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Solidarity needed as leading Palestinian activist faces jail

Issa Amro spoke to Socialist Worker about what his case reveals about Israel’s military occupation in the West Bank

British Gas workers strike for a ninth day

British Gas workers took to picket lines and organised protests on their ninth day of strikes on Friday.

Prison death figures reveal terrible toll of Tories’ ‘law and order’ rhetoric

Six prisoners are dying a week in English and Welsh prisons—nearly one a day.

British Gas workers return to strikes to beat back bosses’ assault

The new contract means an hourly rate 15 percent lower than agreed rates

Anti-racists slam new Tory block on child refugees coming to Britain

The Tory government has slammed the door shut on unaccompanied child refugees trying to make it to safety in Britain.

Activists battle eviction of anti-HS2 protest camp

Environmental activists on Wednesday were defying police attempts to remove them in central London

Tory vaccine rollout fails black and Asian people despite higher risk of death

Black and Asian people have died from coronavirus in disproportionate numbers because of disastrous Tory policies and systematic racism. And now it’s emerged that NHS England hadn’t even been counting how many had have been vaccinated. 

Budget cuts and Tory failures are to blame for new floods misery

Floods have caused misery across many parts of Britain as hundreds of homes have been severely damaged or destroyed.

‘Years of cuts hinder the roll out,’ says NHS vaccine worker

Years of NHS cuts and Tory mismanagement of the ­pandemic are slowing down efforts to ­vaccinate people in one of the areas hardest hit by Covid-19.

University jobs battles + NEU victimisations fight + Heathrow resistance + New Sage action + Defend libraries + Manchester buses + Stobart crisp crunch coming

More college and university workers are moving towards fights to stop job cuts. 

SNP’s lacklustre indy plan won’t be enough

The Scottish National Party (SNP) has announced a new plan to supposedly take forward the push for independence.

Legal win in Universal Credit childcare fight

A woman has won a legal challenge against the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) over its childcare benefit rules.  

Majority of people not in favour of reduced immigration, says new poll

A new survey has exposed the lie that the Tories’ racist immigration controls have popular support

Over 500 Covid-19 cases at DVLA Swansea

Workers are “scared” of catching Covid-19 in a major government office where more than 500 people have caught the virus thanks to uncaring bosses.

Heartlands hospital porters ready for new strikes

Porters at Heartlands Hospital in Birmingham are preparing to strike next week.

Cop to face probe over the death of Kevin Clarke

A new disciplinary hearing is set to go ahead over the death in London, while campaigners in Cardiff keep fighting for Mohamud Hassan

Scunthorpe scaffolders build strike for pay justice

Around 50 scaffolders began a 48-hour strike over pay on Monday at British Steel’s Scunthorpe plant in Lincolnshire.

People Before Profit activists’ meeting plans action against Tories

Over 500 people discussed how to take forward the “fight for safety, jobs and survival” at the People Before Profit (PBP) national activists’ meeting on Sunday 

‘Bosses made a mistake picking on us,’ say British Gas workers ahead of further strikes

Thousands of British Gas workers are preparing for another week of strikes in their fight against bosses’ fire and rehire plans.

Silvertown Tunnel plan risks lives, say campaigners

Doctors and healthcare workers have warned that plans for a new tunnel under the Thames will be an “assault on health” for some of the poorest people in London

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