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Pro-choice protest pans ‘March for Life’ bigots

Abortion Rights campaigners protested against a march by anti-choice ­bigots in central London

Reports round-up: May Day marches

May day events were held across Britain during the last week to mark International Workers’ Day. They included this one in Leeds.

Private hire drivers take on Transport for London

Private hire taxi drivers protested outside the offices of Transport for London (TfL) on Thursday of last week against what they say are discriminatory policies.

TGI Fridays workers to strike - but beware of divisions

Workers at TGI Fridays restaurants in Milton Keynes and Covent Garden are set to strike on Friday 18 May. The workers’ Unite union has said strikes will continue “over consecutive Fridays during the summer.”

Kirklees bin workers vote for strikes and college workers could be next

Results of two important ballots were due this week in Kirklees, West Yorkshire.

Wigan porters push for a strike

Hundreds of low-paid hospital workers facing the threat of outsourcing in Lancashire have voted overwhelmingly for strikes.

May and the Labour right defend the big bosses’ EU

Embattled prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit plans continue to unravel amid renewed Tory divisions and the European Union (EU) rulers’ bullishness.

Strikes to defend jobs, pay—and education

Strikes are planned in a number of colleges as workers fight to defend pay, jobs and conditions.

Reports round-up: Waste disposal walkout, Sam Hallam case and more

Plus strike ballot in Carlisle tyre factor, and Virgin Media sack call centre workers

March against Tory austerity—then step up the pressure for more action

Thousands of trade unionists and campaigners are due to join a march in London this Saturday for workers’ rights and against the Tories’ brutal austerity policies.

Workers show power in France

A week of big marches and strikes in France ended on Sunday in Paris with 160,000 people joining a protest.

Solidarity protest called after vicious attack on a refugee in Edinburgh

Anti-racists in Edinburgh planned to protest on Thursday after a young Syrian refugee was stabbed in the city’s Fountainbridge area last week.

The Troublemaker - Wait until 2071 to know why the cops killed teenagers

Files on the killings of a 15 year old and an 11 year old with plastic bullets by police in Northern Ireland have been sealed until 2059 and 2071 by the government.

Protests planned for key Grenfell dates

The public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire could last well into 2020.

Ukip plus fascists and Tommy Robinson demonstrate. Time to build bigger opposition

The Democratic Football Lads Alliance is trying to bring together the far right and the remnants of Ukip.

Tens of thousands on the streets for Scottish independence

The organisers, All Under One Banner, said over 50,000 took part.

March for Windrush Generation reveals outrage at Tories’ racist migration policies

Some 500 people marched in London to demand justice for the Windrush Generation

Local election results show Labour shouldn’t retreat from radicalism

The results underline that there is no certainty that Labour will win the next general election. Simply waiting for the Tories to collapse is not a winning option

Sheku Bayoh’s family sue police over his death

A post-mortem identified 54 separate lacerations, cuts and bruises on Sheku Bayoh’s body.

‘Attack on me was a proxy attack on Corbyn,’ says expelled Labour member Marc Wadsworth

Marc Wadsworth has hit out at his expulsion from the Labour Party in an exclusive interview with Socialist Worker

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