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Tories in chaos over public sector pay cap—unions should fight to break it

The first fruits of the Tories’ agreement with the Democratic Unionist Party were seen on Wednesday. MPs voted against a Labour amendment to the queen’s speech calling for an end to the public sector pay cap.

'Over 40 joined our picket to fight for education', Stoke Newington teachers report

Teachers in the NUT union at Stoke Newington School in Hackney, east London, struck over funding cuts today, Wednesday.

Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield charged with manslaughter

Former chief superintendent David Duckenfield has been charged with manslaughter by gross negligence in relation to the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. Five others have also been charged.

Exclusive: 'I was there, I saw what happened,' says witness in Edson Da Costa case

The woman who drove the car that Edson Da Costa was stopped in by cops shortly before his death has spoken to Socialist Worker about his treatment. 

Theresa May serves up a weak and nasty queen's speech

Theresa May’s queen’s speech has piled further humiliation on the Tories

Hundreds join vigil at Finsbury Park mosque after Islamophobic terror attack

Around 300 people came together for a vigil at Finsbury Park Mosque in north London yesterday, Tuesday. It was in response to an Islamophobic terror attack that killed one Muslim and injured a further 10 on Monday.

Durham TAs demand better from their Unison union and Labour council

Councillors in County Durham backed a proposal to make a fresh offer to teaching assistants (TAs) yesterday, Wednesday.

A year after the Leave vote—fight for a socialist, anti-racist Brexit

A year ago today Socialist Worker welcomed the result of the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union (EU). Were we right to do so?

Family demand truth and justice after death of Edson Da Costa who was stopped by cops

A fight for truth and justice is underway after a man died after being arrested in Newham, east London.

'We will support Grenfell fire victims,' says Hillsborough justice campaigner

The Grenfell Tower fire has had a huge impact on some of the people around the Hillsborough Justice Campaign (HJC). The HJC has pledged support to the families and survivors of Grenfell Tower and will offer any assistance we can.

'It’s a wall of indifference', Grenfell survivor slams council

Joe Delaney, a Grenfell Tower fire survivor, told Alistair Farrow about the incompetence and indifference of the council

Anti-fascists protest in London and Birmingham to keep the Nazis down

Anti-fascists took to the streets to oppose the Nazis in Birmingham and London today, Saturday.

More than 1,000 march against Tories and DUP bigots in London

Over 1,000 protesters marched through central London today, Saturday, as two demonstrations united to take on the Tories.

Protesters furious with the cops demand justice for Edson Da Costa

Bitter anger against the police burst onto the streets of east London last night, Sunday.

Anger over Grenfell murder needs to focus on the very top

If the inferno victims are to see any kind of justice the buck can’t stop at the local council, argues Alistair Farrow

Right wing Labour MPs try to undermine latest gains

New polls have shown left wing Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn pushing his party to success. But right wing MPs and activists are already finding ways to drag it back to the right.

Bosses who plunged railways into chaos blame the unions that fought back

As rail unions announced new strikes, a long-buried report by former Virgin Trains executive Chris Gibb blamed them for the mess at Southern rail.

Strikes spread in London schools - and teachers' action can stop Tory funding cuts

Teachers at a number of London schools struck this week against cuts and the threats to education.

St Barts hospital cleaners launch bold programme of strikes for more pay

Around 1,000 outsourced hospital cleaners in east London are planning a programme of hard-hitting action against multinational Serco.

Social workers at Kirklees council plan a two-day strike against outsourcing

Social workers at Kirklees Council in West Yorkshire were set to strike on Wednesday and Thursday of next week.

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