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Tower Hamlets workers strike as Labour council forces through attack on contracts

Tower Hamlets council workers vowed to keep up the fight as the Labour-run council sacked and rehired them on worse contracts

Protests against Israel’s annexation plans

Palestine Solidarity Campaign activists protested in towns and cities across Britain on Saturday

Striking Tower Hamlets council workers launch fightback over contracts

Hundreds of council workers walked out against the Labour-run local authority’s “betrayal of key workers” during coronavirus

Workplaces the centre of coronavirus spread—they must be shut down

Suspected outbreaks of Covid-19 in workplaces in England almost doubled in the past week

Protests continue to say that Black Lives Matter and refugee lives matter

Anti-racist protests took place in many parts of Britain on Wednesday

Millions in Britain in poverty—and virus will make it worse

Over a million and a half more people in Britain live in deep poverty today compared to 20 years ago

Bosses couldn’t drive out Paul Williams

Bosses at the Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) have backed off from an attempt to victimise leading trade unionist Paul Williams. 

University workers fight a wave of new attacks

UCU union members in ­universities and colleges across Britain are fighting a swathe of attacks on jobs and pay.

Doctors protest at Downing Street to demand a strategy to wipe out Covid-19

Doctors protested outside Downing Street on Tuesday to “highlight the risks of indoor spread”.

Renewed call for demos over Scottish independence

The Scottish independence organisation All Under One Banner (AUOB) held a press conference at the Scottish parliament recently to announce a series of demonstrations which will be “static and socially distanced”, starting in Stirling on 20 July.

Tower Hamlets strike defies Labour council

Thousands of council workers in Tower Hamlets are preparing to strike against vicious attacks on their pay, terms and ­conditions this week. 

A ‘nasty rebound’ of virus is on horizon as Tories ease lockdown

The Tory plan to reopen businesses across England comes as Covid-19 continues to kill hundreds every week, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

‘Dehumanised’ by racist system

A mother of two women who were murdered says revelations of cops’ misconduct “speaks volumes of the ethos” that runs through the Metropolitan police force.

Tories protect their own amid allegations of corruption

It’s not only Dominic Cummings that Boris Johnson has refused to sack. He is also protecting housing secretary Robert Jenrick, despite repeated allegations of what looks like corruption.

Fight back against right wing lies—refugees are welcome here

Right wingers want to use the stabbings in Glasgow to stoke a backlash against migrants and refugees

Push back by Tories results in more Covid-19 outbreaks in schools

The number of suspected coronavirus outbreaks in schools nearly doubled last week, according to figures from Public Health England (PHE). The news is a stark warning about how the Tory easing of the lockdown is putting health at risk.

Starmer sacks Long-Bailey to show clean break with Corbyn, and to dump Palestine

Labour leader Keir Starmer has sent his clearest signal yet that he will attack left wing party members—and use criticism of Israel as an excuse

Tories ignore warnings to take action to stop climate chaos

The government is being urged to use a “once in a lifetime opportunity” to stop catastrophic climate change, says a new report

Divides between rich and poor have grown due to pandemic says report

Hardly noticed by most of the media, a new official report has revealed some of the deep inequalities in British society.

‘The anti-racist momentum should not be lost, we cannot be silenced’—protests across Britain

Anti-racists “took the knee” for Black Lives Matter in towns and cities on Wednesday.

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