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A two-week walkout in Tower Hamlets takes on housing bosses over pay

Housing workers are fighting attacks on pay in Tower Hamlets, east London.

Spread fight to other flicks to pressure Picturehouse bosses

Workers at four branches of the Picturehouse cinema chain struck on Thursday and Saturday of last week.

Workers at TGI Fridays feel tip top after strike

Workers at four branches of the TGI Fridays restaurant chain struck last Friday.

Birmingham battle for jobs and learning


What was decided at UCU conference—when delegates got the chance


Reports round up: Hundreds join Oxford Pride march

Firefighters in the West Midlands have delivered a thumping vote for strikes in response to “exploitative” new contracts.

Workers organise to win PCS strike ballot

Activists in the civil service workers’ union the PCS have begun the battle to deliver a solid vote for national strikes over pay.

Arson attacks on mosque and gurdwara in Leeds after Tommy Robinson supporters march

A mosque and a Sikh gurdwara in Leeds were attacked in the early hours of Tuesday morning in what police are treating as “hate crimes”.

Tory racism lies behind counter-terrorism laws

Tory prime minister Theresa May is fighting to hide her party’s deep-seated Islamophobia.

Northern Ireland—how Britain rules a last outpost of empire

Why isn’t Northern Ireland in Ireland?

Huge independence march in Dumfries

Thousands marched through the town of Dumfries in the south of Scotland last Saturday in the latest of a series of marches for Scottish independence.

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Sex and politics in DH Lawrence's The Daughter in Law

Relationships, strikes and the strife of working class life are brought together in DH Lawrence’s The Daughter in Law.

Love Island revels in people’s alienation from each other

The popularity of TV programmes such as Love Island tells the story of how capitalism makes commodities of everything around us, argues?Sarah Bates

Young workers hit hard, says new TUC study

A series of figures have shown the heavy price of austerity on workers’ living standards.

Organise against far right as racists and fascists take to streets of Manchester - Updated

Over 2,000 racists and fascists marched through Manchester on Saturday in another warning of the growing threat of the far right.

Mariano Rajoy gone after he's implicated in corruption crisis

The fall of right wing Spanish leader Mariano Rajoy is a blow against supporters of austerity across Europe.

Arkush attacks Corbyn as antisemitic ahead of Netanyahu's London visit

A leading critic of Jeremy Corbyn has claimed that Corbyn’s criticism of Israel means he is antisemitic.

UCU delegates defy bureaucrats’ games and vote to debate motions criticising Sally Hunt

Delegates to the UCU union's annual congress defied the leadership on Wednesday by voting in favour of debating two motions critical of general secretary Sally Hunt.

UCU conference rocked by bureaucratic manoeuvres and staff walkout

A national union conference was thrown into chaos on Wednesday after manoeuvres by the union leadership.

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