Socialist Worker


Striking teachers battling cuts tell Lewisham councillors to ‘start listening’

Strikers at Forest Hill School in south east London are causing ructions in the local Labour Party in a deepening row over a £1.3 million cuts package that Labour-run Lewisham council wants to push through.

As Theresa May triggers Article 50 activists say 'defend migrant workers'

As Theresa May sent her letter to the European Union (EU) yesterday, Wednesday, campaigners sent her a clear message that they will stand with migrants from EU countries.

Strikers say ‘come and see the difference we make’ before you cut schools team in half

Teachers and school support staff at three London schools are on strike today, Thursday, against cuts.

GALLERY - Forest Hill school strike battles cuts that threaten children's education

Strikers at Forest Hill School in south east London are battling a £1.3 million cuts package and a PFI scheme that drains off £1 million a year from education

Protesters condemn cruel regime of benefit sanctions

Benefit sanctions rob money from people who are already in poverty, leaving them with nothing. But there is resistance.

Workers 'living hand to mouth' hold national protests over public sector pay cap

Civil service workers in the PCS union took part in a national day of action against low public sector pay today, Friday.

Up to 5,000 march in Leeds against Tory health attacks

Up to 5,000 people marched through Leeds today, Saturday, to say “save our NHS” and oppose the Tories' cuts and privatisation of the health service.

Protest called after attack in Croydon leaves asylum seeker fighting for life

Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) has called a protest for tomorrow, Sunday, after a young asylum seeker was the victim of a "frenzied attack" by a group of people

Anti-fascists face down Nazi attempts to whip up hatred in central London

Anti-fascists outnumbered two so-called national mobilisations of Nazis in central London today, Saturday.

Shock in Croydon as asylum seeker fights for his life after vicious attack

Anti racists held a vigil in south London this afternoon, Sunday, in the wake of a vicious attack on Friday night which left a 17 year old Kurdish-Iranian asylum seeker from Croydon fighting for his life. Doctors say he is in a critical condition.

Activists take a surprise delivery to racist landlord Fergus Wilson - curry

Anti-racist activists travelled to Kent this week to deliver curries to racist landlord Fergus Wilson. He provoked outrage last week when an email he sent to a letting agent was leaked to the press.

Absurd Gibraltar bluster reveals what ‘kind of people’ the Tories really are

A succession of Tories have threatened to go to war to “defend” Gibraltar, the British possession on the southern tip of the Spanish state.

Rotherham abuse survivor Sammy Woodhouse leads fight for new law

A survivor of the child sexual exploitation scandal in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, is demanding the government does more to help victims.

Reviews round-up

film and netfilx

Rail workers set for coordinated walkout after new Network Rail safety threat

RMT union members on Northern, Southern and Merseyrail were set for a coordinated strike this Saturday.

Lecturers defend their UCU union with a strike at Brighton university

UCU union members at the University of Brighton walked out from 1pm last Friday.

Nazis need cops’ protection for a march in London, and plan action later this week

Nazis were outnumbered in London last week by anti-fascist protesters but are planning actions this week in Birmingham and Lanarkshire

Fury against Philip Green on DHL warehouse strikers' picket line

Workers at distribution firm DHL’s warehouse in Solihull near Birmingham struck on Friday and Sunday. of last week.

Bluster and bitterness in Unite leadership race as officials lash out against each other

The Unite union general secretary election reached new depths of bitterness last week with complaints against each of the two senior officials standing.

Anthony Grainger public inquiry—Officers prepared statements together

The public inquiry continues into the death of Anthony by police and last week the inquiry heard from several officers that they were called together to prepare witness statements

Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.