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Newly-elected ukip MP Mark Reckless let the cat out of the bag last week when he revealed Ukip policy to repatriate migrants.
The Society for the Protection of the Unborn Child (Spuc) failed to hold a meeting in Birmingham on Friday of last week.
Some 200 anti-racists turned out to oppose a march by the English Defence League (EDL) last Saturday.
Up to 100 students attended an Abortion Rights student conference in central London last Saturday.
A local dispute over a new timetabling policy at one college in Scotland has escalated after a boss sacked a leading union activist.
Workers at Barnsley College were set to begin a two-day strike on Wednesday of this week to defend jobs and conditions.
Interserve cleaners strike at Waterloo | Xmas strike on for Post Office supply chain staff? | Suspension leads to an unofficial strike at Dundee West delivery office | NUJ members take on the Met police | Brixton sees march for Ricky Bishop | Action off as Portsmouth port bosses back down | Tenants say no bedroom tax in Wales | Support Freedom Riders in court | Pay victory for HTC Plant crane drivers
Some 300 teachers, parents and campaigners lobbied Haringey council on Monday of this week in defence of Julie Davies.
A national strike ballot of UCU union members over pay was set to start on Friday of this week.
The UCU union has suspended a marking boycott until 15 January. The action in 69 universities was part of the union’s campaign to defend workers’ pensions.
More than 160 manufacturing workers struck for two days last week at specialist component maker Trelleborg in Leicester.
Six jurors at the Jimmy Mubenga manslaughter trial sat handcuffed last week in a mock-up of the aeroplane seats where he died.
Hundreds of protesting firefighters confront Tory fire minister Penny Mordaunt as she turns up to open the new West Norwood station in south London today, Tuesday.
Campaigners against a 40 percent funding cut to Glasgow Association of Mental Health (GamH) say the cuts will cost more in the long run.
Around 800 GMB union members at Jacob’s Biscuits Factory in Aintree, Liverpool, began a two-day strike last Sunday.
Mass meetings of the Scottish National Party and Radical Independence Campaign last weekend showed how the passion for politics remains in Scotland, writes Raymie Kiernan
About 130 people came to a meeting in Chilwell, near Nottingham on Tuesday of last week to hear activists explain what the proposed US/EU Transalatic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) legislation would mean for workers and services.
Attacks on welfare are forcing thousands of people to use food banks, a new report says.
Ofsted inspectors ‘unfairly humiliated’ Tower Hamlets schools, reports Sadie Robinson
Around 40 people joined a lively protest in central London organised by the Egypt Solidarity Initiative last Saturday.
Tory Home secretary Theresa May launched another clampdown on civil liberties this week.
Lawrence suspect let go; IPCC says cops may face action; Occupy returns to parliament
A police sergeant on duty during the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster has said the officers in charge on the day “didn’t step up to the plate”.
Around 1,000 people demonstrated in London in solidarity with Ferguson protesters yesterday, Wednesday.
Workers at Lambeth College have called a one-day strike for Thursday of next week. They plan a two-day strike the following week and a three-day strike the week after if bosses don’t back down.
Defence Support Group (DSG) workers have gone on the offensive in their dispute over pay, calling another ten days of strikes. The action is set to begin on Monday 8 December and last until Friday 19.
UCU union members at Barnsley College ended a two-day strike yesterday, Thursday. The workers are in dispute over attacks on their jobs and contracts.
The Crown Prosecution Service has dropped all charges against freedom riders Tony Nuttall and George Arthur as “there is not enough evidence to obtain a prosecution”.
A planned general strike by workers across Greece on Thursday of this week comes at a crucial time.
The Israeli parliament is set to pass a bill reinforcing the exclusion of Palestinians.
South African trade union federation Cosatu has temporarily eased its all out assault on the country’s largest union, Numsa, which it recently expelled.
The Kenyan government claims that its forces in Somalia, east Africa, have killed more than 100 Islamist fighters, in retaliation for attacking a bus in Kenya. But the Islamist Al Shabaab group has dismissed this as “absurd”.
Mexico’s annual national Revolution Day parade was cancelled last week and replaced by mass protests demanding the return of 43 missing college students. President Enrique Pena Nieto made a highly defensive speech, as protesters across Mexico burned effigies and photos of him.
A suicide bomber killed at least 57 people at a volleyball game in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktika province last Sunday.
Former Black Panther Albert Woodfox had his conviction for murder quashed after 43 years last week—but Louisiana attorney general Buddy Caldwell still won’t let him go.
Protests erupted across the US at the news that Darren Wilson, the white cop who shot 18 year old Michael Brown dead in Ferguson, St Louis, in August will not face trial.
John Parrington looks at artificial intelligence, and says it will be a long time before computers are smarter than humans
If you want to get a sense of how Ukip’s rise is debasing political debate, you need look no further than the absurd martyrdom of “White Van Man”.
Ken Olende argues that Africa doesn’t need Bob Geldof’s charity, or anyone else’s - but solidarity in the struggle against the system of poverty that keeps them down
When corporate spivs pounced on an east London estate they expected easy pickings. but they got more than they bargained for, Dave Sewell reports
William Morris is best known as a prolific poet and artist. But his socialist politics are also on display throughout this National Portrait Gallery exhibition.
The latest Hunger Games film presents inequality to a mass audience, but remains pessimistic about how people fight back, writes Fran Manning
This year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year and John Constable's techniques on display
Scotland’s opposition to fracking puts SNP on spot, panic room cut shows cruelty of bedroom tax and more
Leading on intelligence files going missing, Tory milk snatcher George Osborne and much more
The government’s own auditor admits cuts have pushed council services to breaking point