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Birmingham home care strikers defy bosses’ scheming

Care workers in Birmingham have thrown themselves into the fight

Be ready to take on Tommy Robinson supporters on the streets

Supporters of Tommy Robinson plan to protest outside the Nazi’s retrial at the Old Bailey in central London on 27 September.

Health workers celebrate a win over privatisation at Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust

Hundreds of health workers at Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust were celebrating last week after bosses dumped plans to outsource their jobs.

The battle for safety is on at South Western Railway as workers stage strikes

Rail workers are still fighting to stop transport bosses axing guards from services.

It’s Margaret Hodge who has peddled racist rhetoric, not Jeremy Corbyn

Right wing Labour MP Margaret Hodge directly linked support for Palestine to accusations of antisemitism, in an interview last week.

‘We will not be silenced’ say Oxford socialists after attack

After an assault from right-wingers, there will be a solidarity rally on Saturday 25 August, 11am, Carfax, Oxford.

Statement from PCS members in the SWP on upcoming election

A statement on the PCS LU AGS election

Union leaders are wrong to make concessions that weaken Corbyn

CWU union leader Dave Ward has spoken out in defence of Jeremy Corbyn. Others are demanding he concedes over the definition of antisemitism.

Attack on two Birmingham mosques shows the need to take on state Islamophobia

Two mosques in Birmingham were attacked on Wednesday night in a sign of the rising racism against Muslims.

Officer who restrained Rashan Charles cleared of misconduct by cops’ pet watchdog

A cop who restrained a 20 year old black man shortly before he died has been cleared of misconduct.

Top bosses’ pay soars by 11% as workers suffer wage freezes

While workers face wage curbs and freezes, bosses’ pay is soaring away.

Trade union leaders pile pressure onto Labour to silence criticism of Israel

Trade Union leaders and allies of Corbyn have put increasing pressure on him to adopt a definition of antisemitism that restricts criticism of Israel.

Corbyn says he’s right to stand up for Palestine

Labour’s leader showed how to turn the tables on the right by bringing solidarity with Palestinians to the fore

Tory housing green paper will not solve the crisis - we need more council housing

The Tories announced their new social housing green paper on Tuesday.

Boris Johnson’s racist rant makes Muslim women a target

Muslim women are facing growing attacks in the wake of Tory MP Boris Johnson’s racist rant.

Johnson’s burqa attack gives boost to far right

Former foreign secretary is feeding on years of Tory Islamophobia, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Tories face backlash over paltry pay deal for doctors

A growing number of health workers are frustrated with Tory proposals that mean they will only receive below-inflation pay rises.

Unofficial post strikes deliver results

Some 150 postal workers staged an unofficial strike at a Royal Mail delivery office In Grimsby, Lincolnshire, last Thursday.

Reports round up: Crane builders’ walkout aims for higher pay offer

Crane manufacturing workers struck on Thursday and Friday of last week over an “inadequate” pay offer.

Vote to reject the unjust Ministry of Justice pay plan in PCS union

The civil service workers’ PCS union is urging its members who work for the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to reject a pay plan tied to cuts to working conditions.

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