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Labour-dominated parliamentary group calls for crackdown on migrants


A group of MPs and Lords largely run by Remain-campaigning Labour big beasts has called for a vicious new regime of internal immigration controls.

Angry protests hit West Yorkshire after police killing of Yassar Yaqub


People across West Yorkshire and beyond have reacted with fury to the police shooting of Mohammed Yassar Yaqub.

The Brexit that we want


There are specific demands around Brexit that the whole working class movement needs to unite around. Alistair Farrow sets out Socialist Worker’s contribution to an urgent debate

Activists resist Tories' Islamophobic Prevent strategy and racism


Some 60 children a week were referred under the Tories’ Islamophobic “Prevent” strategy between March 2015 and March 2016.

Did 'Team Dave' break the rules to get Prentis re-elected Unison general secretary?


Raymie Kiernan writes on an investigation into alleged malpractice in the Unison union leader’s election

Support the strikers taking on 'Southern Fail' and London Underground


the Tories are ignoring the woeful service of their favourite rail firm Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR). But Southern rail workers are continuing their fight into the New Year.

Fight to open the borders as refugee dies in France


A 17 year old Congolese refugee died at the French port of Dunkirk on Christmas Eve in the 17th known death at Britain’s border in 2016.

Protesters set to greet Trump's presidency


US security services are nervously preparing for massive protests in the capital Washington DC when Donald Trump is inaugurated president on Friday 20 January.

Health cuts that leave you howling with rage


Tory health plans leave the NHS struggling to keep the health service afloat, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Anti-fracking protection campers resist Third Energy in Kirby Misperton


Protesters have set up a protection camp in a field in Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire, and have vowed to stay until gas company Third Energy agrees not to frack the nearby site.

Reports round-up: Bullying Royal Mail boss gets the boot after walkouts in Accrington


Also: New offer for BA cabin crew | Wage war rolls on at Picturehouse cinemas | Harrods protest will demand pay justice | Weetabix factories to face walkouts | Stop Home Office deportation flights to Jamaica | Bectu now biggest sector in Prospect | Unite calls off bus strike in Wirral

Resistance can stop the Labour vote shrinking


If Jeremy Corbyn wants Labour to move to the left in 2017 he’ll have to fight the right, argues Nick Clark

Kinsley 3 school cleaners sacked after resisting attacks on pay


Three cleaners at Kinsley primary school in Barnsley were sacked just before Christmas by their private employer, Barnsley-based company C&D Cleaning.

Top cop ‘confused’ over his Hillsborough evidence


The head of London’s Metropolitan Police Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe gave a misleading account of his evidence at the Hillsborough football disaster, according to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC).

Garden villages are no Eden


Fourteen “garden villages” are set to be built as part of the Tories’ plan to tackle the housing crisis. And three more “garden towns” are supposed to bring the total of new homes created by the scheme to 200,000.

Questions raised over Haringey council's housing deal


The plan to redevelop vast swathes of Haringey, north London, had a spanner thrown in the works last month.

Strikes could stop academy and reinstate Simon O’Hara


A ballot for strikes to demand the reinstatement of sacked NUT union rep Simon O’Hara ended on 15 December last year.

Glasgow council strikers carry the fight into the new year


Glasgow council workers were set to continue strikes against privatisation on Thursday.

No retreat on free movement - Take the fight to the racists


Anti-racists are organising to push back the Tories’ assault on migrants, refugees and Muslims.

South Korea: protesters want the president and all the 'accumulated evils' out now


Around 700,000 people took to the streets of South Korea last Saturday, Christmas Eve. It was the third mass protest after the parliamentary vote to impeach president Park Geun-hye. 

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