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Socialist teachers debate fightback and trans liberation

Socialist Teachers Alliance (STA) members met in London last weekend.

Safety shame for Southern Railway

A disabled woman was left stranded on a freezing train station platform for two hours by Southern railway, it emerged last week.

Shock and AWE tactics in fight for decent pensions

Workers who develop and maintain nuclear weapons were set to start the first of two new sets of two-day strikes to defend their pensions on Wednesday.

Trade unionists are taking the fight against racism into the workplaces

The Stand Up To Racism trade union conference is a chance to organise against racism, writes Eleanor Claxton-Mayer

Second death in weeks at immigration jail

Also: refugees drown trying to reach Italy

'We support the free movement of labour' - trade unionists speak out

Free movement of labour has become a key debate. Workers currently have the freedom to travel across the European Union (EU) under current rules.

Brutish Airways is bloody awful to strikers

Cabin crew at BA are standing up to intimidation from their bosses, writes Dave Sewell

Labour council threatens to use Tory law against strikers

A Labour-led council is threatening to use the Tory anti-union laws against a group of its own workers in Kirklees, West Yorkshire.

Top firms give shareholders billions that could wipe out pension scheme deficits

Big firms constantly bleat about how they cannot afford their pension schemes.

Start campaign against school cuts

Six education unions have denounced Tory cuts to school funding as a “national scandal”.

Fight Theresa May’s vision of a racist, nationalist Brexit

Tory prime minister Theresa May came out for a right wing, racist “Brexit” on Tuesday. May scapegoated migrants for the problems that people face.

Retired cops will not be disciplined over Hillsborough

Every former police officer under investigation over allegations of misconduct relating to the Hillsborough disaster will escape disciplinary proceedings.

Broad support for Stand Up To Racism protest against Donald Trump

Over 50 MPs, trade unionists, anti-racism campaigners, faith leaders and others have signed a statement calling for support for the Stand Up To Racism demonstration this Friday on the day that Donald Trump is inaugurated.

Frontlines shift in the fight to stop fracking

The frontlines in the fight against fracking have moved to just outside the village of Little Plumpton, near Blackpool.

GP slams May's comments on the NHS crisis

The Tories are trying to scapegoat GPs for the NHS emergency 

Fujitsu IT workers launch new wave of strikes against bosses' attacks

IT workers in Manchester are resisting a multinational firm's attack. Fujitsu is holding down pay, robbing pensions and planning mass layoffs.

How can the movement win in South Korea?

Around 600,000 people took to the streets of Seoul, the capital of South Korea, last Saturday to demand the immediate resignation of President Park Geun-hye. Protests have been rocking the country for 11 consecutive weeks—including the five weeks since parliament voted for Park’s impeachment.

SWP annual conference - anti-racism frames the wider issues in politics

Revolutionaries debated the political situation and how to shape it at the 2017 Socialist Workers Party conference

Activists take the fight to fracking bosses

Fracking company Cuadrilla began building its new drilling site at Preston New Road near Blackpool, Lancashire, last week—and local activists are already resisting.

Teaching assistants walk out in Derby

Teaching assistants (TAs) in Derby struck for two days last week in their battle to reverse pay cuts.

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