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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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