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Workers at St Mungo’s resist race to bottom

Around 500 workers at the St Mungo’s homeless charity are balloting for strikes over attacks on their jobs and the service they provide.

Reports round up: Bradford protest to save museums and libraries

Protests over new contracts at Asda

Extinction Rebellion activists set to hold a series of ‘Rebel Risings’ for the climate

climate Activists across Britain are getting ready for a series of local “Rebel Risings” starting from this weekend.

LGBT+ activists organise ‘kiss-in’ against the bigots

A coalition of LGBT+ groups was set to hold a “kiss-in” in Parliament Square, central London, on Friday.

Anti-racists get ready to take on Tommy Robinson

Supporters of jailed Nazi Tommy Robinson have called a protest in London for Saturday 24 August.

Scottish independence referendum stirs up Labour crisis

Right wing Labour Party politicians exploded with anger last week after shadow chancellor John McDonnell suggested a Labour government wouldn’t block a second Scottish independence referendum.

Extinction Rebellion protest gives hope to fight to stop London’s Silvertown Tunnel

Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists called for a “swarm” at a roundabout near the approach to London’s Blackwall tunnel on the busy A102 on Friday.

After court blocks planned Serco evictions in Glasgow - fight to defend asylum seekers

A court has blocked the eviction of 50 asylum seekers by the multinational giant Serco in Glasgow.

Occupation continues at stricken Belfast shipyard

Workers at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast have voted to continue their occupation of the site.

Day of action against hated Universal Credit

Activists joined a day of action against the hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit on Thursday of last week. The action, involving 63 events, was called by the Unite union.

Transport round up: Rail workers strike for pay and safety

Workers on East Midlands Trains walked out last Saturday as part of their ongoing battle against bosses’ attacks on pay and terms and conditions.

Reports round-up: Big turnout at Glasgow’s Govanhill Carnival


New army of drones help oust migrants

The European Union (EU) is pumping £95 million into an army of drones to monitor refugees in the Mediterranean Sea.

Civil service workers plan solidarity visit during all-out strike

Striking cleaners and caterers at government offices in London and Liverpool are set to link up their fights over low pay and outsourcing at a rally next week.

NHS strikers in North West tell Compass to pay up

Hundreds of health workers across the North West of England struck for equal pay on Wednesday of last week.

Priti Patel wants more stop and search

Tory home secretary Priti Patel said that people should “literally feel terror” of breaking the law.

Boris Johnson’s NHS funding promises aren’t good for health

Boris Johnson has promised a cash injection for the NHS, but years of cuts mean that much more will be needed to make up for the damage done, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Could this dam cope with a climate catastrophe?

A dam holding around 1.3 million tonnes of water seemed set to collapse.

Palestine activists hit back after council refuses to host event over antisemitism

Palestine solidarity campaigners are hitting back after an east London council refused to allow a rally in aid of Palestinians because it could be antisemitic.

Trump’s racism inspires El Paso mass shooting in Texas

Some 20 people were killed and a further 26 injured in a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday. 

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