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Labour sources reveal how party retreated over Palestine solidarity

Socialist Worker can reveal what happened in the Labour Party National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting this week which saw a retreat over Palestinian rights.

Stand with Palestine after Labour Party accepts antisemitism definition

The Labour Party has adopted a definition of antisemitism that restricts criticism of Israel

Reports round up: Bosses’ tricks can’t squash Robinsons workers’ resolve

Robinsons (Britvic) strikers in Norwich received a boost last Sunday at the annual Burston School Strike Rally in Norfolk.

Northamptonshire borough councils dissolve themselves

Borough councils in Northamptonshire overwhelmingly voted to effectively dissolve themselves last week.

More battles over the new form of health privatisation

The Unison union is calling on the Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS trust to halt its plans to hand hundreds of NHS staff over to a wholly-owned subsidiary company.

Demolition threat for London estates

Over 80 housing estates across London are up for demolition. They are some of the 118 sites that are undergoing or facing regeneration.

No welcome for the Nazis

Around 40 anti-racists rallied last week against a meeting in Swansea organised by the racist Democratic Football Lads Alliance (DFLA) with speakers including Anne Marie Waters.

Protest against hostile health practice that targets migrants

Health campaigners plan to protest outside the annual general meeting of Barts Health NHS Trust on Wednesday of next week.

It’s back to the picket lines for East Dunbartonshire

Workers at East Dunbartonshire council, which borders Glasgow, are preparing a return to the picket lines after negotiations broke down.

Uniting the fight at Ministry of Justice

Civil service workers in the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) resoundingly rejected a pay proposal tied to cuts to terms and conditions last week.

Angry protest calls on Labour’s national executive committee to stand with Palestine

Hundreds of supporters of the Palestinians and Jeremy Corbyn protested outside Labour Party headquarters on Tuesday.

Birmingham care workers call more strikes in battle to save service

Birmingham home care workers rounded off their latest week of strikes by securing a promise of total support from Unison union general secretary Dave Prentis.

Palestinian politicians speak out in defence of Jeremy Corbyn

Palestinian politicians in the Israeli parliament—Knesset—have spoken out in defence of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and the right to call Israel a racist state.

Train strikers force a retreat

Merseyrail workers were celebrating last week after bosses backed off from a plan to slash their jobs.

Fudge over antisemitism risks Palestine solidarity

The Labour Party looks almost certain to agree to a definition of antisemitism at a meeting on Tuesday.

Worcester scores a victory against fascists

Anti-fascists outnumbered the English Defence League (EDL) in Worcester for the second time in two months on Saturday 

Racist's resignation no loss for Labour

Resigning the Labour Party whip yesterday, MP Frank Field said, “We must be seen when we go into the next election that we’re not racist.”

Victory at Soas as workers beat outsourcing

Workers were celebrating after their outsourcing to private firms officially ended and they became directly employed by the university.

Anti-racist vigil planned after Edinburgh gurdwara petrol bomb

Anti-racists in Edinburgh are set to hold a vigil after a petrol bomb attack on a Sikh gurdwara on Tuesday night.

Solidarity boosts Birmingham home care strikers

The long-running battle to save a vital social care service in Birmingham from privatisation and collapse is at a critical moment.

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