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More universities could join new wave of UCU action


Workers in 37 UCU union branches are reballoting for strikes. The branches voted overwhelmingly for walkouts in initial ballots, but failed to meet the Tories’ 50 percent turnout threshold for legal strikes.

No to witchhunt of Kirklees Unison reps


Four Unison union branch officers in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, remain suspended by their own union without knowing the charges against them.

Children at risk because of care crisis


The Children’s Commissioner has warned that social care is “in crisis” after new figures showed the number of children in care has reached a ten-year high.

Nearly 100,000 patients made to wait for accident and emergency departments


A record-breaking number of patients have been forced to wait for more than an hour before being admitted from ambulances into accident and emergency (A&E) departments.

Protesters say no to war with Iran


Thousands of people marched in central London, and hundreds protested in other towns and cities

Reports round-up: vigil against antisemitism


It was a response to antisemitic graffiti

Metro strike wins new offer


Workers on the Tyne and Wear Metro delivered a bloody nose to bosses

Fighting South West Rail bosses and anti-union laws


Rail workers on South Western Railway ended a with a vow to battle Boris Johnson’s attacks on their right to strike

Resist Trump’s drive to war with Iran


US president Donald Trump was threatening yet more major acts of war in the Middle East following the assassination of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.

Struggle against poverty pay at Liverpool tax office


Outsourced cleaners at HMRC tax offices in Liverpool struck over pay

Royal Mail workers to strike to defend union rep in Bootle


Postal Workers at the Bootle Delivery Office, Merseyside, are set to strike

Crush the Tories with indyref2


Huge numbers of people were expected to march in Glasgow this Saturday demanding another ­referendum on Scottish independence.

Protest in east London over India’s racist law


Slogans of unity against racism echoed in Newham, east London, as 3,000 people took to the streets against India’s Citizenship Amendment Act

Climate catastrophe is spreading fire and floods


The climate catastrophe wreaked havoc across the world this week

Leadership race will pull Labour to the right


Key battles to defeat Boris Johnson’s Tory government lie outside the Labour Party

Socialist Workers Party conference debates where next for the left


Revolutionaries debated the political situation and how to shape it

Protests against Trump’s drive to war


Hundreds of people protested outside Downing Street in central London on Saturday against the threat of a major war with Iran.

Trump threatens devastating war after US assassinates an Iranian leader


In a massive warmongering escalation, a US airstrike murdered general Qassem Soleimani

‘Hell on earth’ as fires sweep Australia


The bushfires that don't go out are raising a horrifying vision of a country that could be made uninhabitable by climate chaos

Trade unionists vow to fight Boris Johnson’s attacks on their right to strike


 The queen’s speech on Thursday confirmed that the Tories are going to attack the right to strike. It is a huge challenge that has to be confronted head-on by trade unionists, socialists and campaigners.

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