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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.

Tory manifesto set to lay out more attacks on working class

The Tories are expected to announce on Sunday that they will bring in new laws to outlaw some rail strikes.

Why Roger Hallam was wrong about the Holocaust

 Hallam downplayed the Holocaust as “just another fuckery in human history” and “almost a normal event”.

Postal workers tell bosses ‘we will not be moved’

Thousands of postal workers gathered outside their workplaces on Friday to tell Royal Mail bosses they won’t back down.

Labour launches its ‘manifesto for hope’, but there’s still a fight ahead for Corbyn

Overall, the tone of the manifesto is more combative than the one Labour released in 2017, bit there are important concessions to the right.

Angry sixth form college strikers say, ‘Education cuts are an election issue’

Strikes hit some 34 sixth form colleges on Wednesday as NEU union members walked out. The action was the third walkout in the union’s campaign over pay and funding – and the biggest so far.

Jeremy Corbyn wins TV debate while Boris bores on Brexit

Between an Emmerdale cliffhanger and the start of I’m A Celebrity stood Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson. Despite the fact that neither politicians nor viewers were desperate to see the first TV debate, it nonetheless taught us something.

Bradford library workers stage fourth round of action

Library and museums workers in West Yorkshire began their fourth round of strikes against “devastating cuts” on Monday.

Hundreds of health workers strike against privatisation

Hundreds of health workers in Berkshire and Surrey began a two-day strike against privatisation on Monday.

Education round up: Notts College strikers agree to new deal

Workers at Nottingham College have voted overwhelmingly to accept a deal to end a long-running dispute. Some 15 days of strikes by UCU union members—and the threat of more—has blocked bosses’ attempts to drive down their pay and conditions.

Reports round up: Campaigners join Silent Walk for Grenfell

Cleaners at HMRC tax offices in Liverpool and Bootle were set to strike on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.

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