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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

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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

Unite members deliver a sky-high vote for more strikes at British Airways

British Airways (BA) “mixed fleet” cabin crew have voted resoundingly to strike in a second ballot.

Picturehouse pickets want a more action-filled sequel

After strikes that saw London cinemas shut down last Friday, Picturehouse workers want to escalate their fight

Reports round-up

BMW workers are gearing up for a pensions fight, workers are rallying over civil service pay, Lambeth libraries are facing attacks and Unison union NEC voting opens

The Troublemaker - vermin in ermine expenses scam is still going strong

Multimillionaire peers are claiming up to £40,000 a year in expenses for attending the House of Lords while making little or no contributions to debates, committees or questions.

Fightback against school cuts is well under way

The fight to stop cuts in schools is escalating. Three groups of teachers struck in London last week against funding cuts. More NUT union members in other schools are balloting for strikes against cuts. And parents are organising against the Tories’ so called fair funding formula

Croydon race hate attack fuelled by Tory lies

A vicious racist attack in Croydon, south London, has left a young refugee with a fractured skull, a fractured spine and a blood clot on his brain.

Tory tax and benefit cuts hit the poorest hardest

The Tories’ tax and benefit changes from April will hit the poorest the hardest

Calls grow for crackdown on Muslims after Westminster attack—we need unity against the racists

Anti-racists and socialists have to act now to make sure the attack in Westminster on Wednesday isn’t used to deepen racism, bolster police powers and justify more wars.

The movement against brutal Tory cuts to school funding is spreading

The revolt to stop the Tories’ attacks on school funding is growing. Over 100 teachers and parents attended a meeting east London on Wednesday.

Calls for cops to get more repressive powers after Westminster attack

More cops, more weapons and more powers to use them and detain people. That’s what cops and commentators are demanding after Khalid Masood’s attack on parliament on Wednesday.

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