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Toxic hospital cuts plan is provoking local resistance


Some councils are refusing to sign up to the Tories’ STP cuts plans. Tomáš Tengely-Evans argues that local health campaigns are showing how to challenge the attacks on our NHS

Capitalism is racist from the top to the bottom


Racism is alive and kicking. Two events showed that last week—the racist attacks on Diane Abbott and the police invasion of grime MC Stormzy's flat

Care cuts kill thousands—but councils pass the buck


New analysis has linked 30,000 excess deaths in 2015 to the Tories’ health and social care cuts.

Cash for the car bosses at Vauxhall won't help defend workers' jobs


Calling on the Tories to back ‘British firms’ will only harm workers’ interests, argues Dave Sewell

BA bosses’ blackmail fails to weaken cabin crew strike


British Airways (BA) cabin crew walked out for four days from last Friday—and were set to launch a new four-day strike on Wednesday.

Pensions green paper repeats old lies


The government is piling in behind bosses’ attacks on pension schemes with a new green paper calling for cuts.

SNP cuts budget backed by Greens


The Scottish government was set to pass its budget on Thursday.

PCS union should call strikes over threat to job centres


Resistance to Tory plans to axe half of job centres in Glasgow is growing.

Oldham 'Trojan Horse' claims boost racist agenda


A racist witch hunt is underway in Oldham, Greater Manchester. The Sunday Times claims Muslims are trying to take over state schools.

Campaigners vow to build the fight against Trump at forum in London


A united call to organise against the racist, sexist bigot Donald Trump went out from a national conference in London today, Saturday.

Cops used out of date profile of Anthony Grainger, inquiry into his death hears


A police officer who built a profile of Anthony Grainger did not intend firearms officers to use it, a public inquiry has heard.

After Southern drivers reject shoddy deal—unions should turn up the heat on Tories


Southern Railway train drivers have rejected the deal cooked up over ten days of talks by the TUC union federation, rail bosses and their Aslef union officials by 54 percent to 46 percent.

Activists hail York's largest anti-racism meeting in living memory


As many as 175 people packed into the York Stand up to Racism rally

Labour council pushes ahead with massive attack on council housing


A Labour council in north London took a step closer to launching a massive attack on council housing tenants last night, Tuesday.

Revolt in France over police violence and rape


Protests have shaken France this week after the brutal actions of police assaulting and raping a young black man with a truncheon.

Turkey steps up attack on workers in education


New decree in Turkey gives president Erdogan even greater powers already resulting in mass suspensions and dismissals of workers

Take heart from the hospital cuts protests and take fight to the Tories


Anger at Tory attacks on the NHS is fuelling protests to beat them back.

Tory ‘gentleman’s agreement’ shames the nasty party that slashed social care


Tory ministers made a dodgy deal to increase social care funding with the leader of a Tory-run county council that includes several top MPs’ constituencies.

Wider action needed after forced sackings by EHRC


The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have sacked ten workers with only a days notice while they were on strike against budget cuts and redundancies

Reports round up—Southern rail dispute, housing campaigns and abortion rights


Why was there no second worker on these trains?: Copeland council strikers confront the fat cat mayor: Fight against eviction threatened by a charity: Now step up the pressure after another Tory attack: New challenges in the battle for abortion rights.

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