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Nurse Stuart Beddows killed himself—and the pressure of work tipped him over the edge.
Anti-abortion bigots confronted in south London | Electricians picket T Clarke in Romford | London students protest at Mayor's Question Time | Hundreds protest against fracking in Ellesmere Port | Christmas party for Freedom Riders | Marks and Spencer ballot is off after workers reinstated | UCU retreats from a fight over FE pay
Prospect union members at the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have launched a campaign of industrial action against an imposed 1 percent pay deal.
Workers at London’s National Gallery are set to strike over Christmas as bosses press ahead with privatisation plans.
From 6am on Tuesday and Thursday of last week, the small town of Yate, just outside Bristol, saw cheerful and determined pickets waving Unite union flags.
Some 140 workers at Garston call centre in Merseyside have voted by a magnificent 92 votes to nil to continue their fight.
A united campaign driven by parents has beaten off nursery closures in east London.
Revolutionaries debated the political situation and how to shape it at the 2014 Socialist Workers Party conference
A three-day walkout involving around 400 workers at housing charity Shelter was suspended on Monday of this week.
The Liverpool FC fan group Spirit of Shankly is dismayed to note the club’s recent contractual relationship with Carrillion regarding the rebuilding of the main stand.
Post Office cash handlers struck for 24 hours on Friday of last week.
Blairite, Zionist and warmonger Jim Murphy has been elected the new leader of the Scottish Labour Party.
MPs have now backed Tory plans to make firefighters work until they are 60 or face losing up to half of their pension.
Ed Miliband has made controlling immigration the second pledge of his general election campaign.
A strike ballot of 20,000 London bus drivers was set to finish on Thursday of this week.
World leaders met for United Nations (UN) talks in Lima, Peru, last week—and took us closer to climate disaster.
A computer glitch caused chaos over Britain’s skies as flights were grounded.
Defence Support Group (DSG) workers are making bosses sweat with their ten-day strike for pay, ending on Friday of this week.
A leading ambulance worker pulled a boy out alive from a pile of dead bodies during the Hillsborough football disaster.
Workers at Lambeth College began a three-day strike on Monday of this week in the latest escalation in their battle against hated new contracts.
Three G4S guards were found not guilty of the manslaughter of Jimmy Mubenga.
Benefit cap; teenage homelessness; nuclear power plant failures; and court to rule on midwives and abortion case
Students protested outside City Hall in London today, Wednesday, over Tory plans to cut investment in education and youth services.
Over 1,200 workers at the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) walked out of work for a half-day strike today, Thursday, in a row over pay.
Shock at the verdict of the trial into manslaughter of Jimmy Mubenga has continued as more information is released.
Striking defence workers celebrated the last day of their ten day strike with a Christmas party on the picket line yesterday, Friday. The Unite union members are already gearing up for more action at Defence Support Group (DSG) in the new year in their fight for an 8 percent pay rise.
Annette Mackin spoke to Ray L Brown, one of the activists who has succeeded in getting black teenager George Stinney’s murder conviction quashed 70 years after his execution
The PCS union faces concerted attempts by the Tories to destroy it.
More than 2,700 workers face the sack tomorrow, New Year’s Eve, after parcel delivery firm City Link went into administration.
The government that’s currently collapsing in Greece is a grand coalition between the Tory New Democracy party and the Labour-type Pasok.
Hong Kong police clear last camps | Palestinian minister killed | Numsa union to challenge ANC | Nigerian oil workers walk out
Tens of thousands of people protested in cities across the US last weekend to demand justice for victims of police racism.
The year that was meant to bring relief to the eurozone’s crisis is instead ending in strikes, stock exchange runs and political collapse on some of its key battlegrounds.
Workers were celebrating outside the Greek parliament in Athens yesterday, Monday, as the coalition government led by Tory Antonis Samaras finally collapsed.
Sadie Robinson says a new book on Eleanor Marx is a great introduction to both her ideas and political method
Writer and translator Jack Zipes spoke to Socialist Worker about the enduring popularity of the tales of the Brothers Grimm, and how they appeal to our sense of hope
A huge protest movement has erupted in Ireland over the introduction of water charges. Annette Mackin reports from one of Dublin’s largest ever demonstrations
Eastern Boys has harrowing scenes—but also shows that people aren’t simply good or bad, and have huge potential for change, says Michelle Adhemar
“We’re doing this show because it’s important for socialists to push back against First World War celebrations.
This brilliant new song is based on the South Yorkshire Freedom Riders’ fight to reinstate free rail travel.
Oil prices have dropped by almost 50 percent this year to $60 a barrel.
The media went into Islamophobic overdrive at news of a gunman holding people hostage in a cafe in Sydney, Australia, this week.
It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of Lee Goergen, a member of the Southampton branch of the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) since 1993.
Ian Birchall, Jack Robertson and Andy Strouthous remember Jim Cronin, a long standing International Socialist and Socialist Workers Party member, who has died.
My Basel banner shows we still want Justice For The 96, there's more to socialism than beards, and other letters
‘Immigrants want to live and work in towns’
As Christmas approaches, Troublemaker’s thoughts turn to what to give relatives and comrades. How about a small island in the Maldives?
Simon Basketter looks at how the US uses torture to punish those who challenge its power—and how the British state has backed it all the way