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Tomáš Tengely-Evans joined a solidarity delegation organised by Stand Up To Racism from Britain to Calais. He found police brutality and vicious treatment of refugees.
A review that was supposed to improve workers’ rights has instead given approval to insecurity. One union leader said “It’s no good. It won’t work and it isn’t a plan.
Labour councillors in Haringey, north London, squandered the chance to bury a high-profile redevelopment deal but it's still on the rocks
Workers at Cumberland School in Newham struck today against a plan to turn their school into an academy. Upbeat strikers chanted, “Our school is not for sale,” and, “Whose school? Our school,” on the picket line.
More than half of councils in England are planning to slash costs by closing children’s centres, reducing support for disabled children and cutting child protection teams.
Right wingers were shocked to find out that a billionaire financier is using his money to influence politics in favour of the rich.
Around 350 trade unionists from across Britain rallied against racism in central London on Saturday.
Around 500 low paid women council workers marched through the city centre of Glasgow. They demanded that city council chiefs settle a 12-year equal pay dispute.
UCU union members are fighting attacks on their USS pension scheme that would slash its value and give workers no guaranteed income in retirement.
At the DPD delivery firm where a driver died recently workers are organising to win change.
Tory cuts to school funding have caused thousands of job cuts across England.
Workers at the Picturehouse cinema chain were set to strike continuously for one week from 5am on Saturday 17 February.
The Labour Party’s left wing leadership promised an assault on private energy and water firms last weekend.
Around 76 Balfour Beatty electricians on the Woolwich Crossrail station in south London site struck last week.
Postal workers’ union leaders are set to hold meetings with reps in locations across Britain over the next few weeks.
The eighth Silent Walk to commemorate those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire was set to take place on Wednesday.
Around 100 GMB union members joined a lively protest on Saturday calling for the reinstatement of Oxford taxi driver Mohammed Fadllalla.
Workers are rushing to join the UCU union ahead of a series of escalating strikes set to begin in dozens of universities next Thursday.
Former Labour MP Neil Turner has brushed aside low-paid hospital workers’ concerns over outsourcing.
Workers at Cumberland School in Newham, east London, struck on Thursday of last week against a plan to turn their school into an academy.
Opponents of Turkey’s invasion of Afrin were set to protest in London on Sunday
The last two defendants in the Rotherham 12 case walked free on Tuesday—after a police chief was unfit to give evidence.
Real concerns about the appalling behaviour of Oxfam charity staff—accused of sexual misconduct—are being used to cut foreign aid
Tens of thousands of education workers are gearing up for strikes.
Trees campaign protesters stormed into Sheffield council chamber on Wednesday of last week calling for a £2.2 billion PFI contract to be scrapped.
A new law has been passed in Poland which could mean three years in prison for anyone who suggests Polish people committed war crimes during the Second World War.
Zuma has gone, but a new face at the top won’t deliver real change for the people, argues Charlie Kimber
Many Koreans were delighted to see North and South Korean athletes marching as part of one delegation at the Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony last Friday.
Germany under chancellor Angela Merkel was meant to be the bastion of the neoliberal centre in Europe.
Last week's fall in financial markets shows up the volatility of the system and Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at how investors will treat anything as a commodity to be gambled
A battle by ordinary people against estate demolitions in north London could be on the edge of victory. Alistair Farrow spoke to residents about the fight, and explains why it matters to everyone facing cuts and selloffs
Haringey residents fight to keep their homes
This year marks 200 years since Karl Marx’s birth. Sadie Robinson looks at his analysis of what lies behind economic crises.
The Royal Academy has reunited some of Charles I’s art collection. There is lots to admire but it’s not enough to lose your head over
It may ask some of the right questions but offers little in the way of answers so far
The acclaimed Glasgow poet spoke to Socialist Worker
Israel took the Middle East one step closer to a major war last weekend
DPD driver Don Lane’s death shows the human cost of bosses’ decisions.
Plus We must defend the NHS, keep cash for the councils and cop spies
It was the strongest endorsement of her premiership yet. Unfortunately for Theresa May it did not come from any cabinet minister.
Councils have blocked frackers’ plans and investors are losing interest. With resistance from environmental campaigners, Sarah Bates asks if this could this be a turning point in the fight