Dated: 23 Jun 2015
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Up to a quarter of a million people came out on the streets last Saturday to show the new Tory government they are not prepared to put up with austerity. Socialist Worker journalists were with them on the protests
Striking hospital porters in Dundee have forced bosses back to the negotiating table after 12 weeks of indefinite strike. Talks are set to take place this week.
The Scottish National Party (SNP) Trade Union Group’s first conference in Stirling last Saturday dispelled any doubts about Labour’s decline in Scotland.
Up to 80 Freedom Riders joined a protest at Sheffield train station on Tuesday of this week.
LGBT activists are furious with the corporate hijacking of Pride—the annual London march against homophobia and for liberation—which takes place this Saturday.
Workers at the National Gallery in London began their latest ten-day walkout last Saturday by joining the People’s Assembly demonstration (see pages 10&11).
Trial after racist attack in Mold; Manchester protest against right to buy; billion pound NHS selloff; Reclaim Hackney protest
Teachers fight back against dismissals at George Monoux College | Strike against academies at east London schools | Oxford hospital porters in jobs and pay ballot | Gunstones bakery workers set new dates for action | Debating unjust joint enterprise law | Pay strike ballot at Kingspan Insulation
Also: fight down the line at national rail over train staff job cuts
Workers at the Scottish state-owned ferry operator CalMac were set to begin industrial action on Wednesday of this week.
Journalists in south London have been striking back against low pay and job cuts.
Migrant health workers from outside the European Union (EU) could be forced to leave Britain under new immigration rules, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has warned.
Refugees in the French port of Calais refused to be swept out of sight last Saturday, with a protest more than 1,000 strong.
Vicious attack will force more people to choose between heating and eating.
Unions at Tata Steel have halted their industrial action and suspended a strike planned for Monday of this week in response to a new offer from bosses.
Workers at ITV are being consulted on an improved pay deal offered by bosses after a one-day strike last month.
Around 60 college workers and students marched from east London’s Hackney College to Liverpool Street on Thursday of last week.
The last remaining family on the Sweets Way estate in Barnet, north London, fought eviction in court last Monday.
Workers at Lewisham and Southwark College in south London struck on Thursday and Friday of last week to defend jobs and education.
Hundreds of people protested outside Preston Town Hall on Tuesday of this week as Lancashire County Council considered whether to bring fracking back to the region.
Debates over the lack of leadership in the battle against Tory austerity dominated the annual conference of the Unison union at SECC in Glasgow last week.
A statement from the Greek SWP on the coming referendum. Vote no to the agreement - and don't stop there
Tens of thousands marched through the streets of London yesterday, Saturday, for the annual Pride march. Young LGBT activists and trade unionists, including former miners, joined them.
Nine black churchgoers were murdered in Charleston, South Carolina last week by a racist who told them, “You have to go”.
The European Union and the International Monetary Fund continued their brutish blackmail of the Greek government this week, writes Panos Garganas
Calls for urgent action on climate change should be welcomed, even when they come from Pope Francis, writes scientist John Parrington
The government is pushing through a new battery of repressive measures, writes Hassan Mahamdallie
Famine and environmental crisis aren’t caused by a growing population or its ‘greed’. Instead, it’s people that hold the solution, argues Nick Clark
United We Will Swim… Again is an exhilarating 25 minute documentary about the campaign to save Govanhill Baths in Glasgow.
The Russian artist Sonia Delaunay’s 1913 painting Electric Prisms is included in an exhibition celebrating her work at the Tate Modern in London until 9 August
Channel 4’s new eight-part drama Humans is set in a “parallel present”. It’s identical to our own, except for lifelike robot servants called synths.
Iron in the Soul | 100 Acts of Minor Dissent
Rage against Tory austerity ran through the streets of London and Glasgow last Saturday.
David Cameron admitted this week that virtually no school will be safe from his privatising agenda.
Comrades, anti-war and Palestine solidarity activists in York were saddened to hear of the death of Steve Cox.
Leading on why we should vote no in the EU referendum
This week's Troublemaker leads on scrounging lords and ladies whingeing about food and service
Workfare contractors’ proposals to bring ‘positive thinking’ into job centres is about blaming unemployed people for their own plight, writes Dave Sewell