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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.

Convoy to Calais delivers much-needed solidarity


A convoy of over 100 students and trade unionists travelled to Calais last Saturday to deliver solidarity and over £10,000 to the Care4Calais charity.

Scottish Labour and the SNP bicker over who’s to blame for council cuts


Cuts to council budgets in Scotland could total £700 million by the end of this parliament according to a new report.

Solid Southern train drivers' strike shuts down routes into London


A powerful train drivers’ strike shut the Southern rail network on Tuesday as the Aslef union members began a two-day walkout. They planned another 24-hour strike this Friday.

RMT members say, ‘this station is non-operational’ as dispute gets serious


RMT union general secretary Mick Cash has slammed London Underground management for allowing London’s tube stations to descend into chaos as a result of job cuts.

Derby TAs call more strikes over pay cut


Teaching assistants (TAs) in Derby have called six days of strikes in their battle against a 25 percent pay cut.

Hillsborough documentary reveals more lies by state


The referee on duty during the Hillsborough football disaster has said his statement was changed to “give support” to “police actions”.

Electric Fujitsu strike campaign makes people join union


Fujitsu workers in Manchester began three days of strikes last Saturday. They are fighting attacks on conditions and against the threat of 1,800 redundancies in Britain.

Post Office workers announce a Merry Strikemas for the Tories


Post Office workers were set to strike for five days from Monday of next week.

Social workers get strike ballot at Kirklees council


The Unison union has agreed to ballot social work staff at Kirklees Council.

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