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Britain’s richest corporate bosses got pay rises of 10 percent on average last year.
New guidelines to detention centre guards will mean migrants can be kept in solitary confinement—even if it could kill them. It’s all part of a new onslaught, says Dave Sewell
The racist Ukip party has descended into civil war after the favourite to be the party’s next leader, Steven Woolfe, was banned from standing.
An oil workers’ strike in the North Sea shows how to beat the energy bosses, reports?Raymie Kiernan
Weymouth bus workers returned to the picket line on Monday in their long-running dispute with First for pay parity with workers at the Yeovil depot. They are the lowest paid in First Group.
The Bank of England is fighting to avert a new recession by throwing billions of pounds at the City of London.
One in 14 adults in England and Wales suffered sexual abuse when they were children, according to figures released last week.
Also: Man dies after pepper spray, new unit to terrorise us, Stephen Lawrence CCTV out
Also: Unions slam payouts for post office bosses | Walkouts can win at London Met | Pride marches in Brighton and Leeds | Sussex hospital drivers vote to strike for liabilities | Nationwide gets shifty in Swindon | Cleaners' fight is over at 100 Wood Street | French state plans attack on ‘jungle’ | Protest in Brixton against arch-enemy council | Magistrates find against reverend’s tax protest
Janitors working for Glasgow City Council-owned firm Cordia were set to begin a five-day strike next Monday.
The PCS civil service workers’ union has said it is refusing to sign up to Tory government plans to cut redundancy pay for its members.
Train guards on Southern Rail have defied lies and slurs to launch a five-day walkout over safety concerns. Raymie Kiernan reports from the picket lines
An obsession with ‘credibility’ goes to the heart of the divisions in the Labour Party, writes Nick Clark
The GMB union’s decision yesterday, Wednesday, to back Owen Smith in the Labour Party leadership election is a significant blow to Jeremy Corbyn.
Muslim women have been forced to abandon wearing the headscarf in order to find work, a parliamentary committee has found.
Tory Jeremy Hunt wants to rip up health workers’ contracts and privatise the NHS—but junior doctors are up for the fight, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
Syrian opposition forces in Aleppo were fighting to recapture the north western city as Socialist Worker went to press.
Also: Olympic protest in Rio, hunger strike in Israeli jails and BDS clampdown
Official figures show a sharp drop in the number of working days “lost” to strikes in 2015 compared to 2014. But the figures don’t necessarily show a recent shift in class struggle.
Labour deputy leader Tom Watson is hardly the first to use Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky as a cheap insult.
As the Labour leadership contest hots up, Alex Callinicos looks at the roots of the conflict gripping the Labour Party and explains why it matters that Jeremy Corbyn wins
Private train firms are wreaking chaos on the railways and making passengers’ lives a misery. Now they want to ram through even more attacks—but a series of strikes to defend safety could stop them in their tracks, writes Raymie Kiernan
Frantz Fanon was a giant of the fight against colonialism. Chris Newlove hails a revival of his ideas—and argues for taking them further, not letting academia tone them down
The great radical playwright Bertolt Brecht died 60 years ago this week. Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at the legacy of his plays and politics
This graphic novel tells the real-life story of revolutionary and anarchist Louise Michel.
Moazzam Begg knows what it’s like to exist under the War on Terror. In new documentary The Confession he recounts a life that can inspire resistance to racism and repression, writes Talat Ahmed
The Tories could open new grammar schools. The right wing press eagerly explained that this is part of Theresa May’s drive to boost “social mobility”.
One thing the surge in support for Jeremy Corbyn shows is that working class people are seething with anger against politicians and the bosses.
Several leading media outlets have responded to ground-breaking advances in HIV prevention with homophobic slurs.
‘I’d have to go for Trump’
Chief constables and senior officers are grabbing tens of thousands of pounds in expenses—on top of huge salaries.