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News round up: Anti-racists outnumber supporters of Nazi Tommy Robinson

Anti-fascists outnumbered supporters of jailed Nazi Tommy Robinson in central London on Saturday of last week.

In Brief — Fatal outbreak caused by NHS cuts

Listeria outbreak is further proof that cuts kill

More workers plan to join strikes over pay and outsourcing

A major battle over low pay and outsourcing at a central London government office was set to escalate next week—as more workers join the fight.

Warmongers to descend on London ‘festival of violence’

Representatives of some of the world’s most brutal regimes are set to descend on London next week.

Workers get ready for war with Royal Mail

Postal workers in Royal Mail and Parcelforce are preparing for battle after their CWU union last week announced a national strike ballot.

Tory clampdown in northern France spells disaster for refugees

The Tories are preparing for a fresh clampdown on refugees trapped at Britain’s border in Calais in northern France.

Rage on the streets as the Amazon rainforest burns

Hundreds of people turned their despair at the burning of the Amazonian rainforest in to fury at Brazil’s government and big agribusiness on Friday. 

All defendants convicted in first International Rebellion group trial

Three activists from climate change direct action group Extinction Rebellion (XR) have been convicted after being arrested on protests earlier this year.

Muslims face ‘structural Islamophobia’ under terror law border checks

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims have been harassed at Britain’s border under a draconian terror law, according to a new report published on Wednesday.

Riot police lash out in Zimbabwe

Riot police in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, fired tear gas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters last Friday.

Democrats barred from Israel

Israel barred two prominent US politicians from entry last week because of their support for Palestinians.

After Portland, Trump gives boost to far right protest

Anti-fascists in Portland, Oregon, saw off some 100 far right demonstrators last Saturday.

Iceland’s ‘dead’ glacier is proof that time is running out to tackle climate chaos

People in Iceland held a “funeral” last Sunday for the country’s first glacier lost to climate change.

Failing Nazis cancel rally for Tommy Robinson in London

Supporters of jailed Nazi Tommy Robinson have called off a protest planned to take place in London on Saturday.

Transport round up: Rail workers keep up fights for safety


Reports round up: Hundreds join the Silent Walk for Grenfell

Over 1,000 people joined a protest in Manchester last Sunday to remember the Peterloo Massacre of 1819.

Event remembers 1911 rail strike in Wales

Hundreds of trade unionists, campaigners and local people gathered in Llanelli, South Wales, last Saturday to remember the 1911 rail strike.

Stop the DSEI arms fair in London

Activists are organising to disrupt an arms fair at London’s Docklands. Actions are set to take place 2-9 September.

Tayside pharmacists dispense a solution to pay dispute

Pharmacy support workers at NHS Tayside began an indefinite strike on Monday.

Support the cleaners' all-out strike for pay

Striking cleaners and caterers at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) have entered the fifth week of an indefinite strike over low pay and outsourcing.

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