpaid wages and working conditions has swept Russia during the coronavirus pandemic.
A new report reveals that Covid-19 is tightening its grip on India, and that millions of the world’s poorest people are in grave danger.
Antisemitism belongs to the right. That’s a simple and straightforward fact. But it’s an important argument in the face of attempts to cast the whole of left wing politics as tarnished with antisemitism.
Health workers across Britain are taking the pay fight into their own hands
Thomas Sankara is sometimes referred to as “Africa’s Che Guevara”.
Moral panic over ‘illegal raves’ is nothing new. Sarah Bates looks at how the state tries to police ordinary people come together—and says it’s our job to repetitively beat them back
The American Civil Liberties Union is the focus of the resistance to Trump in documentary The Fight. But it can’t overcome its limitations
This four-part documentary has been out on Netflix since May
The NHS workers’ pay revolt is hugely welcome. It shows how there is real anger in society and working class fury can explode unexpectedly, often outside the official channels of the labour movement.
In 2019 the vile slur was spread that the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PCS) is antisemitic.
The rolling out of new measures to tackle obesity shames poor people and will not tackle a crisis that the Tories made worse, says Sarah Bates