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Campaigners across Europe are out to block the rising tide of racism. In Britain there are protests on Saturday 21 March in London, Glasgow and Cardiff.
Campaigners around Britain are spreading the word about the Stand Up to Racism demonstrations in London, Cardiff and Glasgow on Saturday 21 March.
Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon called on the Labour Party to abandon austerity in a speech in London last week.
Campaigning against the racist party pays off as Harlow candidate defeated, reports Sadie Robinson
Former Police Federation secretary Paul Middup has said fans’ behaviour helped cause the Hillsborough football disaster.
New research underlines the risk of climate disaster unless there is radical change—adding extra urgency to next month’s Time To Act protest.
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is standing parliamentary candidates across Britain in May’s general election. Jon Woods is the parliamentary candidate for Portsmouth North.
Resistance to the destruction of London’s council and social housing is picking up.
The Unite union suspended two 24-hour London bus strikes last week amid claims of foul play by public regulator Transport for London (TfL).
Austerity and the general election dominated discussion as around 700 delegates attended the Unison union’s women’s conference in Southport last week.
Workers at Barnsley College were set to begin a four-day strike on Monday of next week.
NUT union members in four schools in Lewisham, south London, struck against the threat of academy status on Thursday of last week.
Teachers at B6 sixth form college in Hackney, east London, struck on Wednesday of last week over workload issues.
Anti-blacklisting activists took on the Crossrail project in London again this week and won.
Defence Support Group (DSG) workers have accepted an improved pay offer.
Aberdeen confronts Nazi street thugs | Brighton and Sussex hospital ballot | Brighton bin strike | Relay for legal aid rights
The firefighters’ FBU union has called a 24-hour strike in England starting at 7am on Wednesday of next week. This will coincide with a national protest in London.
Motorway maintenance workers employed by privateer Amey struck for 24 hours on Friday of last week and Monday of this week.
Workers at the National Gallery in London have announced their second five-day walkout against privatisation.
NHS bosses have awarded private health giant Optum “preferred bidder” status on NHS contracts while the firm is in court for allegedly defrauding US hospices.
Anti-racists are gearing up to oppose a protest by supporters of the Islamophobic group Pegida in Newcastle on 28 February.
Members of the Glasgow Care Crisis group occupied Glasgow Council Chambers this morning, Wednesday, in protest at savage cuts to council services.
Judith Orr explains how a Tory MP is using the Serious Crime Bill to launch an attack on women’s right to choose
European and Ukrainian politicians signed a ceasefire with Russian president Vladimir Putin last week.
Some 20,000 people attended a rally in Downpatrick in Northern Ireland last Saturday to protest against the reduction of services at the Downe Hospital.
Oil refinery workers in the US entered the third week of their most significant strike for decades this week.
Deah Barakat, Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha were shot and killed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, last week for one reason—they were Muslims.
The European Union’s (EU) rulers and the bosses are determined to make sure last month’s Greek election counts for nothing.
A wave of protests swept Greece last Sunday. The biggest was outside the Greek parliament in Athens’ Syntagma Square—and the shift in mood was clear.
Activist and filmmaker Anita Khana writes from Johannesburg as the ANC turns on its radical opponents
Four years after the fall of Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak, how do the Arab revolutions stand?
We are told that the police failed to investigate child abuse in Rotherham because of ‘political correctness’. But here a victim of child sexual exploitation, a lawyer and an abuse expert tell Sadie Robinson about the links between abusers and the cops in the town
Avtar Singh Jouhl invited Malcolm X to Smethwick days before his assassination fifty years ago. He spoke to Ken Olende about the visit’s impact on the fight against racism
For a film that’s supposed to be ‘ground breaking’, Fifty Shades of Grey relies on cliches and amounts to a string of awkward sex scenes, writes Sarah Bates
If you’re looking for an antidote to last month’s sickening pro-war propaganda blockbuster American Sniper, you could do worse than the play Grounded.
D'Angelo | Florence and the Machine | A Northern Soul | Joanne Robertson
Politicians and the media want to use last week’s killings in Copenhagen to ramp up Islamophobia, extend repressive powers and justify imperialist war. We must not allow this.
The Tories are attacking people on benefits in a vicious campaign to grab votes. Their “welfare week” involved scapegoating one group after another.
We were extremely saddened by the sudden and unexpected death of our friend and comrade Martin Humphries.
I am a cleaner on a council estate that has been sold off.
‘Ed was personally horrid to me because he was losing’
Dozen Tory donors investigated over tax, energy profits down, everyone hates Ukip, rich get richer - poor get cuts, Lib Dems learn to smile, Gove's Jag
Dave Sewell examines how the government aims at turning people against the most vulnerable