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St Mungo’s strike ends + Barry Gravediggers + Tower Hamlets council + Weetabix

Strikes at housing charity St Mungo’s have been called off

Beis strikers in renewed battle with ISS outsourcer + three battles by cleaners

Outsourced workers at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (Beis) in central London began a three day strike on Monday of this week.

Rolls-Royce Barnoldswick on strike again after bosses’ betrayal

The previous strikes won a guarantee that there would be no redundancies for two years. But already workers have started to be offloaded.

From Cuba: a description of the protests

As a service to a fuller understanding of the recent Cuban protests, we publish a description by socialists in Cuba.

Anti-racists take knee on Whitehall over Tories’ football hypocrisy

 Protests across Britain have confronted Tory racism

Sir Keir Starmer’s love of being respectable

Nearly half way through Keir Starmer—A Life of Contrasts, we finally hear something about his politics.

Tory plan to deport Zimbabweans could be a ‘death sentence’

The Tories are pressing ahead with more mass deportations.

Tory policies push over one million children of key workers into poverty

More than a million children of key workers are living in poverty, according to research commissioned by the TUC union federation.

Damning report finds black people face systematic racism

Racism in England is systemic, a report by the race equality think tank the Runnymede Trust has found.

Stand in solidarity with Extinction Rebellion activists facing repression

The state is pushing through repression of Extinction Rebellion (XR) climate activists.

Liverpool University action forces bosses to ask for talks

Bosses have shown the first signs of failing resolve, with a sudden proposal to talk

New health bill opens the door to more privatisation

The government has introduced a new Health and Care Bill into parliament as Covid-19 cases soar.

Fight any rotten deal over JDE fire and rehire strike

It would appear that the deal contains the huge pay cuts and other attacks that that workers at JDE have been resisting

Climate chaos sees heatwave and flood

As people face extreme weather across Canada and the US, Sophie Squire explores the developing nature of the climate crisis

Sarah Everard’s killer pleads guilty—questions remain

The cop who killed Sarah Everard pleaded guilty to her murder last week.

Sharon Graham offers more as Unite general secretary than the others

Responses to the call from the Communist Party's Andy Bain that Unite union members should vote for Steve Turner simply to keep the right out. Socialist Worker backs Sharon Graham for Unite general secretary.

Brush Electrical workers told to sign contract by 24 July or be sacked + Clarks shoes + Palestine actions

 Unions must stop this outrageous fire and rehire attack

Tories will give Covid the freedom to mutate

The Tories confirmed on Monday that they will lift ­Covid-19 restrictions next week even though scientists are warning of the huge risks

Bexley bin workers battle Serco + Tower Hamlets + DVLA + Yodel

Around 140 bin workers began two weeks of strikes on Monday in Bexley, south east London, on Monday.

Revolt over BT deal that offers so little

BT telecoms workers are furious after a deal between bosses and their CWU union officials was announced last week.

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