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The government’s whole approach is sunk in hypocrisy
Boris Johnson’s calamitous Tories are rushing through panic measures following a sharp rise in Covid-19 cases
Ordinary people in the US face rampant coronavirus, mass unemployment, and reduced wages. But for those at the top it’s boom time
Extinction Rebellion finished ten days of protests in London with a lively march through the heart of the City financial district.
Women are demanding NHS bosses act after harsh coronavirus restrictions leave them facing giving birth alone
Health workers in towns and cities across Britain protested to demand a pay rise
London Trans+ Pride hit the streets of central London to call for transgender rights.
Unemployment will be the worst “in at least a generation” by the autumn as Tories and bosses try to make workers pay for the coronavirus crisis.
Workers on strike at the Tate galleries in London marched to a rally at Parliament Square last Saturday.
Alcohol and drug rehab workers in Wigan and Leigh in north west England are returning to the picket lines in their long-running fight for pay equality
Workers who make Wagon Wheels and Jammie Dodgers plan further walkouts over pay.
Workers at Brighton and Hove City Council’s building maintenance department struck for five days last week in a dispute over terms, conditions and sick pay.
The Unite union is fighting attacks on conditions and victimisation
Thousands of used coronavirus tests are being thrown away because there isn’t the capacity to analyse them. The shocking news means that many people who have taken a test will never get a result.
Scores of schools across England have closed or partially closed after positive coronavirus cases.
Unison union members at Soas University of London are set to strike on Tuesday and Wednesday next week.
People will continue to be made homeless despite an extension of the ban on eviction enforcement announced by the Tories last week.
A huge fire has destroyed the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesvos, where tens of thousands of people fleeing war and poverty are trapped
Human and ecological catastrophe is raging through the western United States.
Thousands of stranded refugees demonstrated on the Greek island of Lesvos after the camp they were kept in burned down this week. They were met by riot police with teargas
Demonstrators continued their fight this weekend despite police repression
Women posting explicit pictures are not being ‘liberated’—they are being pushed to provide whatever will sell the best, writes Sarah Bates
International law helps to regulate the relations between capitalist states. It plays an increasingly important role in providing a framework for the activities of transnational corporation
In 1791 an atrocity so hideous occurred on a slave ship in the Atlantic that its captain was brought to a British court. The verdict was a damning indictment of both the ruling class and the way it got its riches
The solution to homelessness in Britain is “almost laughably simple” according to Maeve McClenaghan, author of a new book on the issue.
When James Baldwin was born in Harlem, New York, he was “set down in a ghetto” where society “intended you should perish”.
Horror author HP Lovecraft supported lynching, and hated black people and Jews. But this new drama series subverts his legacy
Napalm Death are certainly not mellowing with age
People are being thrown out of work at the sharpest rate since the recession in 2009
Cambridge university recently announced that it will be providing free weekly Covid-19 tests to all students living in college accommodation.
“Pandemic be damned”. That’s the message from Forbes, which calls itself “the defining voice of entrepreneurial capitalism.”
Left Out is a book for people who think Keir Starmer is doing a good job. But it also holds some valuable lessons for genuine socialists—and hard truths about the Labour Party.