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A great lie will dominate the general election campaign—the lie that there is no alternative to devastating cuts in vital public services.
The bosses and media’s accusation of RMT "ballot rigging" is a disgraceful slur.
Karen Reissmann and the TUSC campaign for the general election is striking a chord of resistance in Manchester.
Bradford College in Yorkshire is pushing ahead with job cuts.
The court decision to grant an injunction against the RMT has increased union activists’ determination to win their battle with Network Rail.
The employment tribunal investigating the sacking of nurse and union activist Yunus Bakhsh heard last week from witnesses who back him.
There is less than a month to stop the fascist British National Party (BNP) in the general election.
Around 1,500 black, white and Asian people came together in Dudley last Saturday to stop the racist English Defence League (EDL) from rampaging through the town centre.
Tom Sinden was arrested on the eve of the UAF protest against the EDL for allegedly spray painting anti Nazi slogans in Dudley town centre.
A major public sector union’s annual conference has sent out a defiant message against the growing clamour from mainstream political parties for savage cuts.
The bosses’ CBI has launched a vicious attack on the pensions of public sector workers.
Labour has hit trouble as it parachutes last-minute candidates into "safe seats".
Whether you’re "young, old, rich, poor, black, white, gay, straight," David Cameron wants your support. You are the "great ignored", he says.
Cuts at BA have hit ordinary workers hard—and have forced BA cabin crew to strike.
House building hits a new low The number of new houses being built in every region of Britain is lower than at any time since 1922.
More than 50 people met in west London tonight (Wednesday) to oppose cuts at Ealing Hospital.
Nick Griffin, leader of the British National Party (BNP), has been filmed defending racist violence.
Hundreds of thousands of Thai Redshirt pro-democracy demonstrators took to the streets of Bangkok and other cities over the last few weeks. This was a show of force to prove the strength of the movement and to dispel any lies by the royalist government and the media that the Redshirts are not representative of the majority of the population.
THOUSANDS OF trade unionists and campaigners marched through central London today to defend the welfare state and public services.
British Airways (BA) cabin crew are at a critical point in their battle against union-busting, pay cuts and redundancies.
Willie Walsh used to be the top boss at Aer Lingus where cabin crew last week accepted a deal that means 230 compulsory and 440 voluntary redundancies.
Socialist Worker has learned of discussions at the heart of Unite that underline why the union leaders cannot be trusted to win the dispute.
What does the deficit mean?
The conference was marked by a growing anger at the government’s neoliberal policies, anda desire for workers’ unity to hit back against the cuts.
Around 300 delegates packed into a anti‑fascist fringe meeting on Saturday—just hours after the mobilisation against the racist English Defence League (EDL) in Dudley.
Delegates unanimously passed a motion calling for strike action to combat excessive workloads.
Giving Sats the sack Members of the NUT and the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) are balloting for a boycott of the much hated Sats tests.
Plans for massive cuts in the number of workers who answer 999 emergency calls were condemned in a damning report last week.
Nestle workers throughout Britain are being balloted for industrial action in a row over a pay freeze.
Campaigners are distributing leaflets to 6,000 Wycombe District Council tenants facing a ballot on the transfer of their homes to a "not for profit" company.
The GMB union last week called off planned strike action at British Gas after "positive discussions" with the company.
Seventy people joined a protest against cuts in education outside Strathclyde university last week.
Around 800 jobs are under threat on the London Underground. These jobs are vital to keep passengers safe and to maintain the service.
Bosses at Sovereign Bus company have sacked Abdul Omer, the Unite union convenor for Harrow and Edgware garages.
Bosses took the RMT rail union to court last week and stopped its planned Network Rail strike.
Nato has at last admitted shooting dead five Afghan civilians—having spent a month trying to cover up the murders.
A series of bombings in the Russian republic of Ingushetia could be laying the groundwork for another war in the region.
Israel is threatening another all-out military assault on Gaza after injuring three children in airstrikes last Thursday night.
I woke on Sunday to the news of Eugene Terreblanche’s death—it made my bank holiday weekend.
The cuts to universities recently announced by the Brown government are another step in the ongoing process of marketisation of higher education.
Working class men and women fought hard for the right to vote. For many today, voting seems their only chance to have a say in how the system is run—despite often thinking that it won’t change very much.
How did Channel 4 find the people to feature in this poor excuse for a programme about child poverty?
‘On the radio’ with Mike Gonzalez
This artistic adventure is a experiment in live installation. The protagonists are a flock of zebra finches, lovely sociable creatures with all sorts of musical skills.
This exhibition showcases works of modern art from Iraq made since the occupation began in 2003.
This display is the first in a new series bringing together old masters and modern art from the National Galleries of Scotland.
The Tories—a party of the rich, for the rich—shouldn’t have a hope in the general election.
The video is graphic and disturbing and we weren’t meant to see it.
Put banned Moonfleece play back on
‘We’re all the same, we’re probably all supporting the same agenda, you know, of private involvement.’