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DHL strikes stick a spanner in Philip Green's profit machine

DHL strikes stick a spanner in Philip Greens profit machine Warehouse workers in Solihull and Leeds struck back against disgraced tycoon Sir Philip Green today, Friday.

British soldiers are back fighting in Iraq

British soldiers are back fighting in Iraq Also: More troops will deepen the crisis in Afghanistan

Resist the Tories' STP plan—to Slash, Trash and Privatise the NHS

Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt The Tories’ NHS plans will mean hospital closures across England. But there is growing opposition to the STPs, with local groups springing up across England to oppose them.

The streets belong to the rising anti-Trump movement

The streets belong to the rising anti-Trump movement The movement against the racist, sexist bigot Donald Trump returned to the streets this Monday.

After Stoke and Copeland by-elections, how can Labour move forward?

Labour campaigning in Stoke, February 2017 It is very welcome that Labour defeated Ukip in last night's Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election. But the defeat in Copeland is a severe setback.

The truth about the '£1 million of taxpayers' money to an Isis fighter'

Guantanamo priosners The scandal is not that Jamal al-Harith may have received some money. The scandal is Guantanamo and the much wider crimes of invasion, occupation, torture, imprisonment and murder.

Strikers defend suspended rep as college bosses ram through jobs attack

Workers braved stormy picket lines at the College of North West London (CNWL) today, Thursday, as they struck to defend their union rep.

University bans Palestine meeting from campus after pressure from pro-Israeli group

A university has cancelled a meeting hosted by a Friends of Palestine student society after lobbying from a pro-Israeli organisation.

Protests across Britain as MPs debate Donald Trump state visit

Thousands of people have taken to the streets today, Monday, in the latest day of protests against US president Donald Trump.

Reports round-up: sacked porter reinstated as workers bite back

Also: New DHL Arcadia warehouse walkout | UCU election | Unison women's conference | Fascist EDL returns to Rotherham | Tube strike over jobs displacement | Teaching unions ballot on merger | Protest premieres in Leicester Square | Dpac defends care packages in Southampton

Stockwell community centre campaign resists the space invaders

Protesters gathered outside the Lambeth offices of the Hyde housing association on Thursday of last week.

Teaching assistants keep up action against pay cuts in Derby and Durham

Also: will the SNP satisfy Glasgow council strikers?

Blame the right for the shifting Labour vote

Labour must take on the Tories and racism to win back more working class support

Toxic hospital cuts plan is provoking local resistance

Some councils are refusing to sign up to the Tories’ STP cuts plans. Tomáš Tengely-Evans argues that local health campaigns are showing how to challenge the attacks on our NHS

Capitalism is racist from the top to the bottom

Racism is alive and kicking. Two events showed that last week—the racist attacks on Diane Abbott and the police invasion of grime MC Stormzy's flat

Care cuts kill thousands—but councils pass the buck

New analysis has linked 30,000 excess deaths in 2015 to the Tories’ health and social care cuts.

Cash for the car bosses at Vauxhall won't help defend workers' jobs

Calling on the Tories to back ‘British firms’ will only harm workers’ interests, argues Dave Sewell

BA bosses’ blackmail fails to weaken cabin crew strike

British Airways (BA) cabin crew walked out for four days from last Friday—and were set to launch a new four-day strike on Wednesday.

Pensions green paper repeats old lies

The government is piling in behind bosses’ attacks on pension schemes with a new green paper calling for cuts.

SNP cuts budget backed by Greens

The Scottish government was set to pass its budget on Thursday.

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