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Solid strikes by UCU union members have panicked university bosses. Workers across 61 universities began a three-day strike on Monday.
Around 40,000 university workers will strike today in the opening shot of a battle for education
Workers and parents are united in this battle for education
Universities across Britain were covered with pickets today as UCU union members struck over pensions.
Striking UCU member Josh Hollands explains what's behind the universities strike today.
Marches, demonstrations and student walkouts marked the first day of a university workers’ strike today.
Workers at three east London schools struck together yesterday—with lively picket lines joined by parents, teachers, and support workers
Pickets were out in force today for the second day of a two-day university strike
University vice chancellors are claiming millions in expenses to swan around in fancy hotels and posh restaurants while workers face savage attacks on their pensions
Jeremy Corbyn has come under massive pressure from right wing Labour politicians to back staying in the European single market, which enforces austerity and privatisation.
UCU union members are in buoyant mood, and suspicious of bosses’ motives
Newham council in east London has passed a motion opposing academies, following a series of strikes by school workers.
Security guards refused to let refugees facing deportation leave a burning bus until they were handcuffed
Leaked documents from cladding manufacturer Kingspan UK show that fire test results could have been doctored. It raises serious questions after the Grenfell fire, writes Alistair Farrow
Nearly three quarters of all tenants on the Universal Credit (UC) benefit in East Lothian, Scotland, are in rent arrears.
A series of recent scandals have exposed how police mistreat vulnerable people
Hundreds of striking university workers and students held a noisy rally outside Universities UK (UUK) offices in central London on Monday.
Hundreds of people marched on a noisy and colourful Not for Shale anti-fracking protest through the North Derbyshire countryside last Saturday.
Around 300 people marched through Thanet, Kent, last Saturday to defend the area’s only stroke unit in Margate
Socialist Chris Fernandez has been sentenced to 15 months imprisonment for charges of electoral fraud.
UCU union members across 14 colleges were set to start a 48-hour strike from Wednesday. Sunderland College workers will also strike on Wednesday.
Socialists and Unison union activists were greatly saddened to hear that our comrade and colleague Ben Drake passed away recently.
Long-time Socialist Workers Party member Matt Sprenger died in January.
Reps from the postal workers’ CWU union began meeting for regional briefings last week to discuss a deal to end a national dispute
Civil service workers in the PCS union were set to take part in “payday activities” on Wednesday of this week
Hundreds of people protested against the redevelopment of the town square in Walthamstow, north east London, last Saturday.
Workers at Connaught School for Girls in east London held a lively walkout over pay on Tuesday.
A hearing into the surveillance of Christopher Alder’s family during a 2000 inquest into his death began on Monday.
The Independent Office for Police Conduct has said five cops should face gross misconduct charges over the death of Sean Rigg in 2008.
The Crown Prosecution Service announced last week its decision not to bring criminal charges against any police officers involved in events surrounding Duncan Tomlin’s death.
A noisy crowd of striking workers and students lobbied Universities UK (UUK) today
A controversial consultation on closing all five council-run nurseries in Salford, Greater Manchester, has been postponed following public opposition.
Women in Yarl’s Wood immigration detention centre began an indefinite hunger strike on Monday to demand an end to the degrading treatment and limitless detention they face.
The failures of the Italian left have opened the door for right wing and racist forces
Around 20,000 teachers and school workers in all 55 districts of the US state of West Virginia struck on Thursday and Friday of last week over pay and healthcare costs
The new Austrian government of the Tories and the Freedom Party suffers from “Trumpism”
The horrific Parkland school shooting has raised questions about gun laws—and wider US society
AS negotiations over Britain’s departure from the European Union move towards a climax, the policy positions of the Tories and Labour register the balance of forces within each party
A wave of strikes by university workers over pensions has become a focus for people’s anger and discontent at the Tories’ and bosses’ attacks on education. A win for the strikers will be a boost to everyone who wants to fight back, reports Sadie Robinson
Intelligence services are neither intelligent nor a service. But the spooks are a dangerous force used to subvert opposition to our rulers
A collection from dozens of artists range from the inspiring to the baffling. Richard Rose explains how it seeks to look beyond the walls of the gallery
Plus British Socialism: The Grand Tour and WOW festival
President Donald Trump’s warmongering, racism and sexism seemingly know no bounds
The number of street homeless people has risen for the seventh year in a row—as temperatures dropped below freezing.
Terri Behrman, who died on 24 February, had a commitment to radical politics stretching back to the 1960s.
Plus, cuts to mental health services, South Africa after Zuma and more
Britain's lowest earners are being cheated out of the minimum wage, a new report has revealed.
The Syrian regime’s horrific bombing in Ghouta is the legacy of a defeated revolution and a struggle for power over the Middle East