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Weetabix strike can beat ‘fire and rehire’ + Scaffolders build strikes

Workers at Weetabix factories in Kettering and Corby in Northamptonshire are still on strike over fire and rehire.

London’s top cop must go after new insult to women

Since Metropolitan police officer Wayne Couzens was sentenced for the murder of Sarah Everard, cops have given women ­disgraceful “advice” on how to stay safe.

Thousands protest in Manchester at the Tory party conference

 The march, organised by the People's Assembly Against Austerity, attracted around 5,000 people including anti-racist, pro-Palestinian and trade union organisations

Marches for abortion rights in the US, and solidarity in Britain

Tens of thousands of pro-choice activists were set to join 660 separate mobilisations across the US on Saturday.

Sarah Everard case shows deep sexism in the cops

Sarah Everard’s murderer was known—and ignored—as a danger to women

A picture of resistance as University of the Arts London cleaners draw the line over outsourcing

Outsourced cleaners at the University of the Arts London (UAL) rounded off a week-long strike with lively picket lines on Friday.

‘Tax the rich, cancel the cut’—protesters demand Tories keep Universal Credit uplift

Angry protesters blocked traffic outside Downing Street on Thursday evening to oppose Tory welfare cuts.

Tories house hundreds of asylum seekers in ‘unsafe’ south London building

The Tories have housed “between 400 and 500” asylum seekers in a building that was deemed “not safe for use to house rough sleepers” earlier in the pandemic.

Southeastern scandal shows it’s right to renationalise rail

One of Britain’s biggest rail operators has referred itself to the Serious Fraud Office after being kicked off the network for failing to repay £25 million of public funds.

Keir Starmer’s speech signals decisive break rightwards

Most symbolically of all, he praised the governments of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. There was support for the cops, the military and British nationalism.

Food workers union’s break with Labour shows there’s alternative to ‘unity’ with Starmer

The Bfawu union of food workers voted on Tuesday break from the Labour Party after more than a century.

Starmer celebrates as left is sidelined at conference

For Keir Starmer, Labour ­­conference was his chance to prove to MPs and the press he had beaten the left and could make the party “electable.”

Strikers at ten colleges fight for pay and education

College workers have had their pay cut by over 30 percent in real terms over the past decade

Join pro-choice march on US embassy in London

Supporters of a woman’s right to choose on abortion will demonstrate this Saturday in solidarity with protesters in the US opposing vicious attacks on abortion rights in Texas and other states.

Uber strikers rage against low pay and unfair dismissals

Uber drivers across Britain refused to work for 24 hours on Tuesday in a strike for pay and against unfair dismissals.

Transport round-up: ‘We’re all aboard for more strikes’, says Ferry’s reinstated captain

Woolwich Ferry workers in east London continue their militant fight for pay—and against victimisations and the excessive use of agency staff.

Scottish Independence march defies council

Around 3,500 Scottish independence supporters marched in Edinburgh last Saturday on a demonstration called by All Under One Banner (AUOB).

Chaos as Tories panic over fuel crisis

Queues and goods shortages are the result of an unplanned unprepared economy writes, Charlie Kimber

Round-up: GKN + Uber + UAL cleaners + GOSH + Royal Mail Llanelli

Strikes at the GKN Automotive factory in Birmingham have been suspended. The workers were due to begin strikes on Monday against plans of parent company Melrose GKN to close the factory.

Labour delegates support Palestine—but leadership backs Israel and imperialist wars

Labour’s members and its party leadership are pulling in two different directions on questions of war, imperialism and rights for Palestinians.

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