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Health visitors battle for pay in Lincolnshire

Health visitors in Lincolnshire have staged three strikes over pay.

Extinction Rebellion and school strike unite

School students and climate activists marched together after a week of occupations, reports Sarah Bates

Jo Swinson’s Liberal landslide

Jo Swinson was elected leader of the Liberal Democrats on Monday. She took more than 47,000 votes while her rival Ed Davey secured 28,000.

Johnson takes helm of a stricken ship - sink it now

Boris Johnson was elected Tory leader on Tuesday, and immediately faced multiple crises.

Post workers in Devon walk out over ‘bully’ boss

Postal workers at a Royal Mail delivery office in Devon walked out on unofficial strike on Wednesday of last week.

More strikes are on the table at Birmingham university

Workers at Birmingham university ended a buoyant two-day strike on Wednesday of last week. The Unison union members are fighting for all staff to get the Living Wage.

‘We’re proud of our anti-academy fight,’ say John Roan school strikers

The NEU union’s picket line at The John Roan School last week was still lively on the last of 20 days of strikes since May 2018.

Jeremy Corbyn faces more attacks for supporting Palestinian rights

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing a mounting challenge against him from right wing MPs

Protest against Nazi Tommy Robinson’s fan club

Anti-fascists are to take to the streets to oppose supporters of Tommy Robinson in London next month

Say no to war against Iran

The US and Britain escalated their threats of a new war in the Middle East last week, after Iran retaliated against their attempts to bully it into submission

School strikers and Extinction Rebellion take joint action against climate catastrophe

Powerful strikes by school students and action by Extinction Rebellion united in the fight against climate catastrophe

‘Private companies only care about money’—parents and children devastated by closure of special needs school

The closure of a special school in Merseyside has plunged vulnerable children into despair—and put their health at risk

Exclusive - the Steve Bell cartoons the Guardian refused to publish

Socialist Worker exclusively publishes the Steve Bell cartoons the Guardian newspaper has refused to.

Trade union leaders demand Ruskin College backs down from redundancy threats

Ten trade union leaders have written to Ruskin College asking it to drop all disciplinary proceedings against workers and withdraw redundancy threats.

Roadblocks and arrests on third day of Extinction Rebellion’s Summer Uprising

Extinction Rebellion (XR) occupations entered their third day with arrests, accusations of “extremism”, and a pink bathtub.

Lincolnshire health visitors strike over pay and to defend the service

Unite calculates that some health visitors have lost more than £2,000 a year since they were transferred from the NHS

Extinction Rebellion launches a ‘Summer Uprising’

Extinction Rebellion’s “Summer Uprising” against climate catastrophe began on Monday morning in typically ­brazen fashion.

Strong strike at Birmingham university sees bigger picket lines and union recruits

Unison union members at Birmingham university struck on Tuesday

Schools round-up: Frustration after Sats result

The NEU union plans to consult some of its members on whether to ballot for local boycotts of Sats tests

Amazon staff stage strikes in protest at pay and conditions

Groups of Amazon workers across the world struck on Monday in protest at pay and conditions.

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