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Jeremy Corbyn rallies support - but gives ground to the Labour right

Jeremy Corbyn, Labour, Durham Miners Gala, rally Mobilisations bring success but bitter Labour MPs still want more concessions, reports Nick Clark

Anti-racists in Cambridge and Manchester take action after Islamophobic abuse

anti-racism, Cambridge, SUTR, Stand Up To Racism, Islamophobia, Muslim, demonstration, protest, Solidarity Bus Walk Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) activists mobilised last week in response to racist attacks in Manchester and Cambridge.

Show of defiance and unity in Manchester following arson attack on mosque

Show of defiance and unity in Manchester following arson attack on mosque In a show of defiance days after their local mosque was set ablaze, around 200 peopler marched in Newton Heath, north Manchester, on Friday.

Family and friends of Edson Da Costa appeal for support with fundraiser

Edson Da Costa, police, deaths in custody, Marxism The family and friends of Edson Da Costa have organised a fundraiser to help with funeral and legal costs.

United national action can derail Tory assault on train unions and safety

RMT, transport, strike, walkout, picket, protest, Southern Workers have announced fresh strikes that will shut down the Southern rail network.

United anti-fracking protest shuts Lancashire site

United anti-fracking protest shuts Lancashire site About 200 anti-fracking activists and trade unionists blocked the entrance to the Preston New Road Cuadrilla site in Lancashire last Friday.

Royal Mail ‘heading for a dispute’ on pension attack

Leaders of the CWU union have said they are certain to be heading for a dispute with Royal Mail over an attack on postal workers’ pensions.

Arrogant Tories have robbed our wages with public sector pay cap

Chancellor Philip Hammond is not denying reports that he told his cabinet colleagues that public sector workers are “overpaid”.

Schools face real terms cuts as Greening announces no new money

Tory education secretary Justine Greening confirmed this week that schools across England face real terms funding cuts.

Contaminated blood victim says, inquiry must deliver real justice

Glenn Wilkinson is one of thousands of people who were treated with contaminated blood in the 1970s & 1980s – and has spent years campaigning for justice. He spoke to Socialist Worker about the impact of the scandal, what lies behind it – and the kind of inquiry campaigners want to see

New reports say Britain’s state has ‘failed’ child refugees - and makes others less safe

Britain’s government has let down refugee children in Europe, and patrols it supports in the Mediterranean have led to more deaths.

Parents take to the streets of London against school funding cuts

Hundreds of parents, children, teachers and others marched in London against school cuts today, Sunday.

Hundreds of striking Barts health workers join march in London

Hundreds of striking workers and supporters marched between two east London hospitals today, Saturday.

Anger as 20 year old dies after he is hauled to ground by police officer

Rashan Charles, a young black man, died in Hackney, east London

Dunkirk and an empire in decline

The establishment claims the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) at Dunkirk was an example of people pulling together in the national interest.

Protests erupt after IDF murders Palestinians

At least three Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces on Friday, as protests against the Israeli occupation erupted across East Jerusalem and the West Bank.

Failings in care contributed to death of Sarah Reed in prison, inquest finds

The death of Sarah Reed in Holloway prison in January 2016 raises questions about the whole prison system

Mears housing workers in Manchester fight for better pay and want outsourcing to end

Some 180 workers who maintain homes for Manchester city council are two weeks into a four week continuous strike

Anti-racists organise after third fire attack on mosque in Manchester

A mosque used mainly by Nigerians in Manchester was set ablaze last Sunday after a four-year campaign of racist harassment.

Shouts of 'murderers' from Grenfell survivors as council leader elected

Survivors of the Grenfell Tower, treated with contempt by Kensington and Chelsea council for over a month, had a chance to speak last night, Wednesday. They did not hold back.

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