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Civil service workers plan solidarity visit during all-out strike

Striking cleaners and caterers at government offices in London and Liverpool are set to link up their fights over low pay and outsourcing at a rally next week.

NHS strikers in North West tell Compass to pay up

Hundreds of health workers across the North West of England struck for equal pay on Wednesday of last week.

Priti Patel wants more stop and search

Tory home secretary Priti Patel said that people should “literally feel terror” of breaking the law.

Boris Johnson’s NHS funding promises aren’t good for health

Boris Johnson has promised a cash injection for the NHS, but years of cuts mean that much more will be needed to make up for the damage done, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Could this dam cope with a climate catastrophe?

A dam holding around 1.3 million tonnes of water seemed set to collapse.

Palestine activists hit back after council refuses to host event over antisemitism

Palestine solidarity campaigners are hitting back after an east London council refused to allow a rally in aid of Palestinians because it could be antisemitic.

Trump’s racism inspires El Paso mass shooting in Texas

Some 20 people were killed and a further 26 injured in a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday. 

Anti-racists protest in London against supporters of Nazi Tommy Robinson

Anti-fascists protested against supporters of jailed Nazi Tommy Robinson in central London on Saturday.

Hospital workers in Bradford begin two week strike against NHS privatisation

The Unison union members at the Bradford Royal Infirmary are fighting bosses’ plans to outsource cleaners, porters and other support staff

Harland and Wolff workers take action to save Belfast shipyard

Boris Johnson was hounded by protesting Harland and Wolff shipyard workers during his visit to Northern Irelandon Wednesday.

Boris Johnson is poisonous—topple the Tory toff

Tory toff Boris Johnson has made clear that his government will be nasty, racist and right wing.

Local government unions start pay campaign

Trade unions representing local government workers submitted a 10 percent pay claim last week.

Reports round up: Moulsecoomb workers say yes to academies battle

Workers at Moulsecoomb primary school in Brighton could strike against a plan to turn the school into an academy.

Indefinite action is going strong in London

Cleaners and caterers on indefinite strike at a central London government office are ploughing ahead with an indefinite strike over low pay and outsourcing.

Plymouth postal workers stage unofficial walkouts

Postal workers at a Royal Mail delivery office in Plymouth returned to work victorious after a three-day unofficial strike last week.

Tories lent on Birmingham school to suspend LGBT+ lessons

The Tory government put “extreme pressure” on a primary school to drop LGBT+ lessons, according to school bosses.

There can be a movement to beat the Tories - but the Labour Party is too cautious

Jeremy Corbyn responded to Boris Johnson’s election as Tory Party leader by saying that Labour is “absolutely” ready for a general election.

How did humans put the planet at risk?

What is the Anthropocene and can it help us resist environmental destruction?

New Tory government will be even more hostile to black people

The new Tory home secretary Priti Patel is set to escalate the Tories’ attacks with harsher border policies and attacks on migrants

Boris Johnson’s cabinet - nasty, right wing and very racist

Boris Johnson took charge as new prime minister last week—and immediately made clear that his government will be nasty, racist and right wing.

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