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As the far right gains in confidence, the left must unite to defeat it
UCU union members at six English colleges are on strike today in a battle over pay
GMB union members at The John Roan school in Greenwich, south east London, struck against a plan to turn the school into an academy
Up to 2,000 people marched through central London to demand action on climate change.
Eight years after David Cameron pledged to create a “Big Society” the Tories have finally made good on his promise.
Workers and parents at The Village School in Brent, west London, were celebrating after a plan to turn the school into an academy was halted.
A ban on the use of combustible materials on buildings over 18 metres high is set to come into force on 21 December
Camden traffic wardens were preparing to return to the picket lines this week.
Nobody at the top of society knows what will happen in British politics in the next two weeks—including Theresa May. A crisis has struck at the heart of the government and the Tories.
A fifth of the population in Britain is in poverty according to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation charity—and some four million are workers.
Workers at Ladywood Primary school in Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire, were overjoyed to hear last week that management had backed down from sacking nine dinner ladies at Christmas.
Protests tell Tories—stop and scrap Universal Credit
The result of last month’s EIS Scottish teachers’ union ballot was a 98 percent rejection of the pay offer on a 74 percent turnout.
Palestine solidarity activists were set to lobby Labour MP Ian Austin’s surgery in Dudley on Friday of this week.
Supporters of health worker Karen Reissmann were set to lobby a meeting of the Unison union’s national executive committee in London on Thursday.
French cops have stepped up attempts to clear 1,500 refugees trapped at Britain’s border in Calais, northern France
Hundreds of thousands of workers in South Korea struck last week against “labour market reforms” pushed by the government of president Moon Jae-in.
The Yellow Vests movement has detonated a great movement of social protest
For many of the tens of millions of Mexicans who live in grinding poverty Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador represents a hope for change
The US Department of Defence has been defrauding the federal government for decades
A far right party has won seats in a Spanish regional election for the first time since the days of dictator Francisco Franco
It’s no surprise that people of African decent face shocking levels of harassment in the EU, writes Alistair Farrow
The fawning praise of the life and legacy of the now deceased mass murderer George HW Bush was as predictable as it was tedious.
A series of strikes by shipyard workers in Birkenhead has won widespread support—and has the potential to push back bosses’ job cuts
Journalists and politicians like politics to be a game for a few specialists, with ordinary people spectators at best. But we have the power to throw them into crisis
Jusepe De Ribera has a grisly reputation but, argues?Ben Windsor, a new exhibition shows he did more than just glorify the violence around him
This is the first major retrospective of the work of Martin Jenkinson. He built his career on documenting the lives of ordinary people.
Jeremy Corbyn is inching towards backing a second referendum over Brexit
Riots in France pushed the government to retreat on a fuel tax rise
Jean Parkin, my mother, died peacefully on 20 November 2018.
Redundancies and cutbacks in the car industry have a long history
‘It’s a tough time’
The US Secret Service has allocated more than £70,000 for golf cart rentals in South Florida this winter, apparently to protect president Donald Trump
As the holiday season approaches, Socialist Worker asks readers to write to political prisoners and those who have suffered at the hands of the system