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A Tory clampdown on schools in Birmingham has unleashed a torrent of racist filth.
Some 60 angry tenants and housing campaigners lobbied the annual meeting of Haringey Council on Monday of this week to oppose housing demolitions and attacks on tenants' rights.
Mark Duggan’s coroner has said police actions after the killing allowed evidence to be destroyed and led to ‘distrust’, reports Annette Mackin
Gary Ford was one of two men who had pending claims for damages against West Yorkshire Police after being jailed on the basis of tainted evidence.
British government ministers sanctioned the use of torture against prisoners in Northern Ireland in the early 1970s.
A day of street stalls, leafleting and door-to-door canvassing for independence took place across Scotland last Saturday.
Operation Centurion has targeted many migrants working without papers. But it has not been the big success the Tories had planned.
Terror cop is jailed for leaks | Phone hacking trial nears end | Vile attack on gay man at club | Top cops try to block spy case
The Unite Against Fascism conference will look at how we beat Nazi Nick Griffin and what has to be done next, reports Annette Mackin
There was serious overcrowding at Sheffield’s Hillsborough football stadium seven months after a disaster that led to the deaths of 96 Liverpool football fans, an inquest has heard. And post workers threaten to strike if they are made to deliver copies of the Sun newspaper.
Britain’s largest public sector union, Unison, will hold its national conference next week against the backdrop of potential coordinated strikes involving more than a million workers.
Unison union members at Care UK in Doncaster have been told they must sign new contracts by next Monday or lose their jobs.
The PCS civil service workers’ union was set to begin consulting its 250,000 members on Thursday of this week for a mandate to join the 10 July strike.
More than 100 teachers rallied before an NUT union lobby of parliament on Tuesday of this week.
Health workers staged a day of action to demand better pay around Britain on Thursday of last week.
Twenty four dockers working for SCA Logistics based at Tilbury Docks in Essex began an 11-day strike on Thursday of last week.
Max Watson, a Unison union rep at London Metropolitan University, has launched an appeal against a decision dismissing a complaint he had brought against bosses. Max said he had suffered detriment after bosses targeted him because of his union activities. An Employment Tribunal dismissed this claim.
Workers at One Housing Group in London struck from Friday of last week to Monday of this week. The Unite union members are angry at the suspension of their steward Bryan Kennedy.
Campaigners from across Britain met in Manchester last Saturday to organise against Tory attacks on benefits. More than 80 people attended the national meeting of the Anti Bedroom Tax and Benefit Justice Federation.
Over 100 Freedom Riders from all over South Yorkshire travelled by train to Meadowhall in Sheffield on Monday of this week.
TfL set for joint pay strike | Virgin West Coast cleaners | Heathrow Express
Shorts on UCU union ballots to strike against cuts to further and higher education in Dundee and London
HMRC strike gets go ahead | Hundreds attend memorial for Tony Benn | Racist EDL outnumbered in Stevenage | Unison service group executive election results | Protest in London over rapes in India | Lunchtime protests to save legal aid | Four-day strike for 3 Cosas campaign
Anger at increasing workloads dominated the annual conference of the EIS, Scotland’s biggest education union, in Perth last week.
THE GMB union’s national congress in Nottingham was dominated by anger against Tory austerity and the bosses’ attacks – and what an incoming Labour government should do to stop it.
Bruno Dos Santos, a stateless asylum seeker, died in Verne prison on the island of Portland in Dorset last week.
Some 180 delegates of the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers' Union (Bfawu) gathered at the union's annual conference in Southport this week.
Unison union members walked out on strike at Lambeth College in south London today, Wednesday. They joined UCU union members at the college, who are already on all-out strike.
Firefighters walked out across England and Wales today, Thursday, to begin their longest strike yet in a three year dispute with the government.
Firefighters struck across England and Wales against Tory attacks on their pensions. Thanks to all Socialist Worker readers who sent photos
The boss of Lambeth College pocketed a 13 percent pay rise last year–the highest rise of any college principal in London.
Hospital workers in Greece were set to strike on Wednesday of next week. Days earlier Tory Makis Voridis, a former Nazi, was named minister of health. Just two years ago he was head of the fascist Laos party.
Anti-fascist protests across France mark a year since the murder of anti-fascist student Clement Meric, and Front National founder Jean-Marie Le Pen in new anti-semitic outrage
A letter from prison by leading Egyptian Revolutionary Socialist and human rights lawyer Mahienour el-Massry.
Politicians, bosses and generals are arming and funding the very insurgency that grew out of anger at their rule, reports Baba Aye
It was a war that cost an estimated one trillion dollars, fought, we were told, as part of the global “war on terror”. But 11 years, on the invasion of Iraq has become a nightmare for the West and the region.
The World Cup 2014 has finally begun in Brazil. It took seven years of preparation--including thousands of forced evictions, deaths of construction workers in stadiums and emergency laws to serve the organising body Fifa.
The whole row over Jean-Claude Juncker is symbolic politics, writes Alex Callinicos
An all-out strike of lecturers in a south London college shows how to resist attacks on workers and cuts in education, reports Sadie Robinson
As the Spanish state strains under the pressures of the crisis, activists told Dave Sewell about the new party Podemos they are building to take the fight to its rulers
New film Still the Enemy Within tells the story of the Great Miners’ Strike in activists’ own voices. Sadie Robinson spoke to strikers at the film’s premiere
FILM: Leave to Remain | EXHIBITION: Snippets of Hope by Fetlework Tesfaye | CHILDREN: My Friend Selma
The moral panic the Tories and their friends in the press are whipping up over the issue of Muslims and education is about racism. There was no “Trojan horse” plot of Islamic fundamentalists to take over Birmingham schools.
The Newark by-election last week didn’t tell us much, but it told us something. The Tories saw their majority in the seat cut from 16,800 to just 7,000.
Call to welcome migrants in Scotland grants us space | Thank you for sending me books on socialism | More profits for frackers in Kent | TTIP trade deal hits our rights | Well done for raids report | Expose the Ukip crackpots | Politicians tell the same lies | Eton churns out fanatics | Queen's speech makes you feel sick
Bank and baroness tighten their belts | A better way to deal with homelessness? | Top Tesco boss gets real | Last orders already for new mayor? | Twee torturers on Twitter | Tories' Lego against independence falls down | Going up: child poverty | The things they say
The queen may be the world’s richest person, but the establishment makes it nearly impossible to find out how much the royals have, writes Adam Cochrane