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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.

Reports round-up: sacked porter reinstated as workers bite back

Also: New DHL Arcadia warehouse walkout | UCU election | Unison women's conference | Fascist EDL returns to Rotherham | Tube strike over jobs displacement | Teaching unions ballot on merger | Protest premieres in Leicester Square | Dpac defends care packages in Southampton

Stockwell community centre campaign resists the space invaders

Protesters gathered outside the Lambeth offices of the Hyde housing association on Thursday of last week.

Teaching assistants keep up action against pay cuts in Derby and Durham

Also: will the SNP satisfy Glasgow council strikers?

Blame the right for the shifting Labour vote

Labour must take on the Tories and racism to win back more working class support

Toxic hospital cuts plan is provoking local resistance

Some councils are refusing to sign up to the Tories’ STP cuts plans. Tomáš Tengely-Evans argues that local health campaigns are showing how to challenge the attacks on our NHS

Capitalism is racist from the top to the bottom

Racism is alive and kicking. Two events showed that last week—the racist attacks on Diane Abbott and the police invasion of grime MC Stormzy's flat

British soldiers are back fighting in Iraq

Also: More troops will deepen the crisis in Afghanistan

Care cuts kill thousands—but councils pass the buck

New analysis has linked 30,000 excess deaths in 2015 to the Tories’ health and social care cuts.

Cash for the car bosses at Vauxhall won't help defend workers' jobs

Calling on the Tories to back ‘British firms’ will only harm workers’ interests, argues Dave Sewell

BA bosses’ blackmail fails to weaken cabin crew strike

British Airways (BA) cabin crew walked out for four days from last Friday—and were set to launch a new four-day strike on Wednesday.

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