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Notting Hill protest calls for justice and equality

The Black Lives Matter that burst onto the streets in the wake of the police murder of George Floyd has not gone away

Cop who told of Lawrence case corruption in perjury probe

A corrupt detective turned supergrass whose claims against Scotland Yard led to the second Stephen Lawrence inquiry is being probed for perjury.

Extinction Rebellion stage protests for the climate

Climate change protesters with Extinction Rebellion (XR) are staging protests in towns and cities across Britain over the weekend, ahead of a new International Rebellion.

Tories want us to risk our health for their profits

On Friday, The Tories ramped up their drive to get people back to offices with a mixture of contrived compassion and thinly-veiled threats. Their demand for a return to work and school has only to do with profits.

Algorithms - why assumptions made by computers aren’t neutral

Algorithms aren’t neutral or simply technical. They are based on assumptions and views about people as individuals and as classes.

Extinction Rebellion plans protests despite police intimidation

The police are trying to intimidate Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists away from protests.

NHS workers protest over pay insult

Health workers rally against the Tory pay insult in towns and cities across Britain.

Poorer families abandoned during pandemic

Poorer families have been abandoned by the government to deep hardship during the coronavirus crisis. A new report underlines just how tough it has been for people on benefits and low pay.

Woman refugee in ‘extreme poverty’ found dead next to baby in Glasgow

Mercy Baguma was a victim of a brutal welfare system and of a racist immigration regime

Protests to stuff Tories’ NHS pay insult

Health workers across Britain planned a series of workplace rallies and demonstrations for pay justice this week.

Further workplace outbreaks are putting more lives at risk

A sandwich-making factory where hundreds of workers tested positive for Covid-19 has—at last and far too late—been temporarily closed.

Infection rate soars, but number could be much higher

In a dangerous new sign of spreading infection, the numbers of people testing positive for the coronavirus in hospitals rose by more than a third last week.

£563,000 to consultants for six weeks work on ‘narrative’

Consultants McKinsey was paid more than half a million pounds by the British government for “six weeks of work” to decide the “vision, purpose and narrative” of a new public health authority in England.

Manchester LGBT+ demo AND Napier strike vote gets results AND Sheffield Deliveroo revolt

A protest was called by a Polish LGBT+ activist living in Britain to express solidarity with LGBT+ people in Poland facing vicious bigotry

Resistance to ‘fire and rehire’ threat at BA and British Gas

British Airways (BA) workers could be moving closer to strikes to defend their jobs, wages and redundancy pay.

Tate strikers keep up fight to halt job cuts

Workers at the Tate galleries in London arecontinuing their lively strikes.

Bosses axe thousands more jobs

The jobs massacre continues across Britain, as does an almost total lack of response from union leaders.

Tories plough ahead with unsafe return to schools

Boris Johnson this week reiterated his drive to get all children in England back to school full time next month. Yet the Tories are refusing to put in place measures to make schools safer, such as smaller class sizes to enable social distancing.

Rebel for the climate in Manchester, Cardiff and London

Extinction Rebellion (XR) was set to launch the latest phase of its global rebellion on Tuesday of next week

Unfair exam grades still punishing students

A fresh row has broken out over exam grades. And it exposes the way that the system operates to drive down the results of working class children

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