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Energy bosses have robbed £3 billion during the last two years through inflated prices—that’s £145 from every family.
Around 40 South Yorkshire Freedom Riders protested in Barnsley on Monday of this week.
The FBU union’s recall conference next Tuesday comes at a critical point in the firefighters’ pension dispute.
A ballot of Unite union members at Defence Support Group (DSG) has been extended until Thursday of next week.
Cleaners at the School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas) are set to protest as the college’s governing body meets on Wednesday of this week.
The Unite union and Implicated Theatre launched graphic novel A Tale of Two Cities on Tuesday of last week.
“What we need to do,” Patrisse Cullors told us, “is to shut shit down”.
Protesters say no to Immigration Street | activists shut down shops in Edinburgh over workfare | new group to challenge social care cuts in Glasgow | ferry strike off after deal
The mainstream parties and media are continuing to ramp up racist scapegoating ahead of May’s general election.
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) will stand parliamentary candidates in May’s general election to give an alternative to racism and austerity.
Anti-racists forced Ukip leader Nigel Farage to cancel opening a party campaign office in Herne Bay, Kent, last Saturday.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has announced that key information relating to three high profile killings has been lost in the post.
Police pushed fans back into a deadly crush during the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster and threatened others with arrest, an inquest has heard.
A mass demonstration last Saturday pushed the London housing crisis further up the political agenda.
Tory MP Fiona Bruce has launched an attack on abortion rights.
cops face new abuse complaints | protest stops deportation | Egypt upholds death sentences
Workers at the National Gallery in central London began a five-day strike on Tuesday of this week.
Workers at Barnsley College ended a three-day strike on Monday of this week. All three days were well-supported with over 30 members picketing at different times.
Elections are on in the UCU union at a time when further and higher education is under savage attack.
Students held protests demanding free education in towns and cities across Britain last Saturday.
The Justice Alliance has called on lawyers to boycott the Global Law Summit in protest at the government’s legal policies.
Around 250 protesters with a contingent of tractors rallied against fracking outside Lancashire county council in Preston last week.
Politicians and offshore bosses met in Aberdeen for a “crisis summit” on Monday of this week to discuss more tax breaks to “save” the industry following a slump in oil prices.
Unions were wrong to call off the health strikes but activists say there is still time to resist, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
National Gallery bosses in London have suspended PCS union activist Candy Udwin.
Labour Party leaders are terrified that millions of people will back more radical candidates at the general election, rather than lining up behind Ed Miliband.
Israeli forces demolished the homes of 1,177 Palestinians in 2014 in addition to their attack on Gaza, according to a United Nations (UN) report.
protests in Oxford and Dudley this week will be key in the fightback against racism and Islamophobia.
Over 20,000 London bus drivers were set to strike on Thursday of this week in their campaign to win equal pay across the capital’s 18 bus operators.
Workers rejoiced in Greece as the new government led by radical left party Syriza announced its first moves last week
The London Bus service was hit hard today, Thursday, as drivers in the Unite union began a 24-hour strike.
Some 400 anti-fascists turned out to confront Europe’s leading Nazi Marine Le Pen in Oxford yesterday, Thursday.
A lively protest confronted Ukip leader Nigel Farage when he came to Rotherham today, Friday.
The state of Texas plans to execute Rodney Reed despite overwhelming evidence of his innocence. His brother Rodrick Reed spoke to Annette Mackin about the fight to grant him clemency
Anti-racist campaigners in Germany have pushed the Islamophobic Pegida movement into crisis. Five of Pegida’s leading members resigned in the past week, saying that they were worried the organisation was being taken over by fascists.
Up to 300,000 people rallied in Madrid’s Puerta de Sol square last Saturday in a “March for Change” called by new radical party Podemos.
Thousands of people took to the streets around Ireland last Saturday to demand water charges be scrapped.
The Ukrainian government is calling for Western military support as fighting with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine intensifies.
Workers marched through the Turkish capital Ankara last Sunday in protest at a government ban on a strike.
Thousands of protesters rallied at short notice outside the Greek parliament in Athens last night, Thursday, against the bullying of Europe’s top banker.
Alex Callinicos looks at the challenges facing Greece’s new left government—and the ideas behind its strategy
A protest for voting rights shows how the Civil Rights movement radicalised and spread even after Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a dream’ speech, as a new film celebrates, writes Ken Olende
A new production of Arthur Miller’s play A View from the Bridge in Bolton brings Brooklyn’s migrant community to life, writes Dave Gibson
Staying power—Photographs of Black British Experience, 1950s-1990s | Flatpack Film Festival | Picked up, Patched Up and Sent Home—Why I Love the NHS
The film Selma depicts the events leading up to Dr Martin Luther King’s historic march from Selma, Alabama, to the capital Montgomery.
From Athens to London via Edinburgh there are constant reminders of how the rich try to subvert democracy.
The Sun newspaper revelled in the unashamed celebration of mass murder on Monday of this week.
Should socialists criticise the Greens? Who's ruling class? Tory bill hides roots of terrorism, hypocrites mourn tyrant, debating no platform, rotten Apple, no alternative to Labour
People in Greece are furious that austerity is being imposed on them in exchange for bailouts of the government’s debt to the bankers.
‘Militant is a word we use to describe union leaders, feminists’
Labour chases Ukip, insulin insult, child Labour at heart of Tory campaign, Mandelson moans about mansion tax, Milburn and health profits
Sadie Robinson spoke to former Labour Party members who left the party in disgust at its refusal to take on Tory cuts, and found a new home to fight for an alternative to austerity