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Extinction Rebellion, day one of the climate revolt

Extinction Rebellion blockade 15 April 2019 A spirit of rebellion swept through London on Monday. It was a moment when, like the school students’ climate strikes, the talk about climate change stopped and action began.

Hundreds mark 30th anniversary of Hillsborough disaster

Hundreds mark 30th anniversary of Hillsborough disaster Hundreds of people gathered in Liverpool on Monday to mark 30 years since the Hillsborough football disaster.

Extinction Rebellion lockdown of London begins

Extinction Rebellion blockade 15 April 2019 Thousands of activists have taken to the streets of central London to fight for climate justice. It saw people block roads at five different sites across the city.

Ukip’s candidates aren’t just a joke they’re dangerous too

Ukip, anti-racism, conference The European elections will see far right groups using the rows over Brexit to gain support. Whether for Leave or Remain, anti-racists need to take a stand, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Don’t send Julian Assange to the US – and don’t trivialise rape allegation

WikiLeaks still of US murder in Iraq Julian Assange, who helped to expose Western war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq, faces extradition from Britain to face the wrath of the US state.

School students on the streets against climate chaos

Climate protest 12 March 2019 Thousands of students in Britain staged their third day of action against climate change on Friday

Extinction Rebellion day six - fighting on despite 715 arrests

The police are ramping up their pressure, but the defiant actions have been very successful

Protests grow in Sudan as military refuse to step aside

Sit-ins, demonstrations and workers' protests are spreading across the country

Extinction Rebellion day four - new rebels join London climate occupations

The International Rebellion over climate change swept into its fourth day on Thursday.

GALLERY - Pictures from the Extinction Rebellion protests

Guy Smallman's photographs from three days of revolt on London's streets

Extinction Rebellion day three - ‘We refuse to be intimidated and we’re not going away’

The International Rebellion against climate change entered its third day on Wednesday.

Extinction Rebellion day two - debates, arrests and defiance

London was besieged for a second day by protests and occupations over climate change on Tuesday.

Teachers demand union fights for a pay rise

NEU union conference delegates backed a fight for a pay rise of at least 5 percent following years of real terms pay cuts.

Left learns lessons from US teachers at union conference

Activists launched a new left group within the NEU at the union’s annual conference.

Cuts force teachers to ‘scrabble’ for resources

Savage attacks on school funding were a dominant theme at the NEU education union’s first annual conference in Liverpool this week.

Education round up: Union says celebrate LGBT+ in schools

The NEU union conference passed an emergency motion in defence of LGBT+ inclusive relationship and sex (RSE) education.


NEU delegates backed a fight for a pay rise of at least 5 percent following years of real terms pay cuts.

Industrial round-up - three colleges in pay fight

Workers at three colleges struck last week over pay.

Sajid Javid’s life of crimes


Hundreds arrested as central strategy of movement

Part of the strategy for the Extinction Rebellion movement is to provoke the state to take action against protesters.

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