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How did humans put the planet at risk?

What is the Anthropocene and can it help us resist environmental destruction?

New Tory government will be even more hostile to black people

The new Tory home secretary Priti Patel is set to escalate the Tories’ attacks with harsher border policies and attacks on migrants

Boris Johnson’s cabinet - nasty, right wing and very racist

Boris Johnson took charge as new prime minister last week—and immediately made clear that his government will be nasty, racist and right wing.

Stand up to fascist Tommy Robinson supporters in London

Fascists and racists plan to hold a “Free Tommy” protest on Oxford Street in central London on Saturday.

You could be dancing in the dark to Blinded By The Light

Latest film from Bend it Like Beckham director relies on cliches but it still provides a strong story that will infuriate the racists, writes Nick Grant

Defend victims of Serco’s racist greed

Anti-racists are demanding an immediate stop to the mass eviction threat facing up to 300 asylum seekers in Glasgow.

Union leaders demand Tory government improve workers’ rights

Union leaders have demanded Tory prime minister Boris Johnson improve workers’ rights. 

Democrats back Trump’s bonanza for the military

As the US Senate prepares to vote on a budget that hands billions of dollars to the military and shafts ordinary people Alistair Farrow looks at the political manoeuvres behind it

Labour supporters rally for a general election

Over 1,000 people joined a rally called by the Labour Party outside parliament on Thursday evening demanding a general election.

Heatwave shows urgent need for action on climate change

People across Britain were sweltering under a heatwave on Thursday as temperatures soared to over 38 degrees celsius. 

Anger on streets meets Boris Johnson’s first day as prime minister

Over 5,000 people, most of them under the age of 30, raged through central London on Wednesday to show their rejection of new Tory prime minister Boris Johnson.

Hospital strikes can deal a blow to NHS privatisation agenda

The fight against NHS privatisation and low pay is hotting up this summer as health workers prepare for a spate of strikes.

Reports round-up

Outsourced staff at three NHS trusts in north west England will strike for pay equality next week unless their employer Compass agrees to match NHS rates.

Health visitors battle for pay in Lincolnshire

Health visitors in Lincolnshire have staged three strikes over pay.

Extinction Rebellion and school strike unite

School students and climate activists marched together after a week of occupations, reports Sarah Bates

Jo Swinson’s Liberal landslide

Jo Swinson was elected leader of the Liberal Democrats on Monday. She took more than 47,000 votes while her rival Ed Davey secured 28,000.

Johnson takes helm of a stricken ship - sink it now

Boris Johnson was elected Tory leader on Tuesday, and immediately faced multiple crises.

Post workers in Devon walk out over ‘bully’ boss

Postal workers at a Royal Mail delivery office in Devon walked out on unofficial strike on Wednesday of last week.

More strikes are on the table at Birmingham university

Workers at Birmingham university ended a buoyant two-day strike on Wednesday of last week. The Unison union members are fighting for all staff to get the Living Wage.

‘We’re proud of our anti-academy fight,’ say John Roan school strikers

The NEU union’s picket line at The John Roan School last week was still lively on the last of 20 days of strikes since May 2018.

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