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Protest in north London against police brutality highlights cops' statistics

Cops in London used force over 40,000 times in the first five months of the 2018/2019 financial year.

Attacks on working conditions at Royal Mail

Royal Mail postal workers lost out on hundreds of pounds due to privatisation last week—and now top bosses want to give them another kicking.

Woman on benefits says—‘Tory benefit cuts forced me to starve’

The Universal Credit benefits regime has to be scrapped

Don't trust Theresa May’s housing pledge - demand new council homes

Theresa May announced last week that she was removing the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) borrowing cap for local authorities.

Join the protest against racist DFLA march in London

Anti-racists plan to protest against the Democratic Football Lads Alliance (DFLA) in London this Saturday.

Protest demands freedom for anti-fracking three

Hundreds of anti-fracking campaigners marched on a prison in Preston, Lancashire, last Saturday to demand the release of three activists.

Stark warning issued over a global rise in temperature

A new report warns against further global temperature rises. Implementing it will mean challenging the logic of capitalism, argues Sarah Bates

Take action to push back the racists

Stand Up To Racism supporters have been organising across Britain to take on racism and the far right. Here’s Socialist Worker’s round-up

Strikes are just the ticket for Camden traffic wardens

Traffic wardens at Camden council in north London finished a solid five-day strike for higher pay on Friday of last week.

Local government round up: Birmingham home care workers plan more action

Birmingham home care workers are preparing to unleash another programme of strikes in their long-running battle against redundancies, cuts and privatisation.

Reports round up: Cable workers lay claim to a rise more than 2 percent

Cable workers lay claim to a rise more than 2 percent

Back Bolton health workers’ battle for NHS pay

Outsourced health workers in Bolton were set to begin a 48-hour walkout for higher pay on Thursday.

Mental health cuts leave quarter of patients waiting three months for treatment

Shocking new research has revealed the scale of the crisis facing mental health services.

100,000 join Scottish independence march in Edinburgh

It was the largest ever march about the issue and shattered the myth that support for independence is ebbing away.

Migrant children denied free school meals under harsh Tory regulations

The children of refugees and migrants are going hungry because of the Tories’ racist immigration policies.

‘Dangerous’ racist rules scapegoat refugees

Councils that refuse to house some asylum seekers are whipping up division, writes?Nick Clark

Tories plan to snatch hundreds of pounds from parents

Millions of families are set to lose £200 a month under the next phase of the Universal Credit (UC) benefit system.

Stockpiles of body parts are just the latest failure of NHS privatisation

Hundreds of tonnes of body parts and surgical waste have been stockpiled by a major outsourcer.

Indonesian tsunami victims arrested and shot at by cops

 The real scandal is not poor people 'looting'. It’s that they have been left abandoned for days as supplies of food, water and medicines run out.

Restaurant strikers unite to demand pay rise of £10 an hour and union recognition

Restaurant and pub workers struck against on poverty pay on Thursday.

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