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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

Colleges ballot for strikes over pay + New assault at Liverpool university + Pimlico and Redbridge school battles

The pay gap between ­college and school teachers currently stands at £9,000 a year

Does the Tories’ by-election hammering show ‘progressive alliance’ is the answer?

The Liberal Democrats’ win in the Chesham and Amersham by-election has sparked hopes that the Tories’ “blue wall” of seats in the south of England is collapsing.

Letters—Scotland failing on climate target as Cop26 approaches

It's particularly outrageous as Glasgow will host this year’s UN climate conference in November.

Biden injects billions into Big Pharma to compete

The US government spent more than £13 billion last year funding multinational drugs firms to make Covid-19 vaccines and treatments.

Rape conviction figures show how the system fails women

The Tories have been forced to apologise for “failing” rape victims after the number of convictions for rape plummeted.

Batley and Spen by-election spells further disaster for Starmer

The Labour Party is in trouble in the Batley and Spen by-election—and it deserves to be in trouble.

Hospitalisation from Covid-19 surges as Cummings makes new charges

The increasing numbers of people being hospitalised by Covid-19 ought to be a warning to those who argue that the virus is essentially “over”.

Inquiry urged to uncover truth about police shooting of Jermaine Baker

Jermaine Baker was killed by a Metropolitan police officer in 2015—despite being unarmed.

More black women are pushed into zero hours

Black and minority ethnic (BAME) women are almost twice as likely to be on zero hours contracts than white men, and one and a half times more likely than white women.

Morgan verdict as damning ‘as the Macpherson report’

 The Metropolitan Police is “institutionally corrupt”. That is the condemning conclusion of an eight-year inquiry into a notorious murder case.

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