Dated: 11 Nov 2014
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When bosses tried to slash our conditions and break our union, we had to fight back
An inquest showed serious discrepancies in the official account of Marlon McIntosh’s death in Birmingham prison, reports Annette Mackin
The trial for manslaughter of three guards who restrained Jimmy Mubenga during his forced deportation has begun at the Old Bailey in London.
Labour-run Glasgow City Council is poised to make potentially fatal cuts to Glasgow Association of Mental Health (GAMH).
Brighton and Hove City Council mental health staff are holding a 32-day strike over working patterns imposed by bosses.
Voting ends this week in pay consultation ballots of local government workers in England and Wales.
Overtime is now counted in the calculations of workers’ holiday pay—sort of. That was a ruling handed down by the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) last week.
Firefighters in Essex have pledged to donate £500 every month for the next three months to victimised worker Ricky Matthews.
Travellers and their supporters are fighting government plans to attack Travellers’ rights.
Some 250 residents and supporters protested at the New Era housing estate in Hackney, east London, last Saturday.
HTC Plant workers held the first of three one-day walkouts on Friday of last week.
Raymie Kiernan considers what is at stake for Doncaster Care UK workers as they vote on a new offer
Defence Support Group (DSG) workers have escalated their fight for a pay rise by announcing a four-day walkout.
The Tories have launched an assault on Tower Hamlets council in east London. They plan to send in a “takeover squad” to run parts of the authority.
GMB strike ballot at Haribo in Pontefract | Refugee protest at Home Office | Bedroom Tax protests called in Scotland and Wales | Historical Materialism conference | Protest against fast track deportation | Deciphering Capitalism book launch
RMT union members who clean at London’s Waterloo station were set to strike for 24 hours from 3pm on Monday of next week.
Supporters of Unite Against Fascism travelled to the site of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz in Poland last weekend on the organisation’s second annual educational trip.
A group of about 60 English Defence League (EDL) members protested in Rotherham last week. They were trying to capitalise on the abuse cases that came to light this year.
Some 3,000 people took to the streets of London for the Million Mask March called by the internet hacking group Anonymous on Bonfire Night last week.
Drivers across London’s 17 bus operators have voted by 96 percent for action in a consultative ballot over their Unite union’s demand for collective bargaining.
Around 90 NUT union members at two secondary schools in Haringey, north London, struck on Wednesday of last week.
Health workers in Wales are frustrated that their Unison union has suspended a pay strike planned for Monday of this week.
Lecturers are calling for an indefinite strike after a savage attack from bosses.
David Cameron is on the brink of losing another by-election. He’s lost two MPs to the hard right Ukip and more than 20 think he should step down—but his leadership is not in question. Yet Labour Party leader Ed Miliband is the one staring down the barrel of a gun.
Anti-racists are organising against Ukip in the run-up to the Rochester and Strood by-election on 20 November.
CCTV footage from the Hillsborough disaster disappeared from the stadium, a jury has heard.
A newly revealed document exposes that the police covered up its link to blacklisting of trade unionists.
A victim of child abuse by establishment figures has come forward and indentified one of his abusers as a former deputy head of MI6.
A damning internal email shows former Sun editor Rebekah Brooks approved all cash payments to public officials.
Low pay linked to poverty | Tories continue arms sales | Abortion care threatened | Biscuit workers go for strikes
Up to 500 people protested outside Glasgow City Chambers on Wednesday of this week against a proposed 40 percent funding cut to Glasgow Association of Mental Health.
The South African trade union federation Cosatu expelled the country’s biggest union, Numsa, last Saturday.
Students in Greece have been protesting against attacks on our education.
Riots have spread across occupied East Jerusalem.
Catalan independence vote; mass protests in Belgium; plan for civilian rule in Burkina Faso
Martin Empson reviews Naomi Klein’s book, and argues that only getting rid of capitalism can stop climate change
It’s hard to recapture the extraordinary atmosphere in which Barack Obama was elected the first black president of the US six years ago
Recycling workers in Sheffield are on indefinite strike against attacks on their pay and conditions. Tomáš Tengely-Evans reports
The kidnap of 43 students in Mexico exposes links between politicians, drugs and imperialism, writes Dave Sewell
It may resort to cliche and sentimentality in the end, but this flight of space fancy is refreshingly optimistic, says Dave Sewell
“There was no introduction” is the perfect opening lyric to Glasgow band the John Knox Sex Club’s new album Oh Wow! Must be the Devil.
This powerful play was inspired by the celebration of Margaret Thatcher’s death in South Yorkshire’s pit villages.
British drones dropped their first hellfire missiles on Iraq on Monday of this week. Now the logic of escalation is being played out in the latest war on the region.
Ukip immobilised the government in parliament last week, when the Tories created an unnecessary row over a vote they could easily have won.
Readers' views on gender stereotypes, tuition fees, multiculturalism and evolution
Privatisers' shares are plummetting, Shifty Osborne has a fake discount, and the kids are getting pepper-sprayed
Report gives voice to young people at risk of abuse - and blows apart a racist myth