Dated: 14 Nov 2017
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The Tories’ Universal Credit (UC) benefit regime is wrecking lives.
Donald Trump had to slink away from protesters who are building an anti-war movement
Workers on six rail networks and a major bus company created widespread disruption with a coordinated strike today, Wednesday.
Priti Patel, the Tory international development minister, is expected to be sacked over secret deals to fund Israel’s army in the occupied Golan Heights.
Two cabinet ministers have now resigned from their posts in the space of a week. Disgracefully both remain as MPs. The government is in an even deeper crisis.
Up to 200 trade unionists and environmental campaigners joined an anti-fracking solidarity rally and march at the Preston New Road fracking site near Blackpool, Lancashire, on Saturday.
The new leader of the Scottish Labour Party is set to be named on Saturday—with left-backed candidate Richard Leonard hoping to win the election.
Theresa May was losing her grip over her own party as MPs prepared to debate the European Union (EU) Withdrawal Bill on Tuesday.
New figures suggest that some 99 people died in the Grenfell Tower fire—and Kensington and Chelsea council is still dragging its feet on rehousing survivors, says Alistair Farrow
Theresa May lashed out at NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens last week in a desperate attempt to deflect blame from Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt.
There are growing demands for schools abandoned by a multi?academy trust in Yorkshire to be taken back under local authority control.
GMB and NEU union members struck at Charlton Park Academy in Greenwich, south east London, last Tuesday and Thursday, to defend their sick pay.
Talks between Royal Mail bosses and CWU union leaders were set to continue this week in a major dispute that looks likely to lead to a national strike.
Uber taxi drivers celebrated the latest legal ruling against the firm last week.
Bus drivers in London are being encouraged to work in unsafe conditions and are putting passengers at risk, says the Unite union.
Anti-racists in Scotland will take to the streets of Edinburgh at the same time as the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) marches in Glasgow on 25 November.
After the departures of Priti Patel and Michael Fallon, Damian Green and Boris Johnson are in the spotlight
Workers at two bus companies in the North West of England struck on Monday, following a coordinated bus and train strike on Wednesday of last week
And some 3,000 civil service workers joined the PCS union during its recent ballot over ending the one percent pay cap.
Plus, Kingsmill strike, Pentonville Five celebration and boiler maintenance workers
Poland’s Independence Day this Saturday will be marked by one of the biggest demonstrations led fascists in Europe. The “Independence March”, held annually in the capital Warsaw, has attracted tens of thousands in recent years.
A tens of thousands-strong fascist-led march took place in Warsaw on Polish Independence Day last Saturday. At the same time anti-fascists organised a thousands-strong counter demonstration.
Workers gathered in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, last Sunday to express their dissatisfaction with the government led by president Moon Jae-in.
Donald Trump was elected US president one year ago. In a fitting act of defiance, voters brought in the most left wing candidates on offer in many city and state elections last week.
Saudi Arabia has mostly been a stable pillar of the imperialist order in the Middle East.
Ending the First World War was a major priority for the new soviet government after the October Revolution in Russia—but not everyone wanted peace
The latest leak of dodgy offshore tax documents from a company called Appleby, the Paradise Papers, isn’t just about celebrities dodging taxes—it’s about how capitalism survives, writes Simon Basketter
Women are speaking out over sexual harassment and a discrimination. Sarah Bates argues it is capitalism’s failure to deliver on its promises of equality, and resistance by women, that lies behind this recharged fightback
A new design exhibition in London gives a graphic illustration of the impact of revolution and counter-revolution in Russia after 1917, writes?Nadia Sayed
As the twentieth century wore to a close, Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy offered a vastly superior alternative to the interminable adventures of Harry Potter.
The prospect of another war hangs over the Middle East—this time in Lebanon.
The scandal over Wakefield City Academies Trust has exposed the realities of privatisation. Many people want the schools abandoned by the trust to be run by the council.
A campaign to defend South Yorkshire Women’s Aid has been receiving an absolutely fabulous response from the trade unions.
Two cops were dismissed from the Avon and Somerset force last week after they were recorded saying they hoped a teenage boy “got raped”.
United Nations talks this month are the latest chapter in our rulers’ failure to deal with climate change. But there are still solutions, argues Dave Sewell