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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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