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Three week strike begins in Thurrock + Scotrail + Bakerloo line + St Mungo's

Refuse, highway maintenance workers and street cleaners working for Thurrock council in Essex began a three-week strike on Tuesday.

Defend the Shell 7

The trial began on Monday of seven people, including two Extinction Rebellion co-founders, charged with £25,000 of criminal damage at Shell’s London headquarters.

Hundreds of civil service workers strike over safety

As the Tories push ahead with a dangerous easing of lockdown restrictions, more than 1,000 people at a major government workplace struck last week for safety.

Refugees to be forced back to the Napier camp

The Home Office is sending asylum seekers back to the condemned camp, reports Isabel Ringrose

Rulers use parasite Prince Philip’s death to push ‘national unity’

The past few days have shown that the monarchy matters for Britain’s rulers. They see it as a useful way to push the idea of national unity.

Scottish health workers furious at union backing for 4 percent pay offer

Health workers in Scotland are furious that their Unison union is recommending they accept the Holyrood government’s offer of a paltry 4 percent pay rise.

Virtual NEU conference calls for concrete action

Almost 1,000 delegates debated the key issues facing the union as schools have reopened and educators look to face the challenges of a new term

British Gas workers are victims of fire and rehire

Many British Gas workers have expressed their anger and sadness after being sacked this week.

Scottish FE action + United Colleges + Liverpool university

College lecturers across Scotland plan a further two‑day strike in a continuing dispute over the replacement of lecturers with instructors on lower pay and with worse conditions.

Escalate bus fightbacks in Manchester and London

Bus drivers at Go North West in Manchester are battling on against a brutal employer assault.

Greensill revelations show how a corrupt system aids the rich

A revolving door between ministers and private firms helps the rich hold onto their cash—and democracy means little in the networks that shape governments, says Charlie Kimber

Child rapist Andrew crawls out of his hole after prince Philip death

The death of prince Philip has seen the return of another disgraced royal—paedophile prince Andrew

Goodlord strikers take on bosses’ fire and rehire plan

Goodlord strikers in London are upbeat after over a month of strikes against bosses’ fire and rehire plans

Queen mourns as another racist bites the dust

All we’ve has lost is a royal waste of space who sponged off working class people.

Pandemic has worsened inequality and state repression, warns Amnesty report

Inequality, oppression and state repression have deepened across the globe during the pandemic, according to a damning new report.

Billionaires’ fortunes increase by over 60 percent despite coronavirus crisis

Amid the horrors of the pandemic, the collective wealth of the world’s billionaires exploded by more than 60 percent last year from £5.8 trillion to £9.5 trillion.

Deliveroo strikers won’t let bosses take them for a ride

Deliveroo riders in many parts of Britain struck and rallied on Wednesday demanding workers’ rights, enhanced safety and an end to poverty pay.

Hundreds of workers strike over safety at Swansea DVLA

More than 1,000 people at a major government workplace are on strike in a significant battle over workers’ safety from coronavirus.

Norwich environmental workers prepare for battle

Around 170 environmental workers in Norwich have taken part in indicative ballots for strikes.

Government’s Sewell report denies systematic racism

“If the report had been intended to help address racism in Britain, it must surely be written off as a disaster.”

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