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We should blame the super-wealthy and the powerful for the problems in society, not immigrants and Muslims
Workers at Barbour Jackets in Gateshead voted to end their strike on Monday of last week after winning significant concessions from management
Around 130 Unison union activists attended a left unity meeting in Manchester last Saturday to discuss campaigning and to organise a united left challenge at forthcoming union elections.
Care workers at Your Choice Barnet (YCB) in north London were set to strike on Thursday and Friday of this week in a long-running dispute over pay.
Around 80 workers in the PCS union protested against privatisation outside the National Gallery in central London on Monday
Including Operation Black Vote, TTIP, Shetland action and Somerset refuse workers
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is standing parliamentary candidates across Britain in May’s general election.
As the Tories launch another attack on NHS pay, building solidarity with the health strikes is crucial for our side to beat them, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans
Europe’s leading Nazi has been invited to spread her poison at the Oxford Union on Thursday 5 February. She must be stopped.
There is growing and acute housing pressure in London. It’s particularly harsh for young people and people hit by benefit cuts.
Holocaust Memorial Day on Tuesday of next week takes place some 70 years after the genocide of 12 million people, including six million Jews.
Scrapping Page 3, still no justice for Anthony Grainger, low skill job on the rise and academies
Aound 25 media workers joined a discussion on Charlie Hebdo and freedom of speech on Monday of this week. The meeting was organised by the National Union of Journalists London Magazine branch.
Reverend Osagyefo Sekou, a leading figure in the #blacklivesmatter protests in the US, is coming to Britain this week for a Ferguson solidarity tour.
Also: NUT union deputy general secretary election | Lecturers to strike at Barnsley College | Vote for strike at Sheffield College | UCU members demand pension action
Also: FBU recall conference to debate pensions dispute
Anti-fascists in Dudley are organising a counter protest against the racist English Defence League next month, writes Annette Mackin
The Unite union has suspended a planned strike by Defence Support Group (DSG) workers because of the prospect of a new offer.
The Tories are using the Paris killings to push through further attacks on civil liberties and ramp up Islamophobia.
A street protest was held in Birmingham last Saturday against the rising tide of Islamophobic attacks on Muslims.
A man has been charged with attempted murder after an attack on an Asian man in a supermarket.
Workers at Lambeth College in south London have overwhelmingly voted to accept a new offer and return to work. The UCU union members began an indefinite strike on Monday of this week against hated new contracts.
Issued by The Coordination of the International Socialist Tendency on 21 January 2015
Four student activists from Sussex University have been vindicated after university management agreed to compensate them for their victimisation.
Care workers in north London walked out today, Thursday, to begin a two-day strike against an imposed 9.5 percent pay cut – their fifth strike day in as many months.
The general election in Greece tomorrow, Sunday, will decide who forms the next Greek government. But it won’t settle the question of who runs Greece. Yet some of the struggles that led to the snap election have posed this bigger question sharply.
Charity Amnesty International described the recent bloodbath in Baga, Nigeria, as Islamist group Boko Haram’s “deadliest massacre”. Some 2,000 people were killed.
The repressive Egyptian regime continues its attacks on activists as the fourth anniversary of the start of the 2011 revolution approaches this weekend.
Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache and his team of lawyers are trying to silence the anti-fascist movement by pressing charges against the socialist paper Linkswende in several law suits.
Six months after his turbulent election president Ashraf Ghani has finally formed a government in Afghanistan.
As the Greek election campaign enters its final stretch, it’s clear that the right’s scare campaign has failed.
The crowds surged and the flags swayed in Omomia Square, central Athens, as Alexis Tsipras announced, “Don’t be afraid. It’s time for change”.
John Parrington says antibiotic research needs proper state funding to remove the threat of dangerous industry practices
The global financial system suffered an unexpected jolt last week
The Green Party’s left wing policies are winning it more support. But the party’s record in office shows that it can’t be relied on to stand up for workers, writes Nick Clark
As a wave of Islamophobia sweeps France following the Charlie Hebdo killings, Muslims in Paris spoke to Dave Sewell about being at the heart of a racist reaction
Whiplash and Birdman are two films that ask serious and relevant questions about the human costs of artistic achievement, writes Nick Grant
Street art has often been dismissed as glorified graffiti. Other critics vilify it as a sign of gentrification.
This musical tells the story of pioneering north London rockers The Kinks.
Alarm is growing among the ruling class as cracks in the old political order deepen. They know that more and more people are questioning their system and looking for an alternative.
Britain’s MPs had the chance to scrap the country’s most barbaric weapons of mass destruction this week. And to their shame most Labour MPs failed to even show their faces.
Socialists will be saddened to learn of the death of the writer and activist Mike Marqusee at just 61.
Accomplished Marxist and caring friend, with an encyclopaedic intelligence of our class’s history, Ged Peck passed away on 10 January from a blood illness, aged 67
Responses to the racist backlash after Paris killings and workplace solidarity
Troublemaker leads on the rich getting richer and more
Mostafa, a bus driver, spoke to Raymie Kiernan about the pressures of work