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School workers in Scotland reject blather from bosses

Teachers at two schools in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, have struck over health concerns.

Strikes in Essex block academy plan at Waltham Holy Cross school

Strikers at Waltham Holy Cross school in Waltham Abbey, Essex, won a victory last week.

Boris Johnson threatens migrants in a bid to win racist Tory votes

Boris Johnson is ramping up attacks on migrants in an effort to cement support from the racist Tories who are choosing the next prime minister.

Birmingham health workers vow to fight on after bosses vote to outsource their jobs

Health workers in the West Midlands have vowed to keep fighting after bosses voted to press ahead with plans to privatise their jobs on Wednesday.

Police ‘contributed’ to the death of Darren Cumberbatch

Darren Cumberbatch died in hospital in July 2017, nine days after being punched, stamped on, Tasered and hit with a baton by cops.

Unison union leader Dave Prentis slam Tory rogues

The Unison union’s national conference last week saw hundreds of delegates thrash out how to defend public services and take on the Tories.

Industrial round up: ‘We want to stay in NHS’, say Birmingham workers

Essex distribution staff ready to strike

Solidarity needed after arrest of Egyptian socialist Hisham Fouad

Hisham Fouad was a leading student activist in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and went on to play a key role in the workers' movement

Life-threatening water shortages in India flow from climate catastrophe

Millions of people in India are battling an acute water crisis and a

Transport round up: Drivers walk out in a row over split shifts

School drivers and assistants for disabled children in Hackney, east London, struck on Tuesday of this week.

Tory rats turn on each other in bid to be prime minister

Boris Johnson is fighting to re-inject momentum into his bid to be the prime minister after revelations of a serious altercation between him and his partner last week.

Wheeler deals a racist blow in anti-Irish email outburst


Corbyn goes to union leaders to float his second referendum plan

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn met union leaders this week to discuss a shift in the party’s position on a second Brexit referendum.

Protesters rally in support of sacked UCU union rep Dave Muritu

Protesters marched through West Bromwich, in the West Midlands, last Saturday to demand the reinstatement of UCU rep Dave Muritu.

International round-up—Protest at German mine

Thousands of activists stormed a German coal mine last weekend to draw attention to the use of climate-wrecking fossil fuels.

School workers at Waltham Holy Cross win support for anti-academy strikes

NEU union members at Waltham Holy Cross Primary School in Waltham Abbey, Essex, began a three-day strike on Tuesday of this week.

Anti-racism round up—Facing up to Nigel Farage

Donald Trump’s savage war on migrants ramped up on ­multiple fronts last week.

Joan Roan School strikers battle on against academy plan

NEU union members have held their 15th day of strikes against plans to turn the school into an academy

Tory ‘price cap’ causes energy bills to soar

 It was supposed to cut bills. Instead they have risen as energy firms cash in

Protests restart in Sudan, but the military maintains repression

In an effort to regain momentum, the opposition coordinated workplace protests, mass meetings, and marches.

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