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Hundreds-strong meeting in London says defend Corbyn against antisemitism slurs

Hundreds of supporters of the Palestinians and Jeremy Corbyn met in central London on Tuesday night to defend the right to criticise Israel.

Reports round-up - Action at North Sea oil rigs as workers strike over shifts

Workers at three oil and gas platforms in the North Sea operated by Total struck on Monday.

Council care fails children

Children looked after by local authorities are facing a “silent crisis”, new research by the Social Market Foundation thinktank indicates.

Hillsborough cop charges dropped

Former South Yorkshire Police (SYP) chief inspector Sir Norman Bettison will face no charges over allegations that he lied following the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster.

Corrupt Copland head made to pay back thousands

A former head teacher and his former colleagues have been ordered to pay back thousands of pounds they unlawfully received from a west London school.

Reports round up: March to remember rail strike martyrs in Llanelli

A postal workers’ union leader has responded after a series of unofficial strikes over workplace bullying and harassment at a number of Royal Mail workplaces.

Cries against austerity on Scottish independence march in Dundee

Over 15,000 people joined an All Under One Banner march for Scottish independence in Dundee

Use NHS and you could be deported, migrants told

The Tories are trying to use the NHS as a back-door vehicle for deportations. Socialist Worker has seen two examples of how it works—and there are likely to be more.

Glasgow council workers could strike for equal pay

Thousands of workers in Glasgow are preparing to build a huge result in a strike ballot that is part of a fight for equal pay

Woman ‘sets fire to herself’ in housing office

A woman reportedly set fire to herself in a London housing office on Wednesday of last week. The incident took place in an office of Tory-run Barnet council.

Birmingham home care strikers defy bosses’ scheming

Care workers in Birmingham have thrown themselves into the fight

Be ready to take on Tommy Robinson supporters on the streets

Supporters of Tommy Robinson plan to protest outside the Nazi’s retrial at the Old Bailey in central London on 27 September.

Health workers celebrate a win over privatisation at Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust

Hundreds of health workers at Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust were celebrating last week after bosses dumped plans to outsource their jobs.

The battle for safety is on at South Western Railway as workers stage strikes

Rail workers are still fighting to stop transport bosses axing guards from services.

It’s Margaret Hodge who has peddled racist rhetoric, not Jeremy Corbyn

Right wing Labour MP Margaret Hodge directly linked support for Palestine to accusations of antisemitism, in an interview last week.

‘We will not be silenced’ say Oxford socialists after attack

After an assault from right-wingers, there will be a solidarity rally on Saturday 25 August, 11am, Carfax, Oxford.

Statement from PCS members in the SWP on upcoming election

A statement on the PCS LU AGS election

Union leaders are wrong to make concessions that weaken Corbyn

CWU union leader Dave Ward has spoken out in defence of Jeremy Corbyn. Others are demanding he concedes over the definition of antisemitism.

Attack on two Birmingham mosques shows the need to take on state Islamophobia

Two mosques in Birmingham were attacked on Wednesday night in a sign of the rising racism against Muslims.

Officer who restrained Rashan Charles cleared of misconduct by cops’ pet watchdog

A cop who restrained a 20 year old black man shortly before he died has been cleared of misconduct.

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