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Patients’ lives are being lost as relentless Tory attacks have pushed the NHS past breaking point.
Workers braved stormy picket lines at the College of North West London (CNWL) today, Thursday, as they struck to defend their union rep.
The scandal is not that Jamal al-Harith may have received some money. The scandal is Guantanamo and the much wider crimes of invasion, occupation, torture, imprisonment and murder.
It is very welcome that Labour defeated Ukip in last night's Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election. But the defeat in Copeland is a severe setback.
Warehouse workers in Solihull and Leeds struck back against disgraced tycoon Sir Philip Green today, Friday.
As the rich prepare to dish out gongs to those at the top of the film industry—cinema workers struck to get decent pay for those at the bottom.
Hundreds of people rallied against fracking giant Cuadrilla near its Preston New Road site in Lancashire last Saturday.
The right wing of the Labour Party has stepped up its attacks on leader Jeremy Corbyn and the left after the party’s defeat in the Copeland by-election last week.
There have been a series of veiled threats to Corbyn’s leadership. Corbyn’s only hope lies in breaking from his foes—not placating them
As the Labour right gear up to attack Corbyn again, John McDonnell talks about Copeland and Stoke, and the way forward for Labour
Paul Nuttall leader of Ukip was defeated in the Stoke by-election after a series of scandals over lies about his residence and Hillsborough
Workers at IT services firm Fujitsu struck for 24 hours this Tuesday with pickets in London, Manchester, Crewe, Wakefield, Stevenage, Bracknell and Belfast.
Also: anti-fascist protests in Telford, Hackney and Alloa
Friends of Palestine societies at universities across Britain are coming under what appears to be a coordinated attack from pro-Israel pressure groups.
Deportations, attacks on refugees and plans to end European Union freedom of movement rules show the Tories true face—but they can be challenged, writes Dave Sewell
It would bring the running total of strike days to 26 in the Unite union members’ fight against poverty pay. Also: unofficial walkout in the post and other stories
Workers braved stormy picket lines at the College of north west London on Thursday of last week and struck to defend their union rep. It follows a 24-hour walkout last month.
A council on the march
Companies are pouring a packet into directors’ retirement funds. This at a time when the government paved the way for firms to slash the pension payouts of 11 million workers.
Teachers at Bollin Primary School in Bowdon, Cheshire, struck on Thursday of last week.
Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) meetings are taking place across Britain. Activists aim to combat Tory attacks, keep up the fight against Donald Trump and build for protests on 18 March.
A new sound of the rising movement against racism rung out in Birmingham last Friday night. More than 300 people packed into The Crossing at Birmingham South and City College for a Love Music Hate Racism gig.
Around 200 teaching assistants (TAs) protested outside Durham County Hall on Friday of last week. It was the culmination of a week of protests during half term.
Glasgow janitors began another two-week strike last Wednesday.
Union leaders are wrong to back Trump and should join the fight against him, writes Alistair Farrow
The Northern Ireland assembly at Stormont is heading for a period of “administrative devolution” following an election this Thursday, with the assembly operating without an executive.
One million people took to the streets of Seoul, the capital of South Korea, last Saturday to demand the immediate resignation of the President, Park Geun-hye. But right-wingers are also mobilising.
Open warfare has broken out in the racist Ukip party. Ukip leader Paul Nuttall’s failure to win the Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election last month has provoked a fresh round of infighting.
Since the Copeland and Stoke-on-Trent Central by-elections last week, the media have paused in their condemnations of Jeremy Corbyn only to sing the praises of Theresa May.
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg spoke to Alistair Farrow about the deep Islamophobia at the top of society—and how resistance to it gives him hope
A mutiny by soldiers was key to forcing out the Tsar in Russia—and a mass revolt of ordinary people made their rebellion possible
The Tory attacks on both the NHS and social care leave vulnerable people with nowhere to go. Workers spoke to Tomáš Tengely-Evans about two sets of cuts that are creating a crisis—with a real effect on patients’ lives
Against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement, three women in the US space programme defy bigotry in this beautiful film, writes?Saba Shiraz
reviews of RAR and an event
If you’re on the left it can feel like there isn’t much to be cheerful about. But it isn’t true that everything is going one way.
Workers’ rights were rolled back this week as rules in the Trade Union Act 2016 came into force.
Ian Paisley, who died last week, was a revolutionary socialist for over four decades in Barnsley, South Yorkshire.
A friend of mine, a 16 year old transgender woman at college in London, recently had major problems with transphobic bathroom rules.
Tory ministers have rewritten the law to deny increased benefit payments to more than 150,000 people.
The Department for Education is splurging on land for privatised free schools while neglected state schools fall into disrepair, Sadie Robinson reports