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Tory spin won’t hide the real cost of the Robber Baron's four years of austerity
Tory chancellor George Osborne has claimed that the government will give the NHS a £2 billion “lifeline”.
Beds crisis in mental health | Glasgow protests pile on pressure | Victory in Bolton over selloff plan
Sixty activists met for a briefing on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) at the union Unite's head office in London on Monday.
The rhythm of struggle is picking up again at Lambeth College, reports Sadie Robinson
Construction workers lobby over tax scam | Strike at Bristol Sharpak | Fuel poverty protest | Nazi Golden Dawn opposed in London | BDS action hits Barclays | Cardiff students debate Palestine
Around 60 delegates at the National Union of Teachers (NUT) LGBT conference discussed challenging homophobia in schools last Saturday.
UCU union members took their campaign against the closure of regional Open University (OU) centres to management’s doors in Milton Keynes last week.
College lecturers across Britain are balloting for strikes over pay—but some in their UCU union are organising to get the ballot scrapped.
More than 1,000 people marched through Moscow, Russia, last weekend against plans to sack thousands of health workers and close dozens of clinics.
A quarter of a million people from across Spain came together in Madrid last Saturday in the second March for Dignity.
Up to 3,000 people protested the outskirts of Cairo’s Tahrir Square last Sunday after a court dismissed charges of murdering protesters against toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak.
Tube drivers on the Northern Line of the London Underground struck on Monday of this week over the sacking of their colleague Alex McGuigan.
Some 800 workers at Jacobs Biscuit factory in Aintree, Liverpool, walked out in the first two days of a rolling programme of strikes last week.
Tenants and campaigners lobbied Haringey council in north London on Monday of last week against its attacks on poor residents.
Recycling workers in Sheffield, south Yorkshire, did not restart their suspended indefinite strike as planned on Tuesday of last week.
Over 1,400 people marched on the Faslane nuclear submarine base, situated on the Clyde, last Sunday. It was the largest Scrap Trident demonstration in Scotland since the mass protest which greeted the G8 in 2005.
Anti-cuts campaigners celebrated a victory last week after they forced the mayor of Tower Hamlets in east London into a U-turn over cuts to the Children and Adult Mental Health social work team.
The revolt inside the Unison union against the leadership’s sell out of members in local government over pay is growing.
After 90 days of strikes care workers in Doncaster have voted to accept a new pay offer.
UCU union members are fighting to push union leaders to defend their USS pension scheme.
Tenants facing eviction and their supporters surrounded the plush West End offices of property investment fund Westbrook on Monday of this week.
G4S guard Terrence Hughes told London’s High Court that he could not recall hearing Jimmy Mubenga calling, “I can’t breathe”.
Kingsley Burrell had head covered before death, scandal-hit Serco to stay at Yarl's Wood, number of prosecutions for begging soars
Former police officers were asked to “review” their evidence in the wake of the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster.
David Cameron’s speech on immigration last week talked about the need for “firm control”, but represented a change in tack for the Tories.
Nazi Nick Griffin has confirmed he’s backing Ukip in next year’s general election.
The Daily Mirror newspaper ran a divisive front page last week blaming migrants for unemployment.
Workers at the Kilwinning campus of Ayrshire College were set to strike on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.
The firefighters’ FBU union has called a one-day walkout for workers in England on Tuesday of next week.
More than 1,000 people joined the Scottish Trades Union Congress’ (STUC) anti-racist demo in Glasgow last Saturday.
Up to 100 detainees at the Campsfield immigration detention centre near Oxford protested last weekend against the beating of a fellow inmate.
Workers at Lambeth College struck yesterday, Thursday, against hated new contracts brought in by bosses. They plan to walk out again on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.
More than 700 Defence Support Group (DSG) workers walked out at Ministry of Defence (MoD) bases across Britain today, Monday. The Unite union members were beginning a ten-day strike against a real terms pay cut.
An estimated 40 people were hospitalised during the democracy protests in Hong Kong last weekend.
Thousands protested across the US last week over the decision not to charge Darren Wilson, the cop who killed black teenager Michael Brown in August.
Tens of thousands of people marched through Athens on Thursday of last week as workplaces across Greece were shut down by a general strike.
Our rulers love it if they can persuade us to join in with their shows of patriotism. And that’s exactly why we should reject them, says Sadie Robinson
The Smith Commission’s proposals prove people were right to be suspicious of Westminster parties' vow for more devolved powers for Scotland, writes Carlo Morelli
A leading member of the Egyptian Revolutionary Socialists spoke to Judith Orr about the impact of the counter revolution—and the prospects for new struggles
Fred Hampton, leader of the Black Panther Party in Illinois, was gunned down by police on 4 December 1969. He was just 21.
Millions of workers hate Ukip and the Tories, but don’t see Labour standing up to them. Socialist Worker has argued that the left should present a united challenge at the election. We asked activists what they think
Director Goran Olsson new film is a first hand account of the anti-colonial struggles in Africa—and calls on us to carry on the fight today, writes Saba Shiraz
US rock band Soundgarden have released a new three-CD album of rare and unreleased material.
Ancient Lives: New Discoveries at the British Museum | London Gothic at London Metropolitan Archive
The right wing crowed when Gordon Brown announced his plan to quit parliament. And Labour’s left mourned—not least those trying to “reclaim” it from New Labour.
It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of Bob Cox, after a protracted fight with cancer.
In defence of riots; fighting for Palestine solidarity; Cameron's taking us for a ride; and a note on shift work
‘I know I did my job right’
Mitchell lied, a cop lacks wit and Bob Geldof gets it wrong
Simon Basketter looks at the Home Office’s new ‘counter-terrorism’ bill