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Politicians let 1,300 people die in just one week rather than look ‘soft’ on immigration, reports Ken Olende
Students occupying the University of Arts London (UAL) in protest over course cuts were evicted last week
National Gallery bosses have been forced to say they will pay staff the London Living Wage. The gallery was the only national museum or gallery in London not to pay it.
Alison Saunders, the director of public prosecutions (DPP) has concluded that that it was not in the public interest to prosecute the Labour peer Lord Janner. He could have been charged with 22 offences against nine victims at children’s care homes in Leicestershire.
Workers at the University of Dundee were set to strike on Tuesday of next week to stop compulsory redundancies.
London UCU has called a national demonstration against cuts to adult education funding for this Saturday in London.
Teachers were set to strike against academies at a west London school on Wednesday of this week.
Delegates from across the Labour movement gathered in London last weekend for the annual TUC black workers conference.
The Unison union at Barnet Council in north London has announced its members are set to walk out on strike for two days on Thursday and Friday of next week.
Dave Ward has won the election to become general secretary of the Communication Workers Union (CWU)
Protests against homelessness took place outside Downing Street in central London and in a number of other cities on Wednesday of last week.
Parliamentary candidates for the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) are building campaigns that are rooted in their communities—and based on fighting austerity.
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is standing parliamentary candidates across Britain.
Top NHS bosses grabbed £35 million in pay rises during the last year while most workers’ pay was frozen.
Workers at Greenwich College in south east London struck on Tuesday of this week against new contracts.
Edinburgh museums strike; Sellafield workers vote to strike; packaging strike suspended; Catching History on the Wing conference; Barking bins dispute
Over 200 activists gathered in Shepherd’s Bush, west London, last Saturday as part of a day of action against TTIP. Actions took place across Britain.
Anti-fascists outnumbered a group of Nazis who turned up to an Antisemitic event organised by White Power fascists in Clapton, east London, last Saturday.
The family of a man who died after a collision with a police car led a march to Reading Police station last Saturday to demand justice.
Some 200 pensions administrators and IT staff began a five-day strike on Monday of this week.
Low paid workers at one of the queen’s palaces have voted overwhelmingly to take industrial action in a row over pay.
Unite union reps heard last week that bosses at most of London’s bus firms have been forced into talks they previously refused to take part in.
Bradford bus strike; Network Rail ballot
A former chief superintendent has admitted that police presented a report referring to Liverpool fans as drunk “animals” in the wake of the Hillsborough disaster.
The racist Ukip launched its manifesto on Wednesday of last week. It is full of panic over migrants.
Greg Revell inquest | detainee dies in Yarl's Wood | Benefits stress caused suicide | Councils fail disabled people
The Emperor’s New Clothes starring Russell Brand is a refreshing antidote to the election’s consensus of austerity and racism, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans
The Scottish National Party (SNP) and its leader Nicola Sturgeon have become the story of the general election.
An all-out strike by Glasgow City Council workers has entered its fourth week.
Angry and determined pickets turned away cars as they took part in a one-day strike at Salford University today, Thursday.
Refuse lorry drivers in the GMB union in Barking and Dagenham, east London, began a two-day walkout this morning, Thursday.
Workers shut down a McDonald’s outlet in New Orleans on Wednesday of last week.
In the face of dire poll ratings, Australia’s right wing prime minister Tony Abbott is resorting to an Islamophobic terror scare.
Angry crowds marched on Korydallos prison in Athens on Monday of this week as the trial of the Nazi Golden Dawn party began inside.
Europe’s rulers are continuing to blackmail Greece’s Syriza-led government in the latest round of “crunch” talks two months after forcing it into a humiliating compromise.
A new left is emerging from the splits of the ruling ANC party. But not all the new radicals are involved, reports Ken Olende
Rather than undertake productive investments, the corporations are shoving money into the financial markets, writes Alex Callinicos
Disillusionment with Labour has seen the Scottish National Party capture the hopes of those radicalised by the independence vote. But a closer look at councils it runs should be a warning, as Raymie Kiernan found in Dundee
Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at the shifting relationship between the Labour Party, the trade unions and socialism in the run-up to the general election
This exhibition draws parallels between the Civil Rights movement in the US and various struggles for social justice in different parts of Britain.
Thee Faction have made quite an impact during the last five years with their rabble-rousing socialist rhythm and blues.
In a few weeks’ time the front pages will be still plastered with pictures of babies. But they will no longer be the ones murdered by immigration controls in the Mediterranean.
The deaths of more than 1,300 people in only one week in the Mediterranean Sea has been called a tragedy. It is. But it is not a natural or inevitable one.
Leading on demand justice for the 56, investigate the Bradford fire and including letters on immigration lies and Pride
The Murdoch press took time out from calling migrants cockroaches to gloat over the collapse of a number of trials of journalists.
Low paid workers are unable to make ends meet as bosses cut their hours and attack their conditions