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Anti-racists take to the streets against fascist Tommy Robinson

Campaigning against Tommy Robinson in Crewe May 2019 Campaigning took place across Greater Manchester, Oldham. Liverpool, Carlisle, Crewe and Preston

Birmingham care workers promised victory in dispute

Birmingham care workers Striking home workers are celebrating after Birmingham City Council seems to have backed off from attacks on their jobs.

Bosses want to pull the plug on Labour plan to nationalise energy network

Bosses want to pull the plug on Labour plan to nationalise energy network Prepare for a surge of lies from the power companies as Jeremy Corbyn outlines plans to nationalise substantial parts of Britain’s energy network on Thursday. 

Right wing threat as Brexit Party of Nigel Farage surges in polls

Right wing threat as Brexit Party of Nigel Farage surges in polls Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party could come top of the polls in this month’s European elections.

Edson Da Costa was ‘choking’ as he was held by five cops

Edson Da Costa was ‘choking’ as he was held by five cops Witness told inquest into death of Edson Da Costa that police ‘acted like wrestlers’, reports?Sadie Robinson

Extinction Rebellion activists organise across Britain

Neil Terry, fracking, Ineos, protest, demonstration, climate, environment, Yorkshire Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists across Britain continued their campaigning last weekend.

Euro elections round up: Far right rally in Milan as polls predict high votes

Far right parties in many parts of Europe were hoping for major gains in this week’s elections.

Transport round-up—Stagecoach bus strike plan

Stagecoach bus drivers in Preston and Chorley are preparing to strike again.

Mark Serwotka—How we can beat the Tories and defend workers’ rights

On the eve of the union’s conference, PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka spoke to Socialist Worker’s Nick Clark

Fighting the racists at Soas & UCU round up

University workers and students protested against the far right Alternative fur Deutchland (AfD) party in central London on Friday of last week.

Anti-racists keep up action Nazi Tommy Robinson in North West

Campaigners were out to stop Nazi Tommy Robinson in the European elections right up to the vote on Thursday.

UCU conference - new battle for pensions & Winchester strike

UCU union members will meet for their annual congress in Harrogate this weekend. Members in higher education are demanding the union acts to defend their USS pension scheme.

Two days of strikes at colleges in Scotland

Thousands of college lecturers struck across Scotland on Wednesday and Thursday of last week.

Reports round-up

About 180 workers at the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant in Cumbria began a ten-day strike over pay on Sunday.

PCS debates how to fight and win on pay

Debates over the next steps in a pay fight in the civil service ran through the PCS union’s conferences this week.

School climate strikers prepare for a global wave of action

A huge climate strike was set to sweep across the world this week as part of the latest Fridays for Future school student walkouts.

Senior cop speaks at Edson Da Costa inquest

A senior police officer has said he was hindered from giving first aid to Edson Da Costa because he was under “threat”, a court has heard.

Rise in hunger has Tory ‘fingerprints all over it’, says human rights report

Human Rights Watch said that austerity and benefit cuts mean tens of thousands of families across England don’t have enough to eat.

Baby deaths in South Wales show NHS is at breaking point

How many babies have to die before authorities admit that maternity services in South Wales are at breaking point?

Painting the Democrats as progressive

Knock Down The House tells the story of four women standing in the 2018 US mid-term elections.

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