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Universal Credit cut is ‘all part of a plan to make us pay,’ says benefits claimant

Universal Credit cut is ‘all part of a plan to make us pay,’ says benefits claimant A week after the Tories cut Universal Credit (UC) by £20, people who rely on it to survive are already struggling

Covid report finds deadly failings but lets Tories off the hook

Sandwich workers An MPs inquiry has confirmed that the Tories sacrificed tens of thousands of lives with their fatal handling of Covid-19.

University bosses cite ‘academic freedom’ as calls to sack trans-critical lecturer rise

University bosses cite ‘academic freedom’ as calls to sack trans-critical lecturer rise Right wingers and university bosses have rushed to defend University of Sussex lecturer Kathleen Stock after she was accused of transphobia.

Cold truth of ‘warm’ welcome for Afghanistan refugees

Cold truth  of ‘warm’ welcome for Afghanistan refugees Desperate refugees and migrants who have overcome fearsome obstacles to reach Britain have been met with appalling treatment once here

Mould, cold and illness—the toll of Britain's housing crisis

Mould on house wall Poor housing is affecting one in five renters’ health in England, according to housing charity Shelter.

College and RCA university strikers unite on the picket line

College and RCA university strikers unite on the picket line The solidarity rally was a significant step towards uniting strikes in education.

Politicians’ climate promises will only cut carbon emissions by 40 percent by 2050


World leaders’ plans to limit global carbon emissions will fall 60 percent short of even their wholly inadequate target to reach net zero by 2050.

High court case shows up Tories’ terrible treatment of trafficking victims


In a damning indictment of the Tories’ treatment of the victims of people trafficking, a high court has ruled the Home Office should give them the right to live in Britain.

Unite must offer more support to the Weetabix strikers


Engineers at Weetabix have continued strong strikes but now urgently need to escalate, reports Isabel Ringrose

How Britain sells tear gas to dictators


The British government has authorised sales of tear gas to several repressive states over more than a decade, new research reveals.

Unison union officials’ manoeuvres will undermine the elected executive


Full time officials in the Unison union are trying to undermine elected lay members on the union’s governing body by refusing to carry out its decisions.

ScotRail strikes set to hit Cop26 + Housing day of action + round-up


More ScotRail workers are to escalate the battle for pay justice and equality.

Clarks strikers won’t let bosses give them the boot


Around 100 Clarks workers, members of the Community union, at the boot and shoe warehouse in Street, Somerset, are facing a bitter battle against fire and rehire.

Protest at Cop26 to tackle climate inaction


Activists are stepping up preparations for mass demonstrations around the Cop26 climate talks in Glasgow. The main day of mobilisation is Saturday 6 November, just three weeks away.

New fights at the Royal Parks and at the DVLA + Facebook cleaners + Sage care home


Outsourced cleaners working at a number of parks in central London protested at the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday.

City Clean strike piles up rubbish in Brighton


A Green council's attacks are facing strong resistance

Fossil fuel firms grab huge subsidies to continue destroying the planet


The fossil fuel industry receives over £8 million in subsidies every minute

Anti-racist conference will be ‘rallying cry’ against the right


Anti-racists will debate how to take forward the fight against racism, the far right and fascism at an international conference on 16 and 17 October

College strikers determined to teach bosses a lesson


Solidarity poured onto the picket line at Westminster Kingsway College in central London on Wednesday.

Labour council’s choice to hundreds of residents—‘move over 100 miles or face homelessness’


A Labour-run council in east London has forced hundreds of residents to move more than 100 miles away—or face homelessness.

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