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Fight against workloads and casualisation at Royal College of Art

Members of the UCU union are taking action against casualisation, unmanageable workloads and issues of equality

The Sun rises on Starmer’s appeal to media and bosses

Labour leader Keir Starmer wants to rub the left’s face in its defeat after his victories at the party’s conference last week.

Now is definitely the best time for James Bond to die

With the release of the latest film in the James Bond franchise, No Time to Die, Simon Basketter argues that it’s high time we see the sexist spy, and the film series’ reactionary politics, bite the dust

The meaning of the 2 October protests in Brazil

Hundreds of thousands marched demanding the removal of far right president Jair Bolsonaro

Johnson’s ‘wage rise’ claims are totally false

Boris Johnson is trying to pose as the friend of workers with outrageous lies over wages.

Month of resistance at Royal Parks + round-up

Outsourced cleaners working for Royal Parks in central London began a month-long strike on Friday of last week.

Driving examiners set to teach bosses a lesson + rail and bus battles

Driving examiners are set to teach bosses a lesson

Weetabix strike can beat ‘fire and rehire’ + Scaffolders build strikes

Workers at Weetabix factories in Kettering and Corby in Northamptonshire are still on strike over fire and rehire.

London’s top cop must go after new insult to women

Since Metropolitan police officer Wayne Couzens was sentenced for the murder of Sarah Everard, cops have given women ­disgraceful “advice” on how to stay safe.

Thousands protest in Manchester at the Tory party conference

 The march, organised by the People's Assembly Against Austerity, attracted around 5,000 people including anti-racist, pro-Palestinian and trade union organisations

Marches for abortion rights in the US, and solidarity in Britain

Tens of thousands of pro-choice activists were set to join 660 separate mobilisations across the US on Saturday.

Sarah Everard case shows deep sexism in the cops

Sarah Everard’s murderer was known—and ignored—as a danger to women

A picture of resistance as University of the Arts London cleaners draw the line over outsourcing

Outsourced cleaners at the University of the Arts London (UAL) rounded off a week-long strike with lively picket lines on Friday.

‘Tax the rich, cancel the cut’—protesters demand Tories keep Universal Credit uplift

Angry protesters blocked traffic outside Downing Street on Thursday evening to oppose Tory welfare cuts.

Tories house hundreds of asylum seekers in ‘unsafe’ south London building

The Tories have housed “between 400 and 500” asylum seekers in a building that was deemed “not safe for use to house rough sleepers” earlier in the pandemic.

Southeastern scandal shows it’s right to renationalise rail

One of Britain’s biggest rail operators has referred itself to the Serious Fraud Office after being kicked off the network for failing to repay £25 million of public funds.

Keir Starmer’s speech signals decisive break rightwards

Most symbolically of all, he praised the governments of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. There was support for the cops, the military and British nationalism.

Food workers union’s break with Labour shows there’s alternative to ‘unity’ with Starmer

The Bfawu union of food workers voted on Tuesday break from the Labour Party after more than a century.

Starmer celebrates as left is sidelined at conference

For Keir Starmer, Labour ­­conference was his chance to prove to MPs and the press he had beaten the left and could make the party “electable.”

Strikers at ten colleges fight for pay and education

College workers have had their pay cut by over 30 percent in real terms over the past decade

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