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Chaos as Tories panic over fuel crisis

Chaos as Tories panic over fuel crisis Queues and goods shortages are the result of an unplanned unprepared economy writes, Charlie Kimber

Labour delegates support Palestine—but leadership backs Israel and imperialist wars

Labour delegates support Palestine—but leadership backs Israel and imperialist wars Labour’s members and its party leadership are pulling in two different directions on questions of war, imperialism and rights for Palestinians.

Climate strikers rage at world leaders’ inaction

Climate strikers rage at world leaders’ inaction Worldwide strikes took place in 99 countries from Finland to Bangladesh, Italy to Sierra Leone.

Labour left debates way forward as it faces losing battle at conference

Labour left debates way forward as it faces losing battle at conference In the first of our reports from Labour Party conference in Brighton, Nick Clark looks at where next for the left

Hundreds join vigils after murder of Sabina Nessa

Hundreds join vigils after murder of Sabina Nessa Up to 1,000 people joined a vigil in south east London on Friday night after teacher Sabina Nessa was killed last week.

Labour faces two ways on climate action, but Starmer rejects radical measures

Lab9ur conference Fliss Premru TSSA climate green new deal Starmer has already insisted Labour will not nationalise any of the “big six” energy companies.

Labour right crows as conference votes to give MPs more power


MPs will now be able to stop a left wing candidate ever standing for the party leadership again.

Transport round-up: ‘We’re all aboard for more strikes’, says Ferry’s reinstated captain


Woolwich Ferry workers in east London continue their militant fight for pay—and against victimisations and the excessive use of agency staff.

Scottish Independence march defies council


Around 3,500 Scottish independence supporters marched in Edinburgh last Saturday on a demonstration called by All Under One Banner (AUOB).

Round-up: GKN + Uber + UAL cleaners + GOSH + Royal Mail Llanelli


Strikes at the GKN Automotive factory in Birmingham have been suspended. The workers were due to begin strikes on Monday against plans of parent company Melrose GKN to close the factory.

School exclusions hit Traveller and black students


 Exclusions are a product of a broken education system obsessed with exams and directed towards a single model of 'success'

Blood scandal inquiry hears how Thatcher’s Tories resisted payouts to victims


Margaret Thatcher’s Tory government was determined to resist compensation for people infected with HIV through blood transplants because ministers feared it would set a precedent.

Weetabix strikers say bosses are taking the biscuit over fire and rehire


 Some workers stand to lose £5,000 a year. Others are being moved off a Monday to Friday shift pattern to one where they have to work weekends.

Starmer’s ‘vision’—warmed up Blairism and empty waffle


Instead of being named The Road Ahead, Starmer's essay should have been called The Road Backwards.

University workers across Britain to vote on strikes


If the ballot is successful, UCU union members at over 150 institutions could begin strikes as early as the end of this year.

Crackdown failures show police aren’t solution to knife crime


The cops’ crackdown on knife crime is failing—even on its own authoritarian terms.

Pandemic plunder leads to record number of billionaires worldwide


For the first time ever, the world had more than 3,000 billionaires in 2020.

Union rep sacked after reporting racism


A NEU union rep at Shrewsbury Colleges Group in Shropshire has been sacked after taking a stand against racism in their workplace.

New term signals big battles ahead for university and college workers


New term signals big battles ahead for university and college workers

Rich states hoard jabs as pharma companies profit


If Britain’s vaccine hoarding and uptake trends continue, it will take the world’s poorest countries until 2078 to vaccinate their populations

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