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A week after the Tories cut Universal Credit (UC) by £20, people who rely on it to survive are already struggling
Activists are stepping up preparations for mass demonstrations around the Cop26 climate talks in Glasgow. The main day of mobilisation is Saturday 6 November, just three weeks away.
Engineers at Weetabix have continued strong strikes but now urgently need to escalate, reports Isabel Ringrose
Full time officials in the Unison union are trying to undermine elected lay members on the union’s governing body by refusing to carry out its decisions.
Right wingers and university bosses have rushed to defend University of Sussex lecturer Kathleen Stock after she was accused of transphobia.
A Green council's attacks are facing strong resistance
Desperate refugees and migrants who have overcome fearsome obstacles to reach Britain have been met with appalling treatment once here
Outsourced cleaners working at a number of parks in central London protested at the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday.
Around 100 Clarks workers, members of the Community union, at the boot and shoe warehouse in Street, Somerset, are facing a bitter battle against fire and rehire.
More ScotRail workers are to escalate the battle for pay justice and equality.
An MPs inquiry has confirmed that the Tories sacrificed tens of thousands of lives with their fatal handling of Covid-19.
In a damning indictment of the Tories’ treatment of the victims of people trafficking, a high court has ruled the Home Office should give them the right to live in Britain.
World leaders’ plans to limit global carbon emissions will fall 60 percent short of even their wholly inadequate target to reach net zero by 2050.
The solidarity rally was a significant step towards uniting strikes in education.
The British government has authorised sales of tear gas to several repressive states over more than a decade, new research reveals.
A new far right threat is tearing up the campaign for next year’s French presidential election.
South Africa’s biggest metal and engineering union has launched an indefinite strike over pay and conditions.
The death of populism was proclaimed in the English press after the Italian local elections. Perhaps.
The mainstream press hailed the Czech elections last weekend as another defeat for right wing populism.
Will safe spaces protect women? It’s an argument that has arisen once again after the murder of Sarah Everard by Met police officer Wayne Couzens.
The announcement of the first new treatment for Sickle Cell Disease for 20 years is good news. But it also tells us a lot about systemic racism in healthcare
Energy is what the political economist Simon Bromley called a “strategic commodity”. In other words, a state that controls access to it has power over other states.
Amazon’s new cashier-less supermarkets seem to raise a vision of a capitalism without workers. But bosses can’t get rid of us that easily
Much of the world that we live in has been built or adapted to accommodate cars. Nick Clark investigates how they became such an essential part of capitalism—and asks, in the midst of a climate crisis, whether it’s time to pull them over once and for all
Netflix’s new Korean drama has become a sensation because, despite its grotesque horror, it resonates with people the world over
Sky Arts has now produced an excellent assessment of this classic album
Bad Sport is a great true crime documentary series that takes a deep look into scandals in professional sports
A parliamentary inquiry has concluded that the handling of Covid-19 was “one of the most important public health failures the United Kingdom has ever experienced”. The MPs’ report essentially confirmed that the Tories sacrificed tens of thousands of lives with their fatal approach.
Posh, parasitic, “eco- warrior” prince Charles has graciously revealed some of his tips for a greener life.
The Tories are now unleashing the “herd immunity” strategy they always wanted as a way of dealing with Covid.
A woman firearms officer was victimised by Police Scotland colleagues in a “horrific” workplace culture condemned as an “absolute boys’ club”, an employment tribunal found last week.
‘Let’s be clear, we have disaffiliated from Labour but Bfawu will try to be more political after what’s happened, not less.