Dated: 05 Dec 2017
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The leaders of the bigoted Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) relished their power over Theresa May’s government this week.
Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt wants to steam roll through an assault on hundreds of thousands of NHS workers’ pay.
Instead of looking forward to Christmas with their families, elderly residents of Scottish care charity Bield have been issued an eviction notice
Anti-fascists have responded by warning that the retweets will encourage racists and fascists
Chants of “Islamophobia no way—Muslim people here to stay” rang out in front of the McDonald's on Seven Sisters Road
Activists across Britain are organising in solidarity with refugees and migrants trapped in the cold by Britain’s border in northern France
The system of locking up migrants in detention centres must come to an end, doctors have warned
The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) is supporting a Veterans Against Terrorism march in Newcastle in February
Also: Sellafield | Virgin trains | Kingsmill bakery | Quality Line buses | Kent buses | Medway Maritime Hospital | Picturehouse | Protest against Mariano Rajoy's visit | STUC takes on Scottish budget | Darlington Newsquest | Blacklisting
Driving examiners held a two-day national strike on Monday and Tuesday as bosses at the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) implemented a new test.
The first strike day against academisation at Avenue School in Newham, east London, took place on Wednesday of last week. Also: Reports from Charlton Park Academy in Greenwich, the Village School in Brent and Westways Primary School in Sheffield
Strikes at the University of Brighton have forced bosses to withdraw plans for compulsory redundancies.
Some 200 people marched through Brixton against the demolition of six estates in the south London borough of Lambeth last Saturday.
Families on their first ever demonstration were among the 200-strong crowd marching through the market town of Pickering in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, on Saturday against fracking.
Postal workers’ union leaders looked set to announce at least parts of a possible agreement with Royal Mail bosses on Tuesday of this week. The CWU union has been in negotiation with bosses in a dispute over pensions, pay and conditions.
Workers on strike at two north west bus companies are driving bosses round the bend, writes Sarah Bates
Tory rule has increased the number of children, pensioners and workers who live in poverty—reversing a long-term decline.
The battle between left and right in the Labour Party has come starkly into the open in Haringey, north London.
Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire have launched a petition calling on Tory prime minister Theresa May to give them more input into the inquiry into the causes of the fire.
Trade unions in Greece have called a general strike on Thursday 14 December as parliament is set to discuss next year’s budget.
‘Treasonous leader’ assassinated as Saudi aggression fuels more chaos and carnage
Around 10,000 anti-racists marched on the far right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party conference in Hanover last Saturday.
Tax cuts worth £1.1 trillion were passed in the US Senate last Saturday—and the rich cheered
Theresa May is being further squeezed by incompatible pressures over Brexit
The African National Congress is facing its biggest crisis since the end of apartheid
One hundred and fifty years ago, Irish revolutionaries carried out the largest terrorist attack in 19th century Britain.
China could be on the road to consolidating its rise into a world capitalist superpower. Dave Sewell looks at what its Belt and Road Initiative means for globalisation—and imperialism
The victory of Joseph Stalin’s counter revolution and the rise of a bureaucracy that exploited workers was not inevitable
Racist violence blew up on the streets of west London on 30 August 1958.
Former US president Bill Clinton’s secretary for labor Robert Reich thinks inequality is too high and that the rich should pay more tax. He endorsed Bernie Sanders for president.
On the back of the huge commercial success of reggae in the 1970s, a new breed of producers and MCs sought to update the music for the 80s.
Local government employers have offered a million council workers in England and Wales a 2 percent “rise” for each of the next two years
The “Chennai Six” are no doubt going to get a heroes welcome when they finally return.
‘It takes great bravery to stand up to your enemies. It takes even more bravery to stand up to your friends’
Students at the University of Bath sent a strong message to their hated vice chancellor last week
Britain has backed Saudi Arabia since the kingdom’s birth because it wanted to maintain its influence in the Middle East. But its rulers are running into difficulties, writes Nick Clark