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Reports round-up - Dpac stages protests against Tory Universal Credit

Activists in Disabled People Against Cuts (Dpac) held a day of action against Universal Credit (UC) on Wednesday of last week.

Jeremy Corbyn’s plans get the stamp of approval from CWU union

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn attacked the Tories’ immigration policies in a speech to the CWU union conference in Bournemouth on Monday. And he said Labour would welcome migrants.

Racist violence grew from Vietnam war, says new book

From US racist shooter Dylan Roof to Norwegian Nazi Anders Breivik, terror attacks by whites are portrayed as “inexplicable acts carried out by one or a few actors”.

CWU conference shows anti-racist fight is about more than Windrush scandal

 Delegates at the CWU union conference have slammed the Tories for their racist treatment of Windrush Generation migrants.

New book shows how police failings helped cover up Rotherham abuse

Sammy Woodhouse was key to exposing a child sexual exploitation scandal in Rotherham – and the failures of the police and other authorities to act on abuse.

The spy at the heart of the Lawrence campaign

Days before the 25th anniversary of Stephen Lawrence’s murder, we learned a little more about how the state used spies to undermine the Lawrence family.

Hundreds gather in solidarity with the Windrush Generation

 Around 800 people joined an angry rally in Windrush Square in Brixton, south London,  on Friday night. 

Windrush scandal flows from Tory racism, not just incompetence

Theresa May's policy of a 'hostile environment' for migrants was part of a systematic racist drive.

School strikes are part of a big fight over the future of education

Workers at Connaught School for Girls in Waltham Forest ended a three-day strike on Thursday in a battle over pay. NEU union members are demanding the higher inner London pay rate at the outer London school.

Police officers cleared of misconduct over Adrian McDonald's death in custody

Two cops who previously had misconduct rulings against them in relation to the death of Adrian McDonald have had appeals against the ruling upheld.

A Far Cry from a hard attack on Trump’s racist rule

The fifth instalment in the Far Cry series was initially billed as taking on Trump and the far right.

Reports round-up: Anger grows over pay and cuts in Scotland

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon was under pressure to stump up more money for public sector workers as she addressed the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) on Monday.

The modernist shock of the new US skyline is still cool

An exhibtion of the modernist visual art of the early 20th century shows how artists saw the contradictions of US capitalism, writes Kate Douglas

Mobilise against the racist far right in Manchester and London

Fascists and racists are planning to march in London and Manchester next month as they attempt to regroup the forces of the far right in Britain.

Reports round-up: Pay walkout hits Waltham Forest school

Plus: Pay walkout hits Waltham Forest school, Orion workers celebrate as they win all demands and Barnsley strikes against academy bosses

Syria strike shows the callousness of our rulers

Missiles were launched against Syria as all the imperial powers jockey for their position in the carve up

Anger that gripped universities is still there after UCU union vote on pensions deal

The fight is still on to beat bosses’ plans to gut workers’ pension schemes, says?Sadie Robinson

Keep up the fight to reject the NHS pay deal

Delegates at the Unison union health conference in Brighton this week voted by two to one for the leadership’s motion to recommend the government’s pay offer.

Haringey Labour manifesto leaves the door open to future housing fights

The Labour Party in Haringey, north London, has promised it “will bring residents with us” in any future redevelopment projects

New Tory act won’t curb rise in homelessness or deaths

The number of recorded deaths of homeless people has doubled in the past five years.

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