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Labour conference fringe meeting sets out challenges for anti-racists


Labour Party members debated the rise of racism and fascism—and what sort of movement can challenge it—at a Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) meeting on Monday.

Trade unions vote down democratic changes at Labour Party conference


A debate over party rules at Labour’s annual conference on Sunday saw ordinary party members hammer MPs—and clash with trade union leaders.

As the Infected Blood Inquiry begins - campaigners call for truth and justice


An inquiry into the infected blood scandal began on Monday. Thousands of people were infected with HIV and Hepatitis C after being given contaminated blood during the late 1970s and 1980s. More than 2,800 have died.

Labour divided over justice for Palestine


A solidarity meeting said anti-Zionism is not antisemitism, but elsewhere MPs lined up to attack Jeremy Corbyn and call for expulsions of more Labour members.

How can Labour win and can it change society?


Debates at The World Transformed event around the Labour Party conference posed important questions, but the answers weren't always convincing

Jeremy Corbyn rally draws thousands on eve of Labour Party conference


Huge crowds turned out in Liverpool on Saturday evening to welcome Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to the city.

Anger forces Tory council to back down from threat to Grenfell estate residents—again


A storm of anger has forced Kensington and Chelsea council to back down from their latest attack on people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire

Train lines are in chaos—but Tory Chris Grayling wants more privatisation


The chaos of rail privatisation has been laid bare

Defiance and solidarity after attack at Islamic centre


Hundreds of people came together in Cricklewood, north west London, on Wednesday night after an attack on worshippers

Unions at Glasgow city council set for battles over equal pay


Low-paid women workers in Glasgow have dealt a blow to their bosses by delivering an overwhelming vote for strikes

Migration report calls for clampdown—but finds migrants don’t hurt jobs, wages or services


A Tory government-commissioned report has called for migrants to lose some of their rights after Britain leaves the European Union

Fascists march in Sunderland and Tories boost antisemitism - Stop the racists


Sunderland in the north east of England saw violent scenes last Saturday

Reports round-up: Unite tells construction workers not to walk off site if one of them dies


The Unite union has agreed a deal that would see workers carry on working if anyone is killed during construction of the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant

Kirklees bin workers vote for indefinite strike


Kirklees bin workers, members of the Unison union, have voted to start an indefinite strike

Trump ramps up trade wars to boost his flagging support


Tensions between the US and China threatens workers—and exposes Donald Trump’s weakness, says Charlie Kimber

Cops launch new stop and search clampdown - but it won’t stop knife crime


The police plan more stop and search with backing from the Tories.

Robinson’s retrial poses threat to all anti-racists


The Nazi’s return to court next week could be a boost for the far right

Teachers launch fight for higher pay at London rally


Over 70 people came to a pay rally for NEU union members in London on Thursday of last week.

Workers were right on university pensions


A new report has totally vindicated university workers’ decision to strike over pensions earlier this year

Corbyn smeared as antisemitic after he blames bankers for banking crisis


Supporters of Israel hardened up their attacks on backers of Jeremy Corbyn ahead of the Labour Party conference this week.

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