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Rail strikes over safety aren't stopping

More coordinated rail strikes to defend the role of the train guard have been announced by the RMT rail union.

Nazis plan protests in two cities on same day, counter protests called

Unite Against Fascism (UAF) is calling on anti-Nazis to join two protests on Saturday 3 June.

Teachers call march as walkouts in three London schools go ahead

NUT union members at three London secondary schools were set to strike this week over job losses that workers say are linked to funding cuts.

Reports round-up

Includes short reports from the latest strikes in manufacturing, IT services, higher education, local government, plus news from abortion rights, housing and climate change campaigns

Popcorn bribe doesn't halt Picturehouse cinema workers' strike

Workers at five sites of the Picturehouse cinema chain struck today, Saturday.

Teachers unanimously call on their NUT union to strike against Tory education cuts

Teachers have unanimously called on their NUT union to call a one-day strike against education funding cuts next term. 

Trump's deadly posturing could cause the mother of all wars

Warmonger Donald Trump ratcheted up tension across the world with a ruthless demonstration of US power this week. 

'I've been to the area where the MOAB bomb was dropped. Civilians will have died'

Nangarhar province which borders Pakistan is typical of rural areas in Afghanistan. It consists of small farming communities and is desperately poor.

Families of Iraqis threatened with deportation by Britain speak out

British authorities have rounded up around 30 Iraqis and locked them into detention centres in recent week. 

'We need to take fight to the Tories', leading Unison union health worker speaks out

We talk about how terrible the crisis in the NHS and social care is, but it’s significantly worse now than it has ever been.

Five Picturehouse cinemas to strike on Saturday as company recruits strike-breakers

In a repeat of one of the largest strikes in British cinema history, five Picturehouse cinemas will strike simultaneously this Saturday, 15 April.

Hundreds protest for LGBT+ rights outside Russian embassy in London

Over 600 LGBT+ people and their supporters joined a protest outside the Russian embassy in west London last night, Wednesday. 

'Removing guards removes our safeguard'—passengers denounce Southern Railway

People protested at London Bridge station.

Unofficial action by migrant workers at London hospital beats back multinational

Low paid migrant workers at an east London hospital have beat back privatising bosses with unofficial action. Now they’re raring to fight for more.

Air strike in Syria escalates tensions between the US and Russia

A major US missile strike against the Russian-backed Syrian regime has brought the world’s biggest superpowers closer to military confrontation.

Anti-racist march applauded in Croydon after horrific attack on asylum seeker

Alistair Farrow reports from Croydon anti-racist march, while Sadie Robinson speaks to migrants about the hell that is Britain's immigration system

Guards hit back with coordinated rail strike

Coordinated rail strikes by around 2,000 workers on three networks has hit hard against bosses’ dangerous cost-cutting today, Saturday.

East London teenager to be deported by Tories' racist rules speaks out

Abdul Hassan, who turned 19 today, Sunday, spoke to Socialist Worker about the trauma the threat is causing him.

National strikes need to be a part of the fight against the Tory attacks on education

The education funding cuts are a national attack and require a national response.

Can Jeremy Corbyn save the Labour Party from its poll quagmire?

Recent policy announcements could help revitalise the party but Corbyn should be bolder, says Nick Clark

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