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Israel and its supporters blamed the deaths on Monday on Palestinians. They demonised the Palestinians for resisting the occupation.
Workers at TGI Fridays stores in Covent Garden, London and Milton Keynes were set to strike on Friday.
Workers at the Tesco distribution centre in Dagenham, east London, were set to strike for 24 hours this week.
Around 40 people assembled outside Huddersfield Royal Infirmary last Friday to celebrate health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s acceptance that plans to close the A&E and downgrade the hospital are seriously flawed. The Clinical Commissionsing Group now has three months to come up with an alternative plan. Campaigning continues.
BT, Britain’s largest telecoms company, has announced that it is slashing 13,000 jobs in an effort to boost profits. This is on top of 4,000 job cuts last year.
The Tories have unveiled plans to hand selective grammar schools £50 million—while slashing funding for state schools. The news has infuriated teachers, parents and education campaigners.
UCU union members at two London colleges struck on Friday as part of a series of walkouts over pay across ten colleges in England.
Over 200 anti-racists joined a protest in Edinburgh on Thursday evening after an attack of a young Syrian refugee.
There was a very large, vibrant and well organised picket line outside the main entrance of Hull College on Wednesday.
Protesters gathered outside the Israeli embassy on Friday evening to mark the year when Palestinians were expelled from their homes.
Tens of thousands of people have joined the TUC union federation march in London for a “new deal for workers”.
It was important to take to the streets, but more will be needed to beat the Tories
Dr Riaz Ahmed, has been returned and thanks everyone for their solidarity
The 1,000 richest people in Britain now have a record total wealth of £724 billion—up 10 percent on last year’s figure.
Donald Trump argues it’s safe to carry a gun because that stops you being a victim of knife crime. In that context This is America, the latest single by Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino, is a welcome breath of fresh air.
The whole left must take the threat of the far right seriously, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
Israeli soldiers shot and killed at least 60 Palestinians in Gaza on Monday—more than doubling the number they have killed over the past six weeks.
Grenfell Tower survivors and relatives of those who died slammed Theresa May and the Tories’ response to the tower block fire on Monday.
Workers at London South Bank University in south London held a protest against planned job cuts on Tuesday.
Workers at The Village School in Brent, North west London, called off a planned strike last week after winning a series of promises from the head teacher. But they could strike again if these promises aren’t kept.
Four people died and 17 were injured in the Ronan Point Tower Block disaster 50 years ago this Wednesday.
PCS union members have the chance to lead the way in the fight against poverty pay by voting for a national statutory strike ballot.
BT, Britain’s largest telecoms company, announced last week that it is slashing 13,000 jobs to boost profts. This is on top of 4,000 job cuts last year.
Strike ballots at Kirklees council’s bins department and Kirklees College in West Yorkshire showed a readiness to fight last week.
The GMB union protested over the treatment of Amazon workers outside Old Trafford in Manchester on Tuesday.
Donald Trump’s decision to impose new sanctions on Iran has already led to a frightening escalation of competition in the Middle East.
Impressive strikes and protests in France show how to fight back. But now is not the moment for unions to retreat
The Tories and the queen rolled out the red carpet for Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan just as he is intensifying his crackdown on democratic rights and the Kurdish people
The Tories and press barons got their way last week.
For Israel’s prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Eurovision winner Netta Barzilai is the apartheid state’s “greatest ambassador”. For other Israeli politicians her victory was a great way to celebrate decades of violence, theft and occupation against Palestinians.
Nick Clark looks at how decades of Western rulers’ meddling in Iran have meant coups, repression and war. But recent movements also show potential for resistance
An inspiring battle by a group of Lancashire NHS workers can help roll back the tide of privatisation in the health service, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
Sarah Bates and Alistair Farrow spoke to immigration lawyers about how the Tories' ‘hostile environment’ for migrants policy is still tearing apart the lives of tens of thousands of people
A new film about Jean-Luc Godard and 1968 would be better if it focused a little more on the latter and a little less on the former, says?Bethan Turner
It’s an iconic image. Winford Fagan in Handsworth, Birmingham, 1970.
This week marks the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, or catastrophe. This is how Palestinians describe the expulsion of 850,000 Palestinians from their homes by Israeli forces in 1948.
The murder of Palestinians on Monday had a perpetrator, a criminal actor. It was Israel whose snipers fired into the crowds.
At a recent workplace meeting organised by the Unison union in Camden, north London, about 150 came to hear Gary Younge speak. It was on “50 years since the assassination of Martin Luther King, why Black Lives Matter”.
The Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) was an anti-Gaddafi Islamist militant group.