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Tories’ plan to extend the Prevent strategy is a recipe for racism and an alibi for war


Tory home secretary Amber Rudd promised an “uplift” for the Islamophobic Prevent strategy today, Wednesday.

Scottish TUC leader says, ‘Learn from the lecturers and fight back on pay’


Scottish TUC deputy general secretary Dave Moxham's call to “challenge the public sector pay freeze” comes as 70,000 council workers ballot for strikes over pay

Pro-choice protesters in Birmingham block demo by bigots


Pro-choice protesters stopped anti-abortionists from marching in Birmingham last Saturday

East Dulwich Picturehouse to strike Saturday as other sites reballot


Workers at the Picturehouse chain of cinemas held a demonstration outside the Cineworld cinema firm’s AGM on Thursday of last week. Cineworld is the parent company of Picturehouse.

Sparks take on bosses attacks at Crossrail


Hundreds of electricians across the Crossrail project in London “cabined up” on Monday morning at the Canning Town, Holborn and Mile End shafts.

LSE cleaners strike continues in defiance of management threats


Cleaners employed by outsourcing firm Noonan at the LSE university on Wednesday continued their strike for equal pay and conditions as workers employed directly by the LSE. Cleaners currently get the statutory minimum sick pay of just £83.95 a week for a maximum of 28 weeks.

The campaign for independence needs a mass movement separate from the SNP


It’s easy to forget that one of the reasons Theresa May called the snap election was to stop a second independence referendum.

Ordinary people rushed to help each other as Murdoch’s attack dogs went after Corbyn


In the aftermath of the attack ordinary people rushed to help each other and collectively organise getting people to safety.

Mass rallies for Corbyn can pull the movement leftwards


Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has spoken to tens of thousands of people across Britain during the last week. It’s a sign of the energy behind Labour’s campaign, and how his radical policies are enthusing people.

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Around 50 anti-fascists turned out in Brighton to see off French Front National candidate Tony Thommes.

Fujitsu strike halted to hear new offer


The Unite union suspended all industrial action at IT firm Fujitsu after receiving a new offer from bosses.

Unions push for more action in face of obstinate rail bosses


The state of the railways is a good reason to vote out the Tories on 8 June and back Jeremy Corbyn.

Tory manifesto dressed in sheep's clothing attacks ordinary people


Tory leader Theresa May’s manifesto launch speech today, Thursday, was an attempt to con people into voting Tory with a raft of vicious attacks dressed up as giveaways.

Tories' means testing will mean the poorest pay most


Why should less well-off tax payers subsidise the wealthy with benefits and services that are not means-tested, asked right wing commentators as the Tories unveiled their manifesto this week.

Would the bosses let us renationalise services and industry?


Labour’s manifesto commitments to nationalising some industries would meet resistance

Thousands in Birmingham rally to hear Jeremy Corbyn


Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has held one of his largest rallies of the general election campaign so far

Big schools protests pledge resistance to Tory education funding cuts


Anger at Theresa May's plan to slash billions from schools' budgets burst onto the streets

Scottish lecturers get their bosses telt


 College lecturers in Scotland held a victory rally on Saturday after their bosses "crumbled" on Friday in the face of an escalating national dispute.

The left should take no lectures on Northern Ireland from the Tories


The right wing papers are going for Jeremy Corbyn for refusing to “condemn” the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA).

Tories' screeching U-Turn opens way for resurgent Labour campaign behind Corbyn


If Theresa May does not get the result she wants at the general election, yesterday will be the moment that analysts will say signalled the obvious turning point.

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