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Tory manifesto set to lay out more attacks on working class

The Tories are expected to announce on Sunday that they will bring in new laws to outlaw some rail strikes.

Why Roger Hallam was wrong about the Holocaust

 Hallam downplayed the Holocaust as “just another fuckery in human history” and “almost a normal event”.

Postal workers tell bosses ‘we will not be moved’

Thousands of postal workers gathered outside their workplaces on Friday to tell Royal Mail bosses they won’t back down.

Labour launches its ‘manifesto for hope’, but there’s still a fight ahead for Corbyn

Overall, the tone of the manifesto is more combative than the one Labour released in 2017, bit there are important concessions to the right.

Angry sixth form college strikers say, ‘Education cuts are an election issue’

Strikes hit some 34 sixth form colleges on Wednesday as NEU union members walked out. The action was the third walkout in the union’s campaign over pay and funding – and the biggest so far.

Jeremy Corbyn wins TV debate while Boris bores on Brexit

Between an Emmerdale cliffhanger and the start of I’m A Celebrity stood Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson. Despite the fact that neither politicians nor viewers were desperate to see the first TV debate, it nonetheless taught us something.

Bradford library workers stage fourth round of action

Library and museums workers in West Yorkshire began their fourth round of strikes against “devastating cuts” on Monday.

Hundreds of health workers strike against privatisation

Hundreds of health workers in Berkshire and Surrey began a two-day strike against privatisation on Monday.

Education round up: Notts College strikers agree to new deal

Workers at Nottingham College have voted overwhelmingly to accept a deal to end a long-running dispute. Some 15 days of strikes by UCU union members—and the threat of more—has blocked bosses’ attempts to drive down their pay and conditions.

Reports round up: Campaigners join Silent Walk for Grenfell

Cleaners at HMRC tax offices in Liverpool and Bootle were set to strike on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.

Anger at scale of floods in Fishlake

Over 100 flood alerts were in place across Britain on Monday

Students get prepared for the next global climate strike

Students across the world are busy using the last few days before the next climate strike to hammer home the urgency of ecological catastrophe

Sixth form college walkouts grow as more NEU union branches join the picket lines

Workers at 34 sixth form colleges across England were set to strike on Wednesday—the third walkout in a fight over pay and funding.

Tories expose their racist rot in general election campaign

Boris Johnson has announced a huge rollback of migrants’ rights in a bid to divert blame for the Tory-made crisis in the NHS and public services.

Labour set to bow to McCluskey demand to drop free movement from its manifesto

The Labour Party looked almost certain to ignore party members’ demands to include defending freedom of movement in its manifesto, set for publication this week.

Protesters in Wales fight for ‘Tory Free Zone’ and Lancaster kicks out Brexit Party

Under the banner of Operation: Make West Wales a Tory Free Zone we have organised a series of events to unseat two Tory MPs.

Tories plan tax cuts for businesses as key services face crisis

Boris Johnson prepared for his television debate with Jeremy Corbyn this week by announcing a massive handout to the rich.

Letters—Labour Party’s retreat over Kashmir is a worrying sign

I was enraged to hear that the Labour Party had declared the question of Kashmir to be a “bilateral issue” between India and Pakistan in which Labour will not interfere.

Flames spread across ‘flammable cladding’ in fire at Bolton students’ flats

A fire tore through a block of student flats in Bolton on Friday

McCluskey’s opposition to Labour’s free movement policy gives into racist myths

As Labour prepares its election manifesto, Unite union general secretary Len McCluskey has insisted that freedom of movement for migrants won’t be in it.

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