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Queues and goods shortages are the result of an unplanned unprepared economy writes, Charlie Kimber
Some workers stand to lose £5,000 a year. Others are being moved off a Monday to Friday shift pattern to one where they have to work weekends.
Margaret Thatcher’s Tory government was determined to resist compensation for people infected with HIV through blood transplants because ministers feared it would set a precedent.
Worldwide strikes took place in 99 countries from Finland to Bangladesh, Italy to Sierra Leone.
Up to 1,000 people joined a vigil in south east London on Friday night after teacher Sabina Nessa was killed last week.
In the first of our reports from Labour Party conference in Brighton, Nick Clark looks at where next for the left
Exclusions are a product of a broken education system obsessed with exams and directed towards a single model of 'success'
Starmer has already insisted Labour will not nationalise any of the “big six” energy companies.
MPs will now be able to stop a left wing candidate ever standing for the party leadership again.
Labour’s members and its party leadership are pulling in two different directions on questions of war, imperialism and rights for Palestinians.
Strikes at the GKN Automotive factory in Birmingham have been suspended. The workers were due to begin strikes on Monday against plans of parent company Melrose GKN to close the factory.
Woolwich Ferry workers in east London continue their militant fight for pay—and against victimisations and the excessive use of agency staff.
Around 3,500 Scottish independence supporters marched in Edinburgh last Saturday on a demonstration called by All Under One Banner (AUOB).
Uber drivers across Britain refused to work for 24 hours on Tuesday in a strike for pay and against unfair dismissals.
Supporters of a woman’s right to choose on abortion will demonstrate this Saturday in solidarity with protesters in the US opposing vicious attacks on abortion rights in Texas and other states.
College workers have had their pay cut by over 30 percent in real terms over the past decade
For Keir Starmer, Labour conference was his chance to prove to MPs and the press he had beaten the left and could make the party “electable.”
The Bfawu union of food workers voted on Tuesday break from the Labour Party after more than a century.
Most symbolically of all, he praised the governments of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. There was support for the cops, the military and British nationalism.
One of Britain’s biggest rail operators has referred itself to the Serious Fraud Office after being kicked off the network for failing to repay £25 million of public funds.
The Tories have housed “between 400 and 500” asylum seekers in a building that was deemed “not safe for use to house rough sleepers” earlier in the pandemic.
Angry protesters blocked traffic outside Downing Street on Thursday evening to oppose Tory welfare cuts.
Outsourced cleaners at the University of the Arts London (UAL) rounded off a week-long strike with lively picket lines on Friday.
Sarah Everard’s murderer was known—and ignored—as a danger to women
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling CDU/CSU conservatives were reported to have grabbed just 24.2 percent of the vote—their worst result since the Second World War
What went so wrong the far left Die Linke party? The answer lies primarily in its leadership and the concessions they’ve made in a failed bid to be more “electable”.
As the Grenfell inquiry continues, the fire service is once again facing scrutiny. Isabel Ringrose says that anger must be directed to those at the top
Are cracks appearing in the Squad—the group of left Democratic Party members in the US House of Representatives?
Has Black History Month become a pale reflection of what it should be?
As Chinese real estate giant Evergrande teeters on the edge, pundits are speculating whether its collapse could pull down the global economy. Socialist Worker looks at what’s behind the crisis
Jane Hardy’s new book, Nothing to Lose But Our Chains, argues despite bosses best efforts to stop workers' resistance, hope is not lost. She spoke to Nick Clark
Across the world, governments are ramping up class war by forcing people out of work if they haven’t been vaccinated against Covid. Socialist Worker says the new rules don’t protect people—they divert anger away from a ruling class that failed to protect people from the pandemic
For the Labour left the movements outside of parliament are important but always secondary. Nick Clark explains why the party holds even its most militant members back
British universities have started opening their doors and the Tories are insistent on in person teaching.
The Cop conference being held in Glasgow next month comes at a crucial juncture in the fight against climate chaos.
Chronicles From the Land of the Happiest People on Earth is a chilling story of corruption, violence, and horror at the top of Nigerian society
Sweetheart is an endearing and sweet coming of age film about family, falling in love and finding out who you are
The Manics can sing about art, architecture, poetry, alienation, grief, politics and feelings and present them in a musical package made for stadiums and arenas
The Tories’ brutal attacks on working class people are accelerating.
“Virtually any child, unvaccinated, is likely to get an infection at some point between 12 and 15,” said Chief Medical Officer for England Chris Whitty last week.
When an energy firm goes under, every other household in Britain is left paying the cost for a new firm to take on its customers.