Dated: 08 May 2018
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Crisis after crisis piles on top of Theresa May. For all the moaning of right wing Labour MPs, the Tories lost the local elections in England last week.
Marc Wadsworth has hit out at his expulsion from the Labour Party in an exclusive interview with Socialist Worker
A post-mortem identified 54 separate lacerations, cuts and bruises on Sheku Bayoh’s body.
The results underline that there is no certainty that Labour will win the next general election. Simply waiting for the Tories to collapse is not a winning option
Some 500 people marched in London to demand justice for the Windrush Generation
The organisers, All Under One Banner, said over 50,000 took part.
The Democratic Football Lads Alliance is trying to bring together the far right and the remnants of Ukip.
The public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire could last well into 2020.
Files on the killings of a 15 year old and an 11 year old with plastic bullets by police in Northern Ireland have been sealed until 2059 and 2071 by the government.
Anti-racists in Edinburgh planned to protest on Thursday after a young Syrian refugee was stabbed in the city’s Fountainbridge area last week.
A week of big marches and strikes in France ended on Sunday in Paris with 160,000 people joining a protest.
Thousands of trade unionists and campaigners are due to join a march in London this Saturday for workers’ rights and against the Tories’ brutal austerity policies.
Plus strike ballot in Carlisle tyre factor, and Virgin Media sack call centre workers
Embattled prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit plans continue to unravel amid renewed Tory divisions and the European Union (EU) rulers’ bullishness.
Strikes are planned in a number of colleges as workers fight to defend pay, jobs and conditions.
Hundreds of low-paid hospital workers facing the threat of outsourcing in Lancashire have voted overwhelmingly for strikes.
Results of two important ballots were due this week in Kirklees, West Yorkshire.
Workers at TGI Fridays restaurants in Milton Keynes and Covent Garden are set to strike on Friday 18 May. The workers’ Unite union has said strikes will continue “over consecutive Fridays during the summer.”
Private hire taxi drivers protested outside the offices of Transport for London (TfL) on Thursday of last week against what they say are discriminatory policies.
May day events were held across Britain during the last week to mark International Workers’ Day. They included this one in Leeds.
Abortion Rights campaigners protested against a march by anti-choice bigots in central London
Some refugees faced benefit sanctions as a result of undertaking English language tuition
US president Donald Trump is threatening a return to direct confrontation with Iran—amid growing tensions and the threat of war in the Middle East
Horror stories from refugee camps in Greece and Libya have revealed the cruelty of the European Union’s (EU) border policies.
Promising to control levels of migration is a well trodden path for Labour. It’s not one the left should follow, writes Alistair Farrow
It’s an interesting sign of the troubles with which capitalism is struggling that the coverage of Karl Marx’s bicentenary has been pretty respectful.
In his new history of countryside struggles in England, Martin Empson shows how ordinary people have always fought for their rights—and what’s needed for them to win
The 70th anniversary of the Nakba, when Palestinians were driven from their land, shows why it’s right to show solidarity with Zionism’s victims
A new documentary glosses over uglier truths, but shows how Robert Kennedy was forced to acknowledge the Civil Rights Movement, says?Antony Hamilton
This film focuses on life in Cambodia over a six-year period from 2009 to 2015, documenting the forcible evictions of poor families at the Boeung Kak Lake in Phnom Penh.
A think-tank called this week for a one-off payment of £10,000 to be paid to UK citizens when they turn 25 years old.
We have lost, but we have won much, and we are not defeated
A combination of fat, human waste and wet wipes is blocking Britain’s sewers