Dated: 09 Jun 2015
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A snarling pack of Tories is on the rampage. These monsters want to stomp on workers and devour public services. It’s time they were wiped out.
The annual conference of food workers’ union Bfawu took place Sunday to Thursday of this week.
Some 48 workers at the Hovis bakery in Wigan are being threatened with redundancy.
Tory chancellor George Osborne announced savage new cuts to education spending last week.
Also: Jordan Begley inquest, Mark Duggan meeting
Suicide up in solitary cells | Newham email students suspended | Andy Coulson walks free
Over 300 people attended the funeral march for Sheku Bayoh last Sunday.
The government plans to sell its remaining shares in Royal Mail.
The Pride in London (Pil) board has overturned a commitment to allow trade unionists to lead this month’s Pride in London parade.
The video footage of a Texas police officer restraining and pulling a gun on black teenagers at a pool party has been seen by millions.
The Tories’ renewed assault on workers and Labour’s general election defeat dominated the GMB union’s annual conference in Dublin this week.
The news that left Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn had put his name forward in the Labour leadership election cheered many trade unionists and socialists.
Jeremy Corbyn spoke to Socialist Worker about his different vision for the Labour Party
Labour leadership candidates held their first trade union hustings at GMB conference in Dublin yesterday, Tuesday.
Trade unionists are celebrating today, Wednesday, as NUJ union rep Phil Turner has won his battle against victimisation.
The fight to get sacked PCS union rep Candy Udwin reinstated won an important ruling yesterday, Wednesday, which shows the strength of her case.
Police attacked strikers and framed them during the 1984 Battle of Orgreave three months into the Great Miners' Strike. Officers covered up the actions at the highest level.
Sections of the outer fence of Yarl’s Wood immigration detention centre were torn down last Saturday, as some 700 people protested outside to demand its closure.
Anger at rising workloads and budget cuts punctuated almost every speech at the EIS Scottish education union’s annual conference last week.
The Unison union has called on Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon to intervene and stop compulsory redundancies at Kelvin College in Glasgow.
UCU and Unison unions pay offer consultations | TeachHigher scrapped at University of Warwick
The RMT union has announced it will recommend its members accept a new offer from Network Rail bosses. It begins a national ballot this week.
Striking Dundee hospital porters have called on the Scottish National Party (SNP) to live up to promises and intervene to resolve their pay dispute.
Workers at Sheffield College were set to strike on Wednesday of this week against another round of redundancies.
Inquests into the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster have heard that 18 year old victim Gary Jones was responsive following the crush.
Around 400 activists attended the Confronting a World at War conference last Saturday in central London organised by the Stop the War Coalition (StW).
National student protests called | Climate campaign plans for Paris | Protest against Kensington and Chelsea council cuts | Barnsley marches against austerity | Meeting against racists in Sheffield | Probation officers set for walkout
Four trade unions in the steel industry have called its first national strike for 30 years against a raid on the British Steel pension scheme.
Hundreds turned out in solidarity with reporter Phil Turner, who local newspaper bosses want to sack, reports Alan Gibson
Activists in east London defied a racist smear to back Rabina Khan for mayor, reports Dave Sewell
Landlords, councils and developers are lining up for more attacks on housing after the Tories’ latest proposals.
Essex Firefighters and control room workers in the FBU union were set to strike this Saturday and Sunday over huge cuts to staff.
Striking council workers have called for solidarity and coordinated resistance to the Tories’ plan to further slash public spending.
Workers at the National Gallery have called their 35th strike day for Thursday of this week.
Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as president of the west African state of Nigeria on 29 May—almost 30 years after he was overthrown as a military dictator.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) failed to win an absolute majority in Turkey’s general election last Sunday.
Ken Olende cuts through our rulers’ attempts to spin the Magna Carta as the basis of democratic rights in Britain
Alex Callinicos argues that how the Greek crisis is resolved depends on what workers do
The loss of 58 crew as three trawlers from Hull went down in 1968 made Lillian Bilocca and other women fight for better conditions for the workers, writes Annette Mackin
Young people new to campaigning and veteran activists told Nick Clark they hope the People’s Assembly march can kick off resistance
With his sequel film The Look of Silence, director Joshua Oppenheimer puts the victims of the state’s violence back into the frame, writes Ken Olende
Channel 4’s new reality TV show Running the Shop might seem like it’s all about workers running the businesses they work for
Rooftop Film Club | Welcome to Wales!
It’s sickening to watch the Tories revel in their post-election rampage. The days of carefully trying to detoxify their image seem a long time ago as they gleefully push through ever more vicious attacks.
Morris Beckman, who has died aged 94, will be remembered by many as a courageous and principled anti-fascist.
Leading on arguments to vote to stay in the EU and including letters on fighting for LGBT rights in Northern Ireland and fracking
Troublemaker explains MPs' pay rises, looks at more skeletons in Ukip's cupboard and visits a Scottish island
The government’s new education bill will strip power from schools, hand over public funds to businesses and make bodies even less accountable for their actions, writes Sadie Robinson