Durham County Council has left itself open to the “threat of equal pay claim” from other employees—but our teaching assistants (TAs) are paying the price.
At a recent meeting my union branch—health workers in the Unite union—affiliated to Stand Up To Racism (SUTR). They agreed for me to write an SUTR article in every issue of our monthly newsletter.
Prisons are violent cesspits that the Tories make even worse
A big campaign has taken off in Cambridgeshire to defend nursery schools. Last week parents, governors, teachers, support staff, Labour councillors, the local MP and others joined together to launch the campaign.
The government’s claims to help Employment Support Allowance (ESA) sickness benefit claimants into work are ridiculous.
The events in Calais last week exposed the incompetence and the brutality of both the British and French governments.
The Aberfan disaster of 1966 happened on a Friday (Socialist Worker, 19 October), and broadcasts told people to keep away. But by the Saturday evening, they’d put out an appeal for people to relieve those who were there.
We need unity in action to combat the rise of the far right across Europe. That was the message to take away from the Stand Up To Racism conference.
At Glasgow High Court last Wednesday, Ronnie Coulter was found guilty of the murder of Surjit Singh Chhokar.
In the past when the Labour right has not been able to rely on the trade union bureaucracy to bolster its position, it has tacked left.
New grammar schools won't do what Theresa May says they will, a former teacher writes
I was among the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign members who met home secretary Amber Rudd in parliament last week.
The murder of Clodagh Hawe and her children by her husband Alan, and storylines in popular soaps, have put domestic violence under the media spotlight.
I’m 18 and about to start a Bachelors degree. I’m also from a working class family in the North, that huge part of England the government doesn’t seem to know exists.
Richard Branson was keen to try and prove that Jeremy Corbyn did not have to sit on the floor of one of his overcrowded, overpriced trains.
At least three French towns have banned the wearing of “burkinis”. This has supposedly been done in the name of “emancipating women” and “combatting terrorism”.
I come from Cameroon, where it is illegal to be gay. In 2012 I was caught with another man in a hotel and arrested.
Several leading media outlets have responded to ground-breaking advances in HIV prevention with homophobic slurs.
Residents on the Scottish island of Bute have hit back at pernicious claims made in the Daily Mail newspaper last week that Syrian refugees here “want to leave”.
I arrived in Istanbul with my partner and our nine-month old baby just as the military coup was beginning in Turkey.