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No bin collections in eight weeks for some as Birmingham strike escalates

11 August 2017
Refuse workers in Birmingham are stepping up their action today, Friday, with a new strike timetable that even bosses say will bring bin collections to a halt.

Tories trashed in by-elections and votes for racist Ukip party dwindle

08 August 2017
Labour won four out of six council by-elections held on Thursday of last week. And in two of them—Margate Central and Milton Regis—Jeremy Corbyn’s party took the seat from the racist Ukip party.

It's anger that fuels votes for an alternative

08 August 2017
Is it really any wonder that people backed a manifesto that sought to reverse some of the worst effects of that crusade for the richest in society?

New group demands Labour back freedom of movement

07 August 2017
Labour activists, MPs and some trade union leaders have launched a campaign to “defend and extend” freedom of movement for migrants into Britain.

Birmingham refuse workers need solidarity in fight against cuts and in defence of union

03 August 2017
Refuse collectors in Birmingham are on strike for the fifth week against a Labour council's plan to tear up their agreed working conditions.

Strikers in Brum refuse to be trashed by council

01 August 2017
Bin workers in Birmingham are waging a heroic fight against the Labour council’s funding cuts. Labour councils often condemn Tory austerity while passing it on.

Taking up the fight against the local authority cuts

31 July 2017
As Bristol’s mayor calls for protest against Tory austerity, Sadie Robinson looks at the fight against council cuts

Birmingham council strike heats up as refuse staff take daily action

25 July 2017
Birmingham workers are fighting for their livelihoods against vicious council cuts, reports Dave Sewell

Labour mobilisation in Uxbridge shows a mood to boot out the Tories

25 July 2017
A mass canvass in Uxbridge last week involved many new activists—but tensions remain inside the party

Reports round-up

18 July 2017
Shorts reports from the week including industrial action, refugee solidarity, opposing Ukip and resisting council cuts

Jeremy Corbyn rallies support - but gives ground to the Labour right

18 July 2017
Mobilisations bring success but bitter Labour MPs still want more concessions, reports Nick Clark

Time ticks away on the Tories’ collapsing cabinet

18 July 2017
Tony Blair's latest intervention in the Brexit debate shows him to be unusually self-deluding even by his standards. He still doesn’t seem to understand that every time he opens his mouth he damages whatever cause he’s supporting.

As Theresa May begs for help—don’t let her hang on

11 July 2017
First Theresa May threw a bung to the reactionary Democratic Unionist Party. Then she called on the slippery Lib Dems to vote with her government. Now May is reaching out to Labour.

Right wing Labour MPs lash out at the idea of being ‘accountable’ to undermine Corbyn

11 July 2017
Labour MPs have launched a fresh attack on members of their own party.

As support grows for Corbyn while Tory crisis deepens - now the left can win more

11 July 2017
The general election delivered the latest shock to the ruling class. Charlie Kimber says there is a shifting mood in Britain—and asks how we can organise to win real changes

Optimism over Corbyn and a mood to fight the Tories at the Durham Miners’ Gala

08 July 2017
Thousands cheered Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn this afternoon, Saturday, as he encouraged the crowds at the Durham Miners' Gala to campaign to force the Tories out.

Councils need to fight the Tories' demands for cuts - including those run by Labour

04 July 2017
Even if councils stopped filling in potholes, maintaining parks and open spaces it wouldn’t be enough to satisfy the Tories’ demand for cuts.

The Labour right’s Brexit bungle helps the Tories

04 July 2017
The way forward for the left is not to defend the indefensible neoliberal EU

Furious residents march against Haringey Labour council's social cleansing plans

03 July 2017
Up to 1,000 tenants, residents and their supporters marched on Haringey Civic Centre in north London last night, Monday. 

Thousands join People's Assembly protest to say, get the Tories out

01 July 2017
Thousands of people from across Britain have descended on central London today, Saturday, to demand an end to the Tory government. The protest, called by the People's Assembly, is being held under the banner, "Not one more day - Tories out, no more austerity".

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