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Rail privatisation was once more exposed as a scam this week. Billionaire Richard Branson quit the East Coast rail franchise—and left us to pick up the bill.
Over 100 striking Birmingham home care workers held a defiant protest outside the city’s council chambers during their strike on Tuesday.
Southwark council’s planning committee has postponed a crucial decision about the future of the Elephant and Castle shopping centre in south London.
Teachers and other school workers struck at Avenue Primary. It was the NEU members’ first of two days of strike action, an escalation from the previous one day strikes.
A shiver of fear is running through the boardrooms of property developers—and the cabals of right wing Labour councillors.
Thirty years ago this month health workers began a wave of militant strikes that defeated a Tory government. These three nurses tell the story—and say everyone should join the national demonstration to defend the NHS in London this Saturday.
An important meeting injected urgency into the Justice4Grenfell campaign
Outside my front door on a tree-lined Sheffield street, protesters were up against private security guards as police looked on.
Sumbul Ahmed talked to singer Z the People from Jordanian and Palestinian act 47Soul before their latest sell-out show on their European tour
Protesters are gathering on Gower Street in central London today to protest against the Tory assault on the NHS.
Deep anger against the Tories, and a determination to fight for change now
Marchers in London said, 'We are sickened and angered by the NHS crisis, we blame the Tories and we want them out.'
Some voices from the national NHS in crisis—fix it now demonstration in London
A new battle over zero hours contracts and other work practices is set to take off
Muslim parents are angry and worried after Ofsted watchdog chief executive Amanda Spielman backed a head teacher who had banned the hijab.
Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) supporters across Britain are building for national demonstrations in London, Glasgow and Cardiff on 17 March.
Firms that run dozens of academies are relying on emergency handouts from the government to stay in business.
Up to 100 outsourced workers on Virgin Trains East Coast are to begin balloting for strikes this week over the sacking of their RMT union rep.
Housing maintenance workers employed by Mears in Manchester returned to work on Monday after a long-running strike.
Right wing Labour Party councillors are trying to lead a fightback against Jeremy Corbyn and Labour’s left wing leadership
Workers at Fujitsu in Manchester were set to launch a week-long strike against compulsory redundancies and victimisation of reps from Wednesday of this week.
The National Union of Students (NUS) has sent its “full solidarity” to university lecturers preparing for strikes.
CWU postal workers’ union leaders and Royal Mail bosses have drawn up a deal to end a long-running dispute that almost led to national strikes.
Drivers at First Bus in Manchester struck on
Tory controlled Derbyshire County Council’s planning committee voted nine to one to reject Ineos’s plans to build a test drill site at Bramley Moor
Fear gripped the ruling class as US stock markets haemorrhaged £1 trillion overnight on Monday.
A mass nationalist march showed the left needs to keep up the fightback
US president Donald Trump used his state of the union address last week to attack migrants, ethnic minorities and women.
No one is likely to write an opera about Theresa May’s visit to China the way John Adams did about president Richard Nixon’s historic trip to Beijing in 1972. Her stay in China was completely obscured by media stories about Tory divisions over Brexit.
Sadie Robinson looks at the new pamphlet by the Labour Party right wingers claiming to bust “Lexit myths”. It weakly accepts the limits of the bosses’ system
This year marks the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth. Sarah Bates looks at what his remarkable life can tell us about fighting for change
The Tories love to cast themselves as brave defenders of free speech on college campuses, but documents prove a minister’s orders prompted Uclan university bosses to ban a Palestine debate
47Soul are unapologetically political.
This exhibition seems to pose a question in its title, but offers no clear answers or analysis.
Netflix’s latest sci-fi offering shows a future where a human’s mind is stored in a disc in the back of their neck, called a stack.
Global stock market gyrations this week should send a warning to millions of workers about their pensions
Politicians and commentators have made sure they were seen to celebrate the Suffragettes and others who fought for the vote.
Rashan Charles, who died in east London last year, was the latest in a long line of young black men killed after contact with the police.
‘Protesters harmed their cause and changed no one’s mind’
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) executive Alphons Iacobelli approved spending more than £22,000 on a party for former UAW union vice president Norwood Jewell
Right wingers have seized on figures for agricultural wages and immigration to say that migrants lead to lower wages. Alistair Farrow looks at the reality