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LETTERS - We social housing residents are fighting the developers

LETTERS - We social housing residents are fighting the developers We live in a social housing block of 30 flats in west London, and our residents’ association is fighting a development that is taking away our space.

Tens of thousands join angry anti-racist demonstration in London

Tens of thousands join angry anti-racist demonstration in London A big, young and angry protest filled the streets of central London on Wednesday to demand justice for George Floyd and Belly Mujinga

No hand sanitiser, no social distancing, no protection – workers speak out

No hand sanitiser, no social distancing, no protection – workers speak out Tube workers in London are furious at being asked to risk their health by working in unsafe conditions as the coronavirus crisis grows.

Thousands of council workers are set for Tower Hamlets strike

Thousands of council workers are set for Tower Hamlets strike around 4,000 workers in Tower Hamlets, east London, are set to strike on Tuesday of next week.

Fury after racists assault black man in London pub

Fury after racists assault black man in London pub Fury erupted outside the Duke of Wellington in west London last Saturday after racists assaulted a black man at the pub.

Foreign Office staff plan to step up struggle

Foreign Office staff plan to step up struggle Striking outsourced workers at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) plan to step up their fight against bosses at contractor Interserve.

Bus drivers in London steer to strikes after overwhelming vote for action

11 February 2020
Bus workers in London have delivered an overwhelming vote to strike in a consultative ballot in a crucial fight over safety of workers and passengers.

Transport round up: 20,000 London bus workers vote on fight against fatigue

04 February 2020
Bus drivers in London are getting ready to vote for militant action over widespread worker fatigue.

Grenfell Inquiry—firms ‘pass buck and blame each other’

04 February 2020
The inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire heard last week that corporations had killed residents “in the pursuit of money”.

Strikers say no to school bullies at St Catherine’s School for Girls

03 December 2019
NEU union members at St Catherine’s School for Girls struck on Tuesday of last week in a row over bullying.

Victory for Extinction Rebellion as court rules that police ban on protest was ‘illegal’

06 November 2019
Extinction Rebellion (XR) was vindicated in the High Court on Wednesday as judges ruled that a police order banning its International Rebellion was unlawful.

Whose streets? Our streets! Why it matters to fight for control of our space to resist

22 October 2019
As disruption flares up around the globe, Simon Basketter looks at how the architecture of cities, institutions and the system is designed to dampen dissent—but how these can face a radical challenge from below

Prospect members get set for walkouts

22 October 2019
Workers at two sets of museums were set to strike over pay on Thursday of this week.

The things they say - on the International Rebellion

08 October 2019
‘Police blasted on eco anarchy’

International Rebellion day two - defiance and debates ignite the climate movement

08 October 2019
The Extinction Rebellion (XR) rising in London at the start of this week was defiant, determined and a huge boost to the climate movement.

West London school strikes force bosses to back off

08 October 2019
Strikes in west London have pushed Brent council to reconsider a plan to close a school.

Indefinite walkout at Beis gets a result as caterers win their demands

08 October 2019
Outsourced caterers at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) marched back to work victorious on Monday morning, ending an indefinite strike.

Activists defy cops to hold sites in London on first day of climate rebellion

07 October 2019
The first day of Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) occupation of London on Monday was shaped by resistance—and police repression.

Thousands descend on London as international climate rebellion begins

07 October 2019
Thousands of rebels poured onto the streets of central London early on Monday morning to demand urgent and dramatic action on the climate emergency.

Cops clamp down on climate activists ahead of International Rebellion

06 October 2019
A brutal show of force from the Metropolitan police on Saturday saw cops swoop in on one of Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) warehouses, confiscate equipment and arrest activists.

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