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Coordinated train strikes hit rail bosses as their lies over attacks on safety unravel

Workers on three rail networks walked out in a coordinated day of strikes today, Monday. Meanwhile bosses’ arguments for the changes that will undermine safety were unravelling.

Marxism Festival vows to fight injustice - and for a better world

Around 1,000 people crammed into the final rally of Marxism Festival in central London today, Sunday. There was a confident atmosphere and a mood to fight - alongside deep anger at the system.

Optimism over Corbyn and a mood to fight the Tories at the Durham Miners’ Gala

Thousands cheered Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn this afternoon, Saturday, as he encouraged the crowds at the Durham Miners' Gala to campaign to force the Tories out.

Tens of thousands join demonstrations against the G20 in Hamburg

"What the G20 is doing is part of a general attack on the working class, we have to take that on."

Pride should be political, no matter what the organisers and corporate bosses say

 London Pride celebrates LGBT+ rights, but firefighters should lead it, not banks

Picturehouse workers strike for 50th time in pay fight

Workers at five Picturehouse cinemas across London walked out yesterday, Friday, in the fiftieth strike of their long-running dispute.

Riot cops’ repression fails to stop protests against the G20 leaders in Hamburg

Thousands of protesters are back on the streets of Hamburg, Germany, after brutal police assaults on them last night, Thursday.

Furious meeting slams Sir Martin Moore-Bick over Grenfell Tower fire inquiry

Tenants and residents slammed Sir Martin Moore-Bick at a furious meeting of survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire last night, Thursday.

Opening rally at Marxism Festival says, ‘We can change the world’

Hundreds of people joined an upbeat opening rally at the Marxism Festival in central London this evening, Thursday. The four-day political festival is hosted by the Socialist Workers Party (SWP).

Workers and benefits activists call for action to save jobcentres

Benefits campaigners and trade unionists are demanding action to stop the closure of nearly one in ten jobcentres.

BA workers call second two-week walkout as bosses play dirty

British Airways (BA) cabin crew are halfway through one two-week walkout – and they’ve called another. The Unite union members from BA’s “mixed fleet” are fighting poverty pay.

'Stop treating Muslims as a scapegoat'—show of defiance on east London vigil

Around 300 people rallied against racist attacks against Muslims in east London last night, Wednesday. They were demanding justice for two Muslim victims of a horrific acid attack last month. 

Police officers repeatedly ‘failed’ Bijan Ebrahimi in the run-up to his murder

An Iranian refugee who was murdered by his neighbour in Bristol was “failed over a number of years”. That’s the damning finding of a report by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC), the cop’s own pet watchdog.

Grenfell residents debate demands to make sure tragedy never happens again

Residents are in turmoil in the wake of the fire at Grenfell Tower—but from that turmoil they’re fighting to make sure such an event never happens again. 

Reports round-up - reject TA pay offer in Durham and fight for more

Durham teaching assistants’ (TAs) ballot over a new pay offer from Labour-run Durham County Council closes next Monday.

Bosses go on offensive as BMW workers' fight stalls

Car giant BMW told workers last week to sign off on losing their pension scheme or be fired and rehired on worse terms.

Can window makers see their struggle through in Devon?

Workers at Sierra Windows in Paignton, Devon, walked out on Tuesday for their latest three-day strike.

Refuse workers' strike calls out the council's trash in Birmingham

Refuse workers struck across Birmingham for almost five hours last Friday and for two hours on Monday.

Manchester housing workers begin four-week walkout

Housing workers in Manchester began a four-week continuous strike on Monday.

North London college workers strike to defend rep

UCU union members at the College of North West London struck in defence of suspended union rep Indro Sen

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