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It’s less than a month since the general election and the Tories have dropped almost their entire manifesto.
The woman who drove the car that Edson Da Costa was stopped in by cops shortly before his death has spoken to Socialist Worker about his treatment.
Teachers in the NUT union at Stoke Newington School in Hackney, east London, struck over funding cuts today, Wednesday.
Former chief superintendent David Duckenfield has been charged with manslaughter by gross negligence in relation to the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. Five others have also been charged.
The first fruits of the Tories’ agreement with the Democratic Unionist Party were seen on Wednesday. MPs voted against a Labour amendment to the queen’s speech calling for an end to the public sector pay cap.
Survivors of the Grenfell Tower are banned from the first meeting of senior councillors since the disaster because the Tory council fears protest.
Millions of people are struggling to feed themselves and heat their homes, raiding their savings and spending less.
The police are searching for a 24 year old white man after a horrific acid attack on two Muslims in Newham, east London, last week.
Thousands of people from across Britain have descended on central London today, Saturday, to demand an end to the Tory government. The protest, called by the People's Assembly, is being held under the banner, "Not one more day - Tories out, no more austerity".
A great wave of defiance against Theresa May’s government swept through central London today, Saturday
Tens of thousands of people joined an angry march against the Tories.
British Airways (BA) cabin crew were back on the picket lines at London Heathrow airport today, Saturday.
Footage and voices from the demonstration
Bosses at the Picturehouse cinema chain thought that victimising trade unionists would take the wind out of workers’ sails.
Up to 1,000 tenants, residents and their supporters marched on Haringey Civic Centre in north London last night, Monday.
A white man poured acid in two Muslims’ faces in a ‘hate crime’ in London last week—a sign that the government’s anti-terror strategy is stirring up racism, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
David Duckenfield has been charged with manslaughter by gross negligence in relation to the Hillsborough disaster
Last week’s protest showed ordinary people’s determination to fight—and optimism about winning real change
The government has been forced to allow women from Northern Ireland to access free abortions in England
The campaign for justice for the people murdered at Grenfell Tower has scored some successes in the past week—and it can push on for more.
1,000 mainly migrant health workers in east London launched a three-day walkout
The Tories and their friends in the right wing press have been working overtime to spread the blame for the Grenfell Tower murders around. They also want to deflect attention from a culture at the top of the Tory party.
A series of walkouts are set to begin on three rail networks across England this weekend
The failings that left children in care open to abuse in Jersey went right to the top of the political system, an inquiry has found. It added that children there “may still be at risk”.
NUT union members at Forest Hill School struck for three days last week in a longrunning battle against cuts.
UCU union members at the College of North West London struck in defence of suspended union rep Indro Sen
Housing workers in Manchester began a four-week continuous strike on Monday.
Workers at Sierra Windows in Paignton, Devon, walked out on Tuesday for their latest three-day strike.
Refuse workers struck across Birmingham for almost five hours last Friday and for two hours on Monday.
Car giant BMW told workers last week to sign off on losing their pension scheme or be fired and rehired on worse terms.
Durham teaching assistants’ (TAs) ballot over a new pay offer from Labour-run Durham County Council closes next Monday.
Residents are in turmoil in the wake of the fire at Grenfell Tower—but from that turmoil they’re fighting to make sure such an event never happens again.
The Iraqi military said it was in the final stages of capturing the city of Mosul from Isis as Socialist Worker went to press.
The way forward for the left is not to defend the indefensible neoliberal EU
At around 10pm on Thursday 15 June police stopped a car on the Woodcocks estate, near Tollgate Road, in Beckton, east London. Six days later a 25 year old man who had been travelling in the car was dead.
Right wingers have always hated women and LGBT+ people—and it’s all because of the capitalist system that wants to control our sexuality, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans
For the rights of LGBT+ people and women, revolutionary Russia was decades ahead of its time—and shows what is possible when workers unite
Director Vincent Perez’s latest film brings Hans Fallada’s novel Alone in Berlin to the screen.
Two new books look at the housing crisis from different perspectives. Socialist Worker interviews the authors.
Seldom has a film had a more timely release.
Even if councils stopped filling in potholes, maintaining parks and open spaces it wouldn’t be enough to satisfy the Tories’ demand for cuts.
Socialist Worker is absolutely right to highlight the scandal of fire station closures and the reduction of firefighter numbers in London.
After thousands join a march with anti-Muslim speeches, Raymie Kiernan looks at who is behind it, what they are doing—and how to stop them