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With protests growing around Britain, Isabel Ringrose looks at what’s at stake—and what we can do
The number of suspected or confirmed Covid-19 cases among school children in England has more than doubled in a week, government figures show. The figure leapt from 12,000 to 28,000 in the seven days to 18 March.
Riot cops attacked a peaceful protest on College Green in the centre of the city
Tory home secretary Priti Patel has announced plans to make it even harder for refugees to make it to safety in Britain.
The Scottish government’s offer to increase NHS pay by 4 percent has been met with fury by many health workers.
Workers at further education colleges across Scotland walked out on Thursday over bosses’ attacks on their jobs.
Thousands of workers at Liberty Steel fear for their jobs. They are caught in a web of dodgy financial deals, ruthlessly profiteering billionaires and government corruption.
The clock is running down on the British Gas dispute as workers face mass sackings in less than a week’s time.
Former Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond has launched the new Alba Party. It does not deserve support.
Big marches against the Tories' police bill took place in towns and cities across Britain.
The battle for greater NHS pay will require building for serious action now, argues Yuri Prasad
The Tory government has sent a team of bureaucrats to impose its will on the Labour-controlled Liverpool City Council.
Disputes in Airedale, Cumberland and Birmingham need support
Bigots and Islamophobes want to defend the ‘right’ of a teacher to show pupils an offensive image of the Prophet Muhammad. But parents are right to be angry
Strike continues as mayor Andy Burnham announced that the region’s buses will be returned to local authority regulation
Around 200 workers at SPS Technologies in Leicester are striking over fire and rehire proposals.
Health and safety strikes at the giant Swansea workplace are planned for 6-9 April
There were socially-distanced picket lines at Shrewsbury Colleges Group on Tuesday as workers began a two-day strike to defend NEU union rep John Boken.
A "watchdog"—in truth a tame servant—has found the Metropolitan Police “acted appropriately” at the vigil held for Sarah Everard in Clapham Common earlier this month.
The British trade union movement faces a severe challenge, and it must not back off.
Grenfell campaigners protested outside the public inquiry into the west London tower bloc fire as it moved to question council and housing bosses this week.
Hundreds of school students at Pimlico Academy protested against racism and sexism on Wednesday morning
The Tory-commissioned report ignores the patterns of prejudice that are repeated throughout society
A list of some of the protests set for the Easter holiday
College lecturers across Scotland launched a two-day strike on Wednesday in a continuing dispute over the replacement of lecturers with poorer paid instructors with worse conditions.
Far from being steadily eliminated, Covid-19 is increasing in most regions of the world
Myanmar has seen its bloodiest weekend since the military coup at the beginning of February.
The Jerusalem Declaration respects the right of Palestinians and their supporters to criticise Israel and Zionism
The Ever Given container ship was refloated on Monday. But the temporary closure of the Suez Canal showed a lot about world trade.
Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi has said the Tories are considering compulsory Covid-19 jabs for NHS staff. In this column from March, we argued for persuasion, not compulsion.
Our leaders will celebrate greed for pushing innovation but Nick Clark argues that the greediness inbuilt within capitalism could potentially lead to our destruction
The easing of lockdown measures will be met with the Tories ramping up repression. Home secretary Priti Patel is ready to unleash a raft of measures that scapegoat the most oppressed and clampdown on opposition
This is the true story of a man locked in Guantanamo Bay without charge for 14 years
The Night is a horror movie set largely in a small space with just a handful of characters
Keir Starmer has spent his first year as Labour Party leader refusing to oppose the Tories—but he has shown us what he stands for.
A major easing of lockdown restrictions took place in England this week. People can now meet with others from different households outdoors. Outdoor sports restarted and the “stay at home” rule was lifted.
Our demonstration in Newcastle against the police bill and violence against women wasn’t as dramatic as the one in Bristol. But the police made us less safe.