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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.

Reports round-up

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.

Real wages fall and inequality rises as the bosses cut corners

It’s official—prices are now rising faster than wages, which means real wages are falling.

Property sharks won't solve the housing crisis with their 'redevelopment' plans

Landlords and property speculators are not looking to help with the housing crisis, they're only looking for profit and will kick working class people out of their areas to get it

As London stabbings highlight knife crime - police stop and search is no answer

A series of tragic deaths from stabbings has highlighted the issue of “knife crime” in London.

Reports round-up

Unison union members working for children’s social work teams at Kirklees Council warned regional union officials last week to sanction their vote to strike or they will resign from the union.

Rail workers call 24 hour strike against DOO

Train guards on Southern, along with their RMT union colleagues on Northern and Merseyrail, were set for a coordinated 24-hour rail walkout next Tuesday.

Anthony Grainger inquiry hears final submissions

Last week closing submissions were made to the public inquiry into the shooting of Anthony Grainger by Greater Manchester Police (GMP) in March 2012.

Southend protest against NHS cuts

Up to 1,000 protested last Saturday in Southend against Tory plans to cut the local A&E.

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