Mark Cousins’ documentary The Eyes of Orson Welles brings vividly to life the passions, politics and power of the filmmaker. He spoke to Simon Basketter about his work and how Welles still resonates today
Housing bosses knew that Grenfell Tower was unsafe and did nothing to fix it, according to damning new evidence.
Solidarity poured in from across the left and the labour movement to socialist bookshop Bookmarks
Anti-racists held a lively picket outside Tory MP Boris Johnson’s office in west London
Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) voted through swingeing cuts on Wednesday. Council services are set to be completely decimated.
Two groups of mainly migrant workers are waging a fight against low pay in London.
A survey of 657 secondary school teachers by the National Education Union (NEU) has found they are increasingly concerned young people are not getting enough food over the summer holidays.
Birmingham’s heroic home carers are gearing up for a fresh week of action that will see them strike, picket and protest.
Richard Branson’s Virgin empire is involved in the NHS
Workers on South Western Railway (SWR) walked out for 24 hours on Saturday of last week in the latest action in the long?running dispute over guards on trains.
Workers at the Britvic drinks company site in Norwich struck from Wednesday to Friday last week, with more planned on the same days for the next five weeks. They are now holding mass meetings.
The majority of houses built on the green belt last year were unaffordable.
The Labour Party dropped disciplinary proceedings against MP Margaret Hodge on Monday. This decision was made despite her having shouted in Jeremy Cobyn’s face that he is a “fucking antisemite and a racist.”
Strikes on Sheffield’s Supertram have halted after bosses put forward a new pay offer. Some 200 conductors and drivers were due to strike for eight days from 18 August.
A Nazi attack on a socialist bookshop after the release of Tommy Robinson last week showed the renewed threat of the British far right
Postal workers at a Royal Mail delivery office in Plymouth staged an unofficial strike for a full day last Saturday. They didn’t return until they reached a deal on Monday.
Workers began a 24-hour strike on three of energy multinational Total’s North Sea oil platforms.
A wave of outrage has forced outsourcing giant Serco to back down from plans to throw 330 asylum seekers onto the streets of Glasgow.
The Tories have announced that central government will manage the site of the Grenfell Tower fire from autumn.
A group of Nazi and racist thugs attacked a TUC-backed socialist bookshop in central London