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Take to the streets for the climate

 Striking school students will take action on Friday across many areas of Britain and large parts of the globe.

SNP manifesto launch underlines reasons to vote Labour

The issue the SNP placed front and centre was not independence or austerity but Brexit

UCU strike day three—new forces could join the battle

University strikers have been cheered by news that their union is set to reballot more branches

Corbyn shows Tories are patently trying to privatise the NHS

Jeremy Corbyn declared that “the election is now a fight for the survival of our NHS” after he revealed a Tory dossier on Wednesday.

Brexit Party wants tax cuts for rich, and racism

Nigel Farage unveiled the Brexit Party’s “contract with the people” last week. The document is effectively the party’s general election manifesto.

Hope and worry among activists on the Labour Party’s campaign

Labour Party activists have held mass canvassing sessions in marginal seats across Britain as part of their campaign to win the general election.

Number of NHS beds at an all-time low after a decade of Tory cuts

The number of hospital beds in England has fallen to the lowest level since records began—and a decade of Tory cuts is to blame.

Reports round up: Strikers pile on pressure at Westex carpets

Workers at Westex Carpets in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, are on all-out indefinite strike over pay.

Health round up: North West strikers keep up fight for equal pay

Hundreds of health workers in the north west of England began their fifth round of strikes for equal pay this week.

South West strikes to derail attack on safety

Rail workers are gearing up for what could be one of the biggest battles against the train bosses and their Tory backers.

All out for latest global climate strike

School students across the world were making posters, preparing slogans and dropping banners to organise for their next day of climate action.

University bosses fail to stop student solidarity

Ahead of the university strikes, a number of institutions wrote to students trying to dissuade them from showing solidarity with the UCU.

‘Bigger turnouts than ever’ as strike wave sweeps across universities

An eight-day strike across 60 universities got off to a fantastic start on Monday.

Cruel Tory policies mean more homeless people die

While Boris Johnson speaks of a “one nation” Britain, at least five homeless people have died in the last few weeks.

Get ready to protest against Trump’s London trip

Donald Trump is set to fly to London next week to attend a two-day summit of the Nato warmongers’ alliance

UCU strikes see ‘festive’ second day

Striking university staff were in a buoyant mood as they entered the second day of an eight-day walkout on Tuesday.

One-state solution is the only way to free Palestine

The US announced last week that it considers Israeli settlements on Palestinian land to be legal.

Start of strike at 60 universities is a stunning success

Big picket lines, student support, enthusiastic particpation and union recruitment as eight-day strike begins

Strikers at UCL speak out over UCU union fight over pay, pensions and conditions

Workers and students staged determined picket lines across Britain on Monday as an eight-day strike got underway.

Lying Tories release their manifesto

Tory prime minister Boris Johnson presented himself as a champion of ordinary people against the politicians at the party’s manifesto launch in Telford, Shropshire, on Sunday.

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