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We can’t wait until the next general election—which might not come until 2022—to get the Tories out.
Workers on London’s CrossRail project who were laid off in the run-up to Christmas protested on Wednesday.
NEU union members at Royal Docks Community School in Newham, east London, struck on Wednesday. They are fighting plans to turn the school into an academy.
A tiny group of the super rich have seized vast portions of new wealth created in the last 35 years, fuelling a big increase in inequality.
More than 3,000 people marched through west London to demand justice for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.
Unite union members at IT firm Fujitsu could return to the picket lines in their long-running fight against sacking workers including union reps.
The Home Office removed rough sleepers even if they were working or had permanent right of residence
Sean McParland's killer was working as a paid Special Branch agent when he pulled the trigger.
Government authorities in both the US and Britain are moving to restrict access to the internet, and it will be oppositional voices that lose out.
The Tories are planning to use Brexit as an excuse to push through attacks on workers’ rights.
Delegates at the African National Congress conference have elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the party’s new leader.
Elections are set to take place for Catalonia’s parliament on 21 December.
Anti-fascists in Austria have vowed to resist the new right wing coalition government of the Tories and fascists.
The NHS is short of more than 100,000 workers as the health service goes into its busiest period during the holidays and new year. It is another sign of the devastating impact of Tory cuts and privatisation.
Prepare for mass protest, workplace action, student walkouts and occupations.
Around 70 bus drivers and their supporters held a mass picket outside First Bus’ Rushholme depot in Manchester on Wednesday. It lifted strikers' spirits in what has been a long-running dispute—and worried management.
Deputy prime minister Damian Green's resignation shatters the claim that Theresa May’s government had regained the initiative.
Three reports underline how the decline of union membership and militancy is allowing many bosses to grab more from workers.
Six people arrested during protests on Donald Trump’s inauguration day have been acquitted of rioting and destruction of property.
The headline result of the elections to the Catalan parliament is that pro-independence parties retained an overall parliamentary majority.
Civil service workers at a Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) benefit centre in Plymouth ended their second day of a 48-hour strike on Friday.
The mother of Becky Romero, a teenager who died because of mental health cuts, has called a protest to make sure it doesn’t happen to anyone else.
The Tories have failed to appoint a chair for an upcoming inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal – again.
Louise Harrison, a domestic violence worker and campaigner in South Yorkshire, could be dismissed from her job because Labour members want to protect their party.
Eighty years ago a colonial massacre of over 20,000 people was carried out by Italian fascist forces in Ethiopia
Workers on five rail networks have taken action in separate disputes,
Thousands of people are raging through the streets of Peru's capital, Lima
Pay will continue to fall for millions of workers in 2018
A military court in Israel has extended the detention of a Palestinian teenager who was filmed slapping Israeli soldiers.
Corporations profiting from Private Finance Initiative (PFI) schemes have creamed millions from the NHS and Tory tax cuts are handing them even more.
Every six months the National Archives release previously classified documents. In among the trivia lies long forgotten information about the workings of the British state.
Christmas has been bitterly hard for people on the new Universal Credit (UC) regime. It means delays in payments, yet more brutal sanctions, and spiralling rent arrears for many.
About 100 households that survived the fire spent Christmas Day in hotels, and some did not receive money they had been promised
The Tories are considering using “volunteers” to guard Britain’s borders and keep out those deemed illegal
Hundreds of thousands of unemployed people are not receiving financial support that they are entitled to.
The Labour Party has launched an online survey about the state of social housing in Britain.
Unite union members at the First Manchester bus depot in Rusholme are fighting on for pay parity. They are set to strike on Monday, Wednesday and Friday—their 13th strike week.
Postal workers walked out unofficially last month in Inverclyde in Scotland and St Austell in Cornwall to defend workers targeted by management.
Workers at the Royal Museums Greenwich struck on New Year’s Day over changes to their conracts.
Journalists working on regional newspapers in Swindon and Darlington are fighting against a raft of job cuts by bosses at publisher Newsquest.
Workers in Britain will suffer the biggest pay cuts of the world’s 32 most advanced economies in 2018, according to the TUC union federation.
The battle in Haringey, north London, over the HDV social cleansing deal continues.
NEU union members at Royal Docks Community School in Newham, east London, struck on Wednesday 13 December. They are fighting plans to turn the school into an academy.
Fire bosses in North Yorkshire have been forced to abandon planned cuts. North Yorkshire fire authority wanted to reduce the number of firefighters on board Tactical Response Vehicles.
Racist attacks, border controls, Islamophobia and the threat of the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) underline the importance of fighting racism in all its forms in 2018.
UCU union members in 19 further education (FE) colleges are set to ballot for strikes over pay. The ballots will begin around 12 January.
A tribunal ruling relating to a man embroiled in the Trojan Horse hoax in Birmingham will not be published—even though the hearing was public.
Royal scroungers, princes Harry and William, feasted on food served by unpaid workers.
A general strike across both the public and private sectors brought Greece to a standstill on Thursday. It was called by the ADEDY and GSEE union federations against austerity and the Syriza government’s attack on the right to strike.
Austrian revolutionary socialist organisation Left Turn Now has won a court case against fascist Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache. The judge called Strache “snivelling”.
The US has failed to defeat a United Nations (UN) vote condemning Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The vote was held last night at the request of Arab states.
Large protests against unemployment, poverty, corruption and the political elite that have swept Iran face a brutal crackdown by government forces.
Israel’s crackdown on the Palestinian resistance has continued since it was launched late last year following a speech by US president Donald Trump.
A virtual currency called bitcoin has captured the public imagination—and the attention of get-rich-quick speculators.
Nick Clark looks at the history of how the soft left in Labour has sold out struggle as a warning for today
The year 1968 was a watershed in world history. Mass movements shook governments to their foundations. People on opposite sides of the globe took inspiration from each other’s struggles.
If you’re experiencing mental distress, the problem might be capitalism. A new book by Iain Ferguson looks at the struggles around mental health, writes Sarah Bates
As the hit musical gets rave reviews in the West End, Anthony Hamilton looks at the truth behind the other Hamilton—a racist and a capitalist class fighter
The Manifesto for an Independent Revolutionary Art, signed by French writer André Breton and Mexican painter Diego Rivera was published in 1938.
Free school fanatic Toby Young will be in charge of policing who is allowed to speak on university campuses.
My mother sadly passed away last May and the tenancy of our flat was transferred to me. I was told to move onto Universal Credit.
Evidence against the Birmingham Six was “enhanced”, a police chief told a Tory MP years before their eventual release.
The latest equalities figures show that black workers in the NHS aren’t reaching the highest pay rates—and are more likely to be disciplined, explains Tomáš Tengely-Evans