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Labour MPs are set to defy leader Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit bill

Corbyn is right to reject Tory plans and trigger Article 50—but Labour rebels weaken him, says Nick Clark

Bristol fights police racism after tasering of Judah Adunbi

Over 200 people packed an emergency meeting in St Pauls, Bristol, last Saturday. It was called in response to an assault on Judah Adunbi by police, which was captured on film.

Richest 0.01 percent dodge more tax as children fall into ‘stark’ poverty

Britain’s super rich have dodged £1 billion more in tax since the Tories set up a new HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) unit in 2009 to make them pay more tax.

Reports round-up: Six days of strikes scheduled to hit British Airways

Also: Benefit cuts kill in Kentish Town | Nominate Ian Allinson in Unite | Peace activists target fighter jets | Nuclear bosses attack pensions | No justice over Marikana | Picturehouse strike vote | EHRC layoffs | Fracking protests | Housing campaigns

Rage erupts across Britain as tens of thousands join demos

Chants of, “Dump Trump” and, “Shame on May” rang out through towns and cities across Britain as tens of thousands joined protests on Monday night.

Striking cleaners take on KCL bosses

Cleaners at Kings College London (KCL) began a 48-hour strike today, Thursday, in response to massive workloads and understaffing.

Harrods restaurant boss resigns after workers’ successful fight for tips

Workers at the posh department store Harrods in London celebrated another victory this week.

Esther Brunstein remembered

Holocaust survivor Esther Brunstein died last week. Claire Dissington, an anti-Nazi activist, remembers Esther's courageous contribution to the continuing fight against fascism

Spies not blamed over Kincora in a ‘travesty’ of a child abuse inquiry

Children suffered decades of sexual, physical and emotional abuse in homes run by the state, charities and churches in Northern Ireland, an inquiry found last week.

‘It’s time for a shake-up’ after the fall of Northern Ireland’s sectarian assembly

New elections in Northern Ireland are an opportunity for ‘real, tangible change’ say candidates for People Before Profit

Inquiry into police killing of Anthony Grainger opens

A public inquiry into the death of Anthony Grainger, a mechanic and father of two from Bolton, began last Tuesday.

Brighton protest shows anger at NHS cuts

Over 1,000 people joined a march for the NHS in Brighton last Saturday, organised by the Sussex Defend the NHS campaign.

Why did TUC snub Southern guards in talks with bosses?

Striking train guards on Southern rail are furious that TUC-brokered talks between train drivers’ union Aslef and management, which resumed on Monday, do not include their RMT union.

Organise to get left wing candidate on ballot paper in Unite general secretary election

A week into the nominations process for the Unite union’s general secretary election, at least seven nominations had been made for left challenger Ian Allinson.

Nuclear cover-up misfires for Theresa May

Was Theresa May’s first act as prime minister last year to cover up a nuclear missile gone haywire? 

Reports round-up: Anger at death of Trans woman in prison

Also: Unison Black Members vote for free movement | London university cleaners fight back | Nuclear strike for pensions | Tip-top win at Harrods | Solidarity halts disciplinary at Edinburgh College | Simon O'Hara returns to work | Defending community halls in south London | Stop Nazi EDL in Rotherham | Peterborough post workers may strike | Fire bosses send home firefighters | Climate refugees conference planned | New offer at Fujitsu | Don’t slice our jobs, say pizza workers

Millions worldwide reject Trump’s sexist bigotry

Over 5 million people globally marched for women’s rights and against Donald Trump last Saturday, according to the official Women’s March organisers.

Savagery and splendour under the Tsars

After the Tsar’s fall in 1917, a whole industry sprung up to paint his dynasty as martyrs. In reality, they were brutal dictators

‘We’re here to stay,’ say EU migrant workers as Tories look to end freedom of movement

Nick Clark spoke to migrant workers about how they’re organising to defend their freedom of movement

Resistance fills streets of London as 100,000 join Women's March

Around 100,000 people joined the Women’s March in London last Saturday, rejecting Donald Trump and the bigotry he represents and thrives on.

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