Dated: 29 Jan 2019
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Venezuela is on the brink of a right-wing coup sponsored by the US.
Academies are disastrous, but the Tories want more of them.
GMB union members in the Tory-run borough began a 48-hour strike on Thursday.
Former police constable Robert Ainsworth said the situation on the pitch during the Hillsborough football disaster was “bedlam”.
Ten bodies have been found and more than 400 people are unaccounted for after a dam operated by the mining firm Vale collapsed in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.
Police match commander David Duckenfield was not “experienced enough” on the day of the Hillsborough football disaster, a court has heard.
Workers at 12 colleges across England began a two-day strike on Tuesday to demand more pay. UCU union members at a 13th college, Kendal, will join the strike on Wednesday.
The new bill will come into force after Brexit and whip up division between workers. We must fight to extend freedom of movement for all, and the right to move in search for a better life
The Unison union leadership is facing growing calls to reinstate victimised health worker Karen Reissmann.
A death at a Glasgow hospital has shone a light on a scandal-hit institution, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
Workers at three royal palaces are set to strike on Wednesday of next week
Thousands of court cases were disrupted or delayed across England and Wales last week due to an IT meltdown at the Ministry of Justice (MOJ).
Trade Unionists and Labour councillors joined parents, students and teachers at a protest against the threatened academisation of the Barclay school in Stevenage last Saturday.
Scottish teachers in the EIS union are balloting on a new pay offer, with a recommendation to reject.
Home secretary Sajid Javid said the Tories would immediately end freedom of movement “once and for all” if there was a no-deal Brexit
US president Donald Trump could be planning another visit to Britain
An attempted right wing takeover of the Venezuelan state has thrown the country deeper into crisis.
Yellow Vests and trade unionists could together deliver a crushing blow to France’s president Emmanuel Macron.
Racist US president Donald Trump has temporarily backed down from his attempt to use a federal shutdown to force through £5 billion funding for his infamous border wall.
Public schools help to entrench an unequal society. We can build something better, writes Miriam Scharf
The Marxist sociologist Erik Olin Wright died of leukaemia last week. He was 71 years old.
An inspiring struggle by Los Angeles teachers has shown the power of the US working class to resist Trump and the bosses.
Sarah Bates enjoys Marie Kondo’s new show Tidying Up. But, she writes, its popularity says something deeper about life under capitalism and our relationship to commodities
Strikes and protests in Glasgow 100 years ago showed the power of workers to bring a city to its knees. It also showed the lengths the British state will go to stop them, writes Gerry Mooney
The French painter is typecast as being a bit lightweight, but a new exhibition at Tate Britain reveals a melancholy and tender artist, writes?Ben Windsor
This year’s Oscars will take some living up to the hype.
Labour had a chance to stop a major racist Tory attack on migrants this week. It failed
Working class people everywhere have been hit hard by Tory cuts.
Comrades in South Wales, Watford and Harrow were very saddened to hear about the sudden death of Vince Dawes
NEU union members voted overwhelmingly to support strikes over pay and school funding.
Boris Johnson was happy to take a £14,000 gift in travel and hospitality from the Saudi Arabian government last autumn, which he declared in his financial interests.
Tomáš Tengely-Evans cuts through the confusion of the Tories’ EU Settlement Scheme—a racist mechanism for punishing migrants