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Strong strike at Birmingham university sees bigger picket lines and union recruits

Unison union members at Birmingham university struck on Tuesday

Schools round-up: Frustration after Sats result

The NEU union plans to consult some of its members on whether to ballot for local boycotts of Sats tests

Amazon staff stage strikes in protest at pay and conditions

Groups of Amazon workers across the world struck on Monday in protest at pay and conditions.

Bradford battles to defend NHS status

Porters, domestics and security staff at Bradford Teaching Hospitals Trust struck for seven days

Reports round-up: Hundreds join Grenfell silent walk

Hundreds of people marched to remember those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire last Sunday

Tommy Robinson jailed after conviction for contempt of court

Nazi Tommy Robinson was jailed for nine months last week after being found guilty of contempt of court. He will serve around nine weeks before being released.

Great Western Railway cleaners walk out over changes to shifts

Cleaners on the Hitachi/Great Western Railway contract staged a solid 48-hour strike

Unofficial action over pay at North Yorkshire food factory

Hundreds of workers at Karro Foods in Maltonstruck unofficially for two days

Boris Johnson bids for bosses’ vote

Boris Johnson is set to be the next prime minister and Tory leader.

All-out strike over pay and outsourcing hits London - and needs your support

Cleaners and caterers at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (Beis) began an all-out indefinite strike this week.

Jeremy Hunt’s promises of peace with Iran mean nothing—resist the drive to war

Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has said that the collapse of a nuclear deal with Iran would “represent an existential threat to mankind”.

Addison Act anniversary shows there is far to go

Sarah Bates looks at a milestone in the struggle for decent homes and why we still need to fight for better homes 100 years on

Labour right launches new attack over antisemitism claims

Right wing Labour MPs launched a fresh assault on the left last week

Extinction Rebellion launches ‘Summer Uprising’ in cities across Britain

Extinction Rebellion’s “Summer Uprising” began on Monday morning in typically brazen fashion

Climate activists prepare for action as protesters face the courts

Hundreds of climate rebels marched through east London on Friday—the same day as dozens of Extinction Rebellion activists appeared in court.

‘Arrogant’ and ‘secretive’ police force to blame for death of Anthony Grainger, says judge

Incompetent and lying police were entirely responsible for the death of Anthony Grainger in 2012

Panorama programme on Labour was a shoddy attack on solidarity with Palestine

The BBC Panorama documentary on Labour and antisemitism on Wednesday was a naked attack on solidarity with Palestinians and legitimate criticism of the Israeli state.

New report a ‘brutal reality check’ as Tories ignore threat of rising temperature

Government inaction on climate change is threatening the lives and homes of millions of people in Britain

Schools round up: Strikers at John Roan vow to keep up fight

Workers at The John Roan School are refusing to give in to plans to turn their school into a privately-run academy.

Lively picket lines at Bradford college

UCU union members at Bradford College struck against 131 compulsory redundancies and low pay for three days last week.

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