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Anti-racist conference meets in London and pledges to push the racist right back

Anti-racists from across Europe have vowed to step up the fight against the far right and racism.

Threat of more strikes defeats the lying health bosses in Bolton

Hundreds of striking porters, cleaners and domestics in Bolton show the way to fight attacks on pay, NHS privatisation and outsourcing, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Anti-frackers freed from prison, and call for mass demonstration

After three jailed protesters were released on appeal, they urged everyone to be part of the fight against fracking and join a mass demonstration. 

Thousands march for more further education funding

Students, college workers and others marched through central London on Wednesday in protest at Tory funding cuts.

New rounds of rail strikes in battle for passenger safety

Train guards have announced a new programme of strikes over safety and jobs.

Grenfell Tower soil is ‘toxic’ and could put health at risk, says report

The soil in the area up to a mile from Grenfell Tower is toxic. That’s according to the preliminary findings of a report due to be released early next year.

Crunch time for Brexit deepens the Tory crisis

A crucial week for the Brexit process will further expose the deep divisions that lie at the heart of the Tory party

Push for more action on pay and pensions in universities

UCU union members were set to meet for a special one-day congress in Manchester on Thursday of this week. The aim is to discuss business that was not heard at the union’s annual congress earlier this year.

Tories risk a man’s life to push through deportation

The Tories are trying to deport a man so ill he needs medics on board the deportation flight.

Support the Glasgow strike for equal pay

A key battle in the fight for women’s equality is about to take place in Glasgow. Workers across council services and schools are getting ready for a two-day walkout, reports Sarah Bates

Tommy Robinson’s racists turn on Rotherham survivor

Rotherham abuse survivor Sammy Woodhouse has come under attack from racists and supporters of Tommy Robinson.

Reports round up: Support grows for all out walkout by dinner ladies

Dinner ladies at Ladywood School in Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire, are keeping up their indefinite strike against redundancies.

Cable workers’ march electrifies fight for pay

Workers at Prysmian Cables in Eastleigh, Southampton, were set to strike on Wednesday of this week.

Modern Couples’ relationships influence artistic work

Over 80 artists’ work from the early 20th century are collected here. They were each in relationships with at least one other featured artist.

Organising against the far right menace

Stand Up To Racism supporters have been organising across Britain to take on racism and the far right.

Cuadrilla begins first fracking in Britain for seven years

Fracking has once again started in Britain, another sign of how the government and big business are endangering the environment.

Bolton strikers take on the outsourcing health bosses

A walkout by hundreds of outsourced workers in Greater Manchester could help to push back the influence of private companies across the health service, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Benefit sanctions leave people "suicidal", scared and homeless, finds study

Benefit sanctions are “life threatening” for some disabled claimants, according to a new study. And the constant threat of sanctions leaves many “living in a state of constant anxiety”.

2,000 anti-fascists deal a blow to the far right DFLA

Around 2,000 anti-racists joined a march and rally against the Democratic Football Lads Alliance (DFLA) in central London today. 

Don’t let fascists disguise as ‘authentic’ working class

For a set of commentators and politicians, Nazi groups such as the Democratic Football Lads Alliance (DFLA) are the authentic voice of the working class.

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