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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.

Workers fight against tax office closure in west London


Civil service workers at a west London tax office struck on Wednesday in a fight to save jobs.

Defence concludes summing up in Hillsborough trial


The defence has concluded its summing up in the trial of David Duckenfield and Graham Mackrell.

Egyptian socialists on five lessons from Sudan and Algeria


A new wave of mass mobilisations has been on the rise for many weeks in Algeria, and over the past three months in Sudan.

College strikes show way forward in fight for better pay


Workers at four colleges in England began a three-day strike on Wednesday in the “third wave” of a battle over pay and conditions.

Reports round-up: 250 join unofficial walkout over university library cuts


Hundreds of workers staged a dramatic wildcat strike on Monday at Soas University of London

College lecturers across Scotland and in England strike over pay


College lecturers across Scotland and in nine colleges in England were set to strike over pay and conditions this week.

Reports round-up: march for jobs at Honda


The Unite union has called a march and rally against the closure of the Honda car plant in Swindon

Tory fools are in a Brexit farce as ruling class panic grows


The Tories’ Brexit crisis has descended further into farce. But behind the absurdity is a deep panic in the ruling class.

Push for national pay fight in the civil service


Workers in the civil service began balloting for national strikes on Monday in a fight to smash low pay

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