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NHS strikes demand justice from Sodexo

Catering workers at two hospital in South Yorkshire are taking the fight to outsourcing giant Sodexo

GALLERY - Greta Thunberg, Massive Attack, protest and resistance at Extinction Rebellion

Guy Smallman's latest images from the rebellion in central London

European Union’s border plan will put more refugees at risk

Europe’s rulers are split between those who want stronger external borders and those who back stronger national borders. But all their policies are deadly, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Richard Burgon is right to criticise Zionism

Labour’s shadow justice secretary Richard Burgon has faced calls to resign for describing Zionism—the ideology that is used to justify Palestinian oppression—as “the enemy of peace”.

Extinction Rebellion day six - fighting on despite 715 arrests

The police are ramping up their pressure, but the defiant actions have been very successful

Extinction Rebellion day four - new rebels join London climate occupations

The International Rebellion over climate change swept into its fourth day on Thursday.

GALLERY - Pictures from the Extinction Rebellion protests

Guy Smallman's photographs from three days of revolt on London's streets

Extinction Rebellion day three - ‘We refuse to be intimidated and we’re not going away’

The International Rebellion against climate change entered its third day on Wednesday.

Extinction Rebellion day two - debates, arrests and defiance

London was besieged for a second day by protests and occupations over climate change on Tuesday.

Teachers demand union fights for a pay rise

NEU union conference delegates backed a fight for a pay rise of at least 5 percent following years of real terms pay cuts.

Left learns lessons from US teachers at union conference

Activists launched a new left group within the NEU at the union’s annual conference.

Cuts force teachers to ‘scrabble’ for resources

Savage attacks on school funding were a dominant theme at the NEU education union’s first annual conference in Liverpool this week.

Education round up: Union says celebrate LGBT+ in schools

The NEU union conference passed an emergency motion in defence of LGBT+ inclusive relationship and sex (RSE) education.


NEU delegates backed a fight for a pay rise of at least 5 percent following years of real terms pay cuts.

Industrial round-up - three colleges in pay fight

Workers at three colleges struck last week over pay.

Sajid Javid’s life of crimes


Hundreds arrested as central strategy of movement

Part of the strategy for the Extinction Rebellion movement is to provoke the state to take action against protesters.

Don’t let Theresa May off the hook

Theresa May found no respite on her Easter ­walking holiday in North Wales.

Extinction Rebellion protests take place across the world

Extinction Rebellion said on Tuesday, “In 25 countries around the world, rebels of all kinds and backgrounds have begun taking non-violent direct action in a bid to save our planet from catastrophe.”

Workers protest over hospital outsourcing

The GMB union held protests against outsourcer ISS at hospitals last week—including at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Greenwich, Princess Royal Hospital in Orpington and Kingston hospital.

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