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Deported man speaks out - ‘I have no work, no money and am in constant pain’

anti-racism, deportation, Jamaica, immigration A disabled man who was one of the 17 people deported to Jamaica on Tuesday says he’s living in “constant pain” because he doesn’t have access to medication. 

School climate strikers furious at government inaction

School climate strike Feb 2020 Thousands took part across Britain. but the movement needs to grow again

Campaign for return of disabled man deported to Jamaica

Rayan Crawford The Tories' vicious deportation regime is causing massive suffering

After UN list published - take on firms that profit from illegal Israeli settlements

Palestine, Israel, demo, protest, imperialism, Middle East, boycott, PSC The United Nations (UN) has finally published a list of companies that do business in illegal Israeli settlements, after years of unexpected delays.

Sixth form strikers take to picket line over pay and funding

Sixth form strikers take to picket line over pay and funding Workers at sixth form colleges across England braved cold, rain, hail and even blizzards on Wednesday to strike for more pay and funding for education.

As UCU members prepare for 14 days of strikes - which universities are out when?

UCU, strike, walkout, UCL, pensions, pay, gender pay gap Strikes will hit some 74 universities across Britain in February and March, as UCU union members stage 14 days of strikes.

Fury as Tories prepare mass deportations to Jamaica

Boris Johnson’s plan to deport as many as 50 people to Jamaica next Tuesday has sparked mass outrage.

Panic measures and racism are no cure for coronavirus

A mixture of apolocalyptic and racist headlines in Britain makes a rational response to the virus less likely

Sixth form college walkouts hit hard

 Workers are striking back against savage cuts crushing education

Right wingers lead as Labour leadership race enters final stage

Right wing Labour leadership candidate Keir Starmer looked set to enter the final round of the contest with the most nominations by far.

Anger at the Tories after climate chaos sparks floods

The damage caused by the floods across Britain has exposed the total failure to provide for people in danger.

Workers ready for strikes to sweep 74 universities

 Workers at scores of universities are set to strike for two days from Thursday of next week—kicking off some 14 days of walkouts.

Reports round up: Protest in solidarity with Turkish workers

Jam workers in Histon, near Cambridge, could walk out to defend their terms and conditions.

Fresh deportations show up cruelty of Tory racism

“I’m going to die if I go back— the same people who killed my father will kill me,” Christopher, a man threatened with imminent deportation, spoke to Socialist Worker.

Shamima Begum loses legal appeal

Shamima Begum

Hackney traffic wardens won’t wait to win pay justice

Traffic wardens in Hackney, east London, launched a two-week walkout for higher pay on Monday.

Bus drivers in London steer to strikes after overwhelming vote for action

Bus workers in London have delivered an overwhelming vote to strike in a consultative ballot in a crucial fight over safety of workers and passengers.

Westex carpet strikers question what happened to ballot

Strikers at Westex carpet in West Yorkshire are frustrated that they may be forced to end their fight for higher pay.

Fight against academisation heats up in east London

Workers at St Michael’s, a small primary school in Newham, east London, struck for the seventh time on Thursday of last week.

Post workers ready to deliver strike vote

Royal Mail workers are gearing up for a second national strike ballot, as bosses promise to steamroll ahead with attacks on jobs, pay and conditions.

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