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Hundreds of vehicles set out to give solidarity to refugees in Calais last Saturday. But the convoy was banned by the French authorities, reports Dave Sewell, pictures Guy Smallman
Sadie Robinson talked to workers and patients about the scale of the crisis at one north London hospital
Bosses at National Museum Wales have given ground—but some strikers want to keep up the fight, reports Nick Clark
Supporters of victimised food worker Kumaran Bose protested in Leicester city centre last Saturday to demand his reinstatement.
Ex-miners, trade unionists and campaigners gathered at Orgreave in Sheffield last Saturday to remember the Battle of Orgreave.
The inquest into the death of north London teenager Henry Hicks heard evidence from four police officers on Monday.
LGBT+ activists, Muslims and anti-racists joined an LGBT+ Against Islamophobia’s organising meeting in London last Sunday. Dani, one of the organisers, said, “LGBT+ people and Muslims are both experiencing oppression.
A rent strike at University College London (UCL) has forced management to reduce their sky-high rents.
University workers took part in a wave of strikes across last week as part of a national campaign over pay.
NUT ballot|NPC delegates demand action|Tottenham vicar's council tax rebellion|BIS action short of strike|Menzies Distribution strike vote
Some 500 people marched in London last Saturday to demand the Tories scrap their poisonous Housing and Planning Act.
A STRIKE by teaching assistants (TAs) in Derby shut thirty schools and partially closed many others last Thursday.
For the second time in 15 months local government workers in the Unison union have revolted against their leadership after a pay sellout in England and Wales.
A violent assault was carried out against an Afghan taxi driver in a suspected racist attack in Rotherham last week.
Four strikes hit public transport around Britain this week as workers lose patience with management attempts to squeeze their pay and conditions - First bus drivers in Leeds and Weymouth and train guards on Southern and Scotrail
Bosses have fought to defend their interests ahead of the referendum this Thursday, writes Dave Sewe
European courts ruled last week that Britain’s government can restrict access to benefits for EU migrants. Meanwhile charity MSF will no longer accept funding from the EU in protest at its clampdown on refugees.
Irish prime minister Enda Kenny and the Irish political establishment have been urging Irish people in Britain to vote to remain part of the EU. He implies that Ireland’s "national interest" lies with the Remain camp.
The leadership of the Unison union vowed to challenge racism and homophobia head-on at its annual conference in Brighton this week after the Orlando homophobic massacre and the killing of MP Jo Cox.
Teachers have called an England-wide strike on Tuesday 5 July against Tory funding cuts to education. The NUT union members voted by an overwhelming 92 percent for the action on a turnout of 25 percent.
David Cameron has resigned and the Leave vote in the EU referendum has hurled the establishment into a profound crisis.
Striking workers at National Museum Wales have voted to end their dispute after forcing concessions from bosses in their fight over weekend pay.
Tens of thousands of people marched through London on the huge LGBT+ Pride march today, Saturday.
Jeremy Corbyn’s opponents in the Labour Party are trying to force him out, despite his overwhelming support among Labour members.
The results of the general elections in the Spanish state yesterday, Sunday, brought disappointment for the left.
The French Labour-type government was threatening to ban unions from demonstrating against its attack on workers’ rights as Socialist Worker went to press. But it was facing threats of defiance.
Thousands of people are fleeing the Iraqi city of Fallujah despite claims by the Iraqi government to have liberated it from Isis last Friday.
Labour MP Jo Cox’s horrible murder has haunted the final days of the European Union (EU) referendum campaign. It is now known that her attacker is an open Nazi.
On the first Pride demonstration in London in 1972 cops openly shouted homophobic abuse and were aggressive towards the 2,000 marchers.
US radical director Michael Moore’s film Where to Invade Next? makes some serious points, but badly idealises European society, writes Simon Shaw
Both the official Remain and Leave have shown utter contempt for working class people.
The European Union (EU) referendum has exposed the depth of the crisis in the British political establishment—and that's good
Bob Holman, who died last week following a battle with motor neuron disease, was a lifelong fighter for social justice. A Christian socialist who gave up an academic career to live and work in deprived working-class communities in Birmingham and Glasgow, he was a fierce critic of the massive inequalities created by successive Tory and New Labour governments.
It was an open secret that Russian far right ultras aimed to fight in the ongoing Euro 2016 tournament in France.
‘We’ll end up being for the elite and the very rich’
The Conservative party’s biggest donor, the telecoms giant Lycamobile, has been raided by French police on suspicion of money laundering and tax fraud.
Thousands of services cancelled and many more delayed, but it’s green lights all the way for bosses’ perks. Raymie Kiernan sees the hand of the Tories behind moves to driver-only trains