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Socialist on ballot paper for Unison general secretary + Soas strike vote + Trans rights march


Socialist candidate Paul Holmes has won enough nominations to guarantee a place on the ballot paper for the Unison union general secretary election.

Poverty, poor housing and racism has made Covid-19 ‘endemic’ in parts of Britain


Covid-19 could now be endemic in some of the poorest areas of Britain.

Defend Richie Venton, sacked by Ikea


Protesters from several trade unions picketed a Glasgow Ikea store last Friday to demand the reinstatement of a union rep sacked for fighting cuts to workers’ conditions.

Universal Credit claimant has payments snatched


The government is snatching money from Universal Credit (UC) claimants with no explanation or warning. And claimants are finding it almost impossible to challenge the robbery.

Doctors reveal systematic failure to deal with Covid-19 in workplaces


A group of doctors is arguing that workplaces are now the frontline in the battle against Covid-19—and hazardous working conditions are responsible for mass outbreaks.

Extinction Rebellion continue to fight for the climate


Climate rebels have turned their fire on the billionaire-owned press, racist Home Office and cash-guzzling HS2 developers in their latest protests.

LGBT+ protests cancelled after police threats


LGBT+ campaigners have warned that the “right to protest is being curtailed” after police threats forced the cancellation of two protests in London.

Students return to schools despite safety fears


Children across England have begun returning to schools this week. The Tories claim they want everyone back so that students don’t miss out on education and vulnerable children have more support.

Heathrow prepares mass ‘fire and rehire’ to force through pay cuts


Heathrow Airport Holdings (HAL) has told workers they must take pay cuts of up to 20 percent or face mass job losses.

Climate activists stage second day of rebellion


Climate crisis activists across Britain took to the streets on Wednesday, as part of the second day of protests of the latest Rebellion.

Extinction Rebellion back on the streets


Extinction Rebellion kicked off ten days of protests with defiant action in London, Cardiff and Manchester

Tens of thousands face death says leaked report


Some 85,000 people could die from Covid-19 in Britain this winter, according to a leaked government report.

Labour campaign director accused of undermining the leader of his own party


A former senior Labour Party official has admitted to undermining left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn during the 2017 general election campaign.

Metroline bus drivers in revolt at new sign-on system  


Under remote signing on, drivers would not report to a depot but would meet their bus and begin work at a location such as a bus stop

Journalists strike against attacks on jobs and pay


Local newspaper journalists in Warwickshire, Worcestershire and the West Midlands launched a second round of strikes on Tuesday of this week.

Protests and strikes against arts job cull


Art workers protested outside the National Theatre in London last Saturday against more than 1,000 “callous” job cuts.

No cash for virus health and safety as schools open doors


Schools don’t have enough money to protect children and staff against coronavirus. Yet the Tories want schools across England to begin fully reopening from this week.

Tories hope rave fines will shift the blame for the rise in virus cases


Fines of up to £10,000 have been issued to people organising raves in England and Wales.

Reactionary protest says no to Covid-19 safety measures


A protest in London demanded ‘freedom’ but it gave the far right an opportunity to organise, says Isabel Ringrose

Notting Hill protest calls for justice and equality


The Black Lives Matter that burst onto the streets in the wake of the police murder of George Floyd has not gone away

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