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Divisions in the military put Bolsonaro under pressure

Bolsanoro’s new government is full of contradictions and is unstable—that means that resistance has the potential to defeat it

Protests across Britain as rail fares rise once more

Campaigners, union members and rail passengers staged a national day of action against fare rises on Wednesday.

SWP conference debates where next for the left?

Revolutionaries debated how to shape the political situation at the Socialist Workers Party conference

The Tories stoke racism with a fake crisis in the English Channel

The Tories have manufactured a sham migrant crisis to justify their racism, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Reports round-up - workers at Royal Palaces fight over pension cuts

Workers at three Historic Royal Palaces—the Tower of London, Kensington Palace and Hampton Court Palace—struck for three hours last month

Hillsborough trials set to begin at last

The trials of two men charged in relation to the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster are set to start on 14 January.

The 12th Man - a tale of defiance with a touch too much nationalism

The 12th Man is a tale of violence and pain against a picturesque backdrop.

Threat of walkout delivers win for victimised postal worker

Postal workers in Bristol have won justice for a sacked colleague

Ten more colleges could join walkouts over pay

Workers across 26 colleges in England last month voted by 89 percent for strikes over pay. The overall turnout was 48 percent.

School workers walk out at The Barclay School over academy plan

NEU union members at The Barclay School in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, struck on Wednesday 12 December.

Supporters demand suspended health worker Karen Reissmann is reinstated

The Reinstate Karen Reissmann campaign is gearing up for a public meeting in Manchester on Saturday, 19 January.

Fire authorities plan bonfire of services

A fire station in Scotland was so short-staffed in December that it was forced to close.

Tim’s view

Socialist Worker's cartoonist's take on events

Workers thousands of pounds worse off than a decade ago—time for a pay fight

Wages are still worth a third less in some parts of Britain than a decade ago

Chance of justice blocked at Grenfell fire inquiry

Any chance of justice for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire is being delayed and blocked.

Tens of thousands forced into temporary accommodation by Tory austerity

The number of households living in temporary accommodation has rocketed by 71 percent under Tory austerity.  

Theresa May survives to lose another day

Over a third of Tory MPs voted against May, emphasising that she cannot pass her Brexit deal through parliament.

Striking traffic wardens in Camden determined to win more pay

Traffic wardens in Camden, north London, are staging a magnificent two-week strike to win better pay.

Supporters of Karen Reissmann lobby Unison union leadership

Supporters of leading health worker Karen Reissmann lobbied the Unison union’s national executive committee last week.

Interserve—a privatisation nightmare

School meals, home care, window cleaning, road works and hospital security—these are just some of the services that stand on the brink of further chaos.

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