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Anti-racist solidarity in West Wales

Anti-racists are organising to show solidarity with refugees housed in a former military camp in Penally, near Tenby in West Wales.

Tories’ virus failures fuel a growing crisis for Johnson

The Tories were set to suffer a humiliating defeat in parliament this week over their handling of the coronavirus crisis. But they looked set to be saved by a speaker’s ruling.  

“We felt abandoned by the state”—health workers speak out as they prepare for second wave

Health workers are “physically and emotionally on their knees” as they prepare for a second wave of coronavirus.

People Before Profit launch emergency jobs programme

Labour MPs, trade unionists, campaigners and socialists have joined forces to call for a “fightback across workplaces and communities to demand ordinary people won’t pay for the crisis”.

Asylum seeker granted limited leave to stay but says the fight isn't over

An asylum seeker in Glasgow finished his hunger strike after the Home Office granted him limited leave to remain in Britain on Thursday. Abdul Safi stitched his lips shut and went on hunger strike on Monday in protest at 12 years of living in legal limbo.

Anger on the streets after killers of Breonna Taylor not charged for her death

Protests have erupted across the US after the police officers who killed Breonna Taylor in March were not charged for her death.

Sunak gives bosses another bailout while workers still face job and pay cuts

Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak announced another bailout package for bosses on Thursday as the coronavirus crisis deepens.

Sacking of MPs shows Keir Starmer is looking to bury anti war politics in Labour

Keir Starmer has sacked three Labour MPs for voting against a bill that protects British war criminals. It was the first sign that his new love of patriotism and security means defending Britain’s crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Asylum seeker left in legal limbo refuses to end hunger strike

An asylum seeker in Glasgow is refusing to end a hunger strike until the Home Office allows him to stay in Britain.

Grenfell inquiry hear details of cost cutting and incompetence that led to tragedy

The project manager responsible for overseeing work on Grenfell Tower’s cladding system didn’t properly understand safety warnings, an inquiry has heard.  

Gallery workers at the Tate keep up fight after more than a month of all-out strike

Gallery workers at the Tate keep up fight after more than a month of all-out strike

Court blow for women’s pension fight

Campaigning women have suffered another setback in their battle against the raising of their state pension age from 60 to 66

Rehab workers in Wigan begin tens days of strikes for pay equality

Alcohol and drug rehabworkers in Wigan and Leigh launched a ten-day walkout on Monday in their long-running fight for pay equality.

Reports round up: Workers at Burton’s won’t let bosses take the biscuit

Workers at Burton’s won’t let bosses take the biscuit

Tories want workplaces to stay open as second wave of coronavirus looms

A second wave of coronavirus in Britain is imminent as cases continue to rise.

Students to strike for the climate

School strikers around the world were set to take action this Friday to demand that governments take the climate emergency seriously

‘Don’t silence our criticism of Israel,’ Palestinians tell Labour Party

A group of prominent Palestinians in Britain have written an open letter to the Labour Party insisting on their right to call Israel—and its founding ideology Zionism—racist.

‘Plainly we don’t have enough’—Tory in charge of coronavirus tests admits ‘significant’ failure

Tory test-and-trace tsar Dido Harding said the demand for tests was three to four times higher than capacity

Tories’ failure to replace Grenfell-style cladding leaves people ‘living in fear’

Dangerous cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower remains on hundreds of residential buildings

Care workers celebrate court victory over low pay

A group of care workers have won a significant legal victory that ruled they should be paid for time spent travelling between clients

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