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Nurse speaks out—‘Join our vital health protest’

Health workers are calling on people to join the demonstration on Saturday 3 February in central London.

Keep up the Glasgow equal pay fight

Low paid women workers are one step closer to justice in their decade-long fight against Glasgow City Council. But they have to keep up the pressure.

Vote yes for Further Education pay strikes

Workers at 19 further education colleges began balloting for strikes over pay this week.

Solidarity with the People of Turkey conference says no to repression

Over 300 people came to the Solidarity with the People of Turkey (Spot) conference last Saturday.

Mass demos mark the end of Trump’s first year as the bigot in chief

Hundreds of thousands of people came onto the streets across the US to mark one year since racist, sexist US president Donald Trump’s inauguration.

More strikes set to stop academy plans in east London

NEU education union members at Avenue School in Newham, east London, were set to strike on Wednesday and Thursday of next week against academisation

Is a risky pension scheme in the Royal Mail pipeline?

Postal workers’ CWU union leaders could draw up a deal with Royal Mail bosses this week that would leave thousands of workers with a worse pension scheme.

Join protest over dismissal of activist Louise Harrison and to defend women’s aid

Supporters of South Yorkshire Women’s Aid (SYWA) and Louise Harrison were set to protest in Doncaster on Saturday.

Picturehouse bosses resort to legal threats in response to strikes

Picturehouse cinema workers struck at five sites in London last Saturday and Sunday.

Reports round-up - anti-racist protest humiliates EDL fascists in South Yorkshire

Supporters of the fascist English Defence League (EDL) were humiliated in Hexthorpe, Doncaster, last Saturday.

No charges for Rashan Charles cop

The police officer who stopped 20 year old Rashan Charles will face no charges over his death, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has said.

UCU calls 14 days of strikes after stunning vote for walkouts over pensions

The UCU union has called 14 days of escalating strikes across 61 universities starting next month. A two-day walkout is set to begin on or around 22 February, followed by three-day, four-day and five-day walkouts in the following weeks.

Richest 1 percent took 80 percent of wealth created globally last year

July 2016 to July 2017 saw the sharpest increase in the number of billionaires ever recorded, says the Oxfam charity

Women’s March protests show the battle against Trump and sexism will go on

Thousands of protesters gathered outside Downing Street on Sunday, a year to the day after women’s marches took place in London and across the US.

VIDEO - Protesters ‘knock down the racist wall’ on Donald Trump anniversary

A year after Donald Trump became US president, protesters with Stand Up To Racism staged a “knock down the racist wall”’ stunt outside the new US embassy in south London

Birmingham home care workers strike for jobs, the service and against brutal shift changes

Hundreds of striking home care workers marched through snow in Birmingham declaring they would fight to defend the service they provide.

Seize every chance to defeat the Haringey social cleansing plan

The fight against the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) continues to expose the contradictions inside the Labour Party.

What would Labour in office need to survive?

New books try to answer how a government led by Jeremy Corbyn would survive, writes Nick Clark

Updated - Theresa May’s Calais crackdown means more refugees will die

The Tories have promised £45 million for a fresh clampdown on refugees trapped at Britain’s border in Calais.

40,000 UCU members could strike, shutting down 68 universities

40,000 UCU union members are being balloted for strikes over pensions. The ballot ends on Friday.

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