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Muslim women in front line as racist hate crimes soar

The fallout from last month’s Paris attacks has fuelled a rise in racism—and resistance to it, reports Judith Orr

Strike threat defends jobs at City and Islington College

A threatened strike by UCU union members on Thursday of last week at City and Islington College forced bosses to back down over compulsory redundancies.

Strike ballot at Stem 6 Academy in Islington

Teachers at a privately-run school in north London are voting on whether to strike to demand union recognition.

Councils make evictions pledges as tenants' movement deepens

Islington council in north London last week became the first Labour-run local authority to take a stand against evictions.

Amnesty International workers strike in offices round the world

Amnesty International workers strike in offices round the world Over 150 people linking arms around the international secretariat of Amnesty International in Islington, north London, this morning (Wednesday).

Hundreds attend Islington UAF launch

Nearly 200 people packed the Finsbury Park Mosque to attend a brilliant launch public meeting of Islington Unite Against Fascism (UAF) on Wednesday of last week.

Building a reps' network

04 October 2011
"Several unions met in Islington, north London, last week to prepare for united strikes on 30 November. Myself and a few other workers called the meeting.

Islington People's Assembly meeting deepens resistance

20 September 2011
Anti-cuts activists in north London gathered for a day of debates and workshops at Islington People’s Assembly last Saturday.

How we’re building the autumn of anger

20 September 2011
Ken Muller, assistant branch secretary Islington NUT (pc)

Disability protest targets Atos

12 July 2011
Around 35 disabled activists and supporters demonstrated against cuts to disability benefits at the offices of Atos in Islington, north London, on Friday of last week.

Islington teachers postpone strike

21 June 2011
Teachers at the Islington Arts and Media School in north London struck on Wednesday of last week.

Islington Arts and Media School teachers set to strike

14 June 2011
Teachers at the Islington Arts and Media School in north London were set to strike on Wednesday of this week. They are fighting compulsory redundancies. The NUT union members struck against the cuts last month. They backed strikes by 90 percent in a ballot.

Unofficial post walkout in north London wins

14 June 2011
Postal workers in Islington, north London, are celebrating after an unofficial walkout last week forced Royal Mail to reinstate a suspended colleague.

Unofficial post walkout gets results

09 June 2011
Postal workers in Islington, north London, are celebrating after an unofficial walkout this morning (Thursday) forced Royal Mail to reinstate a suspended colleague.

Islington fights on against academy plans

31 May 2011
by Ken Muller, assistant branch secretary of Islington NUT (personal capacity)

Islington teachers strike against redundancies

26 May 2011
Teachers at Islington Arts and Media School in north London struck today, Thursday, against management plans to impose compulsory redundancies on four workers.

Islington school teachers set to strike over job cuts

24 May 2011
NUT members at Islington Arts and Media School were set to strike on Thursday of this week.

Vote to fight the education cuts

03 May 2011
Teachers at Islington Arts and Media School began balloting for strike action against threatened compulsory redundancies last week.

Moreland school victory

12 April 2011
The campaign at Moreland School in Islington received a major boost last week.

Indicative ballot at Islington Arts and Media

15 March 2011
Teachers at the Islington Arts and Media school in north London have begun an indicative ballot over the threat of nine redundancies.

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