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Enthusiastic support for sixth form college strikes over funding and pay

At college after college, strikers reported that new faces had joined big picket lines and that there was a buoyant mood.

Don’t use XR tube action to attack the climate rebels

Protests are often disruptive—does anyone think that the protests in Hong Kong or Ecuador or Catalonia recently weren’t?

Boris Johnson and EU agree a racist, neoliberal Brexit deal

The deal, backed by the EU, is even more neoliberal than Theresa May’s

Extinction Rebellion activists defy police ban on protests

Activists took to the streets despite a police crackdown

Postal workers’ strike coming at Royal Mail after huge vote for action

Workers in Royal Mail are gearing up for a major battle after posting a stunning vote in favour of national strikes.

Labour MPs use Brexit to stop a Corbyn government

Right wing Labour MPs ganged up at a meeting in parliament on Monday evening to insist that there shouldn’t be a snap election.

Queen’s speech is a preview of a repressive Tory election manifesto

The queen’s speech on Monday won’t lead to many, if any, new laws.

Pressure to reach Brexit deal adds to huge crisis for Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson this week faces one of the biggest crises of his ­government.

Steel workers march in Newport AND unions round up

eCourier workers who are members of the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB), struck for two days from last Thursday.

Strike to shelve cuts plan at libraries in West Yorkshire

Library and museum workers in West Yorkshire were set to hold a 48-hour strike from Monday of next week.

Workers at Nottingham College deliver no confidence vote in boss

UCU union members at Nottingham College plan to hold 14 more days of strike next month in a battle over new contracts.

‘Build on climate strikes’ say education workers

Over 250 education workers, students and activists joined the Climate emergency—educating for the future conference in London last Saturday.

Sixth form workers set for strike over pay and funding

NEU union members in 23 sixth form colleges were set to strike on Thursday in a battle over pay and funding.

Lincolnshire health worker action spreads

Health visitors in Lincolnshire are escalating their fight for equal pay and terms and conditions.

Health service battles for equal pay justice

Two groups of health workers in the north west of England are escalating their fight for equal pay.

New Tory immigration policies spark outrage from migrants

The Tories’ plans will mean some people will be forced to leave Britain under the new scheme. Anti-racists should rip apart the racist border system, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Northern Ireland abortion law changes are a victory—but the struggle goes on

abortion will be decriminalised in Northern Ireland on 21 October—if a devolved Northern Irish government does not meet before then.

Extinction Rebellion targets the City financiers

Hundreds of rebels occupied the junction outside Bank underground station—under the shadow of the Bank of England

London demonstration shows solidarity with Kurds against Turkish invasion of Syria

Around 20,000 people marched through London

Tens of thousands of people join big Extinction Rebellion march

March organisers Extinction Rebellion said 30,000 people marched

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