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‘We need a stronger union’ say UCU Left candidates

UCU Left candidates are fighting to win big votes in the lecturers’ union.

Climate campaigners to march for refugees

Campaigners for the environment have vowed to form a block on the Stand Up To Racism demonstrations on 18 March.

A show of confidence as workers walk out at four Picturehouse cinemas

Hundreds of workers took part in the biggest cinema strike in British history today, Saturday.

Lord Dubs slams Tory decision to shut out child refugees

The same Tory government that’s opening the door to bigot-in-chief Donald Trump slammed it in the face of lone child refugees this week.

Don't play into Labour right's attempt to divide left over Brexit

Labour MPs rebellion against left wing party leader Jeremy Corbyn last night, Wednesday, was probably smaller than what the right wing had hoped.

BA cabin crew escalate their fight against poverty pay

A week of strikes against poverty pay by British Airways cabin crew began today, Sunday.

As tens of thousands march—we can keep Trump out

Anger at Donald Trump’s assault on Muslims, migrants, women and others burst onto the streets of Britain last Saturday.

TUC calls for workers to join Stand Up To Racism protest on 18 March

A TUC official has called for “one of the biggest turnouts of trade unionists on an anti-racism demonstration there’s ever been” on Saturday 18 March.

Reports round up—Protests force Ineos bosses to frack off

Workers at the posh Harrods department store celebrated another victory in the wake of their successful campaign to retain their tips.

Newcastle joins the fight to stop STPs and to save the NHS

Chants of “Save our NHS” rang through Newcastle city centre as over 1,000 people joined a march against the Tories’ assault on the health service last Saturday.

South Korea: mass movement returns to the streets

Around 400,000 people took to the streets of Seoul, the capital of South Korea, last Saturday to demand the immediate resignation of president Park Geun-hye.

Teaching assistants step up fight against pay cut

Some 1,250 Derby teaching assistants (TAs) escalated their dispute with their Labour-run city council this week.

Locking people out to drown or starve is our rulers' rotten response to climate change

Campaigners were set to meet in central London on Saturday to discuss climate change and refugees.

Support UCU Left in union elections

Elections are underway in the UCU union, where UCU Left candidate Jo McNeill is challenging Sally Hunt to become the union’s next general secretary.

Over 450 US airstrikes go unrecorded in 2016 in Afghanistan

An investigation by US armed forces magazine Military Times has suggested official statistics of bombing raids are incomplete.

Southern Rail deal should be rejected

Southern Rail are proposing a deal to end the long dispute with Aslef and RMT unions but the promises fall well short of what is needed.

US federal court rejects Trump’s racist travel ban

US president Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and Muslims was deemed illegal at the beginning of this week. But the thuggish bully immediately hit back.

Tory housing policy papers over the cracks and won't solve the crisis

The Tories’ Housing White Paper released this week marks a shift away from the pretence that everyone can buy their own home.

Care crisis 'not our problem' minister tells families after slashing funding

After fuelling a crisis in social care by slashing billions in funding, the Tories have said children should be responsible for looking after their elderly parents.

Labour MPs turn Tories’ Brexit crisis into a bid to oust Corbyn

A crisis in the Labour Party over the European Union (EU) has led to renewed speculation that left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn could resign or be

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