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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

Backing the bosses’ EU won’t win Scottish independence

One senior Tory minister last week told Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon to “forget it” when it came to demanding a second independence referendum.

Jeremy Hunt's racist clampdown in the NHS will cost lives

Prime minister Theresa May and health minister Jeremy Hunt ramped up the assault on migrants and the NHS this week.

Protests in Romania call for the government to go

A government decree watering down punishments for corruption has sparked large scale protests with thousands taking to the streets.

40,000 march in London against Trump and May, and thousands more around Britain

In London 40,000 people marched today, Saturday, against Donald Trump’s Muslim ban—and Theresa May’s support for Trump.

Tens of thousands gather for day of protest against Trump

Tens of thousands have gathered in central London to kick off a day of protest cross Britain against US president Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban”.

Get ready to protest against the Israeli prime minister's talks with Theresa May

Protesters are getting ready for a visit to Britain by Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday.

Woolwich ferry workers strike 'for safety and against harassment'

Ferry workers in Woolwich walked out for a second time over allegations of management bullying and sexual harassment today, Friday. They operate the Thames river ferry crossing in south east London.

Muslims in Britain say - join the London protest on Saturday against Donald Trump

Activists are going all out to build for the demonstration against Donald Trump outside the US embassy in London this Saturday.

Protests against Trump continue in US - and worry the president

A thousands-strong protest by students at the University of California, Berkeley, stopped a speech by the alt right pundit Milo Yiannopoulos last night, Wednesday.

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