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Issue: 2542

Dated: 21 Feb 2017

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The streets belong to the rising anti-Trump movement

The movement against the racist, sexist bigot Donald Trump returned to the streets this Monday.

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Protests across Britain as MPs debate Donald Trump state visit

Thousands of people have taken to the streets today, Monday, in the latest day of protests against US president Donald Trump.

Reports round-up: sacked porter reinstated as workers bite back

Also: New DHL Arcadia warehouse walkout | UCU election | Unison women's conference | Fascist EDL returns to Rotherham | Tube strike over jobs displacement | Teaching unions ballot on merger | Protest premieres in Leicester Square | Dpac defends care packages in Southampton

Stockwell community centre campaign resists the space invaders

Protesters gathered outside the Lambeth offices of the Hyde housing association on Thursday of last week.

Teaching assistants keep up action against pay cuts in Derby and Durham

Also: will the SNP satisfy Glasgow council strikers?

Blame the right for the shifting Labour vote

Labour must take on the Tories and racism to win back more working class support

Toxic hospital cuts plan is provoking local resistance

Some councils are refusing to sign up to the Tories’ STP cuts plans. Tomáš Tengely-Evans argues that local health campaigns are showing how to challenge the attacks on our NHS

Capitalism is racist from the top to the bottom

Racism is alive and kicking. Two events showed that last week—the racist attacks on Diane Abbott and the police invasion of grime MC Stormzy's flat

British soldiers are back fighting in Iraq

Also: More troops will deepen the crisis in Afghanistan

Care cuts kill thousands—but councils pass the buck

New analysis has linked 30,000 excess deaths in 2015 to the Tories’ health and social care cuts.

Cash for the car bosses at Vauxhall won't help defend workers' jobs

Calling on the Tories to back ‘British firms’ will only harm workers’ interests, argues Dave Sewell

BA bosses’ blackmail fails to weaken cabin crew strike

British Airways (BA) cabin crew walked out for four days from last Friday—and were set to launch a new four-day strike on Wednesday.

Pensions green paper repeats old lies

The government is piling in behind bosses’ attacks on pension schemes with a new green paper calling for cuts.

SNP cuts budget backed by Greens

The Scottish government was set to pass its budget on Thursday.

PCS union should call strikes over threat to job centres

Resistance to Tory plans to axe half of job centres in Glasgow is growing.

Resist the Tories' STP plan—to Slash, Trash and Privatise the NHS

The Tories’ NHS plans will mean hospital closures across England. But there is growing opposition to the STPs, with local groups springing up across England to oppose them.

University bans Palestine meeting from campus after pressure from pro-Israeli group

A university has cancelled a meeting hosted by a Friends of Palestine student society after lobbying from a pro-Israeli organisation.


Hundreds of thousands march in Barcelona to say ‘refugees welcome’

Up to 300,000 people marched in Barcelona last Saturday demanding the Spanish state welcome more refugees.


Has the ‘deep state’ turned on Donald Trump?

ONE STRIKING feature of contemporary politics is the development of intense conflicts within the ruling class, with each side denouncing the other as liars.



If you don’t know Hockney this Tate Britian exhibition is your chance to start

Tate Britain’s huge retrospective on David Hockney that’s just opened shows the artist’s great skill of reaching out to people using art, writes Alan Kenny

Certain Women promises us more than it provides

Certain Women features three women whose stories very slightly intertwine in a small US town.

What We Think

Make Saturday 18 March a day of revolt against racism

The protests against US president Donald Trump and his state visit have been magnificent, but the government is still determined that he will come.

Don't lump together Brexit and Trump

There’s no shortage of things to be angry about at the moment—especially when it comes to racism and attacks on Muslims and migrants.

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Letters: Racist, lying Nuttall should go back to Tranmere Rovers

Where do we start with Ukip leader Paul Nuttall?

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