Dated: 07 Aug 2018
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A Nazi attack on a socialist bookshop after the release of Tommy Robinson last week showed the renewed threat of the British far right
Anti-fascists face a major challenge after Nazi Tommy Robinson was freed on bail after winning his appeal on Wednesday.
Northamptonshire county council (NCC) is teetering on the edge of complete disaster, leaving lives at risk.
A group of Nazi and racist thugs attacked a TUC-backed socialist bookshop in central London
The Tories have announced that central government will manage the site of the Grenfell Tower fire from autumn.
A wave of outrage has forced outsourcing giant Serco to back down from plans to throw 330 asylum seekers onto the streets of Glasgow.
The Labour Party dropped disciplinary proceedings against MP Margaret Hodge on Monday. This decision was made despite her having shouted in Jeremy Cobyn’s face that he is a “fucking antisemite and a racist.”
The majority of houses built on the green belt last year were unaffordable.
Workers began a 24-hour strike on three of energy multinational Total’s North Sea oil platforms.
Postal workers at a Royal Mail delivery office in Plymouth staged an unofficial strike for a full day last Saturday. They didn’t return until they reached a deal on Monday.
Strikes on Sheffield’s Supertram have halted after bosses put forward a new pay offer. Some 200 conductors and drivers were due to strike for eight days from 18 August.
Workers at the Britvic drinks company site in Norwich struck from Wednesday to Friday last week, with more planned on the same days for the next five weeks. They are now holding mass meetings.
A survey of 657 secondary school teachers by the National Education Union (NEU) has found they are increasingly concerned young people are not getting enough food over the summer holidays.
Workers on South Western Railway (SWR) walked out for 24 hours on Saturday of last week in the latest action in the long?running dispute over guards on trains.
Convicted fraudster Richard Branson’s Virgin empire has snatched £2 billion in contracts from the NHS in the last five years.
Birmingham’s heroic home carers are gearing up for a fresh week of action that will see them strike, picket and protest.
Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi has spoken out against her mistreatment in Israeli prison—and called for a single Palestinian state for Arabs and Jews.
President Mnangagwa looks to defend his rule by crushing dissent, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
Students in Bangladesh have led a series of protests over road safety that have gripped the country.
New US economic sanctions against Iran came into effect this week—threatening to exacerbate poverty and hardship faced by Iranian people.
Failing to stand up for the right to criticise Israel has consequences. If we shy away from it now, the right will make it much harder for us to do it in the future.
A year ago Liam Fox declared that striking a deal with the European Union (EU) would be “one of the easiest in human history”. This week the disgraced Tory minister was left with his tail between his legs.
The official Vote Leave campaign fell foul of spending rules. But focusing on it ignores why people voted out
Ilan Pappe, a leading Israeli-born historian and anti-Zionist, on how to combat claims that opposing Israel is antisemitic
Author and Labour Party member Mark Perryman debates leading Socialist Workers Party member Mark L Thomas on whether socialists should be in Labour
US journalist Anna Clark has covered the Flint water scandal since 2014 and has released a new book, The Poisoned City. She spoke to Alistair Farrow about how racism and poverty combined with greed to create disaster
Heartbreak, tragedy and fantasy tell a story from the side of the silent victims and the people left behind in the wake of violence
Frostpunk mixes beautifully designed steampunk visuals with a narrative that puts the player in charge of the last humans on Earth
The London Korean Film Festival 2018 presents a series of screenings and events showcasing independent documentary filmmaking from Korea
Boris Johnson once again confirmed his racist credentials this week.
An international group of scientists has said we face environmental collapse in just a few decades if there isn’t drastic action on climate change.
Right wing slurs won’t get rid of abuse from a sick society
Alt-right online “personality” Luke Nash-Jones appeared to be one of those who “ambushed” the socialist bookshop Bookmarks on Saturday (see page 3).