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Tory minister George Eustice has given “shelter to racists” after he failed to condemn Millwall football fans who booed players “taking the knee” for Black Lives Matter.
While poverty, food bank use and unemployment rocket, big bosses are once again cashing in on the pandemic.
The government’s announcement that a Covid-19 vaccine has been approved for use is a source of hope for millions of people across Britain.
Workers at the London Design and Engineering (LDE) free school are taking action to demand the reinstatement of NEU union rep Sharon Morgan.
The High Court of Justice has just made a shocking and disastrous decision that reflects the poisonous atmosphere generated against trans people in recent times. It has reportedly left many young trans people distraught.
A militant, lively picket took place on Thursday at Leaways school in Hackney, east London.
The coronavirus pandemic has reached a grisly milestone—1.5 million deaths worldwide.
Labour’s leaders have threatened to purge “thousands and thousands” of their own members from the party in a campaign to smash the left.
Two leading left wing Jewish activists have been suspended from the Labour Party for speaking out on Palestine and antisemitism.
Coronavirus chaos is causing soaring numbers of schools across England to close.
Rent strikes and other actions are spreading
Tory home secretary Priti Patel is trying to stir up another “culture war” in the wake of a deportation flight to Jamaica.
The Labour Party escalated its war on solidarity with Palestinians last week—banning members in east London from discussing a charity bike ride for Palestine.
The Tories plan more misery for over 700,000 students due to sit GCSEs, A-Levels and other exams despite missing months of education due to coronavirus
Flammable insulation was used in the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower under an outdated safety test
The attempt to blame ordinary people for the spread of coronavirus shows no sign of slowing down.
The Tories and Boris Johnson desperately continued their faltering attempts to broker a Brexit trade deal this week.
A body that patrols the EU’s external borders has been accused of unlawfully turning migrants away and sending them back to Turkey.
UCU union members at Brighton university held a solid second day of strikes on Monday of this week.
Victory after school tries to cut £100,000 by slashing education workers’ salaries
Trade unionists and campaigners took part in an “overwhelming display of support” for striking Rolls-Royce workers in Barnoldswick, Lancashire, last Saturday.
A 20-kilogram piece of lead fell from a window into communal gardens
Over 20 strikers gathered outside the rail maintenance depot in Longsight, Manchester last Thursday evening.
Members of Shrewsbury Colleges Group NEU union are fighting the victimisation of John Boken, one of the union reps at the college.
Around 100,000 people joined 90 demonstrations across France on Saturday against the government’s repressive global security law.
Greek police arrested more than 100 people, including leading members of the Socialist Workers Party, at a rally on Sunday.
Supporters of Jeremy Corbyn are avoiding a political fight with the leadership, writes Nick Clark
It’s anyone’s guess whether Britain and the European Union (EU) can reach an agreement on their new trading relationship, which is due to start on 1 January.
Millions of people have been thrown onto the jobs scrapheap this year. Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at how the capitalist system uses unemployment
Murders, torture and massacres—that’s the reality of the war in Afghanistan exposed by a report into Australian war crimes. And for all its denial, Britain is just as guilty
Tens of thousands of farmers are confronting measures pushed through by Narendra Modi’s government.
This new film is set over 20 years ago, but the pressures on athletes remain the same today. Nick Clark recommends this visceral look into the elite sport
It is not often that when critiquing war we can look straight into the eyes of those most affected.
Colourful Nights is the latest annual festival illuminating large parts of Canary Wharf in east London.
In the wake of George Floyd’s killing, Black Lives Matter (BLM) made great advances in the struggle against racism, and what it means to be an anti-racist.
Capitalism has found an untapped market—speculating on water. For the first time in history, bankers and bosses will be able to bet on future water prices on Wall Street.
It is easy to get demoralised with politics in Britain given the strength of the populist right and the weakness of the Labour Party.
Rishi Sunak dined at a lavish, exclusive private club last week after telling around 2 million workers they would see a real-terms pay cut as inflation rises.