Dated: 19 Aug 2014
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Protesters enraged at the police killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown have filled the streets of St Louis’s Ferguson suburb night after night.
The government’s aim to look at how policy affects the family is pure hypocrisy, writes Sadie Robinson
A hundred people gathered outside the Home Office in London last Sunday to welcome home Talha Ahsan.
Some 35 Afghan Sikh migrants were discovered inside a cargo container in Tilbury docks, Essex, last Saturday.
Western forces are becoming more deeply embroiled in a new military intervention in Iraq, which they now admit will last months.
More firefighters call on the FBU union leadership to step up the action in the long running pensions dispute
Hundreds of anti-fracking campaigners occupied a field in Little Plumpton near Blackpool last weekend, by two sites where Cuadrilla plans to drill for shale gas.
Front of house staff at Amgueddfa Cymru/National Museum Wales walked out last weekend as part of our fight against management plans to cut weekend payments.
The family of a man who died following a racist attack say police withheld crucial information from the investigation into his killing.
Barnsley College workers are balloting for strikes over a controversial restructure.
A fiasco over a new computer system to monitor travellers into Britain has meant that US firm Raytheon will be paid £224 million of public money.
A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, the government of Gaza, broke down on Tuesday of this week as Israel resumed its bombardment of Gaza.
Workers at Lambeth College in south London returned to work on Monday of this week after a summer break.
The British government announced the results of its review into arms sales to Israel on Tuesday of last week.
A number of protests and vigils took place last weekend as part of a national day of action for Gaza.
The immigrants found in a locked container at Tilbury docks last week (see page 20) only undertook their perilous journey because it was less daunting than the alternative.
Lebanese socialist Bassem Chit argues counter-revolution and imperialism created Iraq and Syria’s army of sectarians the Islamic State. Something else must defeat it
Workers at Care UK in Doncaster have voted unanimously for a three-week strike in their ongoing campaign to defend pay and conditions.
Unite Against Fascism; Food Standards Agency workers; Scottish shipyard closure; People's Assembly national meeting; Campaign Against Climate Change
Doncaster Pride saw around 2,000 people return to the town centre for a free festival last Saturday.
South Yorkshire freedom riders have seen a dramatic increase in their campaigning.
Department for Transport protest; Heathrow Express ovetime ban; ISS cleaners; Alsef drivers' union
Campaigners are continuing to hold a protest camp outside Stafford Hospital—and new protesters are joining it.
Health campaigners began a People’s March for the NHS last Saturday.
Around 22 Palestinians have been killed in fresh Israeli attacks on Gaza since the ceasefire collapsed on Tuesday of this week. They include a number of children and a pregnant woman.
The crucial Waterloo and City and Central Lines of London Underground were hit by major disruptions this morning, Friday, as train drivers in the Aslef union walked out on strike.
Heavy fighting is continuing between government and pro-Russian separatist forces in eastern Ukraine.
More than 10,000 people rallied for the second anniversary of the Marikana massacre last Saturday. In 2012 South African police gunned down 112 striking platinum miners, killing 34.
Up to 4,000 people have died in Nigerian military custody since 2012, human rights investigators believe.
Several thousand people joined an emergency protest in front of Downing Street in central London today, Saturday, against Israel's renewed bombing of Gaza.
The Irish state was compelled to introduce limited abortion legislation in 2012 and give women the right to abortion if their life was at risk.
It will be a disaster for Iraq’s Kurds if the West succeeds in hijacking their cause, argues Ken Olende
Raymie Kiernan looks at why Scottish independence activists believe a last push for votes can bring victory—and raise wider issues about the alternative to capitalism
Nicola Field, who was part of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners, says a new film shows how struggle forged unity and helped break down prejudice
You don’t often get to walk up the Victoria and Albert museum steps following quotes from leading activists such as Martin Luther King Jr.
Paul Rees’s new book does a fine job documenting the impact three black footballers had on 1970’s Britain playing for West Bromwich Albion.
Despite having a black president and a black attorney general the US state remains profoundly racist.
Our society is depressing - the level of care shouldn't be. Plus letters on pollution, Scotland and A-levels
The humanitarian case for bombing Scotland became more urgent after it was found to have lots of oil
A year has passed since the army massacred protesters in Cairo's Rabaa al Adawiya Square