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Boris Johnson’s plan to fully reopen all schools in England on 8 March will put many more lives at risk.
A meeting heard calls to organise in every school to make sure people know their rights and know how to use them effectively
The Home Office ignored advice to not house asylum seekers in the ex-army barracks at Napier in Kent, the High Court has heard.
Labour leader Keir Starmer seemed to offer a change from “business as usual” in a speech on Thursday billed as a significant break from Tory politics.
Millions of people in Texas, US, face water shortages after a deadly Arctic storm damaged water pipes and treatment plants.
Around 200 anti-racists took to the streets of Newport, South Wales, on Thursday to demand to know who’s responsible for Moyied Bashir’s death.
Working class people’s living standards could take a further hit with warnings that inflation could rise above 2 percent.
Around 7,000 striking British Gas workers have headed back to picket lines after negotiations with the company broke down.
The Supreme Court has ruled that drivers for taxi ¬company Uber are now classed as workers.
Anti-racists across Britain took part in a Stand Up To Racism “day of mobilisation” last week to build for action on United Nations’ anti-racism day.
The scandal of private contracts in the NHS has focused this week on health secretary Matt Hancock’s dodgy dealings during the pandemic.
Over 2,000 London bus drivers struck over pay and conditions
UCU union members at the University of East London staged a two-day strike this week in a fight to save jobs + Chichester College
Housing campaign group Homes For All held a summit last Saturday to discuss the crises around housing and to plan action.
Cleaning workers at the La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School in south London are planning 40 days of strikes from 16 March.
The London bus drivers’ strike over pay and working conditions continued to enrage the bosses on Wednesday.
Strikers stressed that the fight to defend John is part of a much bigger battle
Delegates defied their general secretary to back a motion calling on the union to instruct members not to enter unsafe workplaces
Firms at the Hinkley C nuclear power plant in Somerset have created new grades to undercut industry terms and conditions
Civil service, bank, railway and power workers have brought some sectors of the country to a halt.
In the new parliament there is a leftist majority and a—different—pro-independence majority
Farmers in India stepped up their battle with the government last week with blockades of railway tracks.
A strike and protests in Myanmar this week are defying army attempts to crush action
The 2011 revolt in Egypt inspired struggles across the globe. Sophie Squire explains why internationalism is key to winning socialism
In a new book, Bill Gates claims competition is the solution to climate crises. He shouldn’t be trusted
In a packed hall in downtown Chicago in 1969 Black Panther founder Bobby Seale stood alongside local leader Fred Hampton. He was making a speech to a newly established district of the party.
The central theme of the new pamphlet Pride, Politics and Protest—A Revolutionary Guide to LGBT+ Liberation is that people have the power to end oppression.
Can’t Get You Out of My Head looks far more interesting than many things on TV, but it puts the blame on ordinary people
In an era when many artists shun political affiliations, veteran saxophonist Archie Shepp makes a point of wearing his on his sleeve
Slowthai’s new album TYRON is one of two halves—the first brash and loud, the second more introspective
At least 30,000 more people will have died from Covid-19 because of the end of lockdown measures—and that’s if everything goes better than expected.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget announcement next Wednesday will lay out the plan for who pays for the crisis—and he’ll be pushing to make sure it’s ordinary people.
Born to a Roscommon tailor Gerry grew up in Balsall Heath, Birmingham. He left school at 16 to work in the building industry.
Covid has taken the life of Mike Waterman who at his Norwich home last Friday.
The Serum Institute of India is the world’s largest producer of vaccines, with the ability to produce 1.5 billion doses per year.
The decay in Downing Street is getting absurd.
The Tories’ crackdown on universities means protecting bigots from opposition. But as Nick Clark shows, real free speech battles have always involved defending the right to protest