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Delayed, overcrowded, and expensive trains. That’s what the privatisation rail rip-off has brought us.
Tory MP Eric Pickles said that authorities are “turning a blind eye” to election fraud among Muslims in a new government report published last Friday.
Glasgow school janitors began a five-day strike on Monday in a long-running dispute over pay with bosses at Cordia, a city council-owned firm.
Around 200 LGBT+ people and supporters joined a mass “kiss-in” in a Sainsbury’s supermarket branch in Hackney, east London, last Saturday.
The CWU union, which organises postal workers, has warned Royal Mail that its members could strike. This follows reports that bosses plan to attack workers’ pensions.
Some 2,000 RMT union members working on Virgin Trains East Coast were set to strike for 24 hours from 3am on Friday of this week.
The RMT union suspended a strike by train guards on Southern Railway last Wednesday for talks “with no pre-conditions”.
A series of strikes by outsourced Wood Group workers on Shell North Sea offshore platforms, set to begin on Wednesday, were suspended by the Unite and RMT unions.
Riders for the Deliveroo delivery company protested outside the company’s offices in central London last week. Strikes and protests by riders over attacks on pay forced bosses to make concessions this week.
Labour’s right are trying to discredit supporters of party leader Jeremy Corbyn by labelling them “extremists” and “entryists”.
Jeremy Corbyn supporters have spoken out against attacks on them by the right wing of the Labour Party.
The racist Ukip party is losing money and members. It was over £850,000 in deficit last year and its membership dropped 4.5 percent.
A wave of state harassment and the arrival of new refugees are making conditions in the “jungle” shantytown in Calais even more intolerable.
Former Aston Villa football player Dalian Atkinson died in Telford on Monday after police tasered him outside his father’s house.
A shooting of another black man and the murder of two Muslims has sparked anger, says Charlie Kimber
Egyptian revolutionary socialist activists Mahienour el-Massry and Yousef Shaaban have been freed from jail after serving 15-month sentences on trumped-up charges.
David Cameron and his crusading work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith made a mission of “reforming” benefits.
Forty years ago this Saturday Asian women workers at Grunwick photo processing plant in north west London walked out. Socialist Worker looks at how their strike, which lasted for nearly two years, was a game-changer in the struggle against racism
Reading about art and culture from the frontline of Syria’s revolution was enough to get Faizah Shaheen, a Muslim woman from Leeds, held under the Terrorism Act last month.
This week four years ago South African police gunned down 34 striking mine workers at the Lonmin corporation’s Marikana mine.
Tom Watson’s dossier on “Trotsky entryists” into the Labour Party has been used as an attack on the whole left.
I come from Cameroon, where it is illegal to be gay. In 2012 I was caught with another man in a hotel and arrested.
‘They were presumably plotting the workers’ revolution’
The people hired by big companies to decide how much bosses should get paid are earning around £170,000 for attending a handful of meetings.
The death of a billionaire landowner last week highlighted how much land in Britain remains in very few hands. Tomáš Tengely-Evans investigates