Dated: 27 Jul 2021
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Unions reacted furiously to the Tories’ measly 3 percent pay offer
Outsourced workers at a government office in central London rounded off three days of strikes on Wednesday, in their latest battle for fair pay.
In a toxic mix of insult and shambles, the Tories scrapped an expected announcement on NHS pay on Wednesday.
The Tories wants to cut NHS workers pay. They rushed out a 3 percent pay offer to health workers in England on Wednesday after a day of shambles and chaos.
The GMB union has declared the British Gas dispute, which involved up to 7,000 workers, over after negotiations led to some small improvements in terms and conditions.
Fascist Tommy Robinson has lost a libel case brought against him by a Syrian teenager who was filmed being attacked at school.
A few thousand joined the Reclaim Pride protest in central London. It marched from Parliament Square to Hyde Park to return to the radical roots of pride.
Keir Starmer and his deputy leader Angela Rayner staged yet another re-launch of his failing leadership on Monday.
Pupils experiencing poor mental health are over three times less likely to achieve five GCSEs at grades A*-C, or 9-4, than their peers.
Bin workers in Bexley, south east London, have extended their strikes over pay and cuts.
Workers at Liverpool university are set to stage 10 more days of strikes to hit back at bosses’ plans for compulsory redundancies.
A group of workers at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) in Swansea are set to begin a month-long strike on Monday of next week.
Workers’ beautiful resistance at BCM
London Underground workers are braced for four days of strikes from next week.
The Tories are pressing ahead with a “summer season” of deportations.
Around 3.7 million people in Britain face low-paid insecure work, according to new research by the Living Wage Foundation.
The Earth’s “vital signs” are getting worse because of an “unrelenting business as usual”.
At least 190 people died after contact with the police in England and Wales last year.
People in south west Iran have protested and fought with police for seven days in a row over a water shortage crisis.
Supporters around the world of hunger striking Egyptian prisoner Hisham Fouad have launched a petition demanding his urgent release.
Tunisia’s president sacked the country’s government after protests over poverty, unemployment and a spike in Covid-19 cases.
Angry protests have continued in Brazil as far right president Jair Bolsonaro’s popularity plummets.
Capitalist financial trickery has hit new lows with the development of NFTs, or “non-fungible tokens”
This is a translation of an article originally published in Spanish on the website comunistascuba.org.
Six months into Joe Biden’s presidency, I would say attitudes towards him have gone through three phases—relief, surprise, and increasingly, disappointment.
The Tories are stepping up their attacks on people who cross the Channel to seek safety of a better life. Some 8,461 migrants made the crossing in 2020—a figure that has already been reached this year.
Fifty years ago shipbuilders in Scotland led a battle to save their jobs. Sam Ord looks at how workers fought back against a brutal Tory government
A Spanish Civil War veteran is haunted by the horrors of the past—and the dying dictator Franco—in Last Days in Cleaver Square
Limbo, directed by Ben Sharrock, is a sensitive and unsensationalised portrayal of the experiences of refugees and asylum seekers
After pushing their racist borders and nationality bill, the Tories have moved on to increasing state repression
Scorching temperatures one week and flash flooding the next show that the climate crisis is well and truly here
Steve was a militant rank and file Yorkshire miner, who was involved in three major strikes
Many migrants still fear accessing the NHS, having their status checked and facing huge bills for hospital treatment.
A report into the disgraced financier Lex Greensill’s relations with the government has only mildly criticised former Tory prime minister David Cameron—and handily blamed someone who is dead.
Notifications from the test and trace app are rising due to coronavirus cases. Sophie Squire investigates the Tory failures that have led to the rises