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Thousands take to streets against Tory police bill

Over 1,000 people took to the streets of London on Saturday as part of the second Kill The Bill day of action.

Shocking cuts at LSBU and Aston universities have to be resisted

London South Bank University has announced the wholesale closure of a series of courses with immediate effect.  

Scottish election campaign shows key battles are in the streets

Political parties in Scotland have resumed campaigning this week. They suspended campaigning for the Scottish parliamentary elections after Prince Philip’s death, a move showing they are as out of touch with ordinary people as Westminster politicians.

Housing campaigners demand action on empty homes

Housing campaigners are gearing up for a day of action over empty homes on Saturday.

US says it will leave Afghanistan—a bitter defeat for warmongers

But despite the promises, president Joe Biden will still try to keep control in the region

Striking bus drivers in London and Manchester demand end to fire and rehire

London United bus drivers have escalated their fight against bosses' attacks on pay and conditions.

Here are the Kill The Bill protests this weekend

These are protests that have been advertised for Saturday and Sunday against the police bill.

US protesters face down cops after killing of Daunte Wright

More than 60 people were arrested at angry protests in and around Minneapolis on Tuesday after US police shot dead Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center just outside the city.

Thurrock council workers take to picket lines over pay cuts

Council workers in Thurrock, Essex, launched 18 days of strikes on Tuesday against bosses’ plans to “brutally cut their pay and conditions”.

Join actions this weekend to kill the Tory police bill

The second major Kill the Bill day of action on Saturday should be a day of anger, resistance and defiance.

Three week strike begins in Thurrock + Scotrail + Bakerloo line + St Mungo's

Refuse, highway maintenance workers and street cleaners working for Thurrock council in Essex began a three-week strike on Tuesday.

Defend the Shell 7

The trial began on Monday of seven people, including two Extinction Rebellion co-founders, charged with £25,000 of criminal damage at Shell’s London headquarters.

Hundreds of civil service workers strike over safety

As the Tories push ahead with a dangerous easing of lockdown restrictions, more than 1,000 people at a major government workplace struck last week for safety.

Refugees to be forced back to the Napier camp

The Home Office is sending asylum seekers back to the condemned camp, reports Isabel Ringrose

Rulers use parasite Prince Philip’s death to push ‘national unity’

The past few days have shown that the monarchy matters for Britain’s rulers. They see it as a useful way to push the idea of national unity.

Scottish health workers furious at union backing for 4 percent pay offer

Health workers in Scotland are furious that their Unison union is recommending they accept the Holyrood government’s offer of a paltry 4 percent pay rise.

Virtual NEU conference calls for concrete action

Almost 1,000 delegates debated the key issues facing the union as schools have reopened and educators look to face the challenges of a new term

British Gas workers are victims of fire and rehire

Many British Gas workers have expressed their anger and sadness after being sacked this week.

Scottish FE action + United Colleges + Liverpool university

College lecturers across Scotland plan a further two‑day strike in a continuing dispute over the replacement of lecturers with instructors on lower pay and with worse conditions.

Escalate bus fightbacks in Manchester and London

Bus drivers at Go North West in Manchester are battling on against a brutal employer assault.

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