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Reports round-up - rage at arms bosses’ feast


Every year the arms trade holds a fancy dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London

Education round-up - teachers vote on pay fight


An indicative ballot of NEU union members for action over pay and school funding was due to end on Friday this week

Students organise to kick the racists off campuses


Students and lecturers at three universities are organising to drive racism and bigotry off their campuses.

Meadow Foods strikers say, ‘We want more than crumbs’


Workers at Meadow Foods are fighting over pay.

Hundreds join Grenfell Silent Walk as safety work on blocks slows down


Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire and their supporters took part in the first monthly Silent Walk of 2019 on Monday evening.

EIS union members plan college strike in Scotland over pay


Further education lecturers across Scotland were set to strike on Wednesday this week over pay.

Striking home care workers take to the streets in Birmingham


Striking homecare workers in Birmingham are taking their fight against the Labour-run council to the city’s residents.

Revolt in Zimbabwe against austerity and dictatorship


Workers and the poor are staying away from work, demonstrating and fighting the police

Protesters across the US defy Trump’s federal shutdown blackmail


Protesters across the US defied president Donald Trump’s attempt to force politicians to push through £5 billion in funding for his infamous border wall.

Plugging a brewing revolt


100 years ago the sale of alcohol was banned in the US. It’s a story of profit-thirsty booze barons, ruling class paranoia and fermenting anger among workers, writes Alistair Farrow

Thousands protest in London to demand a general election


Thousands of people marched through central London on Saturday demanding a general election, an end to the Tory government and an end to austerity.

Will no-deal Brexit mean chaos on the Kent coast?


Politicians, bosses and the press are panicking about the prospect of a no-deal Brexit. It’s driven by fears that leaving the European Union (EU) will hit firms’ profits.

Amber Rudd in hot water after humiliating Universal Credit legal defeat


Four women workers won a high court challenge to the Tories’ Universal Credit (UC) scheme on Friday.

Jeremy Corbyn goes on the offensive and calls for a general election


Jeremy Corbyn has made a fresh demand for a general election, in a speech today that sought to unite Leave and Remain voters against Theresa May’s austerity and racism.

Racist Ukip leader Batten’s ego battered by protest in Wigan


Anti-racists humiliated racist Ukip leader Gerard Batten in Wigan on Tuesday night.

Reports round up: Scarborough declares climate emergency


Ministries face coordinated strikes

Fight for every vote in teachers’ pay ballot


Teachers in the NEU union are taking part in an indicative ballot for strikes over pay and school funding.

Strike at Northern Rail as Tories give bung to train giant


Guards working for Northern rail struck against the implementation of driver only operation (DOO) trains for the 43rd time on Saturday.

Join public meeting to defend victimised health worker Karen Reissmann


Supporters of victimised health worker Karen Reissmann plan to hold a public meeting in Manchester on Saturday 19 January.

650 bus drivers join strike across north east England


More than 600 bus drivers struck in County Durham, Teesside and North Yorkshire this week in a fight for better pay.

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