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We're worth more - how workers are fighting back at McDonald's

McDonald’s workers at the heart of organising historic strikes told Tomáš Tengely-Evans how they did it

Western bombs slaughter civilians in Raqqa

The Western-backed offensive to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from Isis has killed “hundreds of civilians”.

Theresa May's racist scapegoating crashes into the reality of migration

Official figures released in the last few days have underlined how the debate about migration is rooted in scaremongering and lies.

Cheers for Corbyn at Glasgow mosque show how Scottish Labour could revive

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn spoke to around 2,000 people at rallies and mass meetings in Glasgow yesterday, Thursday.

UN officials slam Tories for breaching disabled people's human rights

Britain’s government is breaching disabled people’s human rights, a United Nations (UN) committee heard yesterday, Wednesday.

Let’s party against the racists at Notting Hill Carnival

Love Music Hate Racism will be part of this year’s Notting Hill Carnival event in west London.

A song of ice on fire—Greenland burns

What appears to be Greenland’s largest ever fire is now burning into its fourth week. First spotted on 31 July, it’s expected to stay ablaze well into September.

Tories' racist scheme to bury the truth about Grenfell

Survivors and other people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire have been cynically and shamefully betrayed by the Tories.

Barts health dispute at critical stage

The fight by outsourced health workers in east London against multinational Serco is at a critical stage.

Reports round-up: Peace activists won’t be intimidated by cops at Menwith Hill

Also: London bus control workers to strike | Council workers ballot in Coventry | Rashan Charles inquest delayed | Sellafield bosses ban meeting ahead of ballot

Doncaster bin bosses caught out hiring scab labour

As bin workers in Doncaster were set to strike this week, bosses were caught out using agencies to hire scab workers. This could be illegal.

Coordinated action to keep guards on trains

Rail union RMT announced a series of strikes in its ongoing campaign against the bosses’ push to extend driver only operation (DOO) and get rid of guards. This is a plan driven by the Tory government.

Protesters in Newcastle oppose Nazis’ attempt to exploit abuse

Anti-racists protested in Newcastle city centre last Saturday to stop Nazis exploiting a child abuse scandal.

‘We’re not lovin’ it’—striking back at McDonald’s bullies

Bfawu union members are set for an historic strike as activists organise around £10 an hour

Push for a nationwide strike at the DWP to stop job losses and jobcentre closures

More than 800 public sector workers are to be made redundant in the next six months, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) announced last week.

Action is urgently needed over pay as Tory ‘living wage’ is found too low to live on

The Tories’ sham “living wage” is not even enough to allow families to support their children, according to a shock new report by the Child Poverty Action Group.

Can Corbyn revive hope for Labour in Scotland?

Tour heads north after successors in England and Wales—but the Scottish Labour leadership is a problem, writes Nick Clark

London protest slams Trump after Charlottesville horror

Up to 200 people rallied at the US embassy in London today, Saturday, in solidarity with the movement against Donald Trump in the US.

Tories' racist muddle over Brexit should be open goal for Labour

Brexit secretary David Davis's immigration proposals are desperate and dangerous—and the reactions to them are revealing.

Signed, sealed, delivered - Argos workers strike

A strike by Unite union members at Argos' distribution centres is hitting hard.

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