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The Tories’ Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) will axe health services and could push the NHS past breaking point.
Post Office workers struck across Britain today, Saturday—one of the busiest days of the year—in a fight against privatisation and job losses.
Tory and Labour MPs united last week to stop any further investigation into Tony Blair’s war crimes in Iraq.
Protests demanding the resignation of president Park Geun-Hye have spread
Evidence of illegal strike-breaking has emerged amid an IT workers’ walkout, reports Raymie Kiernan
A big protest in defence of refugees made links with detainees locked up at Yarl’s Wood, reports Freya Blake
A new report sparked headlines that migrants are not “integrating” into British society.
Construction workers on one of Britain’s biggest infrastructure projects downed tools after bosses tried to move a union rep off site.
RMT union members at the Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool are balloting to strike on 23 December.
Southern rail was hit by a three-day train guards’ strike and a drivers’ overtime ban from Tuesday of this week.
Tube drivers’ strikes on London Underground’s Piccadilly and Hammersmith & City lines, set for Tuesday, were suspended by the workers’ RMT union.
Workers at Debenhams department store in Manchester scored a victory after bosses tried to push their December pay back until after the Christmas holiday.
Durham teaching assistants (TAs) have forced council bosses to retreat. But a chance for a clear cut victory was snatched away from them by union officials.
Bosses at Birmingham’s Small Heath School have sacked former NUT union rep Simon O’Hara.
Distribution workers in Solihull, Birmingham, planned to walk out for higher pay on Thursday this week and next Monday.
Students at Goldsmiths University celebrated a victory last week as the university agreed to wave some £650,000 in rent for halls of residence.
More than 40 people joined a Stand Up To Racism vigil in Barking, east London, last week in support of Imran Khan.
Anti-fracking activists were set to gather in Preston on Friday in defence of Tina Rothery
The fight against Tory plans to axe hundreds of hospital departments and services is gaining momentum.
Tory plans to close half of all jobcentres in Glasgow are just the beginning of a massive attack on jobcentre workers and users, PCS union activists have warned.
Bosses at Tata Steel and trade union leaders have agreed a deal over the closure of the Port Talbort steelworks in south Wales.
A High Court judge threw out a request from Southern rail owners Govia Thameslink Railway to ban train drivers’ industrial action today, Thursday.
In a major victory for the anti-fracking movement, a judge dismissed charges of contempt of court against activist Tina Rothery today, Friday.
College bosses in Scotland have admitted defeat and agreed to pay further education support staff the same flat rate pay rise won by lecturers earlier this year.
Nazi Norbert Hofer failed to win in a re-run of the Austrian presidential election, writes Sadie Robinson
Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi announced his resignation after suffering defeat in a referendum on constitutional reforms last Sunday.
Displays of unity thinly mask a profound crisis in the party that runs the Palestinian Authority, writes Nick Clark
Protests demanding South Korea’s president resigns are deepening, writes Workers’ Solidarity
A general strike of public and private sector workers was set to take place in Greece on Thursday.
How much longer can the Labour Party keep disagreeing with itself about immigration? Pressure on the party—and the tensions inside it—over immigration are growing.
Rock Against Racism (RAR) was formed 40 years ago. A new book, Reminiscences of RAR, gives voice to some of those involved. Sadie Robinson looks at some of those voices.
Spike Lee’s new film Chi-Raq takes a swipe at the gun industry and stereotypes of black people but it is not always clear cut, writes Moyra Samuels
The Council, a new three-part documentary, follows the experiences of workers at Scotland’s third largest council in Fife.
Racists have seized on a new report on segregation in Britain.
In tough times, it’s important to celebrate when our side wins. In Italy, Austria and the US, ordinary people recorded heartening victories this week.
Durham County Council has left itself open to the “threat of equal pay claim” from other employees—but our teaching assistants (TAs) are paying the price.
Ordinary people are told that it is in their interests to support the European Single Market. In reality the single market was designed to nurture and protect giant corporations.
‘The best thing that’s happened’
Police officers across Britain are expected to be issued with a new and more powerful Taser gun.
Native Americans have won their struggle at Standing Rock in North Dakota. Alistair Farrow looks at how they defied police violence, corruption and cronyism to defend their water supply