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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.

Tens of thousands across Britain join Black Lives Matter protests

Tens of thousands of people joined Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests across Britain on Saturday.

Rage against racism fills streets of London

“Black Lives Matter” was the urgent call to arms ricocheting off government buildings in Whitehall, central London, on Saturday. 

Ten days that may have changed the world

Richard Greeman, a Marxist writer and activist best known for his work on Victor Serge, gives his analysis of the momentous US events

Wave of protests in Britain say Black Lives Matter

Anti-racists are gearing up for a weekend of Black Lives Matter protests in London and others towns and cities in Britain.

Police misconduct allegations dismissed in Anthony Grainger case

A retired assistant chief constable accused of misleading a public inquiry into the shooting of an unarmed man will not face misconduct proceedings.

Thousands across Britain take the knee in solidarity with George Floyd

People across Britain “took the knee” at 6pm on Wednesday to protest against the police murder of George Floyd.

Tens of thousands join angry anti-racist demonstration in London

A big, young and angry protest filled the streets of central London on Wednesday to demand justice for George Floyd and Belly Mujinga

Tories doctor report over black and Asian virus deaths

Black and minority ethnic (BAME) groups in England are up to twice as likely to die of coronavirus as their white counterparts, according to an official report published on Tuesday. 

As car bosses want job cuts, we need unity to resist

Auto bosses are setting workers against each other as they seek to restart profit-making.

Hong Kong’s National Security Law triggers new mass mobilisation

A continuous week of demonstrations shows the bravery of the people, youth and students. But some of the demonstrators also had limitations.

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