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Tories try to hide truth behind death rate for black and minority ethnic people

Racism and social inequality has contributed to the higher death rates from coronavirus among black and Asian people

Huge support as south London anti-racists take to streets

An inspiring protest against racism took place in Southwark, south London, on Sunday.

Thousands join Black Lives Matter protests across Britain

Thousands of people across Britain have joined another wave of protests as part of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.

Nazis and racists stage protest to attack Black Lives Matter

The British far right is hoping to initiate a right wing backlash against the BLM movement.

Thousands march for Black Lives Matter ahead of weekend protests

Anti-racists are gearing up for Black Lives Matter protests this weekend in the face of a Tory attempt to stoke a right wing backlash.

Homeless people turfed out as Covid-19 support ends

The Tory government promised to help care for homeless people during the  pandemic. But now the measures adopted are ending, writes Sadie Robinson 

Pregnant women and new mothers hit hard by coronavirus crisis

Pregnant women and women who have recently had children are facing intensified discrimination during the coronavirus crisis.

Anti-racists across Britain take the knee

Thousands of people “took the knee” to protest against racism and remember George Floyd

Ten million could soon be stuck waiting for NHS care

Health bosses fear the Covid-19 crisis could see the number of people waiting for NHS treatment double to ten million by the end of the year.

Thousands in Oxford call for Rhodes statue to be torn down

Around 4,000 people gathered on Tuesday to call for the removal of the statue of the racist and imperialist Cecil Rhodes that fronts Oriel College in central Oxford.

Victory for workers and parents as Tory school plan fails

The Tories have been forced to drop plans to get all primary school children back into school before the summer term ends.

Residents pay more for failed care + new threats to homeless people

Coronavirus has ripped through adult social care.

Workplace round up: Ark Globe Academy walkout + Homerton outsourcing dispute

Cleaners at Ark Globe Academy in south London walked out on a wildcat strike on Thursday last week.

Bridgwater postal workers walkout over manager’s attacks

Postal workers in Bridgwater, Somerset, walked out unofficially on Thursday of last week and voted to stay out on Friday.

Action needed over rail safety threats

Transport workers are gearing up for huge battles across the network, as the Tories try to fill buses and trains to reopen the economy.

Protesters rally around call to defund the police

Across protests in the US a furious call is going out to “defund the police”. 

Scummy Serco takes test contract

Outsourcing giant Serco has been handed a multimillion pound contract to manage the coronavirus test and trace. 

Tories in trouble as confidence in coronavirus strategy plummets

The Tories want to force a wider return to work and to push more children into schools—just as damning evidence of their failures grows. 

Militant marches demand Black Lives Matter across Britain

A monster march snaked through London on Sunday as tens of thousands of people protested to say Black Lives Matter. 

Arctic oil spill means environmental catastrophe

The destruction in Norilsk, Russia, is shaped by the connected issues of climate change and the profiteering interests of private companies.

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