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The European Union (EU) is erecting fences and having refugees rounded up into camps.
Anti-racists are preparing for a convoy to Calais on Saturday 18 June. They will bring much-needed aid—and stand in solidarity with refugees.
The designer and photographer David King died last week. Jackie Shellard looks at his political and artistic contribution to the working class movement
The BBC’s fourth series of detective drama Wallander, the first since author Henning Mankell died last year, remains fresh.
Some 60,000 university workers were set to strike on Wednesday and Thursday.
Labour-run Durham County Council voted last week to sack 2,700 teaching assistants (TAs) and rehire them on worse contracts with up to 23 percent lower pay.
The European Union (EU) referendum Remain campaign ramped up its attempts to frighten people with lies and wild claims this week.
Support is growing for action to beat cuts, academisation and other attacks, reports Sadie Robinson
The battle to save libraries is hotting up.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt wants to use a new contract deal with junior doctors to break momentum and push more attacks on the NHS.
Short reports from industrial disputes and campaigns including Rio cinema strike, Prestwich Arts College, Newcastle University, Post Office job cuts, Croydon Tramlink and Nottingham taxis
Around 160 delegates attended last week’s annual TUC disabled workers conference.
Some 150 bus drivers joined the picket line at FirstGroup’s Manchester Queen’s Road depot on Tuesday in a row over changes to conditions and bargaining procedures.
Also: strike for jobs at BIS
A freelance photographer who was savagely attacked in Dover on Saturday 30 January has attacked far-right groups for causing the violence in the town.
Welsh museum workers fighting to stop an attack on pay look like they are nearing a settlement as they enter their fourth week of an all-out strike. But they still need solidarity to help them win.
Up to 400 anti-fascists, trade unionists and socialists joined a counter protest against the English Defence League (EDL) in Coventry city centre last Saturday.
Bosses at Labour-run Glasgow City Council suffered a major embarassment last week as they were forced to reinstate public holidays they scrapped for council workers. The council claimed “significant progress delivering budget savings” meant it no longer planned to convert six public holidays into annual leave.
Housing workers in the Unite union struck for 24 hours on Thursday of last week over pay. Housing campaigners also met to plan resistance to the new Housing and Planning Act. Travellers also protested against the impact of the law
Some 110 people attended a Socialist Workers Party rally in Sheffield last week. It asked, “Is socialism possible?”
Greek MPs narrowly voted for a new round of austerity measures last Sunday to satisfy European Union (EU) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) blackmail.
University workers across Britain began a two-day strike today, Wednesday, over pay and inequality.
Pickets and protest as university workers strike over pay
The PCS union conference hailed the museum workers in Wales on all-out strike, and considered its relationship with the Labour Party
Around 200 people joined Refugees Welcome Here – Racism out of the Referendum meeting in central London last night, Wednesday.
UCU union members in higher education are highlighting casualisation on the second day of a two-day strike today, Thursday.
Thousands of people marched through Birmingham on the LGBT+ Pride march today, Saturday.
Petrol shortages gripped parts of France at the beginning of this week as the movement against the Labour-type government’s attacks moved to “shut down the economy”.
In clear evidence that organised resistance and solidarity have an effect, 47 of the 101 Egyptian activists recently sentenced to five years in jail have had their custodial sentences quashed.
Electricity production across France dropped yesterday, Thursday, after workers in all 19 nuclear power stations voted to begin strikes to defend workers’ rights.
The Tories’ new education white paper proposes cuts to working class access to universities. It gives business more power and will trash higher education (HE).
Should the anti-EU left campaign to leave or hold their tongues? Dave Sewell argues we have to stick to our principles
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has pledged that the next Labour government “would surpass even the 1945 Clement Attlee government for radical reform”.
Remain campaigners threaten mass job losses if Britain leaves the EU. But the bosses’ club won’t save us, says Sadie Robinson
A BBC documentary this Tuesday says that “Cockney culture” in London’s East End is dying out—and that Muslims and migrants are to blame. East End resident Tomáš Tengely-Evans sorts the fact from the fiction
Socialists and anticapitalists come out fighting to put their own case against the bosses’ European Union at an international rally in London last week, reports Alistair Farrow
The 1966 seafarers’ strike was a key test for the left wing rhetoric of Harold Wilson’s Labour government —a test it failed by attacking workers, argues Simon Basketter
The Chilcot Inquiry into Britain’s involvement in the West’s invasion and occupation of Iraq is due to return its findings on 6 July.
Nearly 40,000 of us at Verizon telecoms in the US have been on strike for six weeks. This is a big battle for all US workers.
MPs’ expenses claims have soared by more than 40 percent in just five years.