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Paralympic gold medallist and world record holder Tara Flood faces a test that could see her lose her disability benefits, she told Socialist Worker.
The racists and fascists of the English Defence League (EDL) were comprehensively routed on Saturday. Thousands of anti-fascists blocked their march route and stopped their rally in Walthamstow, east London.
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Disabled workers at Remploy in Chesterfield have announced a five-day strike starting on Monday of next week. Those at Springburn, Glasgow, were set to begin a four-day strike on the same day.
Unions have released details of a proposed deal to reverse pay cuts at Southampton council. The proposal ends a long-running dispute that saw strikes last summer.
Workers in the Unison and Unite unions have voted to accept a deal over their local government pension scheme (LGPS).
Electricians and their supporters gathered at a site near St Pancras station in central London on Friday morning of last week.
Some 40 workers protested outside the Scottish offices of construction firm Balfour Beatty in Hillington, Glasgow, on Friday of last week.
The Unite union has rejected proposals to change the national Agenda for Change agreement on health workers’ pay and conditions.
The PCS civil service workers’ union has suspended further strikes in Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) call centres.
TransPennine train cleaners strike back Cleaners, security staff and train dispatchers working on First TransPennine Express struck for 24 hours on Friday of last week.
Headteachers are demanding that all English GCSE papers should be re-marked after students received lower than expected grades. The headteachers’ group ASCL is threatening legal action over the "grade fixing" fiasco.
Many people celebrating this year’s Notting Hill Carnival were angry that the police had once more used it as an excuse to harass young people.
Thousands of people were set to take the streets to stop the racist English Defence League (EDL) in Waltham Forest, east London, this Saturday.
Three big local demonstrations to defend local hospitals will take place across London on 15 September. Protests are organised for Ealing, Brent and Greenwich. A fourth demonstration will hit the streets of Hammersmith on 22 September.
No prosecutions over Dale Farm Basildon council in Essex has dropped prosecutions against 14 activists involved in defending Travellers at Dale Farm last year.
"I was forced to crawl across the floor in tears of pain and humiliation."
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Up to 3,000 international students at London Metropolitan University face possible deportation after the UK Border Agency (UKBA) revoked the university’s licence to teach them.
Protests around the country against Paralympic sponsor Atos continued yesterday, Wednesday.
Lecturers at London Metropolitan University have called a protest against the UK Border Agency (UKBA) after it revoked the university’s licence to teach non-EU students.
Two officers in the Greater Manchester Police (GMP) are to face charges that they perverted the course of justice in the case of an anti-fascist arrested at a Bolton demo.
With just a day to go before the racist English Defence League (EDL) tries to march in Waltham Forest, east London, anti-fascist activists in the local community are having a final push to build opposition.
More than 500 people rallied outside the offices of Paralympic sponsor Atos in central London this afternoon as part of a day of action called by Disabled People Against Cuts (Dpac) and UK Uncut.
Rail workers at King’s Cross station are threatening to disrupt attempts to ferry supporters of the English Defence League (EDL) to Walthamstow for a racist march today, Saturday.
South African police followed their massacre of striking miners with beatings in prison, while bosses have threatened strikers with the sack—yet the struggle continues, writes Ken Olende
Platinum miners at Marikana last week reoccupied the hill that, just days earlier, had been the scene of the police massacre that killed 34 strikers.
Greece’s new coalition government was under fire from all sides last week.
The town of Darayya has become the latest scene of a massacre of civilians at the hands of President Bashar al-Assad’s military forces.
Some 100,000 protesters marched through Quebec in Canada on Wednesday of last week to mark the six month anniversary of the student strike movement against tuition fee rises there.
Corrie’s an death ‘accident’, says Israel An Israeli court has ruled that 23 year old activist Rachel Corrie’s death in 2003 was an "accident". An Israeli army bulldozer crushed her as she blocked its approach to a Palestinian home in the Gaza Strip. Her family, who brought the civil case, plan to appeal.
Three US marines who were videoed in Afghanistan urinating on the bodies of dead Afghans will not face criminal charges, the US military has announced.
The South African state is threatening to charge some 270 Lonmin platinum miners arrested at the time of the Marikana massacre with murder. In an outrageous twist they would be charged with the killing of the 34 colleagues who were gunned down beside them.
Arguments about the case of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange have divided the left and dominated the media over the last week. The debate has centred on the question of rape.
What is it that drives change in society? This is one of the most fundamental questions that anyone fighting for a better world seeks to answer.
More photos from LMHR over the years
The BBC launches Citizen Khan this week, created by and starring former radio presenter Adil Ray.
Shadow dancer is an intense and hard hitting thriller set in 1990s Belfast, in the fraught months leading up to the end of the Troubles.
The Revolution Will Be Televised BBC Three on Wednesdays, 10pm
We’re told that capitalist competition is what drives society forward. This myth is central to how capitalism justifies itself.
This week’s ballot results from local government workers in the Unite and Unison unions are a blow to the fight to stop Tory attacks on public sector pensions. Both groups accepted deals that will see them work longer for less.
Neville Alexander, who has died of cancer aged 75, devoted his life to the struggle against apartheid and for socialism.
Marikana massacre reminds me of apartheid | Atos | The tragedy of drowning refugees
‘The environment is a good one. High prices, lots of volatility… good for Glencore’
Around a month after the 1987 general election, Tory prime minister Margaret Thatcher sat down to write a letter Asil Nadir, boss of fashion firm Polly Peck.
The entire criminal justice system is stacked against women who experience rape—from the attitudes of the police to low conviction rates and low sentences.