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Britain’s rich elite are £48 billion better off while tens of thousands suffer poverty

New rich list showed Britain is a county of ‘Ferraris and food banks’, writes Sarah Bates

Tory climate deniers on the way out in Australia

Australia’s Liberal (Tory) government faces defeat in elections on 18 May as the Labor Party tacks to the left. Over six years and three separate prime ministers, the Tories have waged war on unions and working class people.

Algeria sees protests, arrests and debate about how to beat the state

The Algerian regime is using both concessions and repression in an effort to stabilise its rule. But huge protests and strikes continue.

Thousands turn out in solidarity with Palestine in London

Thousands of people joined a national demonstration for solidarity with the Palestinians in London on Saturday. 

Tories to remove bosses’ fatal flat cladding

Two years on from the Grenfell Tower fire that killed at least 72 people, Tory hypocrisy seemingly knows no bounds.

Women’s groups reject Nazi Tommy Robinson’s promise of money

Over 40 women’s organisations and charities have dismissed Tommy Robinson’s promise of money as a “profound insult”.

Inquest hears Edson Da Costa was ‘choking’ as five police officers were on top of him

Edson died after being stopped by police in east London in June 2017. His death was one of a number of black men who died after contact with the cops

Brexit Party rally—perfume can’t hide scent of money and a dash of racism

Sadie Robinson went to the meeting of the Nigel Farage party in Peterborough

Education round up: College strikes see results in London

College strikes are forcing bosses to make improved offers to workers on pay and conditions.

Extinction Rebellion activists organise across Britain

Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists across Britain continued their campaigning last weekend.

AFG carers fighting to stop huge pay cuts

Over 650 care support workers at Alternative Futures Group (AFG) began the latest phase of their industrial action this week.

Reports round up: Royal Mail workers hold unofficial walkouts in Medway and Paisley

Workers at Sandwell council in the West Midlands are celebrating after winning a pay regrade.

Fury at Serco drive to evict hundreds of asylum seekers from their homes

Over 300 asylum seekers living in Glasgow face being kicked out of their houses by the hated privatising firm Serco.

Right wing threat as Brexit Party of Nigel Farage surges in polls

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party could come top of the polls in this month’s European elections.

Transport round up: Aberdeen airport workers taxi towards taking action

Aberdeen airport workers taxi towards taking action

Strike wins equal pay at Doncaster hospital

A strike by health workers at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has forced outsourcing giant Sodexo to give them NHS rates of pay.

A heavy sentence for Julian Assange

Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks publisher, was sentenced to almost a year in prison by a British judge last week for bail violations.

Inquest into the death of Edson Da Costa begins

An inquest into the death of Edson Da Costa began on Tuesday of this week. Edson died after being stopped by police in Beckton, east London, in June 2017.

Black people are 40 times more likely to be stopped and searched

New analysis has revealed that black people are 40 times more likely to be stopped and searched by the police.

Anti-fascists mobilise action against Nazi Tommy Robinson

Anti-racists are taking the fight against Tommy Robinson to the streets.

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