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Questions raised about safety of rail system after two workers die on tracks

Two rail workers died on Wednesday after being struck by a Great Western Railway train on tracks near Port Talbot in south Wales.

Left Labour joins in with right over Brexit and antisemitism smears

Frail, weak and unprepared for the pressures of being in government. Not Jeremy Corbyn—the Labour left.

Anti-racist round-up—pressure builds on Trump’s reign of terror

Anti-racists in the US are organising against Donald Trump’s plan to deport “millions” of undocumented migrants.

Tax cuts for the rich and EU promises from Tory leadership hopefuls

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt want us to know that they are really, really serious about leaving the European Union (EU).

Reports round-up—Jobs fight at IT firm DXC

Over 200 people joined a protest against US president Donald Trump’s threats to Iran last week.

Transport round-up—New strikes in airport fight

Disputes are continuing to hit Aberdeen and Glasgow airports, both owned by AGS Airports Limited.

Outsourced workers plan an indefinite strike for the London Living Wage

Cleaners and caterers at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) in central London are set to begin an indefinite strike this month.

We need workers’ strikes - not just solidarity - to fight climate change

How far are we willing to go to prevent climate catastrophe?

‘Pride is a chance to show anger at the attacks on us’

Pride marches should see outpourings of anger against the rise of attacks on LGBT+ people that we’ve seen in recent weeks.

Hundreds join protest to save Stourbridge College

Around 400 people joined a protest last Saturday to defend Stourbridge College in the West Midlands, which faces closure.

Workers walk out to stop Yorkshire school closure

Workers at The Grove Academy in Harrogate, north Yorkshire, walked out on Thursday of last week. It was the fourth strike in a fight to stop cuts that unions say will force the school to close.

School workers in Scotland reject blather from bosses

Teachers at two schools in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, have struck over health concerns.

Strikes in Essex block academy plan at Waltham Holy Cross school

Strikers at Waltham Holy Cross school in Waltham Abbey, Essex, won a victory last week.

Boris Johnson threatens migrants in a bid to win racist Tory votes

Boris Johnson is ramping up attacks on migrants in an effort to cement support from the racist Tories who are choosing the next prime minister.

Birmingham health workers vow to fight on after bosses vote to outsource their jobs

Health workers in the West Midlands have vowed to keep fighting after bosses voted to press ahead with plans to privatise their jobs on Wednesday.

Police ‘contributed’ to the death of Darren Cumberbatch

Darren Cumberbatch died in hospital in July 2017, nine days after being punched, stamped on, Tasered and hit with a baton by cops.

Unison union leader Dave Prentis slam Tory rogues

The Unison union’s national conference last week saw hundreds of delegates thrash out how to defend public services and take on the Tories.

Industrial round up: ‘We want to stay in NHS’, say Birmingham workers

Essex distribution staff ready to strike

Solidarity needed after arrest of Egyptian socialist Hisham Fouad

Hisham Fouad was a leading student activist in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and went on to play a key role in the workers' movement

Life-threatening water shortages in India flow from climate catastrophe

Millions of people in India are battling an acute water crisis and a

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