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‘We are going to win,’ say Sage care home strikers

‘We are going to win,’ say Sage care home strikers A group of mainly migrant workers at a north London care home are fighting for higher pay. 

Richard Leonard resignation adds to Scottish Labour crisis

Richard Leonard Richard Leonard's resignation on Thursday as leader of Scottish Labour comes as the party faces a deep crisis.

Labour ditches left wing policies and promises ‘responsible government’ for bankers

Labour ditches left wing policies and promises ‘responsible government’ for bankers The Labour Party has dropped the left wing pledges to spend more money on jobs, pay, public services and the climate crisis promised by Jeremy Corbyn.

Ambulance workers say low grade protective masks are putting lives at risk

Ambulance workers say low grade protective masks are putting lives at risk Failure to provide ambulance workers with the highest grade protective equipment is putting lives at risk, a London paramedic has told Socialist Worker.

Election achievement for left wing Unison activist Paul Holmes

Election achievement for left wing Unison activist Paul Holmes Socialists in the Unison union were feeling encouraged after left candidate Paul Holmes delivered a strong result in the general secretary election

Nationalise private healthcare to protect NHS

Nationalise private healthcare to protect NHS While the NHS lurches deeper into crisis, private health care for the rich is cashing in.

Nursery workers are ‘incensed’ by Tory plans


Early years workers are ­resisting Tory plans to force them into unsafe workplaces.

Has fightback saved jobs at Rolls-Royce?


After nine weeks of strikes, workers at the Rolls-Royce factory in Barnoldswick, Lancashire, were voting this week on a possible deal to end the action.

SWP conference—Debating where next for the left


Revolutionaries debated the political situation and how to shape it at the 2021 Socialist Workers Party conference

Brexit Party—now Reform UK—says ‘learn to live with virus’


The racist Brexit Party was officially renamed as Reform UK last week

Tories give green light to evictions


Landlords now have the power to evict tenants for not paying rent during lockdown

Coronavirus rips through dangerously overcrowded hospitals 


Death has become a regular experience for Emily and her colleagues at Homerton Hospital in east London.

Workers’ action in schools forces huge Tory retreat


Boris Johnson was forced on Monday evening to announce a new lockdown across England. It followed Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement of a lockdown in Scotland earlier in the day.  

Project Selborne: military training outsourced to British, US and Israeli firms


The Boris Johnson government has recently awarded a contract for running the Navy and Marine training establishments to the Fisher Training consortium.

British Gas workers begin strike to stop fire and rehire assault on conditions


Centrica, British Gas’s parent company, wants to cut pay, terms and conditions by firing workers and rehiring them on the worse contracts

Tories to blame for NHS virus collapse


Health workers say the NHS is “on the cusp of being overwhelmed” as hospitals struggle to cope with the surge in coronavirus cases.

Britain’s top bosses grab average worker’s annual pay in under a week


Bosses of Britain’s biggest companies have taken more in the first three days of this week than their average workers earn in a year

Labour woos the bosses and maps out a path to the right


A series of speeches by leading Labour figures have mapped out a further shift right, says Nick Clark

Vaccine hesitancy a result of racism 


Who’s to blame if black people refuse the jab?

Parents denied furlough payments by the bosses


A majority of parents who have asked for furlough to take care of their children while schools are shut have been refused by bosses.

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