Dated: 12 Jan 2013
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The Tories are at war with millions of benefits claimants.
Anti-racists in Cambridge are organising to oppose a protest by the English Defence League (EDL) next month.
Watching the detectives Five cops investigating phone hacking faced misconduct allegations.
The annual conference of the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) last weekend saw major debates on how it should organise and intervene into resistance to the crisis.
Victimised former union convenor at Rolls-Royce in Bristol, Jerry Hicks, has put himself forward for Unite union’s general secretary election.
More than 50 UCU lecturers and supporters from other unions picketed three entrances of Halesowen College in the Black Country on the first day back on Monday of this week.
Hopes were rising as Socialist Worker went to press that teaching unions could soon announce a date for a strike in schools this term.
A ballot of 80,000 workers will close this week at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
Health workers in Bolton, Greater Manchester, are beginning a campaign against attacks on their jobs.
Health campaigners in the Hands Off Hinchingbrooke hospital campaign are set to demonstrate on Saturday of this week.
The demolition of a south London playground has been delayed after activists occupied the site to save it.
Reservoir campaign makes a big splash Campaigners in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, have beaten back plans to drain Cupwith reservoir into a muddy puddle.
Parliament was about to vote on deep cuts to benefits that millions rely on as Socialist Worker went to press.
Unemployed people will be forced to work or lose their benefits under plans unveiled by Labour’s shadow chancellor Ed Balls.
Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Turkish Embassy in central London yesterday, Friday, to protest at the killing of three Kurdish activists in Paris. Workers, students and campaigners united to demand justice. Among the banners were flags from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
Locksmiths in Pamplona in northern Spain are refusing to co-operate in evictions. This is part of a growing backlash across the Spanish state.
Journalists at Southern Weekly newspaper in Guangzhou, China, walked out on strike on Monday of this week over press censorship.
President Bashar al-Assad of Syria sent a defiant message to the opposition last Sunday in his first public speech in six months.
Venezuela has been gripped by political crisis amid speculation that long serving left wing president Hugo Chavez could be at death’s door.
The trial has begun of five men accused of raping and murdering a woman on a bus in Delhi two weeks ago. A sixth suspect will be tried in juvenile court.
Flash mobs of indigenous activists and their supporters, hundreds strong, blocked roads, bridges and railway lines across Canada last week.
Femi Aborisade, the editor of Socialist Worker in Nigeria, has been attacked in his house.
Anger is growing in Argentina against the government of Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner—and two very different social movements are articulating it.
David Willets, the Tories’ universities minister, claimed last week that white working class men need a special campaign to encourage them to go to university.
Two years ago this month, mass protests and strikes in Egypt forced out hated dictator Hosni Mubarak.
Who will benefit from the new US budget deal?
Channel 4’s new six part thriller Utopia is set in an unremittingly bleak London, beaten down by recession.
News photographer Don McCullin has covered wars, famines and conflict zones since the early 1960s.
In his latest book, Bad Pharma, journalist and psychiatrist Ben Goldacre narrows his sights on a single powerful target—the global pharmaceuticals industry.
Chasing Ice Photographer James Balog has been using time lapse cameras to record the retreat of 95 percent of the world’s glaciers.
A government full of millionaires and public school boys wants to scapegoat millions of ordinary people who rely on benefits.
Political pundits are rowing over whether to believe predictions that Britain is about to slip into an unprecedented triple dip recession.
It was with deep regret that I learnt of the death of Vic Turner, former chair of the Royal Group of Docks shop stewards committee.
Glasgow day centres face battle with council Labour-run Glasgow council is rushing through the closure of three of the seven Glasgow day centres. The centres provide support for adults with learning disabilities.
‘More flooding misery for the North but look on the bright side: daffodils bloom in Cornwall’
Once a year, the world’s super-rich come together on the Caribbean island of St Barts.
The government’s attack on benefits could see thousands of people lose their homes. One attack in particular, popularly known as the "bedroom tax", is set to push almost 100,000 social housing tenants into arrears on their rent from this April.