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Now Scotland assembly calls for action for independence referendum


Over 400 people joined the first online assembly of Now Scotland

Bosses and royalty cash in on Tories’ furlough scheme bonanza


Billionaire tax dodgers and other states have claimed millions of pounds from the Tories’ furlough scheme

Pepper spray, dogs, batons and horses—police were the real thugs in Bristol


The establishment has reacted with horror to the furious protest that erupted in Bristol on Sunday. Around 5,000 people joined a demonstration against the new Tory police bill that would make it much harder for people to protest.

Over 1,000 join Stand Up To Racism international rally


Over 1,000 people tuned in to Stand Up To Racism’s (SUTR) #WorldAgainstRacism online rally on Saturday.

Crunch time looms in British Gas battle


The clock is ticking for British Gas workers on strike as the threat of being fired and rehired could become reality on 31 March.

Protests and rallies mark worldwide day of action against racism


Anti-racist protests, rallies and online events were scheduled in at least 19 countries this weekend for the #WorldAgainstRacism days of action.

Anti-racists take the knee across Britain as part of international day of action


Anti-racists in towns and cities across Britain came out on Saturday to show resistance to racism.

Scottish FE strike coming after bosses reject their own offer


Extraordinary events have rocked Further Education in Scotland in the national dispute over the replacement of lecturers by instructors

Care homes used ‘do not resuscitate’ orders without residents’ consent


Some English care homes have imposed blanket “do not resuscitate” orders on residents during the pandemic—without their knowledge or consent.

‘We’ll unite to kill Tory police bill,’ vow activists from across movements


A call to unite and resist the Tories’ protest-smashing Police Bill went out from an online meeting

Victory as Penally camp closes, but keep up battle for refugee rights


This is living proof that protesting against the Tories’ attempt to scapegoat refugees works

Sheldon review into child sex abuse in football finds ‘institutional failings’


A lack of safeguarding in football allowed perpetrators of sexual abuse “to hide and use their positions to ruin the lives of many children”.

London bus strikers say bosses profit while workers get cuts


London United bus drivers in west and south London struck on Wednesday over attacks on pay

Forth Valley College workers strike over jobs


Over 200 EIS union members at Forth Valley College, Scotland, began 18 days of strikes on Wednesday in an escalation of a dispute over jobs.

Uber taxi drivers hail bosses’ concessions, but vow to fight for more


Taxi service Uber will now class its 70,000 drivers in Britain as workers with rights to the minimum wage, holiday pay and pensions.

We need ‘serious disruption’ to kill Tory police bill


MPs have taken another step towards making it much harder for people to protest in Britain.

Thousands take to streets as MPs clear way for protest-smashing Police Bill


Chants of “Kill the Bill” rang out in Parliament Square on Tuesday night. Thousands of people took to the streets against a new assault on the right to protest—as well as sexism and the police.

Council cuts to services will fail those who rely on them


Reports suggest that the majority of local councils will impose further cuts. They’re caused by decades of austerity, not Covid-19, argue Sadie Robinson and Charlie Kimber

The establishment quakes following police violence


The scenes of police attacking protesters in Clapham sent the establishment into a mini meltdown.

Bus strikers fight on as Tories deliver more cash to owners


Strong bus strikes in London and Manchester continue to ­confront the bosses’ attacks on both conditions and pay.

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