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Right wing has itself to blame for a Labour loss in Copeland

The right wing of the Labour Party has stepped up its attacks on leader Jeremy Corbyn and the left after the party’s defeat in the Copeland by-election last week.

Corbyn must fight against the Labour right, not placate them

There have been a series of veiled threats to Corbyn’s leadership. Corbyn’s only hope lies in breaking from his foes—not placating them

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell spoke to Socialist Worker on the recent by-election results

As the Labour right gear up to attack Corbyn again, John McDonnell talks about Copeland and Stoke, and the way forward for Labour

Racist liar Paul Nuttall is humiliated in Ukip defeat in Stoke

Paul Nuttall leader of Ukip was defeated in the Stoke by-election after a series of scandals over lies about his residence and Hillsborough

Nationwide strike for Fujitsu workers

Workers at IT services firm Fujitsu struck for 24 hours this Tuesday with pickets in London, Manchester, Crewe, Wakefield, Stevenage, Bracknell and Belfast.

Rotherham unites against the racist EDL

Also: anti-fascist protests in Telford, Hackney and Alloa

Bigots launch drive to silence students’ Palestine societies

Friends of Palestine societies at universities across Britain are coming under what appears to be a coordinated attack from pro-Israel pressure groups.

After woman is deported from Britain - resist the Tory wave of racism

Deportations, attacks on refugees and plans to end European Union freedom of movement rules show the Tories true face—but they can be challenged, writes Dave Sewell

British Airways cabin crew call a fresh week-long strike

It would bring the running total of strike days to 26 in the Unite union members’ fight against poverty pay. Also: unofficial walkout in the post and other stories

FE lecturers defend reps in London and Edinburgh

Workers braved stormy picket lines at the College of north west London on Thursday of last week and struck to defend their union rep. It follows a 24-hour walkout last month.

Fighting council cuts in Manchester and London

A council on the march

Unite for our NHS—blame Tories not migrants

Patients’ lives are being lost as relentless Tory attacks have pushed the NHS past breaking point.

Pensions bonanza for the bosses

Companies are pouring a packet into directors’ retirement funds. This at a time when the government paved the way for firms to slash the pension payouts of 11 million workers.

Teachers refuse to bow down in Bowdon

Teachers at Bollin Primary School in Bowdon, Cheshire, struck on Thursday of last week.

New Stand Up To Racism groups set up ahead of mass demos on 18 March

Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) meetings are taking place across Britain. Activists aim to combat Tory attacks, keep up the fight against Donald Trump and build for protests on 18 March.

Sounds of resistance at Love Music Hate Racism in Birmingham

A new sound of the rising movement against racism rung out in Birmingham last Friday night. More than 300 people packed into The Crossing at Birmingham South and City College for a Love Music Hate Racism gig.

School staff protest in Durham

Around 200 teaching assistants (TAs) protested outside Durham County Hall on Friday of last week. It was the culmination of a week of protests during half term.

Glasgow janitors are back out

Glasgow janitors began another two-week strike last Wednesday.

University bans Palestine meeting from campus after pressure from pro-Israeli group

A university has cancelled a meeting hosted by a Friends of Palestine student society after lobbying from a pro-Israeli organisation.

Protests across Britain as MPs debate Donald Trump state visit

Thousands of people have taken to the streets today, Monday, in the latest day of protests against US president Donald Trump.

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