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The Tories have manufactured a sham migrant crisis to justify their racism, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
Traffic wardens in Camden, north London, are staging a magnificent two-week strike to win better pay.
Over a third of Tory MPs voted against May, emphasising that she cannot pass her Brexit deal through parliament.
A fire station in Scotland was so short-staffed in December that it was forced to close.
Any chance of justice for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire is being delayed and blocked.
The number of households living in temporary accommodation has rocketed by 71 percent under Tory austerity.
Yellow Vest protests took place across France on Saturday as the revolt against President Emmanuel Macron’s neoliberalism continued.
The official pronouncements are wholly inadequate, but pressure is mounting for politicians to act on climate change.
Wages are still worth a third less in some parts of Britain than a decade ago
Theresa May’s government hangs by a thread. But she won’t go unless she is pushed
Anti-fracking campaigners see the removal of fracking equipment from a site in Lancashire as a significant step forward.
It includes a plan for a section of workers to be regarded as second-class 'foreigners' who are grudgingly allowed into Britain to be exploited
'Knowing that I’m being used is leaving me feeling crushed at the end of each day,' said a striker.
Kingsley died on 31 March 2011. He was restrained by police at a mental health unit and beaten severely while he had a towel placed over his face.
A council worker suspended from his job for criticising Israel has been reinstated.
Thousands protested as the Spanish state held a cabinet meeting in Barcelona
Swansea asylum-seeker fears for his life if the British authorities send him back to the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Socialist Worker's cartoonist's take on events
In a ballot EIS union members voted 90 percent yes to strikes, and are set for escalating action
National Archives records released this week saw most state secrets remain secret. Fewer important documents are released every year.
The Reinstate Karen Reissmann campaign is gearing up for a public meeting in Manchester on Saturday, 19 January.
Workers across 26 colleges in England last month voted by 89 percent for strikes over pay. The overall turnout was 48 percent.
NEU union members at The Barclay School in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, struck on Wednesday 12 December.
Hundreds of people have been forced to beg for money online because of the Tories’ hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit.
The trials of two men charged in relation to the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster are set to start on 14 January.
Postal workers in Bristol have won justice for a sacked colleague
The 12th Man is a tale of violence and pain against a picturesque backdrop.
Workers at three Historic Royal Palaces—the Tower of London, Kensington Palace and Hampton Court Palace—struck for three hours last month
Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Budapest against the right wing Hungarian government’s draconian new labour law.
The holiday season hasn’t ended the Yellow Vest revolt in France.
Mass protests in the north African country of Sudan over the price of basic goods have been met by vicious repression. But they have continued and threaten President Omar al-Bashir, who has ruled since a military coup in 1989.
US president Donald Trump is so determined to push forward his racist assault on migrants that he is prepared to stop government workers’ pay.
Just before Christmas Donald Trump took an important step towards controlling his own administration. By announcing the withdrawal of US troops in Syria he provoked the resignation of his defence secretary Jim Mattis.
Brazil’s new president Jair Bolsonaro will be inaugurated on 1 January. He associates himself with the military dictatorship that ruled between 1964 and 1985, a regime of death squads and torture.
Forty years ago a Labour Party government was close to declaring a state of emergency due to militant strikes
One hundred years ago protests and strikes shook the state
An Impossible Love is a challenging and believable portrayal of a woman’s life torn apart in slow motion by an abusive partner, writes?Sadie Robinson
These are urgent times. Political and economic crises are accelerating, and racists and fascists are seeking to grow amid the chaos.
It is possible to stand up for the right to criticise Israel—as a victory for a Palestine solidarity activist last month showed.
Many customers of Bookmarks Bookshop will be sorry to hear of the death of Tamara Kalom (Tami) on Christmas Eve. Tami was born in 1939 in Palestine, to German Jewish parents fleeing Nazi Germany.
During February 2018 I came out as trans-female. Since the age of five, in 1967, I knew that I was female.
‘A glass of wine and some crisps’
One in five of Britain’s biggest listed companies paid not a penny of tax on their profits last year.