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The Tory conference in Manchester this week saw their party leadership in turmoil
Jeremy Corbyn has said the Labour Party is a “government in waiting”—and that under his leadership it will replace a “failed and broken system”.
Traffic came to a standstill in central London today, Wednesday, as up to 300 people marched through the city at rush hour.
Theresa May is trying to defend capitalism, a system that fails the majority of people on the planet. Speaking today, Thursday, she argued that the free market is the “greatest agent of collective human progress ever created”.
The racist Ukip party is set to announce its new leader today, Friday, as the party’s conference begins in Torquay.
Around 500 victims of the contaminated blood scandal will be able to sue the government for damages, a court ruled last week.
Thousands of demonstrators are gathering in Manchester today, Sunday, to protest against Tory austerity. The Tories are beginning their annual conference in the city.
Chants of, “Tories out—Corbyn in” rang out in Manchester today, Sunday. Tens of thousands of protesters joined the People’s Assembly demonstration and festival outside the Tory party conference.
Participants range from shadow ministers to trade unionists, campaigners, students and grassroots anti-racist activists. Dave Sewell looks at some of the reasons people will be there
Uber drivers in London spoke to Alistair Farrow about the reality of life working for the controversial firm
The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) plans to put “thirty to forty thousand” onto the streets of central London this Saturday.
New Ukip leader Henry Bolton kicked off his stint by attacking multiculturalism and immigration. Last week the former cop and soldier was elected Ukip’s fourth leader in just over a year.
Durham Council is hoping to end the Durham teaching assistants (TAs) dispute with a “new” pay offer.
Civil service workers at government department offices across Britain protested on Friday of last week demanding an end to the 1 percent public sector pay cap.
Guards in the RMT union struck together on four rail networks on Tuesday. Also: Tube stoppage could shut down London | Bus walkouts in Manchester and south west | Train cleaners won’t be treated like dirt
Around 200 health campaigners marched to defend health services at Ealing Hospital last Saturday.
Also: Thomas Cook pilots’ strike grounded—for now | Gatwick baggage handlers ballot | Manchester Airport cleaners vote for action
Hundreds of pro-choice protesters gathered outside the Irish embassy in London last Saturday to demand abortion rights for women in Ireland.
Also: Callous Grenfell estate bosses finally get the boot
Catalonia was shut down today, Tuesday, by a general strike of workers and a “stoppage of the nation” by civil society.
Two hurricanes have torn apart Puerto Rico. Some 15,000 people have had their homes destroyed or are living in shelters with little food or water.
The Spanish government is facing a deep political crisis as people in Catalonia defy its attempts to crush a referendum on independence due to take place on Sunday.
The Spanish government faces increasing defiance to its attempts to crush a referendum on independence in Catalonia.
Millions of people in Catalonia are set to defy the police and the state to vote on independence from Spain today, Sunday.
Catalonia’s independence referendum – outlawed by the Spanish state – took place on Sunday. As voting closed, activist David Karvala spoke to Socialist Worker from outside a polling station in Barcelona
Sunday's independence referendum in Catalonia saw ordinary people organise to resist state repression - and protect the right to vote
Monster demonstrations involving tens of thousands in Barcelona took place in front of town halls around Catalonia today, Monday.
Palestinian resistance group Hamas could give up control of the government in the Gaza Strip after ten years under siege by Israel.
Soldiers shot dead at least eight people and wounded many in Cameroon on Sunday.
Workers staged a general strike in Catalonia on Tuesday of this week, following a huge vote for independence on Sunday.
You’d be forgiven for thinking that cyclists are irresponsible, reckless and potentially deadly if you believe the mainstream press and politicians.
In a high point of his speech to Labour conference last month, Jeremy Corbyn affirmed his solidarity with the Palestinian people.
Jeremy Corbyn was probably right to claim that Labour has become the “political mainstream” under his left wing leadership.
It’s not a paranoid fantasy to argue that parts of the establishment want to derail the left wing Labour leadership’s plans.
Postal workers have delivered an 89.1 percent vote for strikes on a 73.7 percent turnout, smashing the thresholds under Tory anti-union laws. Nick Clark spoke to postal workers about how they built the ballot
The October uprising had broad support from workers—unlike the parliamentary efforts to hold it back
The Fall tells the story of the occupation that sparked a movement which challenged the legacy of apartheid in South Africa, writes Bruce George
Also: Prophets of Rage, The Fred Hampton Appreciation Society
Leading Tories are fighting an open battle to defend capitalism. Last week Theresa May hailed the free market as the “greatest agent of collective human progress”.
The Spanish state has responded to the Catalan independence referendum with violence.
We are all shocked and saddened by Celia’s death after an animal attack in Greece.
Irish women are still denied autonomy over their bodies and the right to choose.
‘Dry as dust, dull as ditchwater, charmless right wing Philip Hammond’
Up to 3,000 pilots, cabin crew, engineers and others woke up out of a job on Monday after Monarch airline entered insolvency