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School climate strikes called as heatwave hits

School climate strikes called as heatwave hits Youth Climate group Fridays for Future has announced a global climate strike on 24 September.

Peru—a radical history of resistance

Peru—a radical history of resistance Pedro Castillo’s election win in Peru has cheered the left. Sophie Squire looks at the country’s history of struggle but also sounds some warnings for the future

Volvo strike in US has lessons for everyone

Volvo strike in US has lessons for everyone How can workers fight back as bosses and politicians seek to impose a regime of ­austerity and profits before people?

Battle within a terror state

Battle within a terror state Across the whole of Palestine there have been signs of a new wave of resistance to Israel’s apartheid regime. Nick Clark talks to those on the front lines of the revolts

BT Openreach strikers are more determined after bosses’ desperate tactics

BT Openreach strikers are more determined after bosses’ desperate tactics Desperate BT Openreach bosses have “lost control” in a battle with a group of their own highly skilled engineers, according to a union rep.

State statisticians lose a whole year’s strike days

State statisticians lose a whole year’s strike days How many workers went on strike in 2020? One good answer might be “not enough”.

Hundreds of civil service workers strike over safety

13 April 2021
As the Tories push ahead with a dangerous easing of lockdown restrictions, more than 1,000 people at a major government workplace struck last week for safety.

Crunch time looms in British Gas battle

21 March 2021
The clock is ticking for British Gas workers on strike as the threat of being fired and rehired could become reality on 31 March.

Strike! When NHS workers hit back

15 March 2021
Talk of industrial action is echoing around the NHS after the Tories’ offer of a 1 percent pay rise. Crucial health strikes of the past hold lessons for workers today

UEL strike off for talks + UCL + DVLA + Deliveroo + Safety in courts

09 March 2021
Workers at the University of East London were set to strike on Wednesday of this week, but the action was postponed

New action at Heartlands

08 March 2021
Porters at Heartlands Hospital in Birmingham have returned to picket lines in a long running dispute over working conditions.

Strikes set for naval bases on the Clyde

08 March 2021
Workers were set to strike at the Coulport and Faslane naval bases on the Clyde from Friday this week.

British Gas workers strike for a ninth day

29 January 2021
British Gas workers took to picket lines and organised protests on their ninth day of strikes on Friday.

British Gas workers return to strikes to beat back bosses’ assault

28 January 2021
The new contract means an hourly rate 15 percent lower than agreed rates

‘Our action is a real step forward,’ say French health workers ahead of strikes

18 January 2021
Health unions and patient groups were set for a day of strikes and protests across France on Thursday this week.

LETTERS—Anti-trans court ruling is an attack on autonomy for all

15 December 2020
A high Court judicial review earlier this month outlawed the use of puberty blockers for young trans people unless they can persuade doctors to go to court on their behalf.

Police ramp up repression as tens of thousands join protests in France

06 December 2020
Around 100,000 people joined 90 demonstrations across France on Saturday against the government’s repressive global security law.

Indian farmers join mass action after Modi government attacks 

05 December 2020
Tens of thousands of farmers are confronting measures pushed through by Narendra Modi’s government.

Sheffield delivery workers strike +Optare+Glasgow train guards+Richie Venton settlement win+Alstom strike

01 December 2020
Delivery workers in the IWGB union in Sheffield struck on Wednesday of last week to demand a living wage and an end to unfair sackings. 

We Are With You dispute sees struggle win gains

01 December 2020
Rehab workers at We Are With You in Wigan and Leigh have forced bosses to cough up cash after a long-running dispute.

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