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New report a ‘brutal reality check’ as Tories ignore threat of rising temperature

Government inaction on climate change is threatening the lives and homes of millions of people in Britain

Schools round up: Strikers at John Roan vow to keep up fight

Workers at The John Roan School are refusing to give in to plans to turn their school into a privately-run academy.

Lively picket lines at Bradford college

UCU union members at Bradford College struck against 131 compulsory redundancies and low pay for three days last week.

Reports round up: A victory to keep bleating on about in Kentish Town

Workers at Kentish Town Farm in north London are celebrating after the farm’s board quit and handed control over to workers and their supporters.

Protest after antisemitic attack in east London

Supporters of Stand Up To Racism joined a protest in response to an antisemitic attack in Whitechapel, east London.

Grenfell firms try and dodge blame

Some two years after the Grenfell Tower fire, companies are still trying to dodge the blame.

Conductors to down tools

Strikes are set to hit East Midlands Trains (EMT) as senior conductors threaten walkouts.

Dates announced in Scottish air traffic controllers’ dispute AND airport action suspended and ended

Dates announced in Scottish air traffic controllers’ dispute

Britain fuels Iran tension as soldiers seize a tanker

The British government’s solution to growing tensions between the West and Iran was the seizure of an oil tanker off Gibraltar by Royal Marines last week.

Bradford hospital workers out against privatisation

Over 300 workers at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust began a seven-day walkout on Monday of this week.

Civil service workers cue up new strikes

Action by outsourced workers at government departments is spreading.

As smears continue against the Labour left - be proud to stand up for Palestine

Left wingers in the Labour Party are facing fresh accusations from the right this week, writes Nick Clark

Strike to stop climate chaos

There are just eleven weeks to go until a critical event for everyone who wants to combat climate catastrophe.

Thousands of activists at Marxism Festival 2019 debate how best to resist

The four-day festival of socialist ideas heard from people fighting back from around the world in meetings, workshops and cultural events, Socialist Worker journalists report

Pride marchers celebrate - and demand more rights

Around 1.5 million people came out for the Pride in London festival on Saturday.

Exclusive - Chris Williamson MP calls for a ‘socialist government’ at Marxism 2019

Suspended Labour MP Chris Williamson has called for a struggle to democratise the Labour Party “in order to democratise society”.

Nazi Tommy Robinson found guilty of contempt of court

Nazi Tommy Robinson has been found in contempt of court for “aggressively confronting and filming defendants” outside a court in Leeds.

Protesters demand an investigation into death of Greater Manchester schoolgirl

The family and friends of a Muslim school student who drowned last week are set to hold a protest in Bury, Greater Manchester, on Friday.

Rallying call to fight for system change at opening rally of Marxism Festival 2019

Over 800 people joined the opening rally of Marxism Festival at Queen Mary University, east London, on Thursday night. It marked the beginning of a four-day political festival hosted by the Socialist Workers Party (SWP).

Serco under fire for death in custody and fraud

Two cases this week have exposed the fatal practices and profiteering at the heart of the criminal justice system.

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