Dated: 22 Nov 2016
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Some patients are being forced to show their passports before receiving NHS treatment—and the attack could spread to other areas.
Students and lecturers marched together in central London today, Saturday, in defence of education.
As Tory assault is unveiled, Labour’s NHS day needs to start a movement
The Labour right has defeated the left in recent battles inside the Labour Party—ensuring it holds its grip on party structures.
Right wing MPs fear falling social mobility could undermine support for the free market system, writes Sadie Robinson
Civil service workers at the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) struck for the second time last week against plans to slash jobs.
Workers at Picturehouse cinemas in Brixton and Hackney in London struck last week in their long-running fight for decent pay.
A revolt by County Durham teaching assistants (TAs) is dividing the Labour Party. The TAs were set to walk out for their second 48-hour strike on Wednesday.
Council workers in Glasgow opened a new front last week in the battle against Labour council chiefs’ privatising
Teachers marched through central London on Thursday of last week in protest at cuts to education funding.
Lecturers at Edinburgh College have voted to strike over the unjustified sacking of a colleague and the victimisation of union rep Penny Gower who represented him.
Strikers from Fujitsu went to Munich in Germany last week to leaflet the firm’s Fujitsu Forum.
Four in every five London Underground station staff members feel less safe at work as a result of cuts imposed by bosses on the capital’s Tube stations.
Also: strike vote over attack on social work teams in Kirklees
The Tories’ assault on council housing hit a setback this week when housing minister Gavin Barwell announced that planned mandatory “Pay to Stay” rent hikes were being scrapped.
A series of mass drownings has brought the number of deaths in the Mediterranean this year to 4,700—20 percent more than the total for 2015.
Also: SNP urged to nationalise Scotrail after one train cuts off Edinburgh
Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement boosts the rich at the expense of the poor.
Some 2,000 teaching assistants in the Unison and ATL unions began a second 48-hour walkout yesterday, Wednesday.
Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott has slammed calls for Labour to oppose immigration.
Workers are central to a movement that could bring down the president, writes Workers’ Solidarity
Britain has refused to give the Chagos Islanders the right of return. Nick Clark looks at the history of this great crime
The conviction of Thomas Mair for the murder of Jo Cox MP led to discussion in the media of his links to Nazi ideology and groups.
So much of what’s said about the supposed economic damage caused by migration is driven by xenophobic fantasy that has nothing to do with any genuine evidence
Not guilty verdicts in the Rotherham 12 case represent a landmark victory that has implications for anti-racists across Britain. A group of Asian men in Rotherham has shown that if you fight against injustice, you can win, writes Phil Turner
We are told that the rise of precarious work is changing the world. But Joseph Choonara argues that workers’ potential power to change the world is as relevant as ever
A new graphic novel brings the Russian Revolution to life with an emphasis on the role played by ordinary working people, writes Gabby Thorpe
In turbulent times, all the Tories are sure of is that they will keep attacking us.
US president-elect Donald Trump is putting together a vicious team of reactionaries around him (see page 17). He has also started outlining some of his policies, pretending that they will help US workers.
Prisons are violent cesspits that the Tories make even worse
‘Britain is leaving the EU—OK, I accept that’
Parliament passed the Investigatory Powers Bill last week
In New York’s Trump Tower, a vile presidential transition team is putting together a cabinet and filling over 1,000 senior posts. Tomáš Tengely-Evans gets to know our new overlords