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Anti-racists stage day of action in solidarity with refugees

Anti-racists stage day of action in solidarity with refugees The national day of action came a month after Abdulfatah Hamdallah drowned in the English Channel.

‘Don’t silence our criticism of Israel,’ Palestinians tell Labour Party

‘Don’t silence our criticism of Israel,’ Palestinians tell Labour Party A group of prominent Palestinians in Britain have written an open letter to the Labour Party insisting on their right to call Israel—and its founding ideology Zionism—racist.

‘Plainly we don’t have enough’—Tory in charge of coronavirus tests admits ‘significant’ failure

‘Plainly we don’t have enough’—Tory in charge of coronavirus tests admits ‘significant’ failure Tory test-and-trace tsar Dido Harding said the demand for tests was three to four times higher than capacity

Tories’ failure to replace Grenfell-style cladding leaves people ‘living in fear’

Tories’ failure to replace Grenfell-style cladding leaves people ‘living in fear’ Dangerous cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower remains on hundreds of residential buildings

Care workers celebrate court victory over low pay

Care workers celebrate court victory over low pay A group of care workers have won a significant legal victory that ruled they should be paid for time spent travelling between clients

Misery for workers as hundreds of thousands to lose jobs 

Misery for workers as hundreds of thousands to lose jobs  Unemployment will be the worst “in at least a generation” by the autumn as Tories and bosses try to make workers pay for the coronavirus crisis. 

Tory testing catastrophe pushes virus to spread


Thousands of used coronavirus tests are being thrown away because there isn’t the capacity to analyse them. The shocking news means that many people who have taken a test will never get a result. 

Schools on brink of outbreaks


Scores of schools across England have closed or partially closed after positive coronavirus cases. 

Tate workers stand firm in all-out strike


Workers on strike at the Tate galleries in London marched to a rally at Parliament Square last Saturday.

Tories want workplaces to stay open as second wave of coronavirus looms


A second wave of coronavirus in Britain is imminent as cases continue to rise.

Students to strike for the climate


School strikers around the world were set to take action this Friday to demand that governments take the climate emergency seriously

Angry workers take to the streets in France for a national day of action


Thousands of workers demonstrated in France last Thursday. They were taking part in a day of national protests called by several trade union federations and student groups.

Tories refuse to take the blame for Covid-19 spike


The Tories’ drive to push people back to work—and reopen the economy—has plunged Britain into a second wave of coronavirus infections

Horrific conditions for refugees in Greece


After more than a week living on the streets, thousands of refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos are being herded into a new, temporary camp.

Landlords can turf out tenants despite ban


People will continue to be made homeless despite an extension of the ban on eviction enforcement announced by the Tories last week.  

Solidarity with Soas strikes planned to fight redundancies


Unison union members at Soas University of London are set to strike on Tuesday and Wednesday next week.

Protest tells Manchester bus bosses not to go ahead with attacks


The Unite union is fighting attacks on conditions and victimisation

Brighton council battle over terms and conditions


Workers at Brighton and Hove City Council’s building maintenance department struck for five days last week in a dispute over terms, conditions and sick pay.

Bosses take the biscuit but can't dodge strikes


Workers who make Wagon Wheels and Jammie Dodgers plan further walkouts over pay.

Ten days of strikes against We Are With You bosses


Alcohol and drug rehab workers in Wigan and Leigh in north west England are returning to the picket lines in their long-running fight for pay equality

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