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School strikers and Extinction Rebellion take joint action against climate catastrophe

School students strike for climate 19 July 2019 Pic Guy Smallman Powerful strikes by school students and action by Extinction Rebellion united in the fight against climate catastrophe

Exclusive - the Steve Bell cartoons the Guardian refused to publish

Steve Bell Socialist Worker Socialist Worker exclusively publishes the Steve Bell cartoons the Guardian newspaper has refused to.

Boris Johnson bids for bosses’ vote

Boris Johnson bids for bosses’ vote Boris Johnson is set to be the next prime minister and Tory leader.

Extinction Rebellion launches a ‘Summer Uprising’

Extinction Rebellion launches a ‘Summer Uprising’ Extinction Rebellion’s “Summer Uprising” against climate catastrophe began on Monday morning in typically ­brazen fashion.

All-out strike over pay and outsourcing hits London - and needs your support

PCS, walkout, strike, London, Beis, pay, outsourcing, ISS, indefinite, all-out Cleaners and caterers at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (Beis) began an all-out indefinite strike this week.

Labour right launches new attack over antisemitism claims

Labour right launches new attack over antisemitism claims Right wing Labour MPs launched a fresh assault on the left last week

‘Private companies only care about money’—parents and children devastated by closure of special needs school

The closure of a special school in Merseyside has plunged vulnerable children into despair—and put their health at risk

Trade union leaders demand Ruskin College backs down from redundancy threats

Ten trade union leaders have written to Ruskin College asking it to drop all disciplinary proceedings against workers and withdraw redundancy threats.

Roadblocks and arrests on third day of Extinction Rebellion’s Summer Uprising

Extinction Rebellion (XR) occupations entered their third day with arrests, accusations of “extremism”, and a pink bathtub.

Lincolnshire health visitors strike over pay and to defend the service

Unite calculates that some health visitors have lost more than £2,000 a year since they were transferred from the NHS

Strong strike at Birmingham university sees bigger picket lines and union recruits

Unison union members at Birmingham university struck on Tuesday

Schools round-up: Frustration after Sats result

The NEU union plans to consult some of its members on whether to ballot for local boycotts of Sats tests

Amazon staff stage strikes in protest at pay and conditions

Groups of Amazon workers across the world struck on Monday in protest at pay and conditions.

Bradford battles to defend NHS status

Porters, domestics and security staff at Bradford Teaching Hospitals Trust struck for seven days

Reports round-up: Hundreds join Grenfell silent walk

Hundreds of people marched to remember those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire last Sunday

Tommy Robinson jailed after conviction for contempt of court

Nazi Tommy Robinson was jailed for nine months last week after being found guilty of contempt of court. He will serve around nine weeks before being released.

Great Western Railway cleaners walk out over changes to shifts

Cleaners on the Hitachi/Great Western Railway contract staged a solid 48-hour strike

Unofficial action over pay at North Yorkshire food factory

Hundreds of workers at Karro Foods in Maltonstruck unofficially for two days

Jeremy Hunt’s promises of peace with Iran mean nothing—resist the drive to war

Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has said that the collapse of a nuclear deal with Iran would “represent an existential threat to mankind”.

Addison Act anniversary shows there is far to go

Sarah Bates looks at a milestone in the struggle for decent homes and why we still need to fight for better homes 100 years on

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