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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

Police officer guilty of manslaughter of Dalian Atkinson in landmark verdict

A police officer has been found guilty of the manslaughter and cleared of the murder of Dalian Atkinson.

Anti-racists demand Tory MP Drax hands back family’s old slave plantation to people of Barbados

Anti-racists in Dorset have told their Tory MP—whose family fortune comes from the slave trade—that “it’s time” for justice.

NHS workers speak out—Tory Harding wants racist health service

How dare Dido Harding, the would-be boss of the NHS, attack tens of thousands of “foreign” health workers working in Britain?

Activists target a museum over links with Shell

Climate fighters protested at London’s Science Museum last week. Meanwhile the Tories are failing to act on climate change, reports Sophie Squire

Mobilisations called after the SNP fails to push for Scottish independence

“What are we waiting for?” is the collective cry from the independence movement in Scotland.

Join protests against transphobia this weekend

London Trans+ pride was set to go ahead on Saturday of this week in the wake of rising transphobia.

Train workers fight bosses’ attempt to make them pay for the pandemic

Rail workers across Britain are fighting back against corporate greed by striking in battles over pay and conditions.

Crunch coming at the JDE fire and rehire battle

The 291 workers have had notice of termination of their current contract and are under pressure to sign up to the new terms before the end of August

Lining up behind Turner is no win for left in Unite union election

Turner represents a continuation of the policies and direction that Unite has followed in recent years

Oppose Tommy Robinson’s mobilisation in Batley and Spen

Fascist Tommy Robinson is planning to demonstrate in Batley and Spen this Saturday to support far right candidates in the upcoming by-election.

Battle at Amazon Gateshead + More Woolwich ferry strikes + RLH + UVW + Usdaw at DHL

A battle has broken out at the construction of a new Amazon Warehouse in Gateshead.

Gypsy, Roma, Traveller protest is set for 7 July in London

A summer of campaigning against new anti-Traveller laws kicks off with a rally in Parliament Square

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