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Workers set for autumn pay strikes at 15 colleges

Most of the colleges that passed the thresholds demanded by anti-union laws did so with yes votes of over 80 percent

Strikes on Night Tube are coming down the line

Workers on the London Underground are set to strike for four days over bosses’ proposals to abolish the Night Tube train drivers’ grade

NHS workers say they want action to win on pay

The Tories have delivered another blow to NHS workers. Now workers’ fury has to be turned into action for a 15 percent rise.

Labour-run council won’t listen after Valence Primary School strikes

Valence Primary school teachers in Dagenham, east London, have completed six strike days escalating over three weeks

Extinction Rebellion activists convicted despite Tory interference in arrests

The verdict came at the end of a trial that revealed Tory home secretary Priti Patel interfered personally in how the protest was policed

Protest wants to reclaim pride

Reclaim Pride is set to go ahead on Saturday to tell Boris Johnson “to stop stalling on LGBT+ rights” and march for LGBT+ liberation.

Keir Starmer’s left wing purge marks further shift to the right

After two terrible by-election results in Hartlepool, and Batley and Spen, Keir Starmer is trying desperately to rescue his leadership of the Labour Party by turning further to the right.

Dorset rally targets Tory’s family’s slave trade past

Around 350 anti-racists joined a lively and noisy rally on Saturday organised by Stand Up To Racism Dorset to demand slavery justice from Tory MP Richard Grosvenor Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax.

Asylum seeker dies as a result of Tories’ immigration policy

An asylum seeker was found dead at a hotel near Heathrow airport on Sunday. This tragedy has occurred just a day before the Tories’ racist immigration bill was due for its second reading in the House of Commons.

Tory freedom day disaster

As Covid cases continue to soar the Tories have decided to lift all restrictions and scientists are already ringing alarm bells, writes Sam Ord

St Mungo’s strike ends + Barry Gravediggers + Tower Hamlets council + Weetabix

Strikes at housing charity St Mungo’s have been called off

Beis strikers in renewed battle with ISS outsourcer + three battles by cleaners

Outsourced workers at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (Beis) in central London began a three day strike on Monday of this week.

Rolls-Royce Barnoldswick on strike again after bosses’ betrayal

The previous strikes won a guarantee that there would be no redundancies for two years. But already workers have started to be offloaded.

From Cuba: a description of the protests

As a service to a fuller understanding of the recent Cuban protests, we publish a description by socialists in Cuba.

Anti-racists take knee on Whitehall over Tories’ football hypocrisy

 Protests across Britain have confronted Tory racism

Sir Keir Starmer’s love of being respectable

Nearly half way through Keir Starmer—A Life of Contrasts, we finally hear something about his politics.

Tory plan to deport Zimbabweans could be a ‘death sentence’

The Tories are pressing ahead with more mass deportations.

Tory policies push over one million children of key workers into poverty

More than a million children of key workers are living in poverty, according to research commissioned by the TUC union federation.

Damning report finds black people face systematic racism

Racism in England is systemic, a report by the race equality think tank the Runnymede Trust has found.

Stand in solidarity with Extinction Rebellion activists facing repression

The state is pushing through repression of Extinction Rebellion (XR) climate activists.

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