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Solidarity boosts Valence Primary School strikers in east London

Valence Primary School teachers in Dagenham, east London, have escalated strikes over forced demotions and attacks on pay.

British government report into human rights tries to whitewash its allies’ crimes

The Tories, who enable the abuse of human rights, pretend they are freedom's champion

NHS under pressure from rising virus cases—and worse could be yet to come

A sharp rise in the number of patients with coronavirus being admitted to hospital is already causing chaos in the NHS. And far worse could be coming as the Tories lift all virus restrictions.

Travellers take to streets against Tory police bill

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller campaigners launched a summer of discontent with a rally outside parliament on Wednesday.

Trade unionists debate how to confront Tory attacks

The People Before Profit group launched an updated Covid emergency programme to defend workers rights—and a call to action—in an online rally on Tuesday.

Bosses make new offer after strikes at Royal London Hospital

The Unite union has suspended strikes by catering staff working for outsourcer Serco at the Royal London Hospital.

Lifting lockdown—Johnson’s virus plans spell disaster

Boris Johnson knows that Covid-19 cases are going to soar. Regardless, he has signalled the end of all ­lockdown restrictions.

Woolwich ferry workers respond after second victimisation

Woolwich Ferry workers in south east London kicked off their escalated strikes last week after bosses victimised a second union rep

Strike stops fire and rehire threat at Tring Park school

Teachers at Tring Park school in Hertfordshire have voted 100 percent in favour of a settlement after just two days of strikes

School climate strikes called as heatwave hits

Youth Climate group Fridays for Future has announced a global climate strike on 24 September.

Loss of support is down to the Labour Party’s own failings, not Muslims

Labour has been cheered by the fact that some Muslims did not vote for their party.

Adults in most deprived areas ‘3.7 times more likely to die’ with Covid-19

Class shapes who lives and dies with Covid-19—and who will be hit hardest as restrictions are recklessly lifted.

Fight GKN bosses + Clarks fire and rehire + Tower Hamlets council

Fight GKN bosses, but not with nationalism

Uber gives with one hand, takes away with the other

Taxi service Uber has revealed that it will cut the pay of some of the workers that have been at the company for the longest.

DVLA safety strikes hit the bosses hard

Targeted strikes by workers at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) have caused a huge backlog of applications for renewed driving licences.

Tories pile stress on NHS—followed by a pay insult

The Tories are about to launch a huge gamble over lockdown restrictions—and they are using our lives as their stake

Health workers and campaigners take to streets against Tory attacks on NHS

Health campaigners and NHS workers across Britain on Saturday joined forces to do battle for the NHS.

Poor pay the deadly cost of Covid-19 says report

Why have the poorest people in Britain paid the highest price during the pandemic?

Tories want to keep refugees in Napier army barracks

The Tories are considering using the former Napier military barracks in Kent to house refugees for “another couple of years”.

Labour holds on in Batley and Spen, but the crisis remains

In less turbulent times the opposition only just holding one of its seats would be regarded as a huge setback.

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