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Hackney teachers prepare for strikes to stop school cuts

Hackney teachers prepare for strikes to stop school cuts Two strikes were set to take place in schools in Hackney, east London, on Thursday.

Protesters take on a rotten housing redevelopment in Southwark

Protesters take on a rotten housing redevelopment in Southwark Around 150 people marched against the proposed redevelopment of vast swathes of Southwark, south London, last Saturday.

One Housing's rent hikes are met with tenants resistance

One Housings rent hikes are met with tenants resistance Housing associations wants to raise rents by nearly 40 percent for some east London tenants. Alistair Farrow argues that the way to defend homes and win the fight is to get political

Women’s Marches showed we can resist the right and fight for a radically different world

Women’s Marches showed we can resist the right and fight for a radically different world The Women’s Marches last Saturday were a brilliant boost to everyone struggling for a better world.

Transport shutdown shows the power of workers

Transport shutdown shows the power of workers The power of the working class was clearly on display this week. Strikes by Southern Rail, London Underground and British Airways cabin crew workers showed their ability to bring the system to a standstill.

Support the strikers taking on 'Southern Fail' and London Underground

Support the strikers taking on Southern Fail and London Underground the Tories are ignoring the woeful service of their favourite rail firm Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR). But Southern rail workers are continuing their fight into the New Year.

RMT members say, ‘this station is non-operational’ as dispute gets serious

13 December 2016
RMT union general secretary Mick Cash has slammed London Underground management for allowing London’s tube stations to descend into chaos as a result of job cuts.

Campaigners call unity vigil in east London after vicious acid attack

29 November 2016
Activists in east London are organising to make sure their area is not divided by racism.

Crossrail workers occupy bosses' office in protest over missing bonus

29 November 2016
Over 100 construction workers protested against Crossrail bosses in London last Friday.

Solid strike over G4S poverty pay at St George's Hospital as bosses suspend reps

01 November 2016
Health workers at St George’s Hospital in south London struck for equal pay and conditions on Tuesday.

Southern rail owners trouser millions in public money despite failed service

25 October 2016
the Tories’ favourite rail firm stands to pocket another £48 million despite its woeful Southern rail service.

Big turnout on Newsquest picket lines as workers start 7-day strike

13 October 2016
Journalists working on regional newspapers in south London walked out on the first day of a week-long strike today, Thursday.

Joint cinema workers' strike called after Ritzy workers walk out

11 October 2016
Striking workers at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton, south London, marched to the BFI London film festival in Leicester Square on Thursday of last week.

As Heathrow runway decision looms—airport expansion is toxic for the Tories

11 October 2016
Government airport expansion plans will bring widespread noise pollution to south east England—and damage the climate.

3,000-strong rally marks 80th anniversary of Cable Street - and remembers how to win

11 October 2016
Some 3,000 people marched down Cable Street, east London, on Sunday to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street.

Week-long walkout set at Newsquest to stop cuts

11 October 2016
Journalists working on regional newspapers in South London were set to begin a week-long strike on Thursday of this week.

UCU members at London Met vote for strikes by two to one

20 September 2016
 

New hope for Cressingham Gardens housing campaign

30 August 2016
Residents of the Cressingham Gardens estate in Tulse Hill, south London, have won the right to a second judicial review into the council’s decision to knock down the estate.

London bus strike rattles bullying boss

26 August 2016
One of London’s top transport tycoons broke down in fury today, Friday, as over 1,000 of his workers walked out on strike.

2011 rioters were rising up against injustice

02 August 2016
Five years after the summer riots, Alistair Farrow takes aim at claims that they were just ‘mindless’

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