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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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West Midlands fire fight

Firefighters in the West Midlands have voted for action over contracts

Care workers back walkout against pay cut

Around 120 care workers in the Bath and North East Somerset area have overwhelmingly voted for strikes over pay.

Pride is a celebration—but can also be a protest

Tens of thousands of people took part in the Birmingham Pride LGBT+ march and festival last weekend.

Transport workers at Luton airport strike, other strikes postponed

Workers employed by Clece Care Services, which provides transport assistance at Luton airport to passengers with reduced mobility, struck on Monday and Tuesday.

Uber agrees to sick pay - but on its own terms

Taxi firm Uber has announced it will introduce sick pay and maternity pay for its drivers.

Reports round up - Bridgman workers show bosses the door


Workers fight the outsourcers at the University of London

Workers at the University of London (UoL) are set to walk out on 6 June as part of their fight to be taken back in house by the university. Currently they are employed by Cordiant.

Migrant children missing at Trump’s racist border

The world had a glimpse of the reality of the ever-more brutal US border system last week.

More sites strike after TGI Fridays seizes tips

Workers at four TGI Fridays stores struck on Friday of last week in their dispute over tips and pay.

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