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High Storrs school says Black Lives Matter

Outraged students of High Storrs school in Sheffield organised a protest last week against racism from a student in Year 11. 

Parents slam Tories over free school meals - ‘They don’t care about our kids’

Fury is growing over the Tories’ refusal to extend free school meals (FSM) in England during the holidays.

Sage cleaners back strike + BT Technology workers hold action vote

Workers in the UVW union at a Service to the Aged (Sage) care home in north London have returned a 100 percent yes vote for strikes.

Battles for jobs at Hoyer Petrolog and Rolls-Royce Barnoldswick

Fuel tanker drivers employed by Hoyer Petrolog UK are set to strike on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of next week. Roll-Royce workers are set for three weeks of strikes

Action and strike votes at universities and colleges

Strike vote over redundancies at Heriot-Watt and action planned at Forth Valley College over a new role

Labour Leadership continues to show that criticism of Israel will not be tolerated

The Labour Party leadership has told off MP Stephen Kinnock for making a speech criticising Israel, according to reports.

Bus manufacturing workers strike in major battle over wages

Workers at a bus manufacturer near Leeds are fighting against bosses’ “false promises and outright lies” over pay. 

Tories’ racist immigration rules will punish migrant workers

The Tories have pushed through legal changes to make Britain’s immigration system even more racist.

Jobs nightmare for millions of workers as furlough ends on Halloween

Millions of working class people face the nightmare of mass unemployment as the Tories prepare to scrap the furlough scheme on Halloween.

Interview with Paul Holmes—‘Unions need to use their power for their members’

As voting begins in the Unison general secretary election, Sarah Bates talks to socialist candidate Paul Holmes about his plans to shake things up in the public sector trade union

More workers join the Facebook fight

Angry cleaning workers gathered outside Facebook headquarters in central London to protest redundancies and dodgy pay deals on Friday.

Young people put at risk by Tory Covid-19 failures

Coronavirus infections and deaths are soaring out of control.

Protesting at Tory scum who deny children food and destroy jobs

Protesters have taken to the streets over the decision to deny children free school meals and to end the furlough scheme

Tories scramble to prop up business

The Tories fear that their policies are leading to an economic catastrophe, but they are bailing out the corporations rather than workers

Revolt in Nigeria continues after massacre of protesters

The government of Nigeria in west Africa sent soldiers firing live ammunition to massacre protesters in the capital, Lagos, on Tuesday. Members of the Socialist Workers and Youth League write from Nigeria.

School students organise powerful anti-racist revolt

Students at Nonsuch High School For Girls in Cheam, west of London, have launched a fight against racism in their school. Their committed protests have included an 800-strong demonstration at the school.

Met’s body cam decision hides cops’ racist record

London’s Met Police has decided that evidence captured by cops’ body ¬cameras will not be routinely released—because the evidence is too damning.

Fights for jobs by tanker drivers and at Rolls-Royce

Fuel tanker drivers employed by Hoyer Petrolog UK have overwhelmingly voted for strikes over job cuts.

NHS charges delay vital treatments

Migrants denied NHS services under racist immigration rules had to wait an average of 37 weeks for treatment, according to a damning new report.

Union backs two-week shutdown of secondaries

The infection rate among secondary school pupils rose by more than in any other age group since September.

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