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Christmas shoppers blamed for following the new rules

The attempt to blame ordinary people for the spread of coronavirus shows no sign of slowing down.

Defend those who back Black Lives Matter

Tory minister George Eustice has given “shelter to racists” after he failed to condemn Millwall football fans who booed players “taking the knee” for Black Lives Matter.

Makers of insulation used on Grenfell knew it was unsafe

Flammable insulation was used in the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower under an outdated safety test

School students slam the plan for exams next year

The Tories plan more misery for over 700,000 students due to sit GCSEs, A-Levels and other exams despite missing months of education due to coronavirus

Labour leadership attempts to crush Palestine solidarity

 The Labour Party escalated its war on solidarity with Palestinians last week—banning members in east London from discussing a charity bike ride for Palestine.

Priti Patel stokes racism against desperate migrants

Tory home secretary Priti Patel is trying to stir up another “culture war” in the wake of a deportation flight to Jamaica. 

Students revolt against being treated without dignity

Rent strikes and other actions are spreading

Tories push to keep schools open has been disastrous as more shut everyday

Coronavirus chaos is causing soaring numbers of schools across England to close.

Leading activists suspended from Labour as assault on the left continues

Two leading left wing Jewish activists have been suspended from the Labour Party for speaking out on Palestine and antisemitism.

Labour leadership ramps up attacks on left

Labour’s leaders have threatened to purge “thousands and thousands” of their own members from the party in a campaign to smash the left.

More restrictions imposed as Covid-19 deaths globally pass 1.5 million

The coronavirus pandemic has reached a grisly milestone—1.5 million deaths worldwide.

Hackney school strikers fight for their conditions and children’s education

A militant, lively picket took place on Thursday at Leaways school in Hackney, east London.

LDE school staff strike to demand reinstatement of union rep Sharon Morgan

Workers at the London Design and Engineering (LDE) free school are taking action to demand the reinstatement of NEU union rep Sharon Morgan.

High Court decision over puberty blockers will put trans young people at risk

The High Court of Justice has just made a shocking and disastrous decision that reflects the poisonous atmosphere generated against trans people in recent times. It has reportedly left many young trans people distraught.

Tory plans for Covid-19 vaccine roll out already raise concerns

The government’s announcement that a Covid-19 vaccine has been approved for use is a source of hope for millions of people across Britain.

Bosses snatch millions in dividends while they dole out job cuts

While poverty, food bank use and unemployment rocket, big bosses are once again cashing in on the pandemic.

Strike for suspended NEU rep Sharon Morgan

NEU union members at London Design and Engineering college in Newham struck on Thursday last week

Sheffield delivery workers strike +Optare+Glasgow train guards+Richie Venton settlement win+Alstom strike

Delivery workers in the IWGB union in Sheffield struck on Wednesday of last week to demand a living wage and an end to unfair sackings. 

We Are With You dispute sees struggle win gains

Rehab workers at We Are With You in Wigan and Leigh have forced bosses to cough up cash after a long-running dispute.

Airport strike fights ‘fire and rehire’ plan

Workers at London Heathrow Airport struck on Tuesday against bosses’ plans to blackmail them into accepting pay cuts.

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