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The Tories have corralled hundreds of refugees into a disused army barracks in Kent. Darius told Isabel Ringrose about the appalling conditions inside the place that is ‘not suitable for a human being’
Attacks on benefits have led to soaring mental health problems and more people taking their own lives.
A case that saw trade unionists victimised by the bosses and the state in the 1970s went to the court of appeal on Wednesday.
A new study backs health workers’ claims that they are still being put in danger by not having access to the best protective equipment.
DHL workers in Liverpool are continuing their strikes for better pay and an end to a bullying management culture.
Sage care home workers in Golders Green, north London, staged lively picket lines on Saturday.
Tory claims to have thrown a “protective ring around” care homes are in tatters after a report by the Care Quality Commission.
Over 7,000 British Gas strikers took their 15th day of strikes this year on Sunday.
People occupying tunnels in Euston against the HS2 project are resisting eviction, reports Sophie Squire
The government has chosen a former Labour MP turned Lord to lead an investigation into “extremism on the far left”.
A new organisation, Now Scotland, was launched last weekend to campaign for Scottish independence. Over 1,500 people had joined by Sunday afternoon.
Tory Brexit and bigotry are making for a potentially dangerous situation in Northern Ireland.
A private firm has fired hundreds of NHS Test and Trace workers despite warnings that the system should remain a vital part of controlling Covid-19.
Workers at Heathrow Airport Limited are set for further strikes
Groups of activists in People Before Profit and other groups across Britain staged protests as part of a national day of action last Saturday.
Hundreds of workers in a dangerously overcrowded government workplace in Swansea met last week after threatening to strike.
A leaked copy of the government’s plans to “reform” the health service in the wake of the pandemic led to some far-fetched headlines last weekend
Workers at Brighton university and their supporters rallied on Monday after the UCU union settled a dispute.
The proposal for a National Care Service should be welcomed. But it needs to be shaped by workers, service users and their families, not by the lust for profit
EIS union further education lecturers began a statutory ballot for strike action across the whole of Scotland on Friday of last week.
Socialist Worker supporters in the RMT union are backing Steve Hedley in the forthcoming general secretary election.
Sustained action has forced DHL to make improvements
Italy's rulers want to install a technocrat to push through measures they cannot impose by normal means
Student protests have swept across Turkey, beginning at Istanbul’s Bogazici university. They could develop into the biggest revolt by young people since the Gezi Park protests of 2013.
The neoliberal imperialists who have returned to office in Washington with Joe Biden are finding the world has become more complicated since they left with Barack Obama four years ago.
At the end of January, large protests took place in all of Russia’s major cities. This has sparked interest not only within the country but around the world.
Oppressed groups were central to the struggle
Huge demonstrations in Russia are a challenge to Vladimir Putin’s regime. They reflect decades of failures by neoliberal and Stalinist regimes—and deserve much better leadership
This new Netflix film, about a servant in India who works his was to the top, has been compared to Parasite—with good reason
This might sound like some awful twee collection of old-fashioned stories, but it isn’t
This, the seventh outing, sees right wingers marching on the street and tech empires trying to buy into the state.
In the last two years people have risen up repeatedly to challenge brutal regimes and inequality across the world. Such revolts have raised starkly the question of how to achieve real change.
Boris Johnson bragged last week that, in terms of Covid-19 border controls, Britain has “one of the toughest regimes in the world”.
It's with great sadness that I report the death of Danny Phillips. Taken ill in December he subsequently contracted coronavirus and succumbed on 20th January, aged 76.
Thanks for printing my letter on the NEU union’s groundbreaking advice to teachers to use Section 44 of the 1996 Employment Rights Act to refuse to work because of Covid-19 (Letters, 27 January).
A Met police officer has been given a final warning after tasering a man with mental distress nine times.
In a recent party broadcast, Labour Party leader Keir Starmer appeared beside a Union Jack. Nick Clark examines why Labour hopes to gain from nationalism—and why it’s wrong