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Corbyn’s ‘populism’ could tap into anger

Corbyn’s ‘populism’ could tap into anger  Jeremy Corbyn ‘relaunch’ can help—but he must stop backsliding on immigration, writes Nick Clark

New protests as activists demand justice for man murdered by police, Yassar Yaqub

Yassar Yaqub, police, killing, protest, demonstration, West Yorkshire, Huddersfield, M62, placard, anti-racism, Stand Up To Racism Angry protesters blocked the M62 motorway on Monday evening to mark a week since police shot and killed Yassar Yaqub.

The NHS is on life support with a severe case of Tory cuts

worcestershire royal hospital The British Red Cross declared a “humanitarian crisis” in the NHS after it was drafted in to stop the health service breaking down.

No to retreat on freedom of movement

No to retreat on freedom of movement Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn made a dangerous and serious concession to anti-migrant racism on Tuesday.

BA strikers hit back at bosses who keep them on poverty pay

BA strikers January 2017 Up to 3,000 “mixed fleet” cabin crew began their second strike at British Airways (BA) today, Thursday.

'We're not moving': revolt against plans to wreck council estates

Lobby of Haringey council against housing plans January 2017 Tenants and residents in Haringey, north London, are fighting plans that could bulldoze seven council estates.

It’s official—Tories’ new hospital cuts will cost lives, admits Devon NHS boss

Shocking new footage shows Laura Nicholas making the admission at a public meeting

‘Why I am standing for Unite leader’ - Fujitsu striker Ian Allinson

The nomination period for the Unite union’s general secretary election opens today, Monday. On the Fujitsu picket line, striker Ian Allinson told Socialist Worker why he's standing

Operations cancelled for cancer patients as crisis grows in the NHS

A “large number” of cancer patients have had their operations cancelled due to “severe pressure” in the NHS, a senior doctor warned last weekend.

Tories and privateers caused the chaos in the NHS, not migrants

Nobody can seriously deny the crisis in the NHS. But some want to deflect the blame from the Tories and scapegoat migrants for the problems.

President Evil on the rampage—a guide to Donald Trump, monster in the White House

As Trump’s inauguration looms closer, Alistair Farrow takes aim at the boss of bigotry

Glasgow janitors show grit as bosses plan to seize houses

Lively action by janitors in Glasgow last week frustrated bosses’ efforts to undermine their strike.

Aylesbury occupation holds off eviction

Campaigners occupying the Thurlow Lodge community hall on the south London Aylesbury estate are the latest stumbling block to Southwark Labour council’s redevelopment plan.

‘I will not be silent after racist attack’

Nahella Ashraf, an activist from Manchester Stand Up To Racism (SUTR), speaks out after being subjected to a racist attack on a trip to Hammersmith, west London, earlier this month

Reports round-up: Harrods feels heat over tips

Restaurant workers at the posh Harrods department store in Knightsbridge, west London, have secured a meeting with management this week.

Socialist teachers debate fightback and trans liberation

Socialist Teachers Alliance (STA) members met in London last weekend.

Safety shame for Southern Railway

A disabled woman was left stranded on a freezing train station platform for two hours by Southern railway, it emerged last week.

Shock and AWE tactics in fight for decent pensions

Workers who develop and maintain nuclear weapons were set to start the first of two new sets of two-day strikes to defend their pensions on Wednesday.

Trade unionists are taking the fight against racism into the workplaces

The Stand Up To Racism trade union conference is a chance to organise against racism, writes Eleanor Claxton-Mayer

Second death in weeks at immigration jail

Also: refugees drown trying to reach Italy

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