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Study confirms health workers’ fears about low-grade masks

A new study of health workers shows that wearing a high grade FFP3 mask can provide up to 100 percent protection against Covid-19.

New bill will let Tories hand millions to their mates

The Tories have announced a new way to shower private businesses with huge handouts from public funds.

Rally to build fights over jobs and wages in universities and colleges

Members of the UCU union are organising to unite the struggle for better pay and conditions across all of further and higher education

Travellers organise resistance to Tory police bill

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller campaigners from across Britain are uniting in a grassroots-led campaign.

Oaks Park teachers take battle to Labour council

Strikers at Oaks Park High School in Redbridge, east London, protested against their Labour-run council for backing their bosses in a fight against victimisation

Anti-lockdown protest was contradictory pull to right

At least 30,000 ­demonstrators marched through central London on Saturday to call for an end to lockdown.

More action needed as Tories’ hated anti-protest bill is back in Commons

The Tories’ protest-smashing bill is due back in the House of Commons next week for discussion on amendments following the committee stage.

Sandwell Leisure Trust workers strike against fire and rehire

Unison union members working for Sandwell Leisure Trust in the West Midlands struck last Friday in a battle against fire and rehire.

DVLA strikes hit hard + Woolwich Ferry new action + Tower Hamlets Unison + round up

Workers’ action at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has caused a backlog of work for bosses to sort out.

Sajid Javid will front new attack on safety and NHS

New health secretary Sajid Javid has been hired by Boris Johnson as a hitman.

Victory for workers’ action at Amazon Gateshead

Workers at the ­construction site of a new Amazon Warehouse in Gateshead, near Newcastle, last Friday won their fight against contractors who sacked them.

Prepare now for NHS pay fight + Royal London hospital strike

Health workers in England and Wales need to be ready to respond quickly to a new pay offer that could emerge in the next few days.

Labour’s troubles in Batley and Spen are damning indictment of Starmer

The Batley and Spen by-election was set to deliver a shock this week. But it wasn't clear what the shock would be.

Extinction Rebellion protests take on media tycoons’ silence on scale of climate crisis

The action was called to highlight the failure of the mainstream press to address the severity of the climate crisis

10,000 demand trans rights now on militant march in London

It was twice the size of last year's protest—and shows the growing anger at the Tories' attacks on trans rights.

People’s Assembly march in London unites anger at Tories

A left wing march of thousands of people through central London on Saturday brought together many strands of anger at the Tory government.

Hundreds of anti-racists in Batley, and no show from Tommy Robinson

A handful of fascists were met by 250 anti-fascists from Stand Up To Racism, Muslim groups and trade unions.

Reject Tory flag-waving after British and Russian naval clash

British and Russian warships violently confronted each other in the Black Sea this week.

Forth Valley College workers hail ‘total capitulation by management’ after strikes

Workers at Forth Valley College (FVC) in Falkirk, Alloa and Stirling are celebrating a victory for strikes and campaigning.

Bolt drivers strike and protest for pay and safety

“So many trips that I do simply aren’t worth it. I’m making just over £1 per mile sometimes, and that’s before Bolt takes its cut," said a driver

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