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Women turn to ‘baby banks’ after Tories drive up poverty


Soaring numbers of pregnant women have to use “baby banks” to get essentials for their children, according to a Daily Mirror newspaper investigation.

Aecom contract is a slap in the face for Grenfell victims


The Tories have appointed an “independent specialist contractor” to conduct environmental checks of the area around Grenfell Tower.

Establishment crisis as May’s chaotic, nasty regime crumbles


The Theresa May government is disintegrating. It has staggered on, but it is not in power and

'People's Vote' march backs ruling class agenda


Hundreds of thousands of people—organisers claimed “around a million”—joined a march in London last Saturday calling for a “People’s Vote”.

The Troublemaker—Still a big expenses trough available for MPs to dive in


Ten years on from the expenses scandal and little has changed.

Wildcat strike against job losses at Soas university in central London


Workers at Soas University of London held an unofficial strike

Liverpool care workers won’t take night pay attack lying down


Hundreds of care ­workers in north west England staged a seven?day sleep-in ban—a night shift strike—in a fight for the national minimum wage

Reports round-up: Demand healthcare for all


Some 100 people marched on Friday from the East London Mosque to the Royal London hospital in Whitechapel to protest against the hostile environment for migrants at Barts Health NHS Trust

Birmingham anti-racists rally against mosque attacks


Anti-racist campaigners mobilised in Birmingham in solidarity with Muslims after attacks on six mosques in the city

Resist the campaign to stop LGBT+ education


Parents have forced a Birmingham school to drop LGBT+ education, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Jury goes out to consider its verdicts in Hillsborough trials


The jury is considering its verdicts in the trials of two men charged with offences relating to the Hillsborough football disaster.

Strike and occupy to save Honda Swindon


Thousands of trade unionists were set to rally in Swindon this Saturday in a bid to stop the town’s Honda car plant from closing.

Tommy Robinson and Ukip to rally this Friday - protest against them


Tommy Robinson and the racist Ukip party are trying to profit from the Brexit crisis

French state sends in the army in attempt to stem the tide of Yellow Vests


On Saturday the French interior minister cheered on a massive escalation of state repression.

Us - a paranoid horror that is about more than scares


According to director Jordan Peele, Us is about “the simple fact that we are our own worst enemies”. It follows his wildly popular and critically acclaimed Get Out.

Air pollution - a deadly truth about dirty capitalism


Over eight million deaths a year. Higher rates of kidney disease, diabetes and strokes. Increased risk of lung and heart diseases, dementia and chronic ­illnesses that can begin in the womb and last a lifetime.

Burrell family want police held to account


Kedisha Brown-Burrell is demanding that the “police are held to account” on the 8th anniversary of her brother’s death.

Scottish college lecturers powerful strike for a pay rise


Thousands of college lecturers across Scotland held their fourth national strike over pay and conditions on Thursday.

Strong pickets on day two of English college strikes


UCU union members at four colleges began the second day of a three-day strike on Thursday

Five Birmingham mosques attacked in aftermath of New Zealand shootings


Five mosques in Birmingham were attacked with sledgehammers in the early hours of Thursday.

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