Dated: 11 Aug 2020
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The government is using racist scapegoating against desperate refugees trying to cross the English Channel and reach safety.
Scottish teachers' judgements about pupils' exam grades have been overruled, and there's a strong element of class inequality built into the process.
An enormous explosion in Beirut will cause more misery for ordinary people—and could spur further rage at the government.
Early in Britain’s Covid-19 crisis, when figures revealed that black people were dying at a disproportional rate, right wingers rushed to explain this as a biological trait. It was proof, they said, of inherent racial differences.
The latest test and trace figures for England, released on Thursday, are another record of disaster.
The NHS pay revolt took off on Saturday as thousands marched in towns and cities across Britain.
Over 700 people gathered in Tottenham, north London, to protest against police brutality on Saturday.
Boris Johnson has made it his “national priority” to get all children back to school next month regardless of whether it is safe.
A THREE-DAY strike was set to hit Tower Hamlets council this week, with workers planning to walk out to defend terms and conditions.
SUPPORT IS growing for Paul Holmes to be the next Unison union general secretary. Nominations for the post opened this week.
Over 100 workers at the Tate galleries in London are set to strike next week over job cuts.
UCU union activists planed protests and rallies on Thursday this week against mass job cuts and the gutting of education.
Activists at the forefront of the pay revolt have come out against union leaders’ attempts to dampen down workers’ demands.
People are paying with their lives as extreme weather hits across the world, reports Sarah Bates
Around 2,500 Debenhams workers were cruelly sacked by profiteering bosses on Tuesday, as the retail giant announced massive cuts in the department stores and warehouses.
The Tories are scrambling to try and contain an outpouring of anger over student exam results. Fury at the downgrading of hundreds of thousands of students’ grades has pushed education secretary Gavin Williamson into a humiliating retreat.
“We have been fighting the system for a long time, now our anger has overflowed, it has gone beyond everything normal because the explosion at the harbour means we have to change everything.
Thousands of defiant protesters clashed with riot police on the streets of Belarus in eastern Europe on Sunday.
Hundreds of thousands of workers held a two-day walkout last week as confirmed coronavirus cases in India passed two million
As Seth Rogen talks about Israel’s lies, Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at the myths around the foundation of the state
A vicious battle is being fought inside the Labour Party over a dizzyingly complex series of leaks, rumours and court cases.
He said, “This is the twenty-seventh time I have been arrested. I ain’t going to jail no more. What we gonna start saying now is ‘Black Power’.”
The devastating blast in Beirut highlighted Lebanon’s rotten political system. This sectarian set-up was built by Western imperialism, writes Nick Clark
As schools are forced to close and childcare becomes less available the pressure on women as primary caregivers to children has greatly increased.Sarah Bates looks at why this is and talks to those bearing the brunt of this crisis
Sam Jay’s new Netflix special 3 In The Morning is refreshing in some ways. But there are too many jokes that leave you cold, says Jasmine Fischer
Britain is in the middle of a horrific jobs slaughter—some 730,000 jobs have already gone since March.
Class, not ability, determines what grades you get in school— and the exams fiasco in Scotland made that explicit.
Our protests In Portland started with the Minneapolis uprising and have continued every day for well over two months.
Fifty million face masks purchased by the government from a private equity investment company can’t be used by the NHS because they failed to meet basic safety requirements.