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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. 

Anti-racists rally against Islamophobic attacks in east London and Edinburgh

Some 200 people protested in solidarity with a Muslim who was attacked in Chingford, north east London, last night, Wednesday.

South Korean protests continue despite MPs' impeachment of president

For the past eight weeks mass protests have rocked South Korea demanding the resignation of the president Park Geun-hye. The protests continue and many people will not accept half measures.

Open letter from blacklisted construction workers

Unions have won important gains. But questions remain that a newly merged Ucatt/Unite union should investigate

As Tories call for crackdown, solidarity with the rail strikes

"Don't they know it's Christmas?" seems to be the level of the media's debate over the group of strikes set to take place during the holiday period.

Post Office strikers step up their fight—but more attacks are in the post

Post Office workers stepped up their fight against closures, privatisation, job losses and pension attacks with the start of a five day strike today, Monday.

Royal Mail strike in Accrington takes on bullying boss

Postal workers in Accrington, Lancashire, walked out for the second time today, Saturday, in a fight against bullying bosses.

Hospital bed overcrowding five times worse than in 2010

The Tories’ NHS plans are going to make the current ‘bed crisis’ worse

Cops ‘sexually abusive and corrupt’ report says

Over 300 police officers and staff in England and Wales are accused of using their position to sexually exploit people, including crime victims.

Residents left without food as care crisis grows

Some care home residents face hefty bills as the quality of care gets worse, says Raymie Kiernan

Egypt's Revolutionary Socialists respond to killing of Copts

 The murder of 24 Copts shows the bankruptcy of terrorism but also the poisonous nature of the Egyptian regime

Tory 'counter-terrorism' and Prevent has driven up Islamophobic racism

Activists slammed the Tories’ “Prevent” strategy at an Islamic Human Rights Commission’s (IHRC) event last Saturday.

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