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Crackdown failures show police aren’t solution to knife crime


The cops’ crackdown on knife crime is failing—even on its own authoritarian terms.

Pandemic plunder leads to record number of billionaires worldwide


For the first time ever, the world had more than 3,000 billionaires in 2020.

Union rep sacked after reporting racism


A NEU union rep at Shrewsbury Colleges Group in Shropshire has been sacked after taking a stand against racism in their workplace.

New term signals big battles ahead for university and college workers


New term signals big battles ahead for university and college workers

Rich states hoard jabs as pharma companies profit


If Britain’s vaccine hoarding and uptake trends continue, it will take the world’s poorest countries until 2078 to vaccinate their populations

Labour uses transphobia in an appeal to right and Tory voters


The Labour Party is throwing oppressed people under the bus in a bid to win over Tory voters.

Climate activists are right to block roads


The Tories and right wing media have launched huge attacks on the climate action group, Insulate Britain. But Sophie Squire argues that in the face of government inaction and repression it’s right for protests to be disruptive

No delays—turn anger over NHS pay into united strikes


Furious health workers are pushing unions to step up the fight after record-breaking votes to reject the Tories’ imposed 3 percent “pay rise”.

Chaos of the market fuelled the gas crisis


Privatisation and deregulation mean swathes of people could lose their gas supplier—and the people to blame want us to pay

Stand with Paul Holmes + Glasgow protest + Uber strike


Paul’s bosses at Kirklees council suspended him in November 2019.

Liverpool Pride + Royal Parks + Dpac protest + GKN + Weetabix


‘Pride is not for profit,’ say Merseyside marchers

Pay battles on the Manchester trams + transport round-up


Over 300 drivers and supervisors on the Greater Manchester Metrolink tram network were set to strike this weekend over pay.

A ‘just transition’ to climate jobs is essential


A “just transition” for ­workers is a phrase that was initially coined by trade unions and taken up by environmental activists and NGOs alike.

Boris Johnson’s reshuffle promotes his fans and ‘culture war’ warriors


The reshuffle tells us something about where the Tories are going.

Attica riot 1971—‘We aren’t beasts, we won’t be beaten’


Fifty years ago prisoners in a US jail exploded in revolt. Sam Ord looks at the resistance—and the state’s revenge

Tory Priti Patel gets the ‘decisive’ police action against climate activists she ordered


Cops arrested almost 50 people on Friday on suspicion of conspiracy to cause a public nuisance.

NHS workers reject pay award—now it’s time for strikes


Over 90 percent of nurses in the RCN union have said no to the government’s insulting 3 percent offer.

Surge in inflation shows unions must lead fight over pay


Workers’ living standards have taken another hammering after inflation rose at its fastest recorded rate last month.

Pandemic was ‘golden ticket’ for cops to harass black people


Black people were more likely to be stopped by cops, threatened or subject to police violence and falsely accused of rule-breaking and wrong-doing during the pandemic.

Keir Starmer’s speech woos union leaders but offers too little to workers


Labour leader Keir Starmer promised very little for workers and rank and file trade unionists when he spoke to the TUC union congress on Tuesday.

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