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The Tories’ new Universal Credit benefit scheme is plunging people into debt, homelessness and food poverty.
UCU union members at Leeds University began a three-day strike on Wednesday. Management wants to bring in a new clause, Some Other Substantial Reason (SOSR), for dismissing staff.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt tried to con health workers by claiming he had scrapped the Tories’ 1 percent pay cap.
Trump’s election and presidency has given confidence to every racist, fascist and sexist in the US and across the world. He needs to be met with mass protests if he comes to Britain.
Up to 100 post workers and supporters gathered outside the high court in central London on Thursday as Royal Mail bosses fought to stop a strike.
Outsourced tube cleaners demonstrated outside City Hall on Thursday to demand better working conditions.
Royal Mail bosses won a court battle on Thursday to delay a postal workers’ strike. But the workers are determined to keep fighting—and say bosses’ action has only strengthened their resolve.
The collapse of a private ambulance firm in the Home Counties last week, triggering chaos for the NHS, could be a harbinger of a broader crisis.
Some 2.3 million people are facing another winter where they don’t have enough money to heat their homes.
Residents and activists will take to the streets for a silent march
Up to 1,500 people marched through North Kensington in west London on Saturday night to demand justice for the people who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.
The Tories are trying to diffuse the anger against their 1 percent public sector cap which has cut workers’ pay by almost a fifth since 2010 after price rises are taken into account.
Grisly satire The Death of Stalin shows a state infested with bloodthirsty corruption and a society teetering on the brink, writes?Alistair Farrow
A new survey shows that women's refuges across England have had their budgets cut by nearly a quarter in the last seven years.
US president Donald Trump is edging closer to conflict with Iran as the two states jostle for control in Syria.
Also: Mears workers prepare for more action | Grantham NHS protest | Bristol Deliveroo strike | Gatwick baggage handlers to strike | Bloomberg security guards protest | Bield care homes collapse | Filia feminism conference | Sellafield firefighters strike
Workers rallied against the Tories’ 1 percent public sector pay cap as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.
Striking workers from five Picturehouse cinemas protested in London’s Leicester Square on Sunday.
Durham teaching assistants (TAs) in the Unison union have voted to accept a pay offer from the Labour-run council.
Stand Up To Racism activists responded to attacks in Wigan and Leeds last week.
The Love Lane estate in Haringey, north London, is set to be sold off to property developers Lendlease.
Workers at Leeds University are buoyant after holding their first ever three-day strike last week.
Royal Mail fat cats have been paid more than £500,000 a day since privatisation, new figures revealed on Tuesday of this week.
Some 2,000 bus workers at Arriva North West were set to walk out over pay on Thursday.
The trial of the people who allegedly attacked Reker Ahmed has begun
Five cops are to be investigated for potential misconduct over the death of Edson Da Costa
Anger against the Tories' 1 percent public sector pay cap was on the streets of central London on Tuesday night.
The government knew it would lose, so it ordered Tory MPs not to take part in a parliamentary vote on the introduction of the harsh new Universal Credit benefit regime.
Postal workers marched in central London on Thursday, a week after their bosses in Royal Mail went to the courts to stop them from striking
Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has betrayed the hopes of the movement for independence from Spain by saying that “dialogue” must come first.
The elections in Austria have shown a sharp move to the right. They are a further warning of the danger of the far right exploiting the bitterness in society.
The Spanish state could regain the upper hand if the mass movement is demobilised, writes Dave Sewell
The Austrian general election was a further warning of the danger of the far right.
A truck bomb in Mogadishu in Somalia last Saturday killed at least 320 people and injured hundreds more.
The political crisis between the government of the Spanish state and Catalonia has deepened again.
The Brexit negotiations will probably stay stuck after this week’s meeting of the European Council.
The humanitarian crisis caused by Britain’s border in France has been pushed out of sight—but it’s as bad as it’s ever been. Refugees trapped at Grande-Synthe near Dunkirk spoke to Dave Sewell about their lives. Pictures by Guy Smallman
Its recent conference reignited debates about whether or not Labour can be transformed. Nick Clark says Labour can change—but its focus on parliament limits its potential
Journalist John Reed’s famous eyewitness account of the Russian Revolution brings alive the drama and excitement of a working class in revolt
United struggle can help beat sectarianism—but alone it isn’t enough. That’s the message of an important new book about the 1932 Outdoor Relief Riots in Belfast, writes Colm Bryce
In his final book documenting London, the writer and walker Iain Sinclair chronicles the city he feels he is losing.
Labour of Love is a new rom-com by fashionable playwright James Graham.
We have to fight together against Islamophobia, antisemitism and racism. But we also need to confront the capitalist system that produces racism.
The government’s consultation regarding a public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal ended on Tuesday.
It is with great sadness that Edinburgh Socialist Workers Party announces the death of our comrade Don Mciver.
I’ve been sickened, but not surprised, by the recent exposure of film producer Harvey Weinstein’s horrific treatment of women in the film industry.
Volkswagen came up with a new wheeze to make up for its last scam. It’s trying to buy the world’s cobalt production